The State of New Mexico is a state in
the southwestern region of the United States of America. The state's total area
is 121,665 square miles. Major interstates that go through the state are I-10,
I-25 and I-40.
Santa Teresa Port of Entry is an important
link for commercial transportation from Mexico. Daily, hundreds of trucks cross through.
From the port of entry, there is an easy access to I-10 that runs into I-25 and I-40.
Las Cruces, NM, is
located in the southern most part of the state of New Mexico, and it shares its border with
the state of Texas and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The region, comprised of the Las
Cruces NM MSA, the El Paso TX MSA and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico is the largest
metropolitan area along the U.S.-Mexico border. This dynamic area is home to more that
2.5 million people and offers unlimited opportunities for business location and expansion.
Southern New Mexico is ideally situated to take
advantage of a number of new business opportunities. Dona Ana County, being “next door”
to the manufacturing powerhouse of the maquila industry in Juarez, is home to one of the
newest Ports of Entry into Mexico. Newly constructed highways on both sides of the border
connect with major freeway systems on both the U.S. and Mexican sides of the border. On
the U.S. side of the border, the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern – Santa Fe railroads
connect with the Mexican Ferromex system into central Mexico.