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Plant Agricultural Systems Comes to Lubbock, Texas

Jun 28, 2023 / Kenna Dowdle

Plant Agricultural Systems Comes to Lubbock, Texas The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces a Public-Private Partnership with Plant Agricultural Systems Creating Over 900 Jobs and Investing $670M into the Lubbock Economy The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced a public-private partnership with Plant Agricultural Systems (PLANT-AS) in Lubbock, TX. Plant Agricultural Systems is an infrastructure service provider delivering both the physical and digital infrastructure necessary to support localized fresh produce demand in all regions of the world. More

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of 145 Jobs and $22.5 million into the Lubbock Community

Jun 01, 2023 / Kenna Dowdle

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of 145 Jobs and $22.5 million into the Lubbock Community The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) is pleased to announce the location of a new company and the expansion of two local companies, creating 145 new jobs with $22.5 million in capital investments. The companies growing in Lubbock include Taylor Rig and Equipment, CoNextrix and TrueNorth Steel.   Taylor Rig and Equipment provides industry leading repair, refurbishing, inspection and support for a wide variety of oilfield equipment and brands. More

X-FAB Texas Announces Expansion in Lubbock, TX

May 11, 2023 / Jillian Guinn

X-FAB Texas Announces Expansion in Lubbock, TX X-FAB Texas Announces Expansion of its Silicon Carbide Manufacturing in Lubbock, Texas The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of X-FAB Texas, a global leader in the manufacturing of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, with major investments over the next 5 years. Phase one amounts to $200 million and is expected to create up to 250 additional jobs. More

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces Dura-Line

Apr 26, 2023 / Kenna Dowdle

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces Dura-Line The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of Orbia’s Connectivity Solutions business Dura-Line into the Lubbock community during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.  This expansion will drive the creation of 141 new full-time jobs and introduce over $52 million of capital investment. Leading in the global manufacturing and distribution of conduit, FuturePath, and cable-in-conduit, Orbia’s Dura-Line business delivers infrastructure solutions to transform connectivity in industries including telecommunications, enterprise networking, energy and transportation. More

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Over 500 Jobs and More Than $66M into the Lubbock Community

Sep 20, 2022 / Kenna Dowdle

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Over 500 Jobs and More Than $66M into the Lubbock Community The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of Tropicale Foods, adding 500 new jobs and $66.8 million of capital investment into the Lubbock community during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. For over 20 years, Tropicale Foods has been serving up delicious, authentic Mexican frozen treats, becoming the no. More

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Over 100 Jobs and More Than $40M into the Lubbock Community

Aug 26, 2022 / Kenna Dowdle

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Over 100 Jobs and More Than $40M into the Lubbock Community The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of two companies adding 133 new jobs and $41.6 million of capital investment into the Lubbock community during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. WL Plastics Corporation, North America’s largest manufacturer of high-performance polyethylene pipe, is proposing to expand existing operations in the City of Lubbock with possible construction of a second manufacturing facility at the Lubbock Rail Port.  The proposed expansion would seek to create up to 95 new jobs. More

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Nearly 100 Jobs and More Than $2.5M into the Lubbock Community

Nov 17, 2021 / Kenna Dowdle

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces the Addition of Nearly 100 Jobs and More Than $2.5M into the Lubbock Community The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of three companies adding 88 new jobs and $2.75 million of capital investment into the Lubbock community during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. Arbor Eyewear, a Lubbock based company, announced its new production facility and brand, Forall Frameworks. More

The Global Leader in Mozzarella Cheese Production Announces Selection of Lubbock Awarding Lubbock’s Largest Private Investment to Date

Oct 01, 2021 / Kenna Dowdle

The Global Leader in Mozzarella Cheese Production Announces Selection of Lubbock Awarding Lubbock’s Largest Private Investment to Date (LUBBOCK) - The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced Leprino Foods, a global leader in mozzarella, whey protein and other dairy ingredients, will invest $870 million to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant located on 258 acres in East Lubbock. This represents the largest single private capital investment announced since LEDA’s inception and the 12th largest private capital investment project in Texas since the establishment of the Texas Enterprise Fund in 2003. More