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MPEDC Welcomes New Board Memeber

Press Release

Release Date:   November 2, 2016

MPEDC WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

The Mount Pleasant City Council appointed a new member, Jason Snodgrass, to the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation Board. Members of the Board are appointed by the City Council and serve a term of two years. Council may, at their pleasure, reappoint Board Members for successive terms.

MPEDC Partners with Retail Coach

(Tupelo, Miss.) — Mount Pleasant is looking to expand their retail by partnering with The Retail Coach, the nation’s leading retail recruitment firm. Centrally located in the heart of Northeast Texas, along primary transportation routes, Mount Pleasant is home to a variety of manufacturing facilities, as well as diverse shopping and culinary options. More than 32,000 residents call Mount Pleasant and Titus County their home. Often referred to as the economic hub of Northeast Texas, the city has served as the county seat of Titus since 1848.

 

NTCC and UT Tyler Partner for Technology Training

MOUNT PLEASANT, TEXAS – Northeast Texas Community College and The University of Texas at Tyler recently formed a new partnership to benefit the students of the Industrial Technology Training Center (ITTC).  Through a 2+2 articulation agreement students who complete an Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Technology at NTTC can smoothly transfer into UT Tyler’s Industrial Technology bachelor’s degree program. This will prepare students for a variety of jobs in technical professions.

The City of Mount Pleasant Approves Assistance Packages for Two Growing Industries

On November 17th,  during a regular meeting, the Mount Pleasant City Council learned of  two major expansions at local industries and approved assistance packages for those expansions and commitments for new full-time job creation.

 

Partnership Award

MPEDC won an award for their partnership with the Northeast Texas Community College to obtain a grant from The Texas Workforce Commission to train on CNC Machining.

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES TAX ABATEMENT AND ASSISTANCE FOR THREE GROWING BUSINESSES

Author:  MPEDC

 

On October 6th, 2015, the Mount Pleasant City Council approved three incentive packages to support the expansions of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Priefert Manufacturing, and Sweet Shop Candies Inc.  The combined expansions will include a total investment of $11 million dollars and create 126 new full-time jobs in the community.

 

NTCC to offer new CNC program

Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015 4:48 pm | 

Press Release

Press Release

Release Date:   May 14, 2015

TITUS COUNTY WELCOMES TWO INDUSTRY EXPANSIONS EARLY IN 2015

The Mount Pleasant City Council and Titus County Commissioners Court have seen two major production expansions announced by local manufacturers so far this year.   Planned expansions at Newly Weds Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride will bring over 8.5 million dollars in new investment and create over 100 new jobs.

Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corp. Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from The International Economic Development Council

 

Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2014 project in the category of General Purpose Website for communities with populations of less than 25,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

 

The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Monday, October 20, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held October 19-22, in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Construction to Start on 40,000 sf Industrial Spec Building in Mount Pleasant

The dirt will soon be turning on a 40,000 sf speculative building to be built in the Mount Pleasant Business Park.

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