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 more than 30 years, The McAllen Economic Development Cooperation has been connecting the world’s biggest companies with the benefits of doing business in our community. McAllen is located along the U.S./Mexico border, where companies leverage cost-competitive manufacturing concepts with worldwide distribution linking timely deliveries to vital global markets. McAllen EDC offers flexibility that comes with binational manufacturing. With the recent enaction of USMCA, companies have access to two sets of international trade agreements, two labor forces, various training options 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 drawn 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


868,707 (Metro Area)


(Metro and Reynosa)

GDP per Capita

20,509 $ (2017)



(Metro Area)


(Metro and Reynosa)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Fabrication, Food / Beverage Processing, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma

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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 Parts 4,000
Fresenius Medical (Germany) Medical 3,500
Hutchinson Automotive (France) Auto HVAC Components 1,000
TI Automotive (United Kingdom) Auto HVAC Components 1,000
Convatec (Denmark) Medical 1,000