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Economic Development

Port of Houston No. 1 in the U.S. by Cargo Volume

The Port of Houston is now the number one port in the nation by total tonnage of goods moved, according to new figures for the 2019 calendar year.  The Port, which is comprised of the public and…
Economic Development

Goya Foods to Double Manufacturing Operation West of Houston

Goya Foods Inc. is expanding its local plant that produces food the company distributes across the western U.S.  Goya said this week it’s building an $80 million addition to its manufacturing and…

Houston Manufacturing Leaders Talk Challenges, Changes

Leaders in Houston's manufacturing community say workforce development, partnerships and supply chain logistics are shaping the future of manufacturing. The discussion hosted on October 1 is part of…
Economic Development

First-of-Its-Kind Makerspace to Bring Corporate Names, Startups Under One Roof

Phase I is nearly complete on the East End Maker Hub, a 300,000-plus-square-foot industrial makerspace in Houston's East End that will house startups and the innovation arms of major corporations…

Report: Middle Skills Matter to Greater Houston

A new labor market report underscores the long-term and critical role of middle-skill occupations in positioning the Houston region to be competitive in the 21st century and creating economic…

LyondellBasell's Patel Talks Industry Trends, Curbing Plastic Waste at Petrochem Event

Houston has long been a dominant player in the petrochemical industry, thanks in large part to the region’s access to feedstocks and the ability to transport the end products to customers via the…
Executive Partners