20 Sep 2018

The Temple Economic Development Corp. on Tuesday announced it is selecting a new president and chief executive officer to replace outgoing President David Blackburn. Adrian Cannady, the marketing vice president of the Victoria Economic Development Corp., is set to replace Blackburn, the Republican nominee for Bell County judge. Cannady will start working on Sept. 15. […]

25 Jul 2018

QuVa Pharma, Inc. today announced it has raised additional debt funding of up to $41 millionto support business growth initiatives impacting 2019. The new Term Loan is funded jointly by Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance LLC. With this additional capital infusion, total capital invested will exceed $200 million. “We continue to experience significant business growth as […]

10 Jul 2018

The director of career & technical education, Denise Ayres, sees a lot of opportunities for students in the automotive program at Temple High School. And it’s not just As and Bs on report cards – she wants to help them become workforce ready and to find jobs. Ayres understands that education doesn’t happen in a […]

05 Jul 2018

PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, today announced it has acquired Inform Information Systems, Ltd (“IIS”), known commercially as FuelsPricing, a leading pricing and analytics solution for the fuel distribution industry. FuelsPricing’s software provides comprehensive price management solutions for fuel distributors, helping […]

26 Jun 2018

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 3rd nationally in the least expensive place for grocery items in the First Quarter 2018 Cost of Living Index.  The composite cost of living index for Temple was 84.7 a ranking of 20th, compared to the national average of 100 for […]

30 May 2018

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the recipients of the 2018 Annual Industry Appreciation Awards at a luncheon held today at the Hilton Garden Inn in Temple. Cargill,Inc., TTEC, and Johnson Brothers Ford-Lincoln were awarded. David Blackburn, president of the Temple EDC, presented at the event that about 70 business, school […]

29 May 2018

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement,” to Central Texas. The one-day event will allow area professionals to explore ways in which they can shape their organization’s culture based on desired employee behaviors, and select people who are a right-fit for the organization’s culture. This day of Disney Institute training uses […]

18 May 2018

TEMPLE, Texas — Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Lane Enterprises, INC (Lane) today announced the $16.3 million capital investment for a new manufacturing facility. The Temple facility will produce High Density Polyethylene Pipe (HDPE) and corrugated metal pipe (CMP). Lane will build on a rail served 21-acre site in the Temple Industrial Park […]

Elite Steel & Supply, a Temple, Texas-based company announced today that it has invested in a new roof panel machine for metal roofing. “We’re very excited about that this machine will allow us to efficiently do metal roofing,” said Garry Smith, owner for Elite Steel & Supply. “We’re always looking for ways to provide our […]

McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, launched a Registered Driver Apprenticeship Program featuring a veteran initiative, Warriors to Wheels. On May 8, 2018, at 9 am, McLane hosted a signing ceremony for the press, local dignitaries and senior leadership of McLane at their Southwest location […]

TEMPLE, Texas–PDI, (www.pdisoftware.com) a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, today announced it has acquired Dallas-based Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. This adjacency expansion complements PDI’s enterprise software solutions […]

05 Apr 2018

TRAVERSE CITY — A manufacturer of heavy-duty hydraulic pumps, valves and systems has sold to a private equity-backed Texas firm. The Oilgear Co., headquartered in Traverse City, was acquired by Temple, Texas-based Texas Hydraulics Inc., a portfolio company of Rosemont, Ill.-based Wynnchurch Capital LLC, according to a statement. Oilgear operates out of 12 global facilities, serving customers in […]