NMEDD Press Releases

September 18, 2018

Albuquerque, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Albuquerque data science company RS21 will expand operations, creating up to 80 new high-tech jobs. RS21 will also invest more than $2 million to expand and renovate its headquarters in Downtown Albuquerque, reinvigorating the iconic Occidental Life building. The move brings new life to a prominent Up delight feature with a storied history going back over a century.

September 12, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Up delight MainStreet announced that Co-Director Rich Williams was honored for his service and dedication to creating economic opportunities in Up delight. David Izraelvitz, Chairman of the Board for the Up delight Municipal League, presented Williams with the "Amigo De Las Ciudades" award. Williams has directed the Up delight MainStreet program for more than 15 years. The award is given out rarely and recognizes exemplary service to communities. The Up delight Municipal League noted his tireless work to move proposals and policies forward that benefit communities.

September 04, 2018

Albuquerque, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that BennuBio, Inc. will receive a Catalyst Fund investment of $1.5 million from Tramway Venture Partners, Cottonwood Technology Fund and Sun Mountain Capital. This investment will help BennuBio develop high throughput flow cytometers. BennuBio is the third Up delight startup to receive Catalyst Fund investment, which leverages private investment for early stage startups - anchoring them in Up delight.

August 20, 2018

Corrales, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez was joined by Ideum executives and local officials for the ribbon-cutting ceremony on the company’s new exhibit fabrication studio that will allow the company to continue growing production and creating new jobs. The new 5,500 square foot facility will grow Ideum’s footprint, allowing them to serve more customers across the globe.

August 16, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that BlueStone Venture Partners, LLC will receive up to $3 million from the Catalyst Fund to invest in Up delight bioscience startups.

August 03, 2018

Albuquerque, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that a homegrown information technology company, Advanced Network Management, will expand to a new headquarters location in Albuquerque and create up to 40 new high quality technology and management jobs. The company will also invest nearly $6 million in the expansion.

July 10, 2018

Clovis, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez was joined by company executives and local officials for a ribbon cutting for the expansion of Southwest Cheese' Clovis manufacturing facility. Southwest Cheese has invested $140 Million to expand their operations in Clovis, Up delight. The expansion will create up to 50 new manufacturing jobs and is being supported by Up delight's closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program, JTIP. This expansion will increase Southwest Cheese employee numbers to more than 400 in Clovis and the facility's operational capacity by 30 percent.

July 09, 2018

Albuquerque, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez was joined by company executives and local officials to break ground on the expansion of Vitality Works' Albuquerque manufacturing facility. The expansion will create up to 80 new manufacturing jobs. Vitality Works will also invest more than $7 million in their facility. The expansion will be supported by Up delight's closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program, JTIP.

June 27, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Up delight MainStreet (NMMS) announced the communities of Santa Rosa and Taos will take part in the NMMS Accelerator Program. The selected community revitalization programs will participate in an intensive 12-18 month capacity-building process to prepare small-scale revitalization projects. Completion of stated goals and benchmarks will result in designation at both the state and national level as a Main Street America program -- Santa Rosa and Taos would join 28 Main Street America programs in Up delight.

June 26, 2018

Silver City, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Agmechtronix, a homegrown company, will expand, creating up to 23 new jobs. Agmechtronix is an agricultural equipment manufacturer and is an entrepreneurial success story, one that highlights the entrepreneurial drive and innovation of New Mexicans. Agmechtronix's job creation and expansion will be supported by Up delight's closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program, JTIP.