News from the Next Frontier

New headquarters, community investments and redevelopments—business moves at a quick clip in Central Texas. Stay up to speed with all the news in Temple, Texas.

Infrastructure of Temple Texas
July 16, 2024

Why Temple, Texas Is a Prime Destination for Foreign Investment

Texas is a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI), thanks to its business-friendly tax environment, vast workforce, and strategic location…

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A press conference hosted by Governor of Texas Greg Abbott in Seoul
July 9, 2024

SeAH Superalloy Technologies Brings $110M Investment and 100 Jobs to Temple, Texas

Temple, TX – In a significant economic development for our region, Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and the City…

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holiday season in Temple
June 20, 2024

Highway Funding, Farmers Markets and Other June Updates in Temple, Texas

The City of Temple announced that it is set to receive $15 million dollars in federal funding for infrastructure improvements…

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An aerial view of Temple Texas
June 7, 2024

Resources for Community Members Affected by Tornadoes and Other May Updates in Temple, Texas

In the wake of the recent tornadoes that touched down in Temple, many families and businesses continue to face challenges…

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May 1, 2024

Celebrating April’s Celestial Event and More in Temple, Texas

Temple, Texas, continues to shine as a beacon of growth and opportunity. From witnessing a rare celestial event attracting hundreds…

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TEDC Staff stand together and present an award
March 28, 2024

Temple Economic Development Corporation Recognized By Statewide Professional Association

The organization was a recipient of the Texas Economic Development Council’s Economic Excellence Recognition for the second time. In February,…

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A group of people celebrate outside of Heart to Home Animal Adoption Center for the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening
March 27, 2024

Grand Openings Galore: March Highlights in Temple, Texas

If you’ve gotten the sense that there’s been a ribbon-cutting frenzy in Temple, you’re not wrong. A number of businesses…

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Frank W. Mayborn Convention Center
February 22, 2024

Celebrating Community: February Highlights in Temple, Texas

February is a month of celebration and progress in Temple, Texas, as we come together to honor Black History Month…

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February 1, 2024

Temple, Texas: A Vibrant Landscape of New Business and Community Growth

Temple starts the year with a burst of energy and enterprise, heralding new developments in its business and community sectors….

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Santa Fe Business Center strengthens Temple economic excellence
November 16, 2023

2023 Temple EDC Annual Report

Greetings, One of the remarkable aspects of our city is its resilience and ability to adapt to change. In FY…

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Drone shot of Temple, Texas highway
September 6, 2023

How Texas’ Best State for Business ranking spurs growth in Temple

With its thriving economy and business-friendly policies, Temple, Texas benefits from its central location in the best state to do…

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Wilson Center reception desk
September 5, 2023

Nurturing business growth: How Temple companies strengthen the biggest businesses in Texas

When it comes to growing a business, Temple, Texas offers a stellar track record of expanding companies due to the…

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Building in Temple with people walking out. Green grass and blue skies can be seen.
August 17, 2023

Texas remains at the top of America’s best states for business

With its high-ranking economy, workforce, access to capital and innovation hubs, Texas is one of the best states for business…

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Aerial view of buildings and roads in Temple, Texas.
August 8, 2023

Temple EDC launches new business retention and expansion resource

New webpage to provide curated resources for companies seeking support Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) has launched a new…

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Photo of students in a scientific laboratory doing research.
August 7, 2023

Workforce training resources in Temple, TX strengthen the talent pipeline for employers

From higher education to workforce training solutions, Temple fosters its highly skilled talent pool As the U.S. workforce landscape continues…

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July 25, 2023

Niagara Bottling to expand warehouse facility in Temple, Texas

TEMPLE, TEXAS – Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) announced today that Niagara Bottling, LLC (Niagara) will invest $48 million to…

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Doctor teaching students in a lab at Temple Health and Bioscience District
July 18, 2023

Life sciences logistics boost industry success in Temple, TX 

Texas is an emerging hub for life sciences, and the state’s talent pipeline – rated No. 1 for medical and clinical lab technologists –…

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Drone shot of a building and a parking lot filled with semis
July 10, 2023

How Temple’s real estate market contributes to the city’s economic growth

Expansion projects are growing — not just in quantity but in size, too. A record-breaking number of megaprojects were announced…

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View from purple flower field with building in the distance with blue sky in the background
June 29, 2023

Texas Enterprise Fund helps accelerate growth of Temple companies

Businesses have always had a lot of choices for where to locate. Over the past few years, those choices expanded…

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Inside of Acer manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas
May 16, 2023

How Temple makes it easy for companies to remain agile in the manufacturing industry

Agility – being able to move quickly and easily – is often referenced in project management. Agility in manufacturing tends…

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economic development in Temple HEB distribution facility
May 8, 2023

Celebrating Economic Development Week 2023 in Temple Texas

Every year, Economic Development Week serves as a springboard for communities to demonstrate their effectiveness in bolstering businesses, jobs and…

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A laid-back Texas Lifestyle is celebrated at Santa Fe Plaza in Temple
April 13, 2023

Affordability and Laid-Back Texas Lifestyle Attract Skilled Talent to Temple

As talent retention continues to grow in importance, companies are thinking beyond their employees’ nine-to-five work lives to foster the…

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transportation distribution and logistics takes place at at McLane facility in Temple
March 22, 2023

5 Reasons Central Texas has Grown into a Booming Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Hub

Now more than ever, transportation, distribution and logistics companies need efficient systems in place for getting products into the hands…

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March 21, 2023

Tom Long to join Temple Economic Development Corporation as Vice President

Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Long as its new Vice President….

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January 24, 2023

A Year in Review: Fiscal Year 2022

Over the past year, Temple has continued to establish itself as an attractive place to live, work and do business,…

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Manufacturing companies in Temple and Temple leadership celebrates Manufacturing Week in early October 2022
November 2, 2022

The growth of Temple’s manufacturing industry

Right off the tracks of the Santa Fe Depot, manufacturing found its origins in Temple, Texas in 1927. Businessman A.P….

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The Hub in downtown temple
September 22, 2022

How the City of Temple Transformed its Downtown

Downtown Temple is comprised of an eclectic mix of retail shops, restaurants and businesses, with a supercharged list of developments…

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Temple water tower
September 8, 2022

Why Temple is a prime location for a business expansion in Texas

There are several factors to consider when making the decision to establish or expand a business. Where you choose to…

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University of Mary Hardin Baylor students walking
August 31, 2022

8 institutions cultivating Temple’s educated workforce

Averaging an age of 34.6 and strengthened by veteran talent from nearby Fort Hood, Temple’s workforce is young, driven and…

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Temple Texas water tower
August 23, 2022

PPG to expand adhesives and sealants production line at Temple, Texas facility

Global manufacturer investing $9 million, creating 12 jobs TEMPLE, TEXAS (Aug. 23, 2022) – Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC)…

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chamber fort hood military luncheon
August 3, 2022

How Veterans Paved the Talent Pathway from Fort Hood to Temple, Texas

With less than 30 miles separating Temple from Fort Hood, the largest active-duty armored post in the U.S., Temple’s business…

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Doing Business in Temple starts at Santa Fe Business Plaza
July 26, 2022

Why Temple? 7 Advantages of Doing Business in Temple, TX

For more than 20 years, Texas has been hailed as the best state in the U.S. for business according to…

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bioscience students look through microscopes at TMEC
July 14, 2022

A promising outlook for biotech companies in Temple, TX

Home to a well-established life science and health industry, Temple, Texas continues to thrive as an innovative and steadfast environment…

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temple texas industrial park
July 6, 2022

How Temple Became the Logistics Hub of Central Texas

Ever since its founding as a railroad city in the late 19th century, Temple has been driving the logistics industry…

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H-E-B expanding Temple distribution facility
June 29, 2022

H-E-B Expanding in Temple, TX with Planned Frozen Distribution Center

TEMPLE, TEXAS – Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that H-E-B, the San Antonio based supermarket chain, will…

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Bird Creek Burgers is opening in a new larger location in 2022
June 1, 2022

Temple’s growing attractiveness for starting a business in Texas

Temple has become a burgeoning city for starting a business in Texas, led by an influx of young and innovative…

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An aerial view of Temple, Texas at night
May 9, 2022

Economic Development Week 2022: Six reasons Temple economic development stands out

Businesses in Temple are no strangers to growth. The city’s economic vitality has flourished over the past decade, and its…

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manufacturing companies in Temple
May 5, 2022

Made in Temple: Four manufacturing companies thriving in Central Texas

As Central Texas’ industrial gateway, Temple has been a launchpad for experienced manufacturers such as Reynolds Consumer Products, East Penn…

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Employee working in temple's tech sector and reviewing on-screen data
April 14, 2022

How Temple’s tech sector strengthens its digital economy

As digital technology continues to transform economies on a global scale, the community of Temple, TX has worked to establish…

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Meta Data Center in Temple Facility Rending
March 31, 2022

Meta to open Hyperscale Data Center in Temple, Texas

Company to invest $800 million, support 100 jobs in Central Texas  TEMPLE, TEXAS – Meta, formerly the Facebook company, announced…

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Drone view of International businesses in Texas
March 25, 2022

Benefits of doing international business in Texas through Temple

States that are experienced in foreign direct investment (FDI) make the site selection process much easier for global business executives….

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Santa Fe Business Center strengthens Temple economic excellence
March 22, 2022

Temple Economic Development Corporation recognized at state level for industry excellence

The organization received the recognition from the Texas Economic Development Council TEMPLE, TEXAS – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple…

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Baylor Scott & White Hospital Trauma Unit treats traumatic brain injury in Texas
March 16, 2022

Recognizing the traumatic brain injury institutions serving Central Texas

Brain Injury Awareness Month is observed annually in March, making it the perfect time to explore the institutions that form…

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Baylor Scott White medical manufacturing
March 1, 2022

Why doing business costs less in Temple, TX

Temple provides a comprehensive selection of cost-saving solutions for businesses locating within the city. From startups to long-established companies, new…

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business support office
February 9, 2022

Bolstering Business Support Operations in Temple

A workforce that believes in the value of a company’s product or service can provide customer support that is critical…

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Temple's Diverse workforce
January 27, 2022

How a Diverse Community Bolsters Temple’s Talent Pipeline

A 2021 survey of site selectors found that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are important factors for growing businesses and…

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Temple EDC
January 18, 2022

5 Ways Temple EDC Can Help Grow Your Business in 2022

When companies locate to or expand in a city with the help of an economic development organization, the relationship extends…

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FedEx in Temple
January 13, 2022

Temple, TX, Economic Development Corporation Announces New FedEx Ground Distribution Center

Location to be operational by the end of 2022 TEMPLE, TEXAS – FedEx Ground will open a new distribution center…

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healthcare hospital in Temple
December 23, 2021

Why Temple, TX Offers a Healthy Ecosystem for Healthcare Businesses

Temple’s history with health and life sciences dates back to the early 1900s with the beginning of a partnership that…

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December 17, 2021

Lock Joint Tube to Expand in Temple, Texas

Indiana-based Steel Tubing Supplier to Grow Temple Presence with a $21 Million Expansion TEMPLE, TEXAS – Lock Joint Tube (LJT),…

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holiday season in Temple
December 14, 2021

Holiday Cheer in Temple Begins with Local Businesses

The holiday season in Temple is an opportune time for the community to celebrate noteworthy accomplishments that took place throughout…

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Invest in Temple
November 30, 2021

8 Reasons to Invest in Temple

Temple is a stable place for business no matter what industry. Here are the top reasons why companies, including 10…

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small businesses in Temple
November 22, 2021

The Growth of Entrepreneurship, Startups and Small Businesses in Temple

New businesses need more than funding to succeed, they need a community of likeminded business entrepreneurs and a supportive local…

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Temple Accredited Economic Development Organization Award
November 18, 2021

Temple Economic Development Corporation Recognized as Accredited Economic Development Organization

The economic development organization received the designation from the International Economic Development Council TEMPLE, TEXAS – Last month, the Temple…

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tech in Temple
November 4, 2021

Temple Schools Focus on Skills for a Digital Age

Manufacturing has continuously driven the Temple economy forward, with a 28% increase in sector employment between 2010 and 2020. While…

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manufacturers in temple
October 25, 2021

Why Manufacturing Talent Thrives in Temple

Location, infrastructure and workforce converge in Temple, making it a top choice city for more than 130 manufacturing companies. The…

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Rowan Green Data in Temple
October 5, 2021

Rowan Green Data to Build New Hyperscale Campus in Temple, Texas

Specialist Data Center Site Developer Makes A $300 Million Connection in Temple TEMPLE, TEXAS – Rowan Green Data, a Houston,…

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corporations in Temple
September 29, 2021

Corporate Operations Prosper in Temple

When a company investigates an expansion, there are several things to consider such as available workforce, business climate and access…

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September 13, 2021

Temple: A Hub for Innovation Across Industries

It can be easy to grow complacent when business is thriving. But companies in Temple’s healthcare and tech industries find…

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The outside of SAF's new facility in Temple, Texas

SAF Expands U.S. Footprint, Christens New Facility in Temple, TX

Official Grand Opening Slated for September 22nd; Company to Hire Additional Employees  Atlanta, GA (September 13, 2021) – SAF, a…

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livability in Temple
August 30, 2021

How Companies Benefit from Temple’s Livability Assets

Something is in the air. It’s taken a pandemic to see it, but many companies are starting to realize that…

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Aerial view of corporate campus in Temple, TX
August 5, 2021

Site Selectors Find What They Need in Temple, Texas

Once companies understand Temple as an unparalleled location for skilled talent, low costs and connected infrastructure, a second, and possibly…

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July 28, 2021

Temple’s Graduate Pipeline: A Well-Oiled Machine for Talent

Central Texas businesses thrive for many reasons, but one of the most important is the region’s access to talent. The…

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July 22, 2021

Quality of Life Investments in Downtown Temple

Living and working in Temple is one of the best ways to experience the Lone Star State. The population has…

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July 7, 2021

Major Employers Throughout Temple

For job seekers and employers alike, Temple is a thriving city that has only continued to grow throughout the years….

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June 25, 2021

All Roads, Flights, and Railways Lead to Temple

The infrastructure and connectivity provided by a city is an important factor for many companies. It unites all other aspects…

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June 7, 2021

Redevelopment & Public Improvement in Temple

For Temple, the vitality of its communities it serves takes precedence above any other economic development activity. Since 1988, Temple…

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Revol Greens greenhouse
June 1, 2021

Revol Greens Expands to Temple, Texas

Minnesota-based Greenhouse Lettuce Producer Plants Roots in Temple Through Partnership with Equilibrium Capital TEMPLE, TEXAS – Revol Greens, a Minnesota-based…

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May 18, 2021

Benefits of Trade & Foreign Direct Investment in Temple, Texas

Temple is primed for international investment due to its low costs and great connectivity. With an ideal location between Dallas-Fort…

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May 3, 2021

6 Companies Succeeding in Temple

Expansions don’t just happen overnight. Anyone involved in the selection of a new company site knows how complicated the process…

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April 13, 2021

Temple: Where Life Sciences Breathes New Life

The force of Temple’s Life Sciences and Health industry is undeniable. In 2019, the city had 2,754 health and life…

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April 2, 2021

Temple: The Prototype for Manufacturing Success

Temple’s manufacturing industry has a long history of success that continues today with unprecedented growth. The city increased manufacturing employment…

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March 23, 2021

Temple: Honed-In to the Metal Fabrication Industry

Temple’s expertise in metal fabrication has a long and storied past dating back to its roots in frame manufacturing for…

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February 26, 2021

Entrepreneurship in the Heart of Central Texas

There’s no better place to start a business than Temple, Texas, thanks to surges in investment, excellent amenities and plentiful…

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February 22, 2021

Temple’s Prosperous Business Support Services Industry

Temple’s business assets, merged with its prime location, makes it easy to establish your company’s next office or corporate campus….

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February 1, 2021

Innovation Thrives in Temple’s Healthcare Ecosystem

Temple has established itself as a leader in healthcare innovation for a number of reasons, including training opportunities, skilled workforce…

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January 26, 2021

Top 5 Reasons to Do Business in Temple, Texas

Situated on the I-35 corridor between Austin and Dallas, the Temple region is bursting with opportunities for doing business in…

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A home in Temple, TX
December 22, 2020

Skilled Talent Pool Growing in Temple, Texas

There’s no question – the Temple, Texas population is booming. Located just 45 minutes north of Austin, the region offers…

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December 11, 2020

Temple’s Rich History in Distribution

Originally founded as a railroad town, Temple, Texas has established itself as a leader in infrastructure, providing businesses an interconnected…

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November 23, 2020

Niagara Bottling Expands Within Temple’s Flourishing Food & Beverage Industry

When Niagara Bottling, LLC, America’s largest family-owned and operated beverage supplier, outgrew its existing facility in Temple’s Industrial Park, the…

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Baylor Scott & White Health Temple, Texas

New Medical School Campus Slated for Temple, Texas

Temple, Texas (November 23, 2020) – Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of…

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November 16, 2020

Temple Unveils New Shovel-Ready Site in Industrial Park

TEMPLE, TEXAS (November 16, 2020) – In an effort to provide businesses a ready-made landing pad in Central Texas, Temple…

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September 23, 2020

H-E-B Plans to Expand Distribution Center in Temple, Texas

TEMPLE, TEXAS (September 23, 2020) – Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the expansion of H-E-B’s Distribution facilities…

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I-35 highway in Temple, TX
September 18, 2020

Sunbelt-Solomon Solutions Expands Corporate Roots in Temple, Texas

TEMPLE, TEXAS  (September 18, 2020) – Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the expansion of Sunbelt-Solomon Solution’s Temple,…

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September 17, 2020

Temple’s Santa Fe Plaza Named “Best Downtown Public Improvement” in Texas

TEMPLE, TEXAS (September 17, 2020) – The Santa Fe Plaza and Santa Fe Market Trail, located at 301 West Avenue…

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September 8, 2020

Lengefeld Lumber Relocates to Temple’s Industrial Park

TEMPLE, TEXAS (September 8, 2020) – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the relocation of Lengefeld Lumber…

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September 3, 2020

Temple, Texas Becomes Central Texas Hotspot for Growth, Investment and Affordable Quality of Life

TEMPLE, TEXAS (September 3, 2020) – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the launch of its talent…

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August 7, 2020

Educating Central Texas’ next generation of leaders

As campuses nationwide strategize to create back to school plans, institutions of education in Temple, Texas are no different. With…

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July 24, 2020

Temple Offers Patients and Employers Progressive Mobility

With an established healthcare presence, Temple, Texas boasts quality patient care and serves as a hub for health and life…

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March 18, 2020

Support for Temple and Bell County business amidst COVID-19

The Temple Economic Development Corporation values the health and safety of our community, local businesses, employees and your families. In…

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March 9, 2020

Take a Break at Bell County Museum

While Spring Break may invoke visions of beach or mountain vacations, many residents opt for a weeklong staycation instead. While…

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February 27, 2020

Temple, Texas Through the Eye of the Beholder

In our high-energy, fast-paced world occupied by social media and advertising, we rarely have time to focus our attention on…

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February 13, 2020

Ten Reasons to Love Temple, Texas

Ah, amor! Mid-February is upon us, which means love is in the air. Whether you have been struck by Cupid’s…

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February 10, 2020

Panda Power: Fueling one of Texas’ fastest growing communities

While we take pride in Temple, Texas as a powerhouse for economic growth, Panda Power Funds values the city as…

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January 15, 2020

Economic Development Blazes a Trail for Long-Term Prosperity

The policymakers and community leaders of Temple, Texas have long been committed to making Temple the place to do business…

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January 10, 2020

Governor Abbott appoints Temple Economic Development Corporation president to Economic Incentive Oversight Board

TEMPLE, TEXAS (January 10, 2020) – Governor Greg Abbott appointed Adrian Cannady, President & CEO of Temple Economic Development Corporation…

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January 8, 2020

Temple Economic Development Corporation president receives national honors and completes state-level chairmanship

Adrian Cannady, President & CEO of Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), concludes chairmanship of Team Texas and named among…

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December 31, 2019

A year of growth, a decade of impact

Year after year, Temple, Texas, continues to grow as businesses expand and relocate to enjoy the many benefits of operating…

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December 25, 2019

2019: Gifting Downtown Temple with Redevelopment

One thing Temple residents, workers and visitors have likely noticed in 2019 is the redevelopment effort being focused in the…

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December 16, 2019

Temple boasts holiday activities for everyone

Whether you’ve lived in Temple for years or are just beginning to call our growing community “home,” you’ll soon find…

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November 26, 2019

Temple students tap into bioscience resources

When families relocate, whether across town or across the country, one of the first determinants is the accessibility of quality…

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November 14, 2019

Temple Equips Niagara Bottling for Success

When companies relocate or expand, they need the right people. Temple has the resources to ensure the successful recruitment and…

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November 4, 2019

Cargill opens $34M addition to Temple, TX facility, expanding feed production capacity to meet the growing needs of local feed customers

Cargill has opened a $34M expansion of its Animal Nutrition & Health facility in Temple, Texas. Construction of the 70,000…

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October 31, 2019

KEG 1 O’Neal opens new $11 million distribution facility in Temple, Texas

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….

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September 20, 2019

The long-anticipated Santa Fe Plaza completes construction: Join us to celebrate!

Construction on the Santa Fe Plaza Development is complete, and the Temple community will gather together to celebrate on October…

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September 18, 2019

Niagara Bottling Hosts Career Fair to Employ Over 25 Local Residents

WHAT:          Niagara Bottling, a leading beverage manufacturer, is hosting a career fair on Friday, October 4th for their new…

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September 5, 2019

Downtown Temple building prepped for retail-residential development

A downtown Temple landmark will get a new look as renovations are planned. Renovations of the old SPJST Building were…

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August 15, 2019

Streetscape improvements planned for Temple Medical Education District

The Temple Reinvestment Zone and the City of Temple released the 2030 Master Plan earlier this year that includes improvements…

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August 8, 2019

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC celebrates grand opening in Temple, Texas

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC is celebrating the grand opening of its cutting-edge rehabilitation hospital in Temple, Texas, today. The $23…

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August 2, 2019

Construction is underway at Crossroads Park: a $20 million, 260-acre mega sports complex

Coming soon: a state-of-the-art park complex to play and watch sports in Temple. Temple’s best kept secret, an ever-expanding parks…

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An employee at PDI in Temple, TX works at her desk
July 31, 2019

Temple is best for tech talent

Fortune Magazine recognizes Temple as one of the top 10 best cities in U.S. for tech jobs. Temple joins two…

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June 13, 2019

Santa Fe Business Center Development Wins Statewide Honors

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas received the Workforce Excellence Award from the…

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June 7, 2019

Temple, Texas has the most affordable groceries in the United States

Numbers released by the Council for Community and Economic Research for the 1st quarter of 2019 rank the Temple metro…

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May 17, 2019

Hyundai L&C USA and Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces Celebrate Grand Opening of New Solid Surface Manufacturing Plant

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces and Hyundai L&C USA held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 16 to officially announce the…

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May 13, 2019

Texas Association of School Boards Honors Temple EDC with 2019 Business Recognition Program Award

The Texas Association of School Boards honors the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) the 2019 Business Recognition Program Award…

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May 3, 2019

Temple Economic Development Corporation Supports Bell County Legislative Positions for the 2019 Legislative Session

On January 22, 2019, The Bell County Commissioners unanimously adopted a total of 4 position statements on the following legislative…

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April 12, 2019

Ushering in a new era of the Temple Economic Development Corporation with a revitalized brand to match

Economic development is practiced at the highest level when a number of organizations come together to further the economy of…

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March 15, 2019

Expansion of the Santa Fe Development Project Planned

The Santa Fe Market and Trail, Phase 2 of the Santa Fe Project, is set to begin this August and…

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February 28, 2019

Downtown Temple Sees Surge of Private Investment

Development in downtown Temple is experiencing a rise of private investment with over $8 million in projects announced within the…

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February 25, 2019

City Council Approves Grant for Downtown Temple Development

On Thursday evening, City Council adopted a resolution authorizing a development agreement to provide Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding…

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February 15, 2019

Temple ISD trustees approve land purchase for schools

TEMPLE, TEXAS (KXXV) – A boost in school enrollment at Temple ISD prompts school leaders to plan ahead. In a unanimous…

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February 12, 2019

Temple City Council Approves Grant for Downtown Temple Development

Temple City Council adopted a resolution authorizing amendments to a development agreement to increase Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding…

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February 7, 2019

Niagara Bottling Selects Temple for $90 Million Facility

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), the City of Temple, Bell County and Niagara Bottling, LLC (Niagara), the nation’s…

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February 5, 2019

Temple Offers High Quality of Life with Low Cost of Living

When it comes to cost of living, Temple offers one of the best values of any metro in Texas. The…

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January 2, 2019

Temple EDC Adds New Director of Communications and Marketing

TEMPLE, TEXAS (January 2, 2019) – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) is pleased to announce Bridget Hinze Weber…

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December 13, 2018

Veteran Economic Developer Joins Temple Economic Development Corporation Team

Veteran economic development executive Scott Connell of the Dallas-Fort Worth region joined the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) staff…

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December 7, 2018

Temple City Council Authorizes Economic Development Agreement for Redevelopment of the Hawn Hotel, the Arcadia, and the Sears Building

At its December 6 meeting, the Temple City Council approved an economic development agreement between the City, Temple Historic Arcadia…

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November 30, 2018

Cost of Living 3rd Quarter Update

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 2nd nationally in the least expensive…

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November 14, 2018

Governor Abbott Announces East Penn Manufacturing Expansion In Temple

NEWS PROVIDED BY Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott November 14, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg…

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October 31, 2018

Trustees select Dr. Christina Ponce to be the next president of Temple College

News Provided By Temple College October 24, 2018 The Temple College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Christina Ponce to…

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September 28, 2018

Cost of Living 2nd Quarter Update

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 2nd nationally in the least expensive…

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QuVa Pharma Announces Significant New Production Capacity Is Now Operational

NEWS PROVIDED BY QuVa Pharma, Inc.  Sep 26, 2018, 09:03 ET SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — QuVa Pharma, Inc….

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September 20, 2018

Adrian Cannady joins Temple EDC as the new President

The Temple Economic Development Corp. on Tuesday announced it is selecting a new president and chief executive officer to replace…

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July 25, 2018

Eyeing The Future, QuVa Pharma Announces Successful Capital Raise

QuVa Pharma, Inc. today announced it has raised additional debt funding of up to $41 millionto support business growth initiatives impacting…

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July 10, 2018

Shifting into overdrive

The director of career & technical education, Denise Ayres, sees a lot of opportunities for students in the automotive program…

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July 5, 2018

PDI Acquires Inform Information Systems Ltd (IIS), known as FuelsPricing

PDI (, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, today…

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June 26, 2018


TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 3rd nationally in the least expensive…

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May 30, 2018


TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the recipients of the 2018 Annual Industry Appreciation Awards at…

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May 29, 2018

Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement,” to Central Texas. The one-day event will…

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May 18, 2018


TEMPLE, Texas — Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Lane Enterprises, INC (Lane) today announced the $16.3 million capital…

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May 11, 2018


Elite Steel & Supply, a Temple, Texas-based company announced today that it has invested in a new roof panel machine…

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May 10, 2018


McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, launched a Registered Driver…

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May 8, 2018


TEMPLE, Texas —The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Temple Bellaire North, LLC today announce a retail development project…

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April 11, 2018


TEMPLE, Texas–PDI, ( a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries,…

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April 5, 2018


TRAVERSE CITY — A manufacturer of heavy-duty hydraulic pumps, valves and systems has sold to a private equity-backed Texas firm. The…

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March 21, 2018


  Temple Economic Development Corporations and Reynolds Consumer Products today announced the $3.2 million capital investment at the Reynolds Temple…

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February 27, 2018


The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Hudson Mfg, LLC (Hudson) today announced that Hudson will soon expand their…

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January 31, 2018

Amid Rapid Growth, QuVa Pharma Announces New Equity and Debt Funding

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — QuVa Pharma, Inc. today announced it has raised additional debt and equity funding of up…

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January 19, 2018


Temple, TX- The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), Temple Chamber of Commerce and local industries partnered with the Temple…

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January 9, 2018

U-Haul Growth States: Texas Remained No. 1 in 2017

PHOENIX, Ariz. and HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 8, 2018) — Texas continued its reign as America’s No. 1 Growth State during 2017, according…

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January 8, 2018

PDI Acquires TouchStar Group

TEMPLE, Texas–(Business Wire)–PDI, ( a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics…

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December 11, 2017

Temple business wins state employer award

The award recognizes a private sector employer that is involved with Texas Workforce Solutions and has made a positive impact…

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December 1, 2017

Temple Economic Development Corporation Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council

[Washington, DC] – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that Temple Economic Development Corp (Temple EDC) has once again…

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November 13, 2017


  TEMPLE, TEXAS – November 13, 2017 — Temple residents can get a jump start on the holidays by eating clean…

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November 1, 2017

PDI Acquires TelaPoint™ – Strengthening Its Leadership in Enterprise and Fuel Supply Chain Software for the Convenience Retail, Petroleum Wholesale & Logistics Industries

TEMPLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PDI, ( a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics…

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October 31, 2017


TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 3rd nationally in the least expenses…

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P20 Workforce Readiness Conference

Business and education have found common cause in the preparation of a highly skilled workforce to preserve our region’s competitiveness…

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September 27, 2017

KEG 1 O’Neal, LLC invests $10 Million to Build New Facility in Temple

TEMPLE, Texas — The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and KEG 1 O’Neal, LLC (KEG 1) today announced that…

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August 30, 2017

Everest Rehabilitation Hospital to Build in Temple Medical & Education District South

TEMPLE, Texas— Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) announced today Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC will build a new $17 million…

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August 18, 2017

TeleTech Announces Opening of New Customer Experience Center – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned for August 24

  Temple,TX–  TeleTech Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement, and growth solutions delivered through…

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August 17, 2017

Bitmova, LLC Announces New Data Center in Temple

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Bitmova, LLC will expand its data management capacity…

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August 14, 2017

U.S. Rep. Carter visits Temple & Texas Central

From left to right: David Blackburn, president of the Temple Economic Development Corp. (TEDC); Rep. Carter; David Lutz, operations manager,…

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August 7, 2017

Sunbelt Transformer helps bring power to Honduras

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sunbelt Transformer’s leaders knew there would be risk in taking on the company’s biggest project, but taking on tough assignments…

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August 4, 2017

Santa Fe Business Center Groundbreaking

Temple,TX-Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Temple Chamber of Commerce participated in  the  groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction…

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July 28, 2017

Three Grand Central Texas Companies Receive Skills Development Fund Grant

Temple, TX-Temple Bottling Company, LTD, Reynolds Consumer Products, LLC and The Butler Weldments Corporation has partnered with Texas State Technical…

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July 12, 2017


TEMPLE, TX (July 11, 2017) – Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces and Hanwha L&C Corporation announce a joint-venture agreement to build a manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas,…

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July 11, 2017

Baylor Scott & White Health CEO James H. Hinton Announces New Office of the President

Baylor Scott & White President and CEO Jim Hinton today announced the creation of a new Office of the President…

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July 5, 2017

QuVa Pharma Announces Licensure under California’s SBOP New 503B Outsource License Category

Following comprehensive cGMP audit of QuVa Pharma’s Sugar Landand Temple, Texas facilities, the California Board of Pharmacy has issued Outsource Facility licenses to both QuVa…

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April 20, 2017

Webster Capital sells MooreCo

Waltham, MA – Webster Capital is pleased to announce the sale of MooreCo International Holdings, Inc. (MooreCo) to Greg Moore,…

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April 19, 2017

Temple Economic Development Corporation And Workforce Solutions Of Central Texas Welcomes Disney Institute

TEMPLE, TX  – Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, to Central Texas…

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April 10, 2017

PDI Acquires Three Leading Software Companies -­‐-­‐ Establishing the Company as a Global Player on Six Continents

TEMPLE, Texas, April 4, 2017 –– PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise-­‐class software solutions to the convenience retail and…

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March 28, 2017

PDI Holds Ribbon cutting for New Company Headquarters

TEMPLE, Texas, March 28, 2017 – PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class software to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers,…

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March 27, 2017

Legacy Ranch Master Planned Community

  Arnold Group is excited to announce their newest venture in Temple, TX: Legacy Ranch. Legacy Ranch is a master…

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February 23, 2017

PDI Achieves Record Growth in 2016

TEMPLE, Texas, February 23, 2017 – PDI, the leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale…

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January 26, 2017

Texas Biotech Startup SiMMo3D Launches Offering Affordable 3D-printed Organ Models for Medical Training

TEMPLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Temple-based biotech startup SiMMo3D today announces the launch of its simulated, 3D-printed organ models for surgical planning, biomedical…

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January 23, 2017

Eighth Grade Career Fair Introduces Students to Career Clusters

Temple, TX- The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), Temple Chamber of Commerce and local industries partnered with the Temple…

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Hudson Mfg–New Company and Mysterious Pistol

Hudson Mfg. is a new firearm manufacturer based in Temple, TX. For the past three years, Hudson has been working…

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January 18, 2017

Grand Central Texas Economic Development Partnership Releases Marketing Video

CENTRAL TEXAS AREA, Texas – The Grand Central Texas (GCT) economic development partnership releases marketing video to attract and retain…

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January 5, 2017

R+L Carriers Expands In Texas With New Facility In Temple

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that R+L Carriers, Inc., will expand by adding its…

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January 3, 2017

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC Announces New Hospital

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, announced today their plans to begin construction of a new 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Temple, TX….

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November 30, 2016

Temple College Offers Truck Driver Training

Temple College started offering commercial driver’s license (CDL) training through its Division of Business and Continuing Education  Nov. 14. The…

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Temple Listed as Least Expensive Places for Grocery Items

COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 261 urban areas that participated in the third quarter 2016 Cost of…

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October 4, 2016

McLane Sparks Diversity Initiative

TEMPLE, Texas — Convenience-store, grocery and foodservice distributor McLane Co. Inc. has expanded Spark, a companywide initiative focused on identifying…

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October 3, 2016

Temple College offering new industry-related courses this fall

Temple, TX-The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is offering several new industry-related classes this fall, including Math…

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September 23, 2016

Southwest Contract To Invest In New Facility In Temple

TEMPLE, Texas (Sept 23, 2016)— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Southwest Contract, which has operated in…

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July 28, 2016

Multi-Shop Retail Establishment “The Hub” Locating In Downtown Temple

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Pam and Joe Shepperd, the owners of a 22,000 square foot…

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July 1, 2016

Temple Health and Bioscience District

The Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD) Office and Laboratory Facility, creates an environment for commercializing products derived from intellectual…

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June 30, 2016

Beyond Silver Bullets

Beyond Silver Bullets The industrial make up of a region is a critical component of a robust regional economy and…

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May 24, 2016

PDI Gets Majority Investor, Will Accelerate Growth Plans

TEMPLE, Texas — Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI) received a majority investment from TA Associates, a Boston-based private equity firm. Financial…

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May 20, 2016

McLane Launches Supply-Chain Solution to Deliver Fresh Produce

TEMPLE, Texas — McLane Co. Inc. has signed on as a partner of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA),…

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May 18, 2016

Temple Businesses Awarded At Annual Industry Appreciation Event

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the recipients of the 2016 Annual Industry Appreciation Awards at a…

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May 12, 2016

Temple Economic Development Corporation Unveils Redesigned Website

TEMPLE, Texas (May 12, 2016)— Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version…

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April 13, 2016

Performance Food Group Invests $10 Million To Expand Temple Facility

TEMPLE, Texas — Performance Food Group Company (PFG) and The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Performance…

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March 10, 2016

BNSF Railway Announces Certified, Rail-Served Sites for Development

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2016 –BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today announces a new Site Certification Program aimed at identifying…

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March 2, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Temple Receives Prestigious Hotel Success Award: Top 5% of Brand

Temple, TX – March 1, 2016 – Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) upscale global brand of hotels, recently…

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February 19, 2016

Wynnchurch Grows Manufacturing Portfolio with Texas Hydraulics

Wynnchurch Capital has bought hydraulics manufacturer Texas Hydraulics from Dover Corp. (NYSE: DOV) for an undisclosed amount. Texas Hydraulics, headquartered…

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February 18, 2016

Wilsonart Wins NKBA President’s Award

Temple, TX–At the recent Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, Wilsonart received the National Kitchen & Bath…

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February 16, 2016

Speedway, McLane Extend Supply Agreement

Speedway LLC has extended a multi-year service agreement with McLane Co. Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery…

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January 12, 2016

Eighth Grade Career Fair Introduces Students to Career Clusters

Temple, TX- The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), Temple Chamber of Commerce and local industries are partnering with the…

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January 11, 2016

PDI Unveils Enterprise 8

TEMPLE, Texas – PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class automation software systems to the convenience retail, petroleum marketing and foodservice…

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January 5, 2016

Panel Specialists Inc. Builds a Brighter Future for Temple Youth

TEMPLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panel Specialists Inc. (PSI) (, located in Temple, TX, continues to enhance the environments in which people live,…

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October 12, 2015

$22 Million Starcorr Sheets, LLC Breaks Ground In Temple

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) announced that StarCorr Sheets, LLC broke ground on a new $22 million manufacturing…

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October 2, 2015

Tax Abatement Approved for Bush’s Chicken Corporate Office in Temple

TEMPLE, TX— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that the Temple City Council approved a real property…

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September 4, 2015

Buzzi Unicem USA Expands in Texas With New Facility In Temple

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Buzzi Unicem USA will expand by adding its…

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July 31, 2015

City of Temple Signs Economic Development Agreement with Baylor Scott & White Health

Temple, Texas-The City of Temple authorized an Economic Development Agreement with Baylor Scott & White Health, agreeing to convey approximately…

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June 23, 2015

Unique Pharmaceuticals Approved by Florida State Board of Pharmacy for Sterile Distribution

TEMPLE, Texas, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — UNIQUE PHARMACEUTICALS, a 503B current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) Outsourcing Facility, today announced…

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iZone Announced as 2015 SEGD Fellow and Excellence Award Winner

CHICAGO, IL– Last week during the 2015 SEGD Conference Experience Chicago, winners of the 2015 SEGD Excellence Awards were announced,…

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May 22, 2015

CEFCO Donations Top $750,000

TEMPLE, Texas — CEFCO Convenience Stores and parent company Fikes Wholesale Inc. will donate $763,000 to charitable causes this spring….

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April 22, 2015

McLane Grocery Distribution Launches New Foodservice Solution, McLane Kitchen

Temple, TX — McLane Grocery Distribution, a business unit of McLane Company, Inc., launched the McLane Kitchen for its customers…

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April 16, 2015

Scott & White Hospital Temple Achieves ACE Reaccreditation; Emory University Hospital Named Among Nation’s 50 Best Hospitals for

Scott & White Hospital Temple, now part of Baylor Scott & White Health just became the third facility to complete…

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PDI Management and Luminate Capital Partners Acquire PDI

TEMPLE, TEXAS and SAN FRANCISCO, CA—PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class retail automation software systems to the convenience retail and…

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March 31, 2015

Temple EDC Joins Regional Partnership Grand Central Texas

TEMPLE, Texas-Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) partners with five economic development organizations: Belton Economic Development Corporation, Cameron Industrial Foundation,…

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Unique Pharmaceuticals Launches Sterile Operations under New Federal Guidance

TEMPLE, Texas, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Unique Pharmaceuticals, a 503B outsourcing facility, today announced its operational transformation is complete…

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March 1, 2015

Another High Quality of Place Ranking for Temple

TEMPLE, Texas— On the heels of a report identifying Temple as one of the best Texas cities for families, yet…

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February 27, 2015

Mixed Use Development Breaks Ground Near Baylor Scott & White In Temple

TEMPLE, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015)—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and the City of Temple today announced Morris Venture…

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January 26, 2015

THS Students Among Elite Group Selected to Present at the Capitol

Temple, TX- Six Temple High School students took a trip of a lifetime to the Capitol in Austin on Monday,…

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December 11, 2014

Pak-A-Sak Completes Rollout of PDI/Labor Scheduler

AMARILLO, Texas — Pak-A-Sak Inc. has completed its company-wide rollout of PDI/Labor Scheduler. The Amarillo, Texas-based chain has implemented the…

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November 6, 2014

Mars Petcare Invests $20 Million To Upgrade Temple Manufacturing Plant

TEMPLE, Texas (Nov. 6, 2014)—Mars Petcare and The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Mars Petcare, which has…

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November 3, 2014

iZone Imaging Awarded Third Consecutive National Parks Service IDIQ Contract

Temple, TX — October 15, 2014 iZone Imaging, the leader in delivering custom high pressure laminate (CHPL) signs and graphics,…

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October 29, 2014

BJ’s Brewhouse Expands To Temple With First Brewery In Texas

TEMPLE, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014)—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. will add the company’s…

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September 29, 2014

David Blackburn Joins Temple Economic Development Corporation As President

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that the Board of Directors has hired David Blackburn as…

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September 25, 2014

Temple ISD Implements Career Training Program at Elementary School Level

TEMPLE ISD IMPLEMENTS CAREER TRAINING PROGRAM AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LEVEL   Global Tech Academy supports long-term workforce development in Temple….

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September 14, 2014

Temple Economic Development President Announces Plans To Retire

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Lee Peterson will retire from his position as president,…

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September 5, 2014

Small Business Growth in Temple

TEMPLE (September 3, 2014) More than 110,000 people live in the Temple-Belton area, the Temple Economic Development Corporation says, and…

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September 4, 2014

New Program with TSTC Prepares Students for In-Demand, Local Jobs

TEMPLE, Texas – Temple ISD is very excited to announce new welding and auto mechanic courses taught in conjunction with…

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August 6, 2014

Western Emulsions Opens Manufacturing Facility In Temple, TX

Temple, TX — Western Emulsions Inc. announced the opening of a new asphalt emulsion manufacturing plant at an industrial park…

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July 31, 2014

Workplace Issues 101

ATTENTION: Managers, HR Professionals, Supervisors, & Front Line Leaders Temple EDC, Belton EDC and Temple College are offering a seven-hour…

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July 16, 2014

The Only IMAX® between Austin & Dallas Opens in Temple! Also Starbucks®, Beer & Wine, and D-BOX® Motion-Seating Arriving

Temple, TX –Attention movie-lovers in Temple, Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Waco, Gatesville, Salado and the entire Central Texas area…

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June 19, 2014

3D Printer Manufacturer EOS Integrates Advanced Laser Materials and Integra

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer EOS (Novi, Michigan) has announced its integration with Advanced Laser Materials (Temple, Texas) and Integra (Round…

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June 17, 2014

Temple Airport Completes Largest Construction Project in Airport History

(TEMPLE, TX – June 13, 2014) This past week, Temple’s Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport completed construction on the largest…

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Wilsonart Introduces 2014 Solid Surface Collection

TEMPLE, TX (June 9, 2014) – The seven new design introductions to the Wilsonart® Solid Surface Collection draw inspiration from…

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May 30, 2014

Whatever Happened to White bread? Five Trends Changing Our Community and How We Do Business

It was when I walked into a Subway sandwich shop and placed my order that I realized things had begun…

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May 27, 2014

Wilsonart Breaks Ground on New Temple Headquarters

TEMPLE, TX (May 27, 2014) – Wilsonart, a leading manufacturer of decorative surfaces, will break ground on its new U.S….

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May 19, 2014

DNA Brands Expands Distribution in Texas With Jack Hilliard Distributing

BOCA RATON, FL, May 19, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — DNA Brands, Inc., (otcqb:DNAX) makers of DNA Energy Drink, the…

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May 13, 2014

Temple ISD School Board won H-E-B 2014 Excellence in Education Award

TEMPLE, Texas – H-E-B Chairman and CEO Charles Butt awarded $430,000 in cash awards and grants to the state’s top…

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April 25, 2014

Growth Of Tri-Supply Drives $5 Million Relocation, Expansion Within Temple

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Tri-Supply Home Products for builders and homeowners will relocate…

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April 11, 2014

Panda Power Funds Selects GP Strategies for Monitoring and Training at State-of-the-Art Combined Cycle Power Plants

COLUMBIA, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) was selected by…

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April 1, 2014

Temple Among Fastest Growing Cities in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO (March 24, 2014)—NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, announced that Temple, Texas, ranked among the top 20 fastest growing…

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March 12, 2014

McLane Group Forms Sports in Action to Manage Iconic Texas Sports Properties

Dallas, TX (March 6, 2014)-A major shift in Texas’ sports marketing landscape was announced today as operational and management control…

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March 6, 2014

Belton Independent School District Presents Community Partners of the Year Awards

BELTON, TX-Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) was presented one of Belton Independent School District’s (Belton ISD) Community Partners of…

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February 26, 2014

American Advertising Federation-Central Texas Announces American Advertising Award Winners

The American Advertising Federation-Central Texas presented the 2013 American Advertising Awards Silver ADDYS® to Presley Design Studio, LLC for the…

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February 20, 2014

Tax Abatement Approved For Thomas Biodiesel To Build $30 Million Manufacturing Plant In Temple

TEMPLE, TX— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that the Temple City Council approved a real property…

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February 19, 2014

Cost Of Living In Temple Is One Of The Lowest In The U.S., According To Report

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Temple ranked 12th nationally in the 2013 Cost…

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January 22, 2014

Western Emulsions Expands To Texas With New Facility In Temple

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Western Emulsions, Inc., will expand by adding its…

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January 3, 2014

Wilsonart and EOS Surfaces Announce Distribution Agreement

TEMPLE, Texas (December 18, 2013) – Wilsonart and EOS Surfaces are pleased to announce that Wilsonart will be the exclusive…

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December 31, 2013

Thomas Biodiesel to Build $30 Million Manufacturing Plant in Temple

TEMPLE, TX— Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that Thomas Biodiesel plans to locate a 25,000-square-foot manufacturing facility…

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December 11, 2013

Texas A&M Transportation Institute Seeks Public Opinion on I-35 Traveler Information Effort

Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute want to hear from travelers about what information is useful, what isn’t, and…

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IntegriCo Composites Raises $9 million to Continue the Company’s Explosive Growth in the Railroad Crossties Industry

TEMPLE, TX, — IntegriCo Composites Inc. announced the company has raised $9 million in its venture capital funding effort. Led…

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November 14, 2013

Wilsonart LLC Completes Purchase of Durcon Incorporated

(AUSTIN, TX – November 8, 2013) – Wilsonart LLC said Friday that it has completed the acquisition of Durcon Incorporated….

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October 22, 2013

Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization to Help Support Projects, Bring in Research and Create New Jobs

Representatives of the Research Valley Partnership and the state’s Emerging Technology Fund on Friday launched the new Regional Center for…

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October 8, 2013

The Top 10 Most Affordable Hospitals in Texas

Over 6 million Texans—almost a quarter of the state’s total population—are uninsured. Even as the controversial Affordable Care Act is…

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September 30, 2013

Baylor, Scott & White Complete Merger: Combined Company Becomes Largest Not-For-Profit Health System in Texas

DALLAS and TEMPLE, TX (September 30, 2013) — The governing boards of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White…

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September 27, 2013

Give a little time, get a lot in return. Volunteer to be a TISD Wildcat Mentor

Temple, TX- Wildcat Mentors is a friendship based motivational program serving fifth-grade students at each Temple Independent School District (TISD)…

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September 12, 2013

New Owner Opens Rebath Franchise in Temple, Texas

Austin, TX — (SBWIRE) — 09/11/2013 — Six months ago Marcos Fernandez was working as a sales representative at Rebath…

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Strengthening Tech Ties With Distributors

FORT WORTH, Texas — With the goal of eliminating any form of paper and manual data entry, Greg Gilkerson describes…

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August 26, 2013

Work Underway On Airport’s $6.8 Million Reconstructed Runway

TEMPLE (August 26, 2013)–Construction is underway this week at Temple’s Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport to carry out their largest project…

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August 22, 2013

Texas Bioscience Institute Continues to Provide Opportunities to High School Students

Just on the heels of the recent completion of the Central Texas 2-Step Summer Research Program, the Texas Bioscience Institute…

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August 19, 2013

PDI Partners with PrevisionEPM

TEMPLE, Texas — PDI continues its long tradition of accurate and powerful financial reporting with the introduction of its newest…

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August 16, 2013

City Council Approves First Matching Grant in the 3rd Street Strategic Investment Zone Corridor

Temple, TX – (August 15, 2013) At their regularly scheduled meeting this evening, the City of Temple City Council adopted…

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July 31, 2013

Temple, Texas Continues Partnership with Buxton for Retail Recruitment Strategy

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, (July 22, 2013) — The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) has renewed its contract with Fort…

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Karin Jahnke Joins the Temple Economic Development Corporation as Director of Operations

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the addition of Karin Jahnke as Director of Operations and…

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July 22, 2013

Scott & White Hospital – Temple named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

CENTRAL TEXAS – For the third year in a row, Scott & White Hospital – Temple has been named among…

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July 2, 2013

Temple Area School Districts Career and Technology Programs Strengthen The Local Workforce

TEMPLE, Texas—The workforce in Temple, Texas, is skilled, trained and readily available due in part to the local school districts’…

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June 24, 2013

First IMAX Theatre Between Austin and Dallas to Open at Temple Mall Spring 2014

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that the only IMAX theatre to be located between Austin…

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May 24, 2013

Stripes® Convenience Store Ground Breaking Celebration Stripes® Store #2441

(Temple, TX) Stripes® Convenience Stores will announce the construction of the first Stripes® Store #2441 in Temple, Texas with a…

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May 17, 2013

McLane Company Plans $11 Million Expansion In Temple, Is Nominated For Texas Enterprise Zone

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that the Temple City Council approved a resolution at the…

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April 18, 2013

First Buc-ee’s North of Austin to Locate in Temple, Texas

FIRST BUC-EE’S NORTH OF AUSTIN TO LOCATE IN TEMPLE, TEXAS Popular Texas-based travel center’s newest location and store number 30…

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April 4, 2013

Panda Power Funds Secures Financing for Expansion of Temple, Texas Power Plant

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panda Power Funds has completed financing on a 758 megawatt expansion of its natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant currently…

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March 29, 2013

Pieces of the Economic Development Puzzle

The Leadership Temple class of 2013 recently gained insight into economic development in the area. Leadership Temple spent March 12th…

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March 28, 2013

Belton ISD Celebrates Texas Public Schools Week

Temple Economic Development Corporation was proud to co-host with Belton Economic Development Corporation the Belton Independent School District’s Public Schools…

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March 26, 2013

Consider Standing In Line Versus Going Online

The age-old question, “To shop or not to shop?” is really no longer the question. We all know that shopping,…

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January 31, 2013

It’s All About “We”: A Unified Community Effort

TEMPLE, TEXAS- Many years ago an accomplished organist was giving a concert. (In those days someone had to pump large…

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January 4, 2013

McLane Intelligent Solutions Acquires AngiTEK IT Managed Services Business Unit

Temple, Texas (January 4, 2013) McLane Intelligent Solutions (MIS), an information technology company located in Temple, Texas, is pleased to…

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December 9, 2012

CEFCO Convenience Stores Partners With Huddle House

ATLANTA – Huddle House, a 400-plus-unit full-service family restaurant chain in 21 states, has signed a multi-unit franchise agreement with…

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November 19, 2012

Temple Economic Development Corporation Accredited by the International Economic Development Council

[Washington, DC] – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the Temple Economic Development Corporation has been recognized as…

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November 7, 2012

Central Texas Entrepreneur Center Announces Hiring of new Executive Director

Temple, TX – November 7, 2012 – Jennifer Graham, chairman of the Board of Directors for the Central Texas Entrepreneur…

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November 5, 2012

City Council Approves Aviation Business Lease and Long Awaited Transient Aircraft Parking Service at the Temple Airport

This 7,590 square foot hangar lease at Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport will allow Kachemak Bay Flying Service to conduct…

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October 19, 2012

Don-Nan Pump & Supply to Build Manufacturing Facility

*UPDATE- During the course of development the Don-Nan Pump & Supply project capital investment grew substantially from $4 million to…

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October 18, 2012

Texas Ranked Top State to Do Business by Area Development Magazine

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas’ pro-business approach continues to receive national recognition, and Area Development Magazine is the latest organization to…

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October 4, 2012

Temple EDC Recieves Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Devlopment Council

Temple Economic Development Corporation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council Temple, TX-Temple Economic Development…

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October 3, 2012

Temple Mall welcomes Toys”R”Us Express

Temple, Texas Temple Mall is excited to welcome Toys”R”Us Express to their list of over 60 fabulous specialty stores and…

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September 12, 2012

Cinemark Announces Plans to Construct a New 12-Screen All-Digital Movie Theatre in Temple, TX

New multiplex will feature Cinemark’s NextGen Cinema Design Concept and a Cinemark XD auditorium Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), the…

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September 6, 2012

Panda Power Funds Breaks Ground on 758 MW Temple, Texas Power Plant

DALLAS — September 6, 2012 — Panda Power Funds was joined today by officials from across the state to break…

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August 24, 2012

Central Texas Regional Airport in Temple Completes $2 Million Expansion

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the completion of a $2 million expansion at the Draughon-Miller…

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August 21, 2012

Scott & White Breaks Ground On Children’s Clinic In Temple

Scott & White Healthcare is breaking ground today on a $32 million, five-story pediatric clinic adjacent to McLane Children’s Hospital…

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July 30, 2012

McLane Company to Acquire Meadowbrook Meat Company (MBM)

TEMPLE, Texas, Jul 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — McLane Company, Inc. (McLane), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has entered into…

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July 19, 2012

Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

CENTRAL TEXAS, Texas – For the second year in a row, Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple has been…

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July 18, 2012

Panda Power Funds Secures Financing for Temple, Texas Power Plant

DALLAS — July 18, 2012 — Panda Power Funds today announced that its affiliate Panda Temple Power, LLC has successfully…

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July 16, 2012

Nationwide Study Shows Texas is #1 in Infrastructure and Transportation

AUSTIN – CNBC’s 2012 Top States for Business study results are out and Texas is on top. In addition to…

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July 10, 2012

Texas Declared America’s Top State for Business

CNBC Study Ranks Texas as No. 1 Business Climate in the Nation AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is America’s Top State…

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July 9, 2012

Scott & White Launches Institute Established To Transform Healthcare Industry

CENTRAL TEXAS, Texas – Scott & White Healthcare announced today the creation of a wholly-owned subsidiary devoted to improving health…

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June 29, 2012

Three New Retailers Opened Doors in Temple

TEMPLE, TX-Temple Economic Development Corporation welcomes three new retailers with Ulta Beauty, Charming Charlie, Bob Mills Furniture, all opening their…

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June 19, 2012

Temple Organizations Partner for Economic Development Efforts, Feature Temple Medical Education District at BIO Conference

Story Highlights: • The Temple Economic Development Corporation, Temple Health & Bioscience District and Scott & White partner for the…

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May 10, 2012

Scott & White Healthcare Breaks Ground on Orthopaedic Facility

CENTRAL TEXAS – Scott & White Healthcare has started construction on a new facility to house the Bone and Joint…

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May 7, 2012

iZone Secures Major Parks Deals with U.S. National Park Service and Alberta Parks

Temple, TX, May 06, 2012 — iZone, a leading custom high pressure laminate manufacturer based in Temple, Texas recently announced…

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May 4, 2012

Family Dollar Partners with McLane Co.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores here on Friday said it formed a partnership with distributor McLane Co., Temple, Texas,…

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Semi-Conductor Industry Innovator Joins Scott & White Healthcare

TEMPLE, Texas, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Scott & White Healthcare has named Stephen F. Sullivan, MBA, chief strategy officer…

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April 26, 2012

Temple Businesses Awarded For Expansion, Workforce Development, Community Involvement At Annual Industry Appreciation Event

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced the recipients of its 2012 Annual Industry Appreciation Awards at…

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March 7, 2012

Temple Economic Development Receives 2012 Best of Temple Award

NEW YORK, NY, March 7, 2012 — Temple Economic Development has been selected for the 2012 Best of Temple Award…

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February 6, 2012

Temple Announces The Railhead Of Central Pointe, A 168-Acre Industrial Distribution Development in Rail Park

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced a new 168-acre industrial distribution development, The Railhead of Central…

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January 20, 2012

$6 Million Entertainment Venue To Open In Temple, Texas, By End Of Year

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) announced that a $6 million entertainment venue, Sparetime Family Entertainment, will open…

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December 16, 2011

Temple Ranked Fifth In Best Performing Cities

TEMPLE, Texas –The Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA area is among the five best-performing metro areas in the nation for the second…

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November 22, 2011

Military Vehicle Manufacturer Located In Temple, Texas

TEMPLE, Texas—The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that BAE Systems, Inc., a global defense and security corporation,…

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October 14, 2011

BAE to Retrofit Bradleys in Temple

BAE Systems Inc. this month signed a 70,000-square-foot lease for a vacant industrial building at Temple’s Rail Park, where it…

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September 11, 2011

HEB To Build Big In Temple

Media Contacts Elizabeth Leasure, TEDC 254.773.8332 HEB Grocery Co. plans to build a $20 million, 300,000-square-foot frozen food distribution…

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Temple Region Ranks Eighth In Growth

The region that includes Temple and Belton ranked eighth in population growth among 26 metropolitan statistical areas between 2000 and…

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September 8, 2011

TEDC Welcomes Elizabeth Leasure

The Temple Economic Development Corporation announced today that Elizabeth Leasure has been hired to fill the Manager of Research and…

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September 1, 2011

H-E-B to Build Multi-Million Dollar Cold Storage Facility in Temple’s Rail Park at Central Pointe

300,000 square foot facility will employ 40 people when completed H-E-B Grocery Company, the Temple Economic Development Corporation and the…

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August 26, 2011

Temple Bioscience District Board Names Acting Director

Jack Hart has a broad view of what a bioscience accelerator will do for Temple. The goal is to assemble…

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August 3, 2011

Kohl’s To Fill 130 Positions

Kohl’s will add 130 jobs in Temple when the national retailer opens a new department store next month. Wisconsin-based Kohl’s…

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July 21, 2011

New Temple Fire Station Addresses Future Growth

The “Tools of the Trade” statue outside the training entrance to the new Fire Station No. 8 in Temple stands…

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July 20, 2011

Temple ISD to Stay in Temple’s Reinvestment Zone

Gov. Rick Perry shakes hands on Monday at the Capitol with state Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, after signing a…

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July 19, 2011

Jason’s Deli To Open Restaurant In Temple

Jason’s Deli plans to open a new restaurant in Temple early next year, a company spokesman confirmed Monday. The Beaumont-based…

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July 17, 2011

Natural Grocers To Open In Temple

A new grocery and nutritional supplement store selling only natural and organic foods will open next month in Temple. Natural…

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July 15, 2011

Watershed Worries Draw Diverse Crowd

It was a roomful of master gardeners and naturalists, area farmers and ranchers, builders business and agency leaders and a…

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July 7, 2011

Lock Joint Tube Plans $2 Million Investment in Temple Facility

A $2 million expansion at Lock Joint Tube could bring as many as 25 new jobs to the Temple facility…

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June 24, 2011

Pactiv Plant to Add Jobs

Pactiv Corporation announced a major expansion project at its Temple plant expected to draw close to 100 new jobs to…

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June 23, 2011

Developers Tour Hawn Hotel, Explore Possible Restoration

Multiple developers have recently toured the Hawn Hotel in downtown Temple, and some of those developers are exploring options to…

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June 22, 2011

Temple Reinvestment Zone Helps Improve City’s Infrastructure

Much has changed in Temple’s aesthetic over the last 30 years, but perhaps equally altered are the little things we…

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May 26, 2011

An Economic Growth Spurt Will Hit When Healthcare Picture Clears, Economist Says

Temple’s economy weathered recent economic storms thanks to its military and medical sectors, but the United States isn’t likely to…

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Census: Temple Population Up 20%

Temple’s population grew more than 20 percent since the last headcount in 2000, data released today by the U.S. Census…

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April 18, 2011

Temple Texas (Bell County) Third in Nation’s Job Growth

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment rose in 21 of the 24 largest counties in Texas from September 2009…

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March 15, 2011

All Aboard For Efficient Green

America’s railroads serve almost every industry sector of our economy advanced manufacturing, retail, and heavy industrial just to name a…

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October 18, 2010

Temple Ranks #1 in the Milken Institute 2010 Best Performing Cities

Milken Institute released their 2010 Best-Performing Cities list. Temple, Texas and the surrounding area are ranked 1st in the Best-Performing…

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September 2, 2010

Gulf States Toyota Economic Development Agreement Amended

In November of 2007, Gulf States Toyota announced its selection of Temple as the site for a new multi-million dollar…

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Temple Approves First Enterprise Zone Designation for Wilsonart International, Inc.

Setting the stage for a first-of-its-kind enterprise zone in Temple, the City Council held a special meeting today to vote…

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August 23, 2010

Temple Development Experiencing Job Growth, Despite Wilsonart Layoffs

Wilsonart is cutting 50 jobs in Temple less than a year after they cut 10% across the country. It’s news…

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March 1, 2010

Temple’s Bioscience Sector Gets Boost Through Global BioDiagnostics Agreement with Swiss Non-Profit FIND

In a lift to the region’s burgeoning reputation as a bioscience magnet, it was announced today that Temple start-up Global…

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November 1, 2009

Temple Rates #2 in the Milken Institutes 2009 Best Performing Cities

Milken Institute released their 2009 Best Performing Cities list. Temple, Texas and the surrounding area is ranked 2nd in the…

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August 3, 2009 – Best Places to Launch

MSA: Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Best places ranking: #7 among midsize metro areas Population: 378,935 If your business involves efficient transport…

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July 14, 2009

iZone Announces Multi-Year Deals with Alberta Parks and US Park Service

It was announced today that iZone, a manufacturer of digital high pressure laminates, was recently awarded a multi-year contract with…

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May 27, 2009

Temple Development Group Honors 40-year-old Business

Byron Mays said his company, Indeco Sales, Inc./Maco Manufacturing, Inc., is a company that’s always done well for the 40…

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April 1, 2009

Texas One Program – Temple Spotlight

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) is a one-stop shop for all things business development. The TEDC prides itself on…

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