Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

Seven New Projects Net Kilgore the 2015 Community Economic Development Award

Posted: 12/02/2015
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

Kilgore EDC turned prospects into seven deals worth $17.86 million of investment and 638 jobs.  Five of the seven were in the metal fabrication industry.

 

 

City Council Approves Tax Abatement and Assistance for Three Growing Businesses

Posted: 12/02/2015
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

On October 6th, 2015, the Mount Pleasant City Council approved three incentive packages to support the expansions of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Priefert Manufacturing, and Sweet Shop Candies Inc.  The combined expansions will include a total investment of $11 million dollars and create 126 new full-time jobs in the community.

 

East Texas Town Sees the World as a Hot Prospect

Posted: 12/02/2015
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

East Texans made the 110 large Portacool units used during Ramadan in the Sheik Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.  The evaporative coolers also took the heat off the Dallas Cowboys in Texas Stadium.

Alcoa to Create 80 Jobs in Nash

Posted: 12/02/2015
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

NASH, Texas — After closing down in 2009 due to weaknesses in the alloy markets, Alcoa is reopening its plant in Nash, creating 80 full-time jobs.

 

Plastics and Metal Fabrication Companies Locate and Expand in Kilgore, Texas

Posted: 04/24/2015
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

 The Kilgore EDC board of directors approved three deals representing $5.75 million in investment and 51 jobs.

Agreement Sets Kilgore As Regional CDL Testing Site

Posted: 06/27/2014
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

 The Kilgore Economic Development Corporation announced  an agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to build a commercial driver license testing center in Kilgore, which will serve drivers in the surrounding areas.


NETEDR Professionals Meet in Carthage

Posted: 05/21/2014
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

Representatives from Move Texas Forward and Connected Texas asked East Texas Economic Development Professionals for support at the regularly scheduled meeting May 21, 2014, in Carthage.

Pak-Sher Invests in Kilgore

Posted: 03/14/2013
Author: Jana Russell/jrussell@kilgore-edc.com

Pak-Sher, a local manufacturer of food handling plastic products, earned a $17,693 reimbursement check after investing $1.5 million in new equipment at the company's headquarters on Longview St. in Kilgore.