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NM Ski Resorts Off to a Fast Start

December 3, 2018

BY: Christian Marquez  December 3rd, 2018 — Snowfall at New Mexico ski resorts has already outpaced last year, making industry leaders optimistic as resorts begin to open for the 2018-2019 season. Last year was a punishing one for New Mexico ski resorts. A drier than average snow season left many resorts with far lower visits, and…

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Santa Fe pet food company to add manufacturing jobs, invest $2 million

October 12, 2018

By Collin Krabbe  – Technology reporter , Albuquerque Business First Another local pet company is making moves. Santa Fe-based Marty’s Meals, which produces organic foods for cats and dogs, is creating up to 11 new manufacturing jobs. Marty’s will also invest more than $2 million over a 10-year period to expand into an 8,000-square-foot-facility that will house its manufacturing…

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Tourism impact on NM continues to grow

October 11, 2018

By: Marie C. Baca / Journal Staff Writer October 10th, 2018 – Gov. Susana Martinez announced today that the state’s tourism industry had a $6.6 billion impact on the New Mexico economy in 2017, described as the largest in state history. At a news conference, the governor called tourism as “a key economic driver” and said the…

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Bloomberg Ranks NM No. 1 for Economic Gains

October 5, 2018

New Mexico’s economy is red hot! According to a recent report by Bloomberg, New Mexico’s economy leads other states in job and wage gains since January 2017, according to analyses by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Nevada, Arizona, California and Georgia rounded out the top five. According to new data from the Bureau of…

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New Mexico University Gets Funding for Smart Grid Research

October 1, 2018

By U.S. News October 1st, 2018 – New Mexico State University’s SMART Grid Center has landed a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation for more research aimed at developing sustainable systems for distributing electricity. The center will use the five-year grant for research focused on micro-grids, cyber security and the relationship between power plants and…

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New Mexico Manufacturer Makes $100,000 Pitch at Ocean Exchange

September 28, 2018

New Mexico Manufacturer Makes $100,000 Pitch at Ocean Exchange Pajarito Powder makes cutting-edge fuel cell catalyst materials enabling fuel cell vehicles Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sept. 26, 2018 – New Mexico manufacturing company Pajarito Powder has been named a finalist for the Ocean Exchange prize, a $100,000 award devoted to companies that are working to improve…

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Legendary New Mexico: Businesses throughout the state

September 26, 2018

By Legendary New Mexico September 26th, 2018 – Southern NM bar is one of the oldest businesses in the state New Mexico has always been a haven for small businesses to thrive in our state. The same can be said for one business in Mesilla, New Mexico. Not long after the town was established, the building which…

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NM brewers take home medals at Great American Beer Festival

September 25, 2018

By Christopher Ortiz  – Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First September 24th, 2018 – New Mexico breweries have a lot worth raising a toast to. Six breweries returned home with medals, including one gold medal, from this year’s Great American Beer Festival, held in Denver over the weekend. Last year, five New Mexico breweries medaled at the annual beer event. Below…

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Homegrown manufacturer plans to add 20 jobs

September 24, 2018

By Collin Krabbe  – Technology reporter , Albuquerque Business First September 24th, 2018 – An Albuquerque manufacturer is relocating and adding over a dozen jobs. Kevothermal, which builds vacuum insulation panels for packaging, refrigeration, electronics and insulation, is receiving $4 million from its North Carolina-based parent company, Sealed Air Corp., for the expansion. The new facility is located at 5600 University Blvd.…

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Sunport lands a top 10 spot on high-profile ranking of airports

September 20, 2018

By Collin Krabbe  – Technology reporter , Albuquerque Business First September 19th, 2018 – The Albuquerque International Sunport just landed a top 10 ranking in a study of the best airports for customer satisfaction. In J.D. Power’s 2018 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, the Sunport came in eighth place for the mid-sized airport category, scoring 797 points out of 1,000.…

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