News & Events

Details about Project Orange Fire made public

A company with a 100-year history in the pipe manufacturing business could bring more than 100 high paying jobs to Paris. American SpiralWeld Pipe Company, a subsidiary of American Cast Iron Pipe Company of Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday was revealed as the Paris...

City and County Support for Campbell Investment

Paris City Council and Lamar County Commissioners Support Campbell Soup Company’s Investment in New Product Line at Facility in Paris, Texas Click here for PDF: Campbell Tax Abatement Press Release Paris, TX – On October 23, 2017 the Paris City Council and on October...

J. Skinner Receives $400,000 Investment by PEDC

J. Skinner Paris Facility receives $400,000 Investment by the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) to Attract a New Sweet-Bread Line in Paris, Texas. View original press release here: Skinner Press Release Paris, TX (October 20, 2017) – The Paris Economic...

PEDC Approves Loan for Campbell Soup Project

Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) approves a $400,000 forgivable loan for the development of a new product line at the Campbell Soup Plant in Paris, Texas. View original press release here: Campbell Soup Press Release Paris, TX (October 20, 2017) – The...

PEDC Industry of the Year 2017

BODYGUARD Truck Accessories named as Industry of the Year by the Paris Economic Development Corporation in Paris, Texas View original press release here: PEDC Industry of the Year 2017 Press Release Paris, TX (October 17, 2017) – The Paris Economic Development...

Campbell Soup: Let’s Build Paris

Campbell Soup has been part of Paris Texas for over fifty years, first opening their plant in 1964.  In order to get some insight about Campbell Soup’s experience today, we interviewed Brett Dunson, Senior Director of Operations at Campbell Soup. Mr. Dunson has worked...

SuRRMA to Reimburse PEDC at Meeting

During their July 21, 2017 meeting, the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is receiving a significant portion of their investment back from the Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority for work completed on a project to widen a 10.4-mile stretch of Highway 24 between Cooper and Commerce, TX.

New Skills Mean a Better Paris

Paris Businesses Can Use 60x30TX. “If Paris, Texas wants to keep our current employers and recruit new businesses, we must increase our education. In other words, we need more local people with certificates, two-year degrees, and four-year degrees,” states Michael...

Turner Industries – Let’s Build Paris

Chris Bailey, Vice President for Turner Industries, has been a part of the Paris, TX community for a little over a year now.  Bailey came from North Carolina to Paris to take on the position as VP for TI after working with Control S. Incorporated for more than 12...

Results Companies Announces First Graduating Class

The Results Companies in partnership with Paris Junior College, is pleased to announce the first graduating class of Results University, an innovative 12 month continuing education program piloted in Paris, Texas. The Program, exclusive to The Results Companies’,...

PEDC discusses spec bids

Asked Bobby Smallwood to maintain bid at meeting Story Comments Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:59 am Kelsey McLaughlin | 0 comments The Paris Economic Development Corp. asked Bobby Smallwood Construction to maintain his bid as it markets a build-to-suit site...

County OK’s Tax Abatement

Approved agreement with Potter Industries LLC Story Comments Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 10:47 am | Updated: 11:07 am, Tue Aug 9, 2016. Nic Huber | 0 comments Lamar County Commissioners approved a tax abatement Monday during their regular meeting. Potters...

Paris EDC hires new Director!

For Immediate Release Paris Economic Development Corporation hires new Executive Director Paris, Texas (12/15/2015) – Paris Economic Development Corporation (EDC) today approved the hiring of Michael Paris as the new Executive Director. Paris will be coming to Paris,...

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