16 Apr 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to change many facets of daily life, residents and employees nationwide seek stability. In Temple, Texas, the manufacturing and distribution workforce has not skipped a beat; in fact, many companies have ramped up production in light of COVID-19. Meet the companies and workforce of Temple’s Industrial Park. Home to corporate […]

10 Feb 2020
Temple Texas

While we take pride in Temple, Texas as a powerhouse for economic growth, Panda Power Funds values the city as a center for generating electricity. In 2013, the energy giant completed at 758 megawatt expansion of its natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant. The expansion resulted in Temple I and II generating stations. Together, these plants […]

10 Jan 2020
Temple Texas

TEMPLE, TEXAS (January 10, 2020) – Governor Greg Abbott appointed Adrian Cannady, President & CEO of Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board for a term at the pleasure of the Governor. The board examines the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and funds administered by the Office of the Governor, […]

08 Jan 2020
Temple Texas Leadership economic development

Adrian Cannady, President & CEO of Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), concludes chairmanship of Team Texas and named among top 50 economic developers in the nation. Cannady finished his two-year role as Team Texas Chairman in December. Team Texas is a state business attraction program through Texas Economic Development Council that seeks to create […]

04 Nov 2019

Cargill has opened a $34M expansion of its Animal Nutrition & Health facility in Temple, Texas. Construction of the 70,000 square foot addition for manufacturing, packaging, warehousing and shipping capabilities began in January 2018 and was completed in August 2019. The Temple, Texas facility is optimally located to serve Cargill’s farm and ranch feed store […]

31 Oct 2019
Grand Opening Temple Texas Distribution Center Investment

KEG 1 O’Neal, LLC (KEG 1 O’Neal) is celebrating the grand opening of its state-of-the-art distribution center in Temple, Texas. The $11-million capital investment is a consolidation and expansion of their presence in Temple to a new facility located on 23 acres in the Temple Industrial Park. The new 108,000-square-foot facility houses a regional office […]

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 [...]