Adam Gonzalez Named CEO of COSTEP, Council for South Texas Economic Progress
April 5, 2023 - COSTEP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting economic growth and development in the Rio South Texas region. The organization collaborates with the Texas Economic Development Corporation, private industry, EDO’s, workforce boards, institutions of higher education, and other key stakeholders of the region to attract new investment, fund...
COSTEP awards grant to Texas Economic Development Corporation
March 30, 2023 - With competitive advantages and constant development offered by the Rio South Texas Region for industries worldwide, COSTEP, Council for the South Texas Economic Progress (COSTEP) has approved a grant award to the Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC) for $450,000 that will be disbursed in the next three years. The state of...
Cities in Rio South Texas Region Offer an Amazing Investment Opportunity
February 6, 2023 - Laredo, Mission, Pharr, McAllen, Weslaco, Edinburg, Harlingen and Brownsville, are some of the many cities in this privileged region that have become increasingly attractive to foreign investment with big business centers, hospitals, manufacturing companies, respected higher education institutions, all focused on the development and creation of new business. But...
PORT OF BROWNSVILLE Plays a central role for international trade in Rio South Texas Region
January 24, 2023 - Since its establishment in 1936, the communities in the Rio South Texas Region have trusted the port to bring global trade opportunities for businesses and provide good-paying jobs. The port has earned its reputation as the leading economic engine of the region. The impacts of the port ripple throughout the...
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Council for South Texas Economic Progress (COSTEP) - Chief Executive Officer
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TRADE NEVER STOPS
December 22, 2022 - The Pharr International Bridge connects with the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, where manufacturing companies are located that import and export daily through this port. TRADE NEVER STOPS Although the Covid-19 pandemic negatively impacted all sectors, in the case of commerce, it has not stopped, neither during nor after the pandemic. ...
Lifesaving Medical Instrument Manufacturing in Rio South Texas Region
November 17, 2022 - Erika de Reynosa, located in the Rio South Texas region’s city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, is a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s leading provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases. Erika de Reynosa manufactures equipment used in both peritoneum dialysis...
Los Dos Laredos
November 15, 2022 - “Los Dos Laredos” (The Two Laredos), a binational metropolitan zone made up of the sister communities of Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, is one of six binational pairs in Rio South Texas. And Medline, a manufacturer and distributor of essential medical supplies serving the healthcare industry, is...
Synergy in binational training stands out in Rio South Texas Region
November 1, 2022 - The region’s academic institutions, both on the region’s southern riverbank in Tamaulipas, Mexico, as well as the northern river bank in Texas, USA, offer industry driven skill development programs. By engaging with industry in a day-to-day basis, the region’s academic institutions are aware of...
Rio South Texas: At the Nexus of North American Freight Railways
August 24, 2022 - Mission, TX August 2022 — Rio South Texas, located at the heart of the North American supply chain, has always been hailed for its multimodality. Major U.S-Mexico border crossings, international airports, deep-water seaports, and interstate highways have made the region the ultimate intermodal trade hub for businesses with North...
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