TBIC Member


Ralph Garcia Vice President

www.mcallenedc.org ralph@mcallenedc.org 001-956-682-2875
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McAllen Economic Development Corporation


The best of both worlds is built on the border!

For over 30 years, The McAllen Economic Development Corporation has been connecting the world's biggest companies with the benefits of doing business in our community. Why McAllen? Here on the US/Mexico border, companies leverage cost-competitive manufacturing concepts with worldwide distribution linking just-in-time deliveries to important global markets. We offer flexibility that comes with binational manufacturing. Companies have access to two sets of international trade agreements, two labor forces and the ability to operate two plants with a single management team. We work with consultants and executives to find the most convenient and profitable arrangement for their companies. Since 1988, we have brought in nearly 700 new companies and created almost 200,000 jobs. We invite you to see why McAllen is the ideal site for your company’s next investment.

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McAllen Economic Development Corporation

Community Profile


894,843 (Metro area)


(Metro and Reynosa)

GDP per Capita

21,726 $ (2016)



(Metro area)


(Metro and Reynosa)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Fabrication, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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McAllen Economic Development Corporation

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
ZF Friedrichshafen AG (TRW) (Germany) Automotive 4,500
Fresenius Medical (Germany) Medical 4,000
TI Group Auto Systems (United Kingdom) Automotive 3,000
Valeo Electronics (France) Automotive 3,000
Unomedical (Denmark) Medical 2,500