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Oct 13, 2021

America's fastest growing state

As the global economy reels from the shock dealt by COVID-19 in 2020, some countries have begun showing signs of recovery from the pandemic. In the U.S., the state of Texas in particular, has attracted new investment from Japan because of its entrenched competitiveness and established industrial base.

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

greater:SATX - The land of countless opportunities for Japan and the world

The San Antonio region and its eight surrounding counties have nurtured long standing relationships with Japan since the 1980s. The steadfast commitment has yielded a steady influx of Japanese companies to the state, the most prominent being Toyota.

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

Irving: The 'Headquarters of Headquarters' in Texas

Only a 10-minute drive from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, which has daily flights to Haneda and Narita airports in Japan, Irving-Las Colinas serves as an ideal location for Japanese investors looking to set up head offices and administrative offices within ...

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

Abilene: The Key City

Abilene, Texas, is a key economic development player in a state that continues to attract businesses from around the globe. A critical driver of the city's economic success and material growth is the Development Corporation of Abilene led by CEO Misty Mayo, who recently n...

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

McAllen, Texas: The best of all worlds

The Texan city of McAllen represents an important contributor to the state economy and to the well-being of more than 2.5 million residents living along this thriving growth corridor with Reynosa, Mexico.

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

City of Richardson: High-tech hub in Texas

Located in the fast-growing Dallas-Fort Worth area, Richardson has attracted many Japanese corporations, like Accretech, Advantest America, Fujitsu America, Kyocera International, Globeranger Corp. and TDK-Lambda Americas, all of them drawn by the highly skilled workforce...

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

Staying connected in Cedar Park

Over the past few years, Cedar Park and the region have received a steady influx of high-tech companies, such as Dell Technologies, ETS-Lindgren, Apple and Hyliion. Another arrival to this burgeoning high-tech cluster is Firefly Aerospace. A recent NASA contract winner, F...

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

Brooks: Home to Nissei America Inc.

Located in the San Antonio, Texas region, Brooks has attracted various international companies due to its proximity to the U.S. border with Mexico, thus making it economical and easier to access the Central and South American markets.

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

Houston: Leading the global energy transition, key innovations

Building on the decades-old presence of many Japanese investors in Houston's oil and gas and chemical industries, the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) is looking forward to a new chapter in this relationship.

Texas 2021 / Economic Development
Oct 13, 2021

City of Hempstead: Ready for takeoff

As more Japanese companies relocate to Texas, several of the state's officials have stepped up efforts to publicize the benefits of setting up manufacturing operations within their cities. Located 80 kilometers from downtown Houston, Hempstead has targeted Japan-based com...

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