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Choose Harlingen for Success

Authentic Community, Authentic Stories 

Companies choose to do business here because of our many advantages such as accessibility, proximity to Mexico, vast opportunities for growth, and great support from the city. 

Here you can find industries that range from healthcare, aerospace, metal fabrication, auto manufacturing, logistics, and electronic manufacturing to a vibrant historic downtown full of unique shopping and dining options, flavorful family-owned restaurants, boutiques, and cafes. All these businesses share one thing in common, they choose to do business in Harlingen

Choose Harlingen is their opportunity to tell us more about their company and the work they do here, the products they create, the talent they hire, and why Harlingen is the perfect place to grow their business. 

Workforce in Harlingen

PolySachi Polymers

PolySachi Polymers is a parent company with two companies under it called Winlon Foods and Pari Olefins. Winlon concentrates on food liners for the food industry such as those aluminum liners your breakfast tacos come wrapped in, or sheets for baked items. Read more about the company here.

Texas Plating & Polishing Solutions

Texas Plating & Polishing Solutions (TPPS) is a metal finishing company that provides clients with chrome, polish, and nickel finishes for the plastic and mold industry.

Located in Harlingen, the company opened in 2001, and owners Jose J. Gonzalez and Salomon Garcia, have a combined 30 years of experience in the metal finishing industry.

So, what exactly does a metal finishing company do? TPPS receives materials to create molds for electrical box components, cosmetic products like lipstick and makeup cases. The company mainly creates molds for the automotive industry, and appliance and medical companies. Read more.

Downtown Harlingen

Rather than spending your dollars at online retailers this season, think about the power your money holds and the difference you could make in your community. One single transaction has the potential to create a ripple effect in our own backyard.

Dr. Bonnie De La Rosa-Villarreal, Harlingen Chamber of Commerce chairwoman, highlights the effect shopping local has on the overall economy. Learn more.

Choose Harlingen: Economic Development

Harlingen sits at the center of the Rio Grande Valley, offering major advantages in order to attract people, and more importantly, businesses. In a new video series, Harlingen Economic Development Corporation will introduce the many ways the organization works within the community in order to make it a better place to live, work, play, and do business.

The Choose Harlingen video series will cover various topics that include healthcare in Harlingen, workforce, and education, connectivity, opening a business in Harlingen, and a basic introduction to what the Harlingen EDC does. Read the rest here.

Choose Harlingen: Workforce

Educational opportunities have increased and industries that were uncommon decades earlier have come to Harlingen, Brownsville, McAllen, Edinburg, and other South Texas cities, which over time, have sowed the seeds to create a robust workforce.

“We have to be cognizant of what our strengths and assets are so that we can recruit the right types of companies and the right types of employers,” Raudel Garza, manager and CEO of the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation, said during the recent filming of a Choose Harlingen episode. More.

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