News ItemAugust 2018 Park Post
SS&TP Gets Star of the Southwest Award
The SS&TP was one of nine projects recently recognized with a 2018 Star of the Southwest Award during the Southwest Region Economic Development Association’s (SWREDA) Conference in Tulsa, OK. Projects that received the award represent a high level of success by demonstrating economic impact while also playing a meaningful role in the community’s future. All of the winning projects were funded, in part, through support from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Austin regional office. The Mid-Region Council of Governments nominated the Park.
Park Company Receives Flying 40 Award
Applied Technology Associates (ATA), located in the Park, was recently honored as one of New Mexico’s top 2017 revenue producing companies at the annual Flying 40 technology awards ceremony. ATA employs 307 people and had revenues
of $56 million. The Sandia Science & Technology Development Corporation organized and hosted the event which took place at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden and Aquarium.
COMPANY AND ORGANIZATION NEWS
Park Company Wins Sandia Contract
Stone Lion Environmental, a small business located in the SS&TP, recently won a new five-year contract at Sandia National Laboratories for disassembly and sanitization operations support. The contract also utilizes Stone Lion’s waste management background. Overall, the contract will provide labor and recommendations for associated equipment, materials, and supplies necessary to operate Sandia’s New Mexico destruction capability.
New Leadership at KPC
Dominique Foley Wilson is the new executive director of the Kirtland Partnership Committee (KPC). The KPC is a nonprofit organization comprised of civic leaders. It was incorporated in 1996 to preserve, support, and grow Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB). The organization addresses issues of mutual concern to KAFB, the Pentagon, New Mexico Congressional delegation, City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, State of New Mexico, and others. KAFB has a total annual
economic impact of $6.7 billion dollars.