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.
TexAmericas Center and MTG Engineers & Surveyors are pleased to announce that TexAmericas Center has received the first STAR Site designation through the Texas Economic Development Council’s (TEDC) Documented Sites Program. The certified STAR Site is a 101 acre parcel, located less than 1 mile from I-30. The site is officially determined to possess the quality standards that companies request when conducting a search for a location to build a new facility— making it a unique, first-rate business location in Texas and the greater Texarkana area.
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.
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.
After a lengthy process and meeting certain prescribed requirements, two industrial properties have been certified as “Shovel Ready,” by Barber Business Advisors, LLC.
A delegation of senior Texas government authorities met Sullivan at the airport, including the mayor of the town of Kilgore. In a one-hour lunch, they matched Bucyrus with a ready-to-occupy factory with every possible amenity.
After years of careful planning, bids were approved and construction begun in March 2011 to develop the Lindale Industrial Park. The construction is scheduled to last about 6-months.