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Several area businesses receive state JTIP funding for training


Businesses in Las Cruces, Santa Teresa and Sunland Park were among 10 statewide awarded Job training Incentive Program (JTIP) funds in September by the New Mexico Economic Development Department, EDD announced in a news release.

The businesses are

  • Franklin Mountain Packaging, LLC (FMP), Santa Teresa, 64 trainees at an average wage of $17.18 for a total award of $428,260. FMP is a newly formed company engaged in the manufacturing of corrugated sheets and provider of unique digital printing services for the corrugated box-making industry. FMP will target sheet-converting plants in the southwestern United States and the maquiladoras and Mexican domestic market.
  • Organ Mountain Wellness LLC (OMW), Las Cruces, one trainee with a wage of $38 for a total award of $22,986. OMW is a family-owned military veteran team providing recreational cannabis products for adults 21 or older.
  • Stampede Meat, Inc., Sunland Park, 97 trainees with an average wage of $14.98 for a total award of $755,590. Stampede Meat creates seasoned and prepared value-added meats, portion cuts and a variety of fully cooked meats that serves numerous national food chains, restaurants and other markets.
Job training Incentive Program