Nurturing, retaining and attracting talent is a fundamental need for long-term economic vitality, and we believe no one has a better system in place to do so than Longview! Longview’s business and industry attracts employees from a 12 county labor shed surrounding the city.
Longview’s major industries include: Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Mining and Healthcare.
We are home to world class companies such as Joy Global, Eastman Chemical, Crosby Lebus Manufacturing Co., Neiman Marcus National Service Center, STEMCO, Capacity of Texas and AAON Coil Products Inc. to name a few.
Nationally ranked LeTourneau University contributes to a highly skilled population of individuals specialized in aeronautical science, engineering, computer science and nursing. Customized technical training is available through three local colleges, Kilgore College, Texas State Technical College and the University of Texas-Longview Center.
Longview is proud of our pro-business environment, boasting low taxes and no personal or state corporate income tax. City and county officials work together at the local level to provide incentives based on new investments, number of new employees, wages and benefits paid.
The Longview Economic Development Corporation’s commitment to workforce excellence shines true through our talent programs such as: Work Ready Systems, Human Resources Alliance for Workforce Excellence and Youth Career Exploration & Development.
Valuable resources coupled with the work ethic of our talented region provide a unique opportunity for business growth. Skilled labor is the key to successful growth; employers in Longview have access to an abundance of skilled workers who are eager to utilize the skills they possess, improve upon them and learn new skill sets.