Key Industries

Industries in the Next Frontier

Workforce, accessibility and low costs – three strengths that propel key industries and boost business expansion in Temple, Texas.

Well-established and well-supported, Temple business sectors include global and national frontrunners in Texas’s key industries: manufacturing, business support services, health and life sciences, and logistics and distribution.

Connectivity and proximity to major markets go a long way in a region 2.5 hours from 28 million people. Bustling interstates, rail systems and five airports streamline point A to point B for Temple products and people. Business moves in Temple at 15% less than that national average and with financial and tax incentives designed for bigger bottom lines.

Behind medical pacesetters and production lines is a diverse and ever-growing workforce (average age 34.6). College graduates, vocationally trained specialists and an annual 3,600+ veterans originating in Temple provide the expertise relied on by bioscience innovators, manufacturers, STEM fields, logistics leaders and more.

Corporate headquarters, small companies and ventures in between benefit from a business climate focused on the essentials for business success in Central Texas.

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