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News Archive: 2017
State and local leaders are continuing to drive economic growth in Texas through pro-business policies and workforce training initiatives.
Secretary of State Leads Mission to Develop Opportunities Between Texas and China.
AUSTIN — The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent.
“Texas employers continue to create jobs in the broad based Texas economy with ten of the 11 industries expanding over the year,” said Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Chairman Andres Alcantar. “With the addition of 258,900 jobs over the past year, TWC remains committed to providing the services needed to get Texans back work.”
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Hudson Products Holdings Inc. is relocating its Tulsa-based manufacturing operation to the company’s headquarters outside of Rosenberg, Texas. Hudson Products is a leading manufacturer of air-cooled heat exchangers and axil flow fans. The relocation is expected to create 150 jobs with a capital investment of more than $6,000,000. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant offer of $1,020,000 has been extended to Hudson Products.
Texas was ranked No. 1 for the 13th straight year in 2017 by the hundreds of CEOs surveyed by Chief Executive.
This expansion in Fort Worth will create more than 200 jobs and more than $5.2 million in capital investment.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that ExxonMobil Chemical Company and SABIC US Projects LLC has selected San Patricio County for a multi-billion dollar petrochemical plant.
Governor Abbott today attended the valve-opening ceremony of NRG, JX Nippon and Hilcorp’s Petra Nova carbon capture, enhanced oil recovery system. This billion-dollar project is expected to secure smarter, cleaner, more sustainable energy for the future of Texas as well as the United States.