Uzin Utz North America, Inc. to Build Second Manufacturing Facility in Waco, Texas

Jan 21, 2021

Waco, TX – Uzin Utz North America, Inc. has selected Waco, Texas to build its second North American manufacturing facility. Uzin Utz North America is a subsidiary of Uzin-Utz AG based in Ulm, Germany and is a vertically integrated manufacturer of product installation systems for all types of floor coverings worldwide. The $34 million (USD)…

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Hello Bello Selects Waco, TX For First U.S. Diaper Manufacturing Center

Dec 16, 2020

Hello Bello, a leading brand of baby and family care consumer products co-founded by Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, announced they’ve selected Waco, TX for the company expansion of its first wholly-owned diaper distribution and manufacturing center. The custom, one-of-a-kind 312,000 square-feet integrated facility has received local support for the project and expects to create…

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Envases Announces Production Facility in Waco, TX

Dec 3, 2020
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Waco, Texas – Envases Group, a Mexico-based global leader in the production of packaging solutions, today announces plans to open its first aluminum can production and distribution center in Waco, Texas. The opening is projected for late 2021. “Our decision to establish this plant in Waco is the result of an extensive and thoughtful review…

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Greater Waco Chamber Thanks Educators

Nov 20, 2020

This week, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce team and a dozen volunteers spent the week delivering special gifts to K-12 schools in McLennan County. “This has been an incredibly rewarding experience,” said Jennifer Branch, director of existing industries and workforce development for the Chamber. “With the help of our wonderful volunteers, we were able…

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Amazon Announces Robotic Fulfillment Center in Waco, Texas

Oct 23, 2020

Today, Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Waco, Texas, which is anticipated to launch in 2021 and will create over 1,000 new full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. “We are proud to be bringing our newest Amazon facility to the city of Waco and…

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Ten Organizations Collaborate to Promote Local, Free Mental Health Services

Oct 9, 2020

Free COVID-19 Mental Health Support Available through Heart of Texas MHMR Ten local organizations are partnering with Heart of Texas MHMR to promote free, confidential mental health services available to all Central Texans. Mental health needs have risen with COVID-19 and these organizations want community members to know there is help available at no cost…

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2020 Leadership Waco Graduation

Oct 5, 2020

The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that we have graduated our latest class of Leadership Waco students. We celebrated with a drive through graduation. “We are so proud of this class,” said Rachel Martinez, program director. “They’ve been flexible and remained committed throughout this unpredictable year.” The graduating Leadership Waco Class…

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All In for Downtown Waco Biz Bucks Program Out Now

Oct 1, 2020

A new voucher program, Biz Bucks, is available now as part of the “All in for Downtown Waco” campaign put in place to help support local Waco businesses. The Biz Bucks program aims to boost shopping in historic areas around Waco and was created to help local small businesses who are suffering from the economic…

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Waco Under 40 Honorees Announced!

Aug 21, 2020

The Greater Waco Chamber is proud to announce the 2020 Waco Under 40 Honorees! Dr. Kelsey Baas, Compleo Physical Therapy & Wellness Dr. Brooke Blevins, Baylor University Josh Caballero, Grassroots Community Development Kyle DeBeer, Waco ISD Anna Futral, CASA of McLennan County Karisa Garner, Heart of Texas MHMR – PATH Program Clinton Glaesmann, Midway ISD…

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The Importance of the 2020 Census

Aug 17, 2020

Written by: Dr. M. Ray Perryman This article was originally published on the Perryman Group website on August 12, 2020. Accurate Census counts are far more than just a matter of interest. They are vital to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs, appropriate representation in Congress, and an understanding of demographic trends to plan…

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