NMEDD Press Releases - January 2020

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

Two more aerospace companies locate operations at Spaceport America in New Mexico

January 30, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – Two companies, TMD Defense and Space (TMD) and White Sands Research and Developers (White Sands), have announced they are moving some of their operations to Spaceport America in New Mexico, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today.

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Sara Gutierrez named as Economic Development Division Deputy Director and two other positions filled at EDD

January 29, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – Economic Development Department (EDD) fills three key positions, Economic Development Deputy Division Director, Community, Business & Rural Development (CBRD) Region 3 Representative, and MainStreet Coordinator.

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Sponsorship grants available for Trade Winds Forum

January 27, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Dept. Office of International Trade in partnership with the U. S. Small Business Administration and the U. S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring interested New Mexico companies who wish to participate in the Trade Winds Forum Indo-Pacific Region from April 20-27, 2020. 105 U.S. companies have already signed up for this event.

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Netflix exceeds spending targets in New Mexico

January 22, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - One year after signing an agreement to open its first U.S. Production hub in New Mexico, Netflix has spent more than $150 million in the state, utilized more than 2,000 production vendors, and hired over 1,600 cast and crew members, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes and Netflix announced today.

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Applications Open For Sen. John Pinto Memorial Filmmakers Fund

January 22, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico State Film Office (NMFO) is now accepting grant applications for projects for the newly established Senator John Pinto Filmmakers Fund, NMFO Director Todd Christensen announced today.

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Manufacturing startup chooses Las Cruces for production center. Big Tuna USA has rights to exclusive pipe product.

January 21, 2020

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -A company with a unique niche in the North American pipe industry has chosen Las Cruces for its manufacturing center and will be hiring 30 workers over the next three years, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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NBCUniversal awards $17,014 to ENMU as part of Film Incentive Give Back Program

January 15, 2020

Film Industry supports local school programs NBCUniversal awards $17,014 to ENMU as part of Film Incentive Give Back Program

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Job Training Funds Awarded to 11 New Mexico companies

January 10, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has kicked off its first round of job training funding of 2020 by awarding $2.7 million to offset the cost of training 361 new employees and 5 interns at 11 companies, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced Friday.

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