Latest South Texas Stories

2011-07-11 11:00:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M&G Group, the largest producer of PET for packaging applications in the Americas, has selected Corpus Christi, Texas, as the location for construction of its previously announced one million tons per year PET plant (2.2 billion pounds) and accompanying 1.2 million tons per year (2.6 billion pounds) PTA plant. The new plants will generate approximately 250 new jobs. An additional 700 indirect positions are anticipated and as many as 3,000 jobs...

2011-06-21 09:27:00

EDINBURG, Texas, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santana Textiles, a Brazilian denim manufacturer, recently completed development of a 33-acre facility in Edinburg, Texas. The new plant will house the company's spinning and weaving operations and storage warehouses, along with its 800 employees. The Edinburg facility will be Santana Textiles' largest, and will produce high quality denim lines for fashion designers. "The fact that a Brazilian manufacturer chose to build their newest plant...

2011-06-21 07:00:00

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC), (the 'Company') today issued a Mid-Year Shareholder Report. The report from CEO Amir Adnani follows in its complete form: Dear Shareholder, I am pleased to present this mid-year report for Uranium Energy Corp. I want to thank you for your continuing support as a UEC shareholder. Your confidence in the Company and its management is truly valued and...

2011-05-03 06:30:00

CLEVELAND, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Gulf Coast Bearing & Supply Co. of Corpus Christi, Texas. Gulf Coast Bearing & Supply is a full line bearing and power transmission distributor with locations in Corpus Christi and Pharr, Texas. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Founded in 1985, Gulf Coast Bearing & Supply serves a broad range of customers in South Texas, primarily...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.