NMEDD Press Releases

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

The New Mexico Film Office Announces “THEM” has Completed Principal Photography in New Mexico

October 16, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico State Film Office today announced that an episode of the TV series “THEM,” co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios, has completed production in Santa Fe.

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Wisconsin Manufacturer Picks New Mexico for Expansion

October 08, 2020

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Prent Corporation, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of custom plastic, rigid thermoform packaging for the medical, electronics, and consumer industries, will be opening a new manufacturing facility in Santa Teresa, N.M.

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EDD Staff Supports Local Business and Community Development

October 06, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Economic Development Department has a complete network of economic development experts around the state that are uniquely qualified to assist local governments and community organizations as New Mexico works toward a sustainable recovery.

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Aviation company announces major expansion to NM

September 28, 2020

ROSWELL, N.M. – Arizona-based Ascent Aviation Services is planning to expand to the Roswell Air Center and hire 360 employees in New Mexico for airplane repair and maintenance services, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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New Mexico Film Office Announces "The Harder They Fall" to Begin Filming in New Mexico

September 25, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico State Film Office Director Amber Dodson announced today that the Netflix-produced feature film, The Harder They Fall, is commencing principal photography and will continue production in Santa Fe and the surrounding area through December 2020.

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NM Outdoor Recreation Division Announces Outdoor Equity Fund Recipients

September 15, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the N.M. Economic Development Department (EDD), announced the inaugural award recipients of the Outdoor Equity Fund (OEF). The first-of-its-kind OEF was created to allow all youth equitable access to the outdoors. The grant will support transformative outdoor experiences that foster stewardship and respect for New Mexico’s land, water, and cultural heritage.

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Global Manufacturer Xxentria to Co-Locate Administrative Offices, Manufacturing, and Distribution Facilities in New Mexico/Chihuahua Cross-Border Development

September 10, 2020

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – One of the world’s leading manufacturers of metal composite materials will open an office and manufacturing/distribution facility in New Mexico and will co-locate production operations across the international border in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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New Mexico Film Community Takes the New Mexico Safe Promise

September 08, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – Over the last several weeks many famous New Mexicans and film and television industry cast and crew members have taken the NM Safe Promise and voluntarily participated in providing public service announcements for the campaign

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Film Schools Across New Mexico Receive Funding Through New Mexico Film Office’s Giveback Program

September 04, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announced 20 film programs at higher education institutions throughout New Mexico have received a total of $330,000 in funding from the Non-Resident Below-the-Line Crew Credit Program. Funds will be utilized to purchase equipment, software, materials, supplies, and can be applied to student scholarship programs and other student opportunities.

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Economic Development Releases Latest County Reports

September 01, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The most up-to-date economic information for the State of New Mexico, including all 33 counties, is now available on the Economic Development Department website.

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