18 Nov 2022

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation joined the Secretaria de Desarrollo Económico Nuevo Laredo and Tamaulipas at the 2022 Mexico's Supply Chain Nearshoring Summit in Queretaro along with participating community partners The City of Laredo, The Nearshore Company, and Killam Development. Great event leading to promising prospect leads and valuable networking ...

18 Nov 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, was invited to a private luncheon in honor of Ninfa Cantu Deandar, Secretary of Economic Development of Tamaulipas, Mexico. The reunion was hosted by Dr. Maria Eugenia Calderón, Vice President of Global Initiatives at TAMIU.  Community stakeholders were able to congratulate Secretary Cantu on her appointment and openly share ideas fo...

17 Nov 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, was invited to participate and speak at the ribbon cutting for AT&T Fiber expansion in Laredo, TX. AT&T is expanding its award-winning fiber network to serve more residential and small business locations across the Laredo area and continuing its efforts to close the digital divide and connect people wherever they live and work. AT&...

31 Oct 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, attended the Binational Groundbreaking for a new KCS rail bridge.  Community leaders from both sides of the border and members of the private sector came together Monday, Oct. 31 for a groundbreaking ceremony as Kansas City Southern is starting to enter the construction phase of its $100 million project to build a new international railroa...

24 Oct 2022

In October, the LEDC attended the AMETEK ribbon-cutting ceremony of their new 175K SF maquiladora facility at the FINSA Nuevo Laredo Poniente Industrial Park. AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices serving a broad range of industries and end markets. This $14 million dollar investment will generate more than 300 new direc...

19 Oct 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, participated as a special guest at the main table for an event hosted by TAMIU featuring Lic. Ildefonso Guarjardo Villarreal, former secretary of the economy of Mexico.  The title of the presentation was Future Strategies for Resiliency of Foreign Trade in North America and Lic. Guardardo provided his perspective that included the history...