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