13 Jun 2019

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas received the Workforce Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for their partnership on the Santa Fe Business Center: a $9 million, 34,000-square-foot office development that serves as a one-stop shop for all things business development in Temple. The Santa Fe […]

17 May 2019

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces and Hyundai L&C USA held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 16 to officially announce the grand opening of their new manufacturing plant under their new joint venture, ASM (American Surfacing Materials, LLC). Developed to support the continued expansion and growth of Wilsonart® Solid Surface and Hanex® Solid Surfaces product lines, the facility will also create […]

02 Jan 2019

TEMPLE, TEXAS (January 2, 2019) – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) is pleased to announce Bridget Hinze Weber as its new communications and marketing director. Bridget has more than 10 years of experience in communications and community development designing strategic communication plans, long-range urban planning, and community engagement for public and nonprofit agencies. […]

13 Dec 2018

Veteran economic development executive Scott Connell of the Dallas-Fort Worth region joined the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) staff on December 10 as vice president. Connell will work closely with the Temple EDC President, Adrian Cannady, to expand the city’s economic development efforts and will lead the business recruitment endeavors. “I’m very pleased to […]

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 […]

07 Aug 2017
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 […]