TEMPLE, Texas, February 23, 2017 – PDI, the leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, today announced a record year of growth in 2016. A combination of new software customers, strategic acquisitions, and add-on product adoption among its existing customer base resulted in the company’s 32 percent year-over-year […]

18 Jan 2017

CENTRAL TEXAS AREA, Texas – The Grand Central Texas (GCT) economic development partnership releases marketing video to attract and retain companies in the Central Texas area – a region that encompasses a population of 724,673. The marketing video showcases assets and information from the Bell, Coryell, Falls, Lampasas, McLennan and Milam counties. The GCT partnership […]

30 Nov 2016

COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 261 urban areas that participated in the third quarter 2016 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to almost 25 percent below the national average in McAllen, TX.   […]

30 Nov 2016

Temple College started offering commercial driver’s license (CDL) training through its Division of Business and Continuing Education  Nov. 14. The program is being started at the request of the Temple Chamber of Commerce and the Temple Economic Development Corporation to meet a shortage of truck drivers in central Texas. According to a 2015 report from […]

04 Oct 2016

TEMPLE, Texas — Convenience-store, grocery and foodservice distributor McLane Co. Inc. has expanded Spark, a companywide initiative focused on identifying workplace diversity opportunities through a variety of programs, community outreach and lending support to nationally recognized diversity-focused annual events. With the expansion, McLane is furthering its commitment of creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive […]

28 Jul 2016

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Pam and Joe Shepperd, the owners of a 22,000 square foot building in downtown Temple, are renovating it to serve as a multi-shop, eclectic retail space, called The Hub. The redevelopment of the three Northwest buildings that were formerly part of Casey’s Furniture will include: first […]

01 Jul 2016

The Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD) Office and Laboratory Facility, creates an environment for commercializing products derived from intellectual property emanating from biotechnology research labs and entrepreneurial innovations. Currently, two tenants rent office and laboratory space at 1802 South 1st Street, Temple, Texas: Neurofront Technology, LLC and WashSense, Inc. Jason H. Huang, MD, Chairman, Department […]

30 Jun 2016

Beyond Silver Bullets The industrial make up of a region is a critical component of a robust regional economy and labor market. Beyond employment opportunities, local industry plays an essential role in the economic and social development of any community. Temple boasts a wide portfolio of vital businesses and industries. The city’s primary economic development […]

20 May 2016

TEMPLE, Texas — McLane Co. Inc. has signed on as a partner of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), an organization that works to make healthy choices easier for families. As part of McLane’s commitment, the grocery and foodservice supply-chain-services leader will enhance its healthier-for-you offerings and support PHA’s goal of solving the childhood […]