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Surging demand for fuel in Mexico nearly doubles tanker truck traffic at Port of Brownsville

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An acute fuel shortage in Mexico has doubled the number of tanker trucks crossing the border on a daily basis to pick up shipments of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and motor oil at the Port of Brownsville.

The Brownsville Port of Entry was the 11th busiest hub in the United States for gasoline and fuel exports. The Port of Houston, which exported $5.9 billion of gasoline and fuel, ranked first.

Seatex Finishes Chemical Plant Expansion in Texas | Powder/Bulk Solids

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Chemical blending and packaging services firm Seatex Corporation recently completed a project to expand its production capabilities in Rosenberg, TX, the Houston Chronicle reported Tuesday. Built next to Seatex’s 320,000-sq-ft plant on Highway 36 North, the newly-erected 40,000-sq-ft structure wil...

Chemical blending and packaging services firm Seatex Corporation recently completed a project to expand its production capabilities in Rosenberg, TX.

Here's Five North Texas Companies Putting Advanced Manufacturing to Work » Dallas Innovates

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There's no shortage of facilities in North Texas designed for the manufacture of high-tech products using high-tech processes.

When you think of the term advanced manufacturing, you might think of innovative tech such as 3-D printing, artificial intelligence, automation, and advanced machinery. But it’s more than that. Companies involved in advanced manufacturing require locations that meet specific needs, and they need to be designed in a way that allows for future technologies while meeting the needs of today.

How North Texas Meets the Needs of Advanced Manufacturing Companies » Dallas Innovates

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From high-tech fighter jets and the most-advanced helicopters in the world, to long-lasting lipsticks and packaged pasta, Dallas-Fort Worth is home to a hotbed of advanced manufacturing facilities.

North Texas is a hotbed of #manufacturing across a wide swath of fields—automotive manufacturing, defense, aviation, biomedicine, food, microprocessors and semiconductors, and telecoms, to name a few.

9,000 jobs expected for Brownsville Port

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A high demand of workers at the Port of Brownsville. According to a recent workforce summit, approximately 9,000 jobs or more are expected in the Brownsville area. Pat Hobbs with Workforce Solutions Cameron said this about the current and upcoming employment landscape in the r...

Incredible news for the Rio Grande Valley! Brownsville, Texas #manufacturing The port is projecting growth and is now in the process of looking for workers to fill new jobs. Most positions said have an emphasis in skilled labor and come as a result of upcoming projects such as ship building. A major dredging project and if approved, the arrival of the LNG facilities.

Texas Association of Manufacturers Praises Legislature for Strengthening Texas Economy with Smart Policy

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AUSTIN -- The Texas Association of Manufacturers (TAM) applauded the members of the Texas Legislature for their work this session to strengthen the Texas economy with smart policy related to taxes, economic and workforce development and natural resources.

TAM applauds #txlege for strengthening Texas economy. #sinedie

Toyota could invest $392 million in San Antonio plant

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Toyota is considering its South Side truck plant for a $392 million investment in production-line technology over the next three years, according to city officials. But the Japanese automaker isn’t just eyeing San Antonio — it’s weighing all of its North American plants for the investment, whi...

Toyota is considering its South Side truck plant for a $392 million investment in production-line technology over the next three years, according to city officials.