Sunbelt Transformer’s leaders knew there would be risk in taking on the company’s biggest project, but taking on tough assignments is what the company does. The project: Engineer, design and build four substations in 70 days, test them, prepare them for shipment and then ship them to Honduras where they will be reassembled and tested [...]
23 Jan 2017

Temple, TX- The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), Temple Chamber of Commerce and local industries partnered with the Temple Independent School District (TISD) for an 8th Grade Career Fair. The Career Fair has become an annual event that seeks to raise awareness about optional career clusters as well as opportunities to earn direct-to-work certifications […]

05 Jan 2017

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that R+L Carriers, Inc., will expand by adding its 113th location in the U.S. and the 11th in Texas on a 14.8-acre tract of land in the Temple Industrial Park located on Lucius McCelvey Dr. in northwest Temple. The new $5 million dollar freight […]

Temple, TX-The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is offering several new industry-related classes this fall, including Math for Industrial Automation Technicians, Introduction to Hydraulics, Introduction to Pneumatics and Introduction to Electromechanical Devices. Math for Industrial Automation Technicians will be offered Oct. 26 and 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. Introduction to Hydraulics […]

23 Sep 2016

TEMPLE, Texas (Sept 23, 2016)— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Southwest Contract, which has operated in Temple since 1997, will build a new warehouse facility. The 40,000 square foot, $2.5 million facility will be located on 6.9 acres on the corner of Industrial Boulevard and Eberhardt Road in Enterprise Park. “Southwest […]

18 May 2016

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the recipients of the 2016 Annual Industry Appreciation Awards at a luncheon held today at the Hilton Garden Inn in Temple. Performance Food Group Company, Wal-Mart Distribution Center #6083 and Panel Specialist Inc. were awarded. David Blackburn, president of the Temple EDC, emceed the event that […]

12 May 2016

TEMPLE, Texas (May 12, 2016)— Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website, www.choosetemple.com. Key features of the site include a cleaner and more attractive design, a more engaging user experience with enhanced search and navigation. The site’s refreshed and simplified look, combined with enhanced […]

13 Apr 2016

TEMPLE, Texas — Performance Food Group Company (PFG) and The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Performance Foodservice ‒ Temple will soon begin a $10-million expansion project. The expansion will include construction of a 76,000-square foot addition to the current operation at 4141 Lucius McCelvey Drive and is expected to create 100 […]