17 May 2018

Recently the Laredo Community College hosted the 2018 LCC President's Community Leadership Award. This year’s recipients were Mr. Tony Arce Jr., Manager of External Affairs for AEP Texas in Laredo & Mr. Eduardo Garza Robles, Uni-Trade Group President for their altruistic efforts to improve and advance the welfare of our community. Laredo EDC congratulates Mr. Arce for this reco...

16 May 2018

May 15, 2018. Laredo Economic Development Corporation Industrial Tour presented information on new growth and expansions in North Laredo Industrial Parks and electric and water utility improvements and capacity information. During the presentation, LEDC president Tony Arce Jr presents Board of Directors member Rolando Ortiz with the “Mil Gracias” recognition for his assistance on the ...

16 May 2018

Laredo Morning Times- Mayor Pete Saenz participated as a panelist at the 2018 U.S. China Innovation and Investment Summit this week in Houston, where he was promoting the port of Laredo with the world leaders in international trade. The Laredo Economic Development Corporation also attended. The U.S. China Innovation and Investment Summit provide a unique opportunity for U.S-based tech...

08 May 2018

Yesterday morning, Mayor Pete Saenz, Tony Arce, Laredo EDC President, Olivia Varela, Laredo EDC Executive Director, along with Laredo Chamber of Commerce, TAMIU Small Business Development Center, and Laredo Community College Economic Development Center proclaimed National Economic Development Week in Laredo, Texas.  During the proclamation, local Economic Development partners came togeth...

05 May 2018

During the Annual B2B, Small Business Summit & Expo hosted by the Laredo Chamber of Commerce six small businesses and organizations were recognized with the 2018 Small Businesses of the Year Award. This year the awardees were: Kwik Copy Printing: Micro Business of the Year Great American Cookies: Small Business of the Year Laredo EDC MileOne Incubator: Influencer Award ...

26 Apr 2018

04/27/2018 01:29 PM Northfield, Ill., Apr. 26, 2018 – Medline today announced the opening of a 250,000-square foot manufacturing facility in the Killam Industrial Park in Laredo, Texas, expanding its Texas footprint to more than 1.5 million square feet of production and distribution space in the state. Local officials and many of the company’s new employees gathered earlier today ...

25 Apr 2018

Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, April 24, 2018. - U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson hosted the inauguration of the new building that will house the U.S Consulate in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. As a sign of the lasting friendship and the importance of the bilateral relationship, Ambassador Jacobson, U.S Consul General in Nuevo Laredo Phillip Linderman, Tamaulipas Governor Francisco Ga...

20 Apr 2018

Laredo. Texas.- Senior management from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Laredo Field Office, Texas  A&M International University and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar gathered today to formally dedicate the new permanent office for the Machinery Center of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) at TAMIU's Center for Western Hemispheric Trade. "the strong and effective working relationship and par...

20 Apr 2018

April 20, 2018.- After a year of renovations, the International Bridge One is set to re-open for traffic crossing the Texas-Mexico Border. Ahead of the re-opening, a celebration was held to commemorate one of the largest federal investments ever made in Laredo. Over 100 million dollars has gone into the renovations for both bridges one and two. Bridge one will be reopening on Ap...

18 Apr 2018

Olivia Varela, Executive Director of the Laredo Economic Development Corporation in coordination with the City of Laredo and Laredo Community College hosted a Chinese investment group from Houston, Texas at the MileOne International Business Assistance Center Wednesday, April 18, 2018.