Swiss dermatology company Galderma will be expanding its current North American headquarters in Fort Worth to support research, development and training. Galderma’s expansion will include the addition of a 100,000 square foot facility, a $22 million capital investment and the creation of 342 new jobs.


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 15, 2016) - Trade & Industry Development, the leading magazine dedicated to an audience of corporate site selectors in vertical industry segments, today announced the recipients of its 11th-Annual CiCi (Corporate Investment & Community Impact) Awards.


AUSTIN – Governor Abbott today announced that California-based Pegasus Foods will be expanding new operations to Texas. Pegasus Foods will construct a new, 80,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rockwall, Texas in order to expand its food production capacity. The expansion is projected to create at least 325 jobs and $10 million in capital investment.


Governor Greg Abbott today accepted Site Selection’s 2015 Governor’s Cup Award on behalf of the State of Texas. The Governor’s Cup is awarded annually to the top performing state for capital investment and job creation. This is the fourth year in a row, and the seventh year since 2004, that Texas has won the award.


AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that McKesson Corporation will consolidate and expand its operations in the Dallas metro area and open a new regional office in Irving, Texas. McKesson’s expansion is projected to create at least 975 new jobs and $157 million in capital investment in the State of Texas. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant offer of $9.75 million has been extended to McKesson Corporation, the largest TEF award offer made by Governor Abbott to date.


Governor Greg Abbott today established the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative to assess local economic activity, examine workforce challenges and opportunities, and consider innovative approaches to meeting the state’s workforce goals. The Initiative will be spearheaded by TEA Commissioner Mike Morath, THECB Commissioner Raymond Paredes and TWC Commissioner Andres Alcantar, who will embark on a series of statewide Regional Education and Workforce meetings and will report back with their findings and recommendations.


AUSTIN – The Office of the Governor and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the locations for the 2016 Governor’s Small Business Forums across Texas. The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been selected as the partner for the first forum to take place on April 14th, 2016. First Lady Cecilia Abbott will attend and participate in the El Paso Forum where she will present the State of Texas Small Business Awards.


Top Metro and Micropolitan Areas for Corporate Facility Investment Also Named

Atlanta, March 1, 2016: Texas and Kentucky have won the 2015 Site Selection Governors Cups. This is the third year Site Selection recognizes the state with the most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capita, which Kentucky claims for its capital investment activity in 2015. Texas wins for having the most qualified projects of any state.