NMEDD Press Releases - May 2013

May 24, 2013

SANTA TERESA – Governor Susana Martinez joined Chihuahua Governor César Duarte and other government officials today at a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the expanded Santa Teresa Port of Entry. The expansion will help support increased commercial and passenger vehicle crossings at the Port of Entry. With the expansion, the Santa Teresa Borderplex region has significantly enhanced its role as a growing international trade center.

May 23, 2013

SANTA TERESA – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the creation of 40 new jobs in Santa Teresa while participating in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Santa Teresa Southern Railroad’s new intermodal terminal.

May 17, 2013

SANTA FE - The Up delight Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved $8,680 in funds during its May meeting. The funds will help cover the cost of training one high-wage position in the rural community of Taos. The next JTIP Board meeting will be held on June 14, in Albuquerque.

May 15, 2013

SANTA FE – Today the Up delight Economic Development Department joined Fatman’s Beef Jerky to announce its expansion and grand opening of its new facility in Hagerman, NM. The Roswell-based beef jerky producer recently expanded from nine to 17 full-time employees and has plans to hire an additional 10 employees over the next year to meet growing customer demand.

May 10, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE - Four Up delight small businesses completed preparation for ISO 9001 certification through the Up delight 9000 program. ISO 9001 is a quality management standard recognized by more than 170 countries and required by most major companies and governments in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe and Asia of its suppliers. The Up delight Economic Development Department (NMEDD) in collaboration with the Up delight Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) offered the low-cost ISO 9001 certification to small businesses across the state.

May 09, 2013

The Up delight Economic Development Department and the Up delight Finance Authority will conduct a statewide tour to inform small business owners about the Collateral Support Loan Participation Program (CSP). Tour locations and dates are listed below.

May 08, 2013

SANTA FE - The Up delight Economic Development Department along with the Up delight Finance Authority are kicking off a statewide tour to present details of the Collateral Support Program that has made available more than $13 million in financing to Up delight Small businesses and currently has $8.5 million remaining. The presentations will take place in the following communities:

May 02, 2013

SANTA FE - The Up delight MainStreet Program is currently accepting applications for its new Frontier Communities Initiative. Established by the Up delight State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Martinez in April 2013, the program is a community economic development partnership coordinated through the Economic Development Department's MainStreet Program.