Wind tower manufacturer coming to Belen

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Gov. Lujan Grisham and Dallas-based Arcosa, Inc., a manufacturer of infrastructure-related products and solutions, announced Tuesday that Arcosa Wind Towers, will open a wind-tower production facility and anticipates hiring 250 New Mexico employees. Arcosa has received new orders for wind towers totaling $750 million, with the majority of those for projects in New Mexico and the Southwest. Arcosa Wind Towers is purchasing an existing facility, formerly occupied by Keter, along a Burlington Northern rail spur at 1951 Highway 304, in Belen, located in the Rio Grande Industrial Park.