Tag Archives: South Texas Manufacturers Association

TSC Unveils New ITECC Training Facilities

TSC Board of Trustees Chairwoman Adela G. Garza, right center, and Workforce Solutions Cameron Executive Director Pat Hobbs, left center, celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Construction Trades Center.

Texas Southmost College recently unveiled four new training facilities at the TSC International Technology, Education and Commerce Center during a ceremony at the center’s Central Plaza. The multi-million-dollar buildout includes program training centers for welding, construction trades and criminal justice, as well as industrial mechanics and maintenance technology. “This was an exciting day for TSC and the communities we serve,” said TSC President Jesus Roberto Rodriguez. “These new facilities are…

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Celebrate Manufacturing Month

Members from the South Texas Manufacturers Association, the Pharr EDC, South Texas College, and PSJA ISD with Commissioners Court. Manufacturing Month is observed in October. Support manufacturers and buy U.S. products.

For generations, manufacturing has played a critical role in Texas’s diverse economy. Texas is home to approximately 17,500 manufacturing firms, with 80 of those being in Hidalgo County, said Mike Willis, treasurer of the South Texas Manufacturers Association. National Manufacturing Month is in October. Today, Oct. 4, the first Friday in October, is actually National Manufacturing Day. “Celebrating Manufacturing Month gets more people involved in economic development, it increases awareness and promotes…

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STMA to Host 25-Year Celebration

Oct. 19 event recognizes established area manufacturers The South Texas Manufacturers Association celebrates 25 years in a big way Oct. 19 with a celebration of the past, present and future of the local manufacturing industry. Both STMA members and guests are invited to help recognize numerous manufacturers who have facilities that have been open in this region for 25 years or more. Early maquila pioneers in the region who have…

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