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Automotive Supplier Selects Harlingen, Texas

Harlingen, Texas, January 8, 2009Spring Dynamics, Inc., an Almont, Michigan-based manufacturer of custom precision springs for the automotive industry, announced today that it has selected Harlingen, Texas as the site for a new manufacturing facility.Spring Dynamics will lease a 31,411 square foot facility at 710 North Commerce in Harlingen as…

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Harlingen Employment Outlook for 2009 – 1st Quarter

Read More...December 9, 2008 – Brownsville-Harlingen area employers expect to hire at a positive pace during the first quarter of 2009, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the Brownsville-Harlingen area employment outlook is the sixth best in the nation.   More News

Harlingen EDC at the Bi-National Convention in Altamira, Tamaulipas

Ramiro Aleman at the Bi-National Convention December 4, 2008Harlingen Well Represented at the Bi-National Convention in Altamira, Tamaulipas The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) joined other local organizations at the Bi-National Convention of Chambers of Commerce from the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley, USA. Other organizations in…

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Harlingen EDC Supports Regional Economic Development Efforts

Harlingen, TX (November10, 2008) -- The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) has placed a high priority on the development of regional alliances that promote economic development. During the past few months, several new initiatives have been implemented. “We recognize the competition for economic development is global,” according to Armando Elizarde,…

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Harlingen EDC Launches New Website

November 5, 2008 The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) unveiled a new web site today, designed to attract corporate investment to Harlingen. In unveiling the site, Armando Elizarde, Vice President of HEDC and President of Town and Country Homes in Harlingen, said, “Economic development is very competitive today and our…

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Harlingen, TX “Fact File” Wins Award

The Harlingen “Fact File,” a community profile in the form of a file folder, has received a “Merit Award” in the Literature and Promotion Awards of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC). The “Fact File” was developed by the Harlingen (TX) Economic Development Corporation (HEDC). The “Fact File” is a…

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Harlingen Job Market Expected to be Among Strongest in Nation

Harlingen area employers expect to hire at a vigorous pace during the second quarter of 2008, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the Harlingen area employment outlook is the seventh best in the nation. From April to June, 53% of the companies interviewed plan to hire…

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Harlingen Ranks 3rd Lowest Cost of Living in U.S.

Harlingen, Texas tied for the third lowest cost of living in nation, according to the report for the first quarter of 2008 prepared by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). An earlier report, released in February 2008, on the annual average cost of living for 2007 also ranked…

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Pocket Communications Selects Harlingen, Texas!

Pocket Communications, a San Antonio, Texas-based wireless voice and data service provider, announced today it has selected Harlingen, Texas as the location for its flagship customer service center. The firm has leased an 18,000 square foot building at 6906 West Expressway 83 in Harlingen to house its customer service operations.…

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