31 Jul 2019

Fortune Magazine recognizes Temple as one of the top 10 best cities in U.S. for tech jobs. Temple joins two other Texas cities on the top 10 list: Dallas and San Antonio. Texas is a leader in attracting tech talent adding 17,855 jobs in 2018, with the tech sector having a direct economic impact of […]

03 May 2019

On January 22, 2019, The Bell County Commissioners unanimously adopted a total of 4 position statements on the following legislative issues: School Funding, Unfunded Mandates, the Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption, and Revenue Caps. Temple EDC recognizes that these issues are important to Temple’s economic prosperity. We fully support these statements and legislative recommendations. Please click […]

12 Apr 2019

Economic development is practiced at the highest level when a number of organizations come together to further the economy of a region. There are many strategies that a community can implement when attempting to achieve growth in an economy. Governments such as the State of Texas, Bell County, and the City of Temple play the […]

26 Jan 2017

TEMPLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Temple-based biotech startup SiMMo3D today announces the launch of its simulated, 3D-printed organ models for surgical planning, biomedical research and education that help to meet the growing need for effective training tools in the medical and educational community. With a $20,000 grant in seed funding provided by city-supported incubator Temple Health and Bioscience […]

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 […]

03 Jan 2017

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, announced today their plans to begin construction of a new 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Temple, TX. The hospital will be located on Canyon Creek Drive within proximity to the Temple Medical & Education District (TMED) and the Veterans Administration complex. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2017. The approximately 38,000-square-foot […]

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 […]

24 May 2016

TEMPLE, Texas — Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI) received a majority investment from TA Associates, a Boston-based private equity firm. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1983, Temple-based PDI provides enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions and related services intended to help convenience store retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers more effectively manage […]

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 […]

10 Mar 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2016 –BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today announces a new Site Certification Program aimed at identifying optimal rail-served sites for customer development along BNSF’s network. To launch the new program, BNSF developed a list of candidates and conducted in-depth reviews of 10 economic development criteria to determine if the industrial sites […]

02 Mar 2016

Temple, TX – March 1, 2016 – Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) upscale global brand of hotels, recently recognized Hilton Garden Inn Temple as the Hotel Success Award: Top 5% of Brand winner for their outstanding achievements during the past year. The property, which is owned by B-inspired Hotels Ltd., received this honor […]

19 Feb 2016

Wynnchurch Capital has bought hydraulics manufacturer Texas Hydraulics from Dover Corp. (NYSE: DOV) for an undisclosed amount. Texas Hydraulics, headquartered in Temple, Texas, and founded in 1968, produces hydraulic cylinders that are used mostly in construction and industrial equipment. “Wynnchurch has extensive experience helping manufacturing companies reach their full potential through growth and operational excellence,” […]