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MCALLEN, RGV - A $400 million contract between Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii and Keppel AmFELS has now been finalized and as a result, two new Liquefied Natural Gas-fueled container ships will be built at the Port of Brownsville. Eduardo A. Campirano,...
MCALLEN, Texas - Reynosa is already benefiting from supply chain disruptions in Asia caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This is the view of McAllen-based customs broker Jorge Torres and INDEX Reynosa President Humberto Martinez. INDEX is the trade association for the...
MCALLEN, Texas - A maquiladora industry leader says the amount of interest among manufacturing firms wishing to relocate from China to Mexico is “just unbelievable.” Enrique Castro is a former president of INDEX at the national level and with the...
MCALLEN, Texas - A foundation run by INDEX Reynosa, the maquiladora trade association, raised almost $100,000 for charitable causes from its annual golf tournament. Fundación de Reynosa Asociación de Maquiladoras y Manufactureras, A.C. (RAMMAC) made donations to various nonprofits at...
MCALLEN, Texas - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is not optimistic that the federal government will reopen land ports of entry to Mexican tourists and shoppers this month. With the holiday season just around the corner, the owners of shopping malls,...
MCALLEN, Texas - Keith Patridge, president of McAllen Economic Development Corporation, has praised one of his staff members for her role in bringing a new office and 300 jobs to the city. Janie Cavazos is vice president of business recruitment...
McALLEN, Texas - The McAllen Economic Development Corporation hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the city’s much-anticipated Hammond Industrial Park.  Located at the intersection of Dicker Road and South 23rd St., the new facility measures 61,410...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Community leaders are in agreement: a titan of the Rio Grande Valley business community has passed away. Frederick William Rusteberg has died at the age of 74. He was the founding president and CEO of IBC Bank-Brownsville...
MCALLEN, Texas - McAllen City Manager Roy Rodriguez says Anzalduas International Bridge will be “game changer” for the Rio Grande Valley and the state of Texas - once it can take trucks carrying cargo. At the moment, Anzalduas can take...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - The new mayor of Reynosa wants to raise average wage rates in his city by bringing in more high-tech jobs. Carlos Víctor Peña Ortiz, who took office on Oct. 1, explained some of his initiatives during a...

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