RANCHO VIEJO, Texas – Ramiro Aleman has spoken about the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation’s efforts to attract new businesses to the Rio Grande Valley.

Aleman is director of business recruitment, retention and expansion at GBIC. He gave a presentation on the work of his group at a recent monthly meeting of the South Texas Manufacturers Association. The event was held at Rancho Viejo.

Aleman spoke about development of the Brownsville I-169 North Corridor Industrial Park, the Air & Space Campus at Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport, GBIC’s partnership with the Matamoros Economic Development Committee (CODEM), bringing in training funds via the Texas Skills Development Fund, collaborating with SelectUSA, securing Texas Enterprise Zone designation for Keppel AmFELS and DHR Health, launching the 2022 BTX Grant Program, the expansion of SpaceX at Boca Chica, the Astreia sustainable living project, the arrival in Brownsville of the Paragon drone vertical takeoff and landing company, attracting space industry companies to his city, and MVP Plastics expanding in Brownsville to serve Mexican clients.

Here is an audio recording of Aleman’s presentation:


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