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 […]

08 May 2018

TEMPLE, Texas —The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Temple Bellaire North, LLC today announce a retail development project consisting of multiple retailers, 2 hotels and junior box anchors.  The project is a $18,000,000 capital investment on just under 40 acres in North Temple across NE H K Dodgen Loop 363 from Bucee’s. The […]

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 […]

21 Mar 2018

  Temple Economic Development Corporations and Reynolds Consumer Products today announced the $3.2 million capital investment at the Reynolds Temple facility. The investment will purchase equipment for a new plastic film production line at 3000 Pegasus Drive as well as create 10 new positions. The Temple Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors approved an Economic Development […]