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October 11, 2017 | EDA Awards Grant For Hillsboro Water Project
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross along with Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Roger Williams announced Thursday, October 5, that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.4 million grant to the City…read more


September 7, 2017 | New Billboard Goes Up
The Hillsboro Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) recently placed new vinyl on the Interstate 35 billboard that it owns in the Hillsboro Industrial Park near the rear of IKO Southwest.  The billboard features the slogan, "We…read more


September 7, 2017 | Kase Conveyors Part Of IKO Project
When IKO Southwest starts producing shingles later this year at its Hillsboro plant, conveyors produced by a Whitney company will play an integral role in the process. Kase Conveyors recently finished installing the last of…read more


July 6, 2017 | Gate Precast Company Adds Structural Plant
Officials with Gate Precast Company have announced the expansion of its Hillsboro operations by adding a structural concrete plant in the industrial park to produce structural parking garages. The Florida-based company has been in the…read more


April 27, 2017 | Clayton Supply Ads New Window Line
Clayton Supply in the Hillsboro industrial park recently expanded its operation, adding a vinyl window production line to its operations.  The new division is located in the old Oakwood Homes complex on Pecos Street. Clayton…read more


April 12, 2017 | City Creates Empowerment Zones To Promote Development
Steps were recently taken by the Hillsboro City Council to create neighborhood empowerment zones (NEZ). The zones are allowed by state law to provide tools for cities to promote economic development, affordable housing and certain…read more


April 12, 2017 | IKO Plant Progressing, Job Fair Scheduled
With the IKO Southwest shingle manufacturing plant progressing in the Hillsboro industrial park, company officials are starting to focus on the hiring process. Working with Texas Workforce Commission, Hill College and TSTC, a job fair…read more


July 5, 2016 | IKO Southwest Selects General Contractor
A general contractor was recently selected for the first of four phases of construction of IKO Southwest’s new shingle manufacturing plant in the Hillsboro industrial park. Bob Moore Construction of Arlington is charged with completion…read more



April 7, 2016 | IKO Southwest Dirt Work Underway
Dirt work on the IKO Southwest shingle manufacturing plant recently got underway in the Hillsboro Industrial Park. The company currently projects construction on the building wcould begin by late June or early July as company…read more

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Oct. 11, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross along with Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Roger Williams announced Thursday, October 5, that…(more...)

Sep. 7, 2017

The Hillsboro Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) recently placed new vinyl on the Interstate 35 billboard that it owns in the…(more...)

Sep. 7, 2017

When IKO Southwest starts producing shingles later this year at its Hillsboro plant, conveyors produced by a Whitney company will…(more...)

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