New Mexico Company Wins Security Contract with JPL

first_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * JPL credit NASA/JPL-CaltechNASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena has awarded New Mexico-based Fiore Industries Inc. a 10-year contract to provide campuswide security and fire protection services.The New Mexico Economic Development Department said the contract comes after Fiore gained experience with smaller contractual work at NASA’s White Sands Missile Range in the state, as well as in Spaceport America, according to a report by Albuquerque TV station KRQE. Spaceport Ameria is an FAA-licensed spaceport located on 18,000 acres of state trust land in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin in New Mexico, directly west of and adjacent to White Sands Missile Range.A company statement said Fiore Industries Inc. will be expanding its number of employees from 140 to 200 following the JPL contract transition on Oct. 1.Another report by the Albuquerque Journal said the contract is worth about $130 million. It’s now Fiore Industries Inc.’s largest contract since launching in 1989, the report said.The New Mexico EDD said many of Fiore’s operations and support positions will remain in Albuquerque, with about 30 employees located at Spaceport America as part of the company’s requirements for security and protection services.Bill Miera, founder and CEO of Fiore Industries, told KRQE the JPL contract will mean more high-paying jobs coming to New Mexico. Under the contract, the company plans to hire about 60 more people, including dispatchers, guards, and firefighters.Most of the new people will be based in Pasadena. New Mexico-based employees will provide support services.Fiore Industries. Inc. was founded in 1989 as a global aerospace and defense provider. It also provides turnkey mission support ranging from engineering and technology solutions to base operations, security and protective services, and support services.New Mexico EDD Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said Fiore’s achievement reflects the state’s aerospace industry’s growing national reputation. She added the company’s track record at Spaceport America was key to its competitive position with JPL. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News Make a comment Community News Science and Technology New Mexico Company Wins Security Contract with JPL By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 3:15 pm More Cool Stuffcenter_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Subscribe Business News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 99 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBollywood Star Transformations: 10 Year ChallengeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou’ll Want To Get Married Twice Or Even More Just To Put Them OnHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautylast_img

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