City OKs incentive package for Holmes Smokehouse

Posted: 01/13/2014
Author: STEVE KNIGHT/The Lufkin News The Lufkin News

An economic incentive and tax abatement package approved by members of the Lufkin City Council on Tuesday brings a Houston-based smoked meats producer one step closer to expanding its operation to Lufkin.

Supply & demand

Posted: 01/13/2014
Author: STEVE KNIGHT/The Lufkin News The Lufkin News

Economic development groups, Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce commission retail market study to be used for future strategic planning for city of Lufkin

Economic development director has made city better place during his tenure

Posted: 10/05/2012
Author: The Lufkin Daily News


Lufkin is in a better place, industrially speaking, because of Jim Wehmeier.

CEO Magazine Ranks Texas Best State for Business for Eighth Consecutive Year

Posted: 05/04/2012
Author: Office of the Governor- Press Release

Texas has been ranked the top state for job growth and business development for the eighth year in a row in Chief Executive Magazine's annual survey of CEOs. The survey asked 650 CEOs to rank the best states for business based on a wide range of criteria, from taxation and regulation to workforce quality and living environment.

Texas Takes Top Spot in Two Economic Development Surveys

Posted: 09/28/2011
Author: Press Release

Texas' jobs climate continues to receive accolades, with the Lone Star State ranked as best business climate of all 50 states by both Development Counsellors International (DCI) and Area Development magazine, with DCI also naming Texas "Best in Class" for state economic development organizations.

Aspen Power official says company looking to flip the switch by late July

Posted: 07/01/2011

The Aspen Power biomass plant in North Lufkin is in the testing phase and should be ready to generate electricity sometime between July 15-20, according to a company official.

Georgia-Pacific increasing production of proppant resin

Posted: 05/27/2011
Author: By LARISSA GRAHAM/The Lufkin Daily News

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals on Thursday announced that it’s stepping up production of proppant resin, an important component of natural gas production, at its Lufkin facility.

Loggins Culinary opens for business

Posted: 03/03/2011
Author: LARISSA GRAHAM/The Lufkin Daily News

After months of waiting, Loggins Culinary, LLC is open for business.

Lufkin Industries official: Company plans to add 120 permanent jobs

Posted: 01/19/2011
Author: By MELISSA CRAGER/The Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin Industries plans to hire 120 people over the next two months, according to a corporate official.

Local officials break ground on new business park in advance of its first tenant, coming soon

Posted: 12/09/2010
Author: By LARISSA GRAHAM/The Lufkin Daily News

A group of local officials met Wednesday to officially break ground on Lufkin’s new business park.

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