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Foreign Trade Zone Secures CEDA Award For Hillsboro EDC, Frontier Supply Logistics

November 20, 2023

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Mann Graduates From TEDC Future Leaders Training Program

November 4, 2021
The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), recognized the first graduates of its Future Leaders Training (FLT) program. The ceremony was conducted at its annual conference held recently in Fort Worth. Referred to as the Flight Program, seven economic developers were...

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New Billboard Goes Up

September 7, 2017
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 Make Things Happen, Hillsboro EDC"...

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Gate Precast Company Adds Structural Plant

July 6, 2017
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 architectural concrete business locally since...

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City Creates Empowerment Zones To Promote Development

April 12, 2017
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 other programs. That is accomplished...

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IKO Southwest Selects General Contractor

July 5, 2016
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 of the 250,000-square-foot...

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