Category Archives: New Mexico

New Mexico tourism employs thousands.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that 2014 was the largest year in state tourism history, generating $6.1 billion and supporting 89,000 jobs. According to a Tourism Economics report, New Mexico tourism dollars have increased ...

New Mexico film industry has big showing.

SANTA FE, N.M. – A study submitted to the New Mexico film office shows instate productions are big drivers of the state economy. The report claims almost three-fourths of positions for both television and film productions in New Mexico were filled by re ...

Rural Sourcing a source for 125 Albuquerque jobs.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – IT outsourcing company Rural Sourcing (RSI) is opening an Albuquerque office, bringing more than 100 jobs to the area. Founded in 2004 and growing rapidly, RSI now has three other development centers in Mobile, Alabama; Augusta, Geor ...

New Mexico realizes 36th straight month of job growth.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two sectors led the job-growth pack in New Mexico when comparing August of this year to August 2014. Education and health services saw a healthy 5,500 job increase, and leisure and hospitality increased by 3,300 jobs year-over-year. ...

New Mexico is nuts over new Ready Roast plant.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – California-based Ready Roast Nut Company is turning up the heat on New Mexico hiring with plans to create 200 jobs with its purchase of the Portales Peanut Plant. Ready Roast will immediately hire 30 people to prepare and process the ...

VR Cafe launches in Albuquerque.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Media tech firm Explore Media will showcase virtual reality and other technological advances at VR Cafe: A Night of Tech Immersion at Stereo Bar, downtown at 622 Central Ave. The event is free and open to the public, and will showc ...

CyraCom creating 100 new jobs in Las Cruces.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – CyraCom is expanding to meet growing demand and expects to hire 100 more employees in the next few months, according to an announcement made by Gov. Susana Martinez last month. The company hired its first 100 employees this summer and ...

Creative Startups accelerator names nine.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Nine companies were chosen to join the 2015 Creative Startups group. The accelerator is designed to help creative firms launch quickly using a business accelerator curriculum similar to that of tech firm accelerator ABQid. The nine c ...

Santa Fe BizMIX 2015 awards cash to startups.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Each of the three winners in the BizMIX competition received a share of $20,000 in cash last week. The business plan and pitching competition brings Santa Fe startups together to compete for cash and prizes and last week’s competi ...

New Mexico Food Distributors to build new plant.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Bernalillo County Commission recently awarded a $30 million industrial revenue bond to New Mexico Food Distributors to help the company expand. The money will be used to fund the construction of a new manufacturing plant and hire 5 ...

CGS Group is manufacturing 50 jobs in Artesia.

ARTESIA, N.M. – Rifle and firearm accessory manufacturer CGS Group opened its first production facility in Artesia and expects to create up to 50 manufacturing jobs over the next several years. These jobs will include machinists, gunsmiths, designers, e ...