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.

18 Apr 2018

Laredo, TX, April 18th, 2018 - The Laredo Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee recently announced the official schedule of this year’s Small Business Week. In observance of Small Business Week, the Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Committee is hosting a full slate of programs, starting on May 1st, highlighting the winners of this year’s Small Business Awards. As part of Sm...

17 Apr 2018

On April 16th Olivia Varela, Executive Director of LEDC, participated in the panel "Connect, Empower, Enrich."  hosted by the Laredo Women's Forum and the International Bank of Commerce. Over 150 women learned from the forum’s topic “The importance and Impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on our local Community”. Panel speakers were Ambassador Carolina Zaragoza, Co...

11 Apr 2018

SAE International’s WCX World Congress Experience was be held April 10-12 at Cobo Center in Detroit. The three-day event featured in-depth and engaging discussions throughout its Leadership Summit and Tech Hub programs. Highlights of the Leadership Summit included: “Connected Car to Connected World - The Road to Monetization”  “Creating Smart Cities for the Citizens, Not as...

28 Mar 2018

On March 28, Officials and private sector members from both Laredos presented the Binational Socioeconomic Handbook 2018, a consultation tool that includes the most important and representative aspects of the region. This document was prepared in a joint effort between the Institute for Competitiveness and Foreign Trade of Nuevo Laredo, Laredo Chamber of Commerce, Laredo Economic Deve...

27 Mar 2018

Several female business owners and potential business owners learned how to start a business as part of the "Women's Entrepreneurs Rock" series March 27 at the MileOne International Business Assistance Center. The women involved in the program had the chance to learn the basics of how to run a successful business. LEDC in collaboration with Mile One, Nelly Vielma, and TAMIU's Small...