Longview, Texas moved up in the ranks of Best-Performing cities to 9th in the 2011 Smallest Metros division, up from 15th in 2010. The Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components effecting the ranking include job, wage and salary, and technology growth.
This ranking is great news for the Longview MSA!
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LEDCO’s board of directors recently approved an incentive package for ScanTech Instruments, Inc that includes 2.5 acres in the North Business Park.
The Longview Economic Development Corporation has recruited another manufacturing company, Dallas Plastics, to Longview!
The Longview MSA ranked first in Texas for job creation June 2010-June 2011!
In response to the workforce needs of existing employers in the Longview area, Kilgore College and Longview ISD are working together to offer additional welding courses Longview.
To meet the needs of primary employers in the Longview area, LEDCO and TMAC announced they will offer Fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing training in Longview, Texas.
LEDCO announces that American HomePatient, Inc., will expand their patient support center operations into Longview this summer and will employ over 200 when fully operational.