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Friday, October 31st, 2014

Spanish food manufacturer picks Seguin for first U.S. facility

FULL ACCESS FOR PRO MEMBERS | Grupo Siro, an international processed food manufacturer with more than $925 million in annual revenue, has chosen Seguin as the site of a $58.5 million production facility expected to employ 192 people when it opens in 2016.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

ATV manufacturer’s Texas distributor picks Dripping Springs for corporate headquarters

UPDATED | The sole Texas dealer and distributor for an Arizona-based all-terrain vehicle manufacturer is moving its corporate headquarters to Dripping Springs, Greater San Marcos Partnership President Adriana Cruz announced today.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Texas touts lighter regulation in wooing California firms

Gov. Rick Perry often stresses the state's "smart regulations" to businesses from California. While entrepreneurs in Texas often find fewer regulatory obstacles, some argue the Texas approach has hidden costs.

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Jesse James sets up gun shop near Dripping Springs

Following efforts by Gov. Rick Perry to convince gun manufacturers to relocate to Texas, a celebrity firearm maker has set up shop here, citing the state’s pro-Second Amendment attitude.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Mensor Corp. breaks ground on new manufacturing facility

Precision instrumentation manufacturer Mensor Corp. broke ground Wednesday on a new 45,000-square-foot facility next door to the building it has occupied since relocating to San Marcos from Houston 35 years ago.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Greater San Marcos Partnership names Austin Chamber exec as new president

San Marcos‘ economic development arm, the Greater San Marcos Partnership, this week named Adriana Cruz as its new president, poaching a key Austin Chamber of Commerce executive in the process.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Video: Obama’s speech at Manor experimental high school

During his May 9 visit to the Interstate 35 corridor, the president praised New Technology High School for its non-traditional ethos and an emphasis on academic rigor.

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Audio: Bill aims to bolster vocational training

Mario Lozoya, with Toyota Texas, whose plant is located in San Antonio, told the Senate Public Education Committee on Tuesday that the plant is "the high tech" manufacturing facility in South Texas. That's why he regularly visits...

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Isaac appointed to interim manufacturing committee

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today named State Rep. Jason Isaac, a Dripping Springs Republican, to a newly created interim committee charged with making recommendations on how to encourage manufacturing in Texas.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Thermon reports revenue, profit gains in 2012

San Marcos-based Thermon Group Holdings posted record revenue growth — and a $12 million profit — during its first fiscal year as a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

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