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New Mexico’s Job Training Incentive Program provided 18 companies with more than $5.5 million in September and October to support 803 jobs across the state.
In September, companies received $3.6 million for 672 trainees and one intern, according to a news release from the New Mexico Economic Development Department. An additional $1.9 million has been allocated to support 129 trainees and one intern so far in October, according to the release.
The following companies received at least $100,000 in funding in September and October:
n Stampede Meat received $2,192,501 to support 377 trainees at an average wage of $12.31 per hour at its Sunland Park facility.
n TORC Robots received $1,130,389 to support 60 trainees making an average of $37.32 at its Albuquerque facility.
n Faneuil, Inc. received $822,382 to support 251 trainees at an average hourly wage of $13.13 at its Albuquerque facility.
n Albuquerque-based Affordable Solar Installation Inc. received $369,594 to support 19 trainees and an intern. The 19 trainees will receive an average hourly wage of $36.22, while the intern will make $17.00 per hour.
n Resilient Solutions 21, Inc. received $328,615 in September and October to support a total of 12 trainees.
n Albuquerque-based Vitality Works, Inc. received $205,761 to support 30 trainees making an average of $19.11 per hour at its Albuquerque facility.
n Los Alamos-based Specifica received $112,270 to support six trainees making an average hourly wage of $33.66.
n Truth or Consequences-based New Mexico Build, LLC will receive $100,248 to support two trainees making an average hourly wage of $60.10.
A full list of companies receiving funding is available at gonm.biz.