News ItemJanuary Park Post 2017


The Sandia Science & Technology Park (SS&TP) wants to share some highlights from the past year and wish you an innovative, prosperous, and joyful year in 2017.

Economic Impact Assessment News Conference announced $4.4B in wages and salaries, $2.6B worth of economic activity, and more than $103M in tax revenue for the State and $15.2M for the City since the SS&TP was established in 1998.

The QC Group was acquired by Industrial Inspection & Analysis, Inc. and is now called QC Group.

MCAD merged with Computer Aided Technology, Inc. and is now called MCAD Technologies.

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired was recognized by the Albuquerque Journal as a 2015 Top Workplace in New Mexico and ranked #1 among midsized companies with 150-500 employees.

Raytheon Albuquerque was awarded $4.8 million to refurbish two Counter-Electronics High-Power Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) missiles.

Applied Technology Associates and SolAero Technologies received New Mexico Flying 40 Awards from Technology Ventures Corporation.

U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, U.S. DOE Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, NNSA Principal Deputy Administrator Madelyn Creeden, Sandia National Laboratories President and Labs Director Jill Hruby, and 20 women business and community leaders engaged in a Roundtable conversation focused on changing the dynamics in New Mexico regarding innovation, technology transfer, and economic development. A Technology Transfer Mini-Showcase and Press Conference immediately followed the Roundtable.

SolAero Technologies acquired Vanguard Space Technologies, also a provider of aerospace structural products and assemblies.

TEAM Technologies’ CEO Bob Sachs was honored by the UNM Anderson School of Management Foundation Board as a 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee.

Red Inc. Communications won design awards from the Summit International and Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.

FASORTronics partnered with the Office of Naval Research to measure Earth’s geomagnetic field.

Kirtland Partnership Committee named Elizabeth Driggers as the new executive director for the organization.


Advanced Manufacturing Analysis & Research Corporation (AMARC) engages in education and research to support the growth of the nation’s advanced manufacturing base as a foundation for job creation and improved economic competitiveness.
Lee Trussell is the president and Randy Wilson is the senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer of AMARC.

Advanced Optical Technologies (AOT) delivers next-generation solutions in physical optics, encompassing polarimetry, scatterometry, and photonic materials. Malini Hoover is the CEO (currently the only woman-owned company in the Park)
and Brian Hoover is the chief scientist and technology officer of AOT.

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