Former New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela described Santa Teresa as “one of the most dynamic communities along the U.S.-Mexico Border.” Here are some of the more recent expansions in the New Mexico Borderplex. You can read other announcements from our news feed.
On July 13, 2015, ARCA SPACE CORPORATION’s CEO Dumitru Popescu and Governor Susana Martinez announced the full establishment of ARCA SPACE Corporation operations in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This activity will include the production and flight tests of AirStrato UAS and Haas rocket series at ARCA’s new facilities from Las Cruces Airport.
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University celebrated a groundbreaking for the first medical school in Southern New Mexico on April 27, 2015.
Convergys Corporation announced that it is hiring 200 full-time on-site positions for its contact center in Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 23, 2015. Convergys will receive $181,250 in Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) funds to hire and train these new employees.
MCS Industries announced that their expansion in Santa Teresa will bring new manufacturing jobs to New Mexico. They will invest $11.1M in expanding their warehousing and distribution facility. The company will also relocate its printing operations from Pennsylvania and construct a 215,000 square-foot facility in the new Westpark Logistics Center in Santa Teresa. Their announcement occurred on April 6, 2015.
Governor Susana Martinez and other officials welcomed Turkish manufacturer CN Wire as the company announced their expansion in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The operation will employ 300 and occupy 256,000 square feet of industrial space in the Verde Logistics Park.
On June 9, 2014, Governor Susana Martinez and City of Las Cruces elected officials helped MVEDA welcome California-based Franco Whole Foods to the New Mexico Borderplex. Franco Whole Foods chose the New Mexico Borderplex as an ideal location to help the company move its wholesale merchandise to markets in the east.
On May 28, 2014, Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Jack Koraleski was joined by New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, Senator Tom Udall, Congressman Steve Pearce, and numerous other local, state and federal officials to announce the grand opening of the Santa Teresa Intermodal Ramp. The new $400M facility will serve as one of the largest inland ports in the United States.
On May 17, 2014, German automotive supplier CertoPlast announces its first North American operation will be in Las Cruces, New Mexico.