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WHY INVEST IN TEXAS?. TEXAS IN THE NEWS. WHY TEXAS?. WHY TEXAS?. TEXAS ECONOMY. INDUSTRIES. Advance Technology & Manufacturing Aerospace, Aviation & Defense Biotechnology & Life Sciences Energy Information & Computer Technology Petroleum Refining & Chemical Products.

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Why invest in texas

WHY INVEST IN TEXAS?


Texas in the news

TEXAS IN THE NEWS


Why texas

WHY TEXAS?


Why texas1

WHY TEXAS?


Texas economy

TEXAS ECONOMY


Industries

INDUSTRIES

  • Advance Technology & Manufacturing

  • Aerospace, Aviation & Defense

  • Biotechnology & Life Sciences

  • Energy

  • Information & Computer Technology

  • Petroleum Refining & Chemical Products


Advance technology manufacturing

ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING

Nanotechnology

Birthplace of nanotechnology

Semiconductors

Global leader of the semiconductor since the 1950s

Automotive Manufacturing

Top-ranked state for automotive employment and establishments


Aerospace aviation defense

AEROSPACE, AVIATION & DEFENSE

Civilian Aviation

27 Commercial Airports in 23 Major Cities

Space

NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston

Government Aviation & Defense

  • 15 active military bases

  • Home to almost 246,000 military personnel


Biotechnology life sciences

BIOTECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES

Biotechnology Industry

Over 3,500 firms involved in biotechnology-related manufacturing, research or testing

Pharmaceuticals

#2 in clinical trials

Biomedical Research

Home to the world’s largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center in Houston

Environmental Tech & Biofuels

#1 in U.S. for biodiesel production


Energy

ENERGY

Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

One of Texas’ most established industries

Electric/Coal/Nuclear Power Generation

Only state with its own power grid

Renewable & Sustainable Energy Generation

  • Largest renewable energy resource potential in the U.S

  • #1 in wind-powered generation capacity

  • 153% increase in solar energy generation

  • #1 biodiesel production & producers in 2011


Information computer technology

INFORMATION & COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Computer Systems and Software

Texas is home to headquarters of Dell and major campuses for computer giants Apple and HP

Cloud Services & Data Centers

#1 state for cloud services and data center jobs

Online Services

Major online companies include Google, Facebook, eBay, and Amazon.com

Video & Online Game Development

#2 in the U.S. for video game development jobs


Petroleum refining chemical products

PETROLEUM REFINING & CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

Petroleum Refining

Texas’ 27 refineries lead the nation in both crude oil production and refining. Texas has 27.5 percent of the nation’s total capacity.

Chemicals

Texas chemical manufacturers account for more than 50% of the total U.S. chemical production.


Texas incentives financing

TEXAS INCENTIVES & FINANCING

Texas Enterprise Fund

The largest “deal closing” fund of its kind in the nation.

Tax Incentives

Texas and local communities offer a variety of tax incentives and innovative solutions.

Grants

Several types of grants are available for Texas communities and businesses

Workforce Development

Training programs provided through Texas Workforce Commission


Investments in texas

INVESTMENTS IN TEXAS


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