Manufacturing/Industrial

Texas Thread owner Kavanaugh Francis operates a manufacturing business that is unique in the Rio Grande Valley. (VBR)

Manufacturer Unique in Valley

A nondescript metal building with a faded sign along an industrial/commercial stretch of Wilson Road in Harlingen houses Texas Thread, a manufacturing enterprise that is unique in the Rio Grande Valley. “We are the only thread maker in the Valley,” owner Kavanaugh Francis said. “Actually, we are the only one west of the Mississippi because most of our competitors are in the east in states like the Carolinas. And, being…

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Grants Awarded to Local ISDs for Job Training

Donna ISD, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Raymondville ISD are all recent recipients of Jobs and Education for Texas grants fro the Texas Workforce Commission. The schools will use the…
Alamo

TWC Awards STC more than $1.3 million

On Jan. 11, South Texas College had a “million-dollar morning” with three Texas Workforce Commission grants totaling more than $1.3 million. The award includes…
Edinburg

Port of Brownsville Recognizes West Plains

West Plains LLC is the recipient of the Port of Brownsville’s…
Brownsville

McAllen Awards STC $259K Job Training Grant

McAllen’s advanced manufacturing sector has received a boost…
McAllen

Training grant to benefit local small businesses

Custom training for local small businesses is the focus of a Weslaco…
Weslaco