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Twenty-nine New Mexico companies received state funding in March and May to train a total of 165 new employees through an incentive program run by the state Economic Development Department.
The Job Training Incentive Program awarded $1.4 million to nine companies in March to pay for 61 trainees and one intern, the department announced in a release. Another $2.5 million has been awarded to 20 companies so far this month, which will pay for training for 104 new hires and 24 interns.
JTIP reimburses recipients for 50-75% of employee wages for classroom and on-the-job training for up to six months.
Recipients hiring in Albuquerque include: Actoprobe, LLC,; Advanced Network Management, Inc.; Affordable Solar Installation, Inc; The Boeing Company; Build With Robots, LLC; EAGL Technology, LLC; Indica Labs, Inc.; Kairos Power, LLC; KiloNewton, LLC; LoadPath, LLC; Next State Systems, LLC; The Verdes Foundation; Apple Canyon Gourmet, Inc.; Ryan, LLC; Systems Integration, Inc.; Twistle, Inc.; and ZebraWorks, Inc.
Recipients hiring elsewhere in the state include: General Airframe Support, Inc., in Roswell; GoLightly Cashmere, LLC, in Santa Fe; New Mexico Hemp Services, LLC, in Santa Rosa; Parting Stone, LLC, in Santa Fe; Red Mountain Arsenal, LLC, in Roswell; SavantX in Santa Fe; Sceye, Inc., in Moriarty; X2nSAT, Inc, in Las Cruces; Family Hemp Brands, LLC, in Santa Fe; and National Water Services, Inc., in Santa Fe.