Celebrate Manufacturing Day
(Deming) – Several Deming businesses are celebrating National Manufacturing Day with tours and presentations this week.
The Deming events, set for this Thursday and Friday, are organized by Luna County Community Projects along with New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
Participating are Compass Components, Solitare Homes, St. Clair Winery, Luna Rossa Winery, Mizkan (Border Foods) and Preferred Produce.
At Compass Components, located at 2400 Atlantic Way, more than 100 workers assemble custom-designed electrical components used in the transportation, semiconductor, solar-power and medical industries. Compass opened its Deming facility in 2006.
Solitaire Homes, at 100 Tapia Road SE, is a leading builder of manufactured homes, employing about 150 people. Solitaire Homes is the state's first manufactured home builder to receive Energy Star certification.
Since 1984, St. Clair Winery, at 1325 De Baca Road SE, has produced more than 70 different wines under many labels, including Blue Teal, D.H. Lescombe and the Soliel line of mimosas.
Luna Rossa, at 3710 W. Pine Street, was founded in 2001, and produces wines using only New Mexico-grown grapes.
Mizkan (Border Foods), in the Deming Industrial Park, has over 30 years of processing experience, specializing in green chile and jalapenos. Mizkan also is a major enchilada sauce producer.
And Preferred Produce, 23485 Columbus Rd SE, delivers just-ripe, and chemical- and pesticide-free produce to consumers.
Anyone interested in attending a tour can register at http://newmexicomep.org and click on the Manufacturing Day link.
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