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Pipe manufacturer creating 71 jobs, $24M capital investment with new Lubbock facility

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Superior Pipe Products LLC plans to open a manufacturing facility in Southeast Lubbock that they say will create 71 jobs and $24 million in capital

Texas Wins Again! Superior Pipe Products LLC plans to open a #manufacturing facility in Southeast Lubbock that they say will create 71 jobs and $24 million in capital investment. After looking at several locations in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, Lubbock was determined to be the best site for the operation. Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

San Marcos Mayor Proclaims October as 'Manufacturers Month'

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Average wage for manufacturing jobs is $55,000/year

City of San Marcos TX - City Hall proclaimed October as Manufacturers Month in an effort to bring awareness to the importance of the #manufacturing industry in the region. Mayor John Thomaides said the average annual wage for these kinds of jobs is $55,000 per year, and the industry has provided nearly 5,000 jobs in Hays County. That's about 7 percent of total employment for the county.

Lockheed Martin added 3,000 employees in Fort Worth to support F-35 production - Dallas Business Journal

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Lockheed Martin will likely host more hiring events either later this year or early in 2019.

The aerospace and defense manufacturer has blown past the original goal as the company now employs 16,400 people at its massive Fort Worth facility. The company needed more workers as it looks to ramp up production of the F-35 aircraft.

Covestro to invest $1.7b to expand Baytown chemical plant

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Covestro, an adhesive manufacturing company headquartered in Germany, said it would invest $1.7 billion (1.5 billion euros) in expanding a Baytown plant

The decision comes amid a resurgence in U.S. petrochemicals #manufacturing centered on the U.S. Gulf Coast, which has attracted some $60 Billion in investments as companies seek to capitalize on the shale boom in West Texas.

Sterling Lumber Company Expands Manufacturing in Lufkin, Texas - Area Development

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A vertically integrated manufacturer that delivers high-performance ground protection mats and other products, Sterling Lumber Company will invest more than $30 million to open a new TerraLam Cross-Laminated Timber mat manufacturing facility, about 120 miles northeast of Houston, in Lufkin, Texas.

Sterling Lumber Company Expands #Manufacturing in Lufkin, Texas Senator Robert Nichols

Manufacturing workers receive training at San Jacinto College

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San Jacinto College is training more than 150 people for a consortium of manufacturers to upgrade skills and prepare potential new hires for jobs in an industry in which skilled workers are in short supply

San Jacinto College is training more than 150 people for a consortium of #manufacturers to upgrade skills and prepare potential new hires for jobs in an industry in which skilled workers are in short supply. #TXLEGE

Texas Taxpayers and Research Association - TTARA

Texas’ tax incentive programs can be important tools to attract new investment to Texas, and TTARA staff will be speaking at a Texas 2050 “Lunch & Learn” next Tuesday at the Texas Capitol to educate legislators and staffs about one of those programs – Chapter 312 of the Tax Code. An industry panel also will give their viewpoint on Chapter 312, which allows cities, counties and special districts to offer a temporary property tax exemption on new investment projects. For more information or to register: https://www.universe.com/events/chapter-312-tax-code-lunch-learn-tickets-austin-NSM3LD

Texas’ tax incentive programs can be important tools to attract new investment to Texas, and TTARA staff will be speaking at a Texas 2050 “Lunch & Learn” next Tuesday at the Texas Capitol to educate legislators and staffs about one of those programs – Chapter 312 of the Tax Code. An industry panel also will give their viewpoint on Chapter 312, which allows cities, counties and special districts to offer a temporary property tax exemption on new investment projects. For more information or to register: https://www.universe.com/…/chapter-312-tax-code-lunch-learn…

Boeing's $9.2 billion military jet win means hundreds of jobs for this North Texas manufacturer

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A $9.2 billion military jet contract won by Boeing Thursday will mean hundreds of jobs at an aviation manufacturing facility in Red Oak that will...

Big News for #DFW and Texas! A $9.2 billion military jet contract won by The Boeing Company on Thursday will mean hundreds of jobs at an aviation #manufacturing facility in Red Oak that will be a major supplier for the project.

Area company specializes in rodeo safety gear

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Rugged individuals who want to be a bull rider may be taking a ride to Naples, Texas, soon. It's here that a newly re-located company is producing the sport's premier line of safety gear wear.

Congrats to Texas manufacturer Ride Right Rodeo Gear on their 25th year of manufacturing! Rugged individuals who want to be a bull rider may be taking a ride to Naples, Texas, soon. #manufacturing Gary VanDeaver