Latest News

HCRMA- Transportation Plans

In 2001, the 77th Texas Legislature authorized the creation of regional mobility authorities (RMAs) through Senate Bill 342 for constructing, operating and maintaining transportation projects in the State of Texas. In 2003, the 78th Legislature enacted House Bill 3588, which made major revisions to State laws governing the funding and development of transportation projects. A

read more

November Jobs Report Shows Challenges Remain for Manufacturers

We have seen a steady stream of good economic numbers in the past few weeks, including today’s jobs numbers. First and foremost, the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, its lowest level since August 2007. At the same time, nonfarm payrolls rose by 178,000, which was on par with the consensus estimate of around 180,000.

read more

Amatrol Equipment at STC

STMA and Workforce Solutions partnered with STC to develop industrial. Maintenance training program to support our. Industry.

read more

Adoption of NIMS Credentials

STMA  initiated the adoption of NIMS national machining credentials in our region in 2005. We assisted STC’s Precision Manufacturing Technology program with becoming the first NIMS accredited program in the state. STC has become a NIMS Accredited institution no offer s customized training as well. Shown are Regal Beloit Toolroom employees who earned NIMS machining

read more

Supplier Exports and the Maquila Industry

STMA, Index Reynosa, and McAllen EDC collaborate to organize supplier expos with area component manufacturers and the Maquila industry

read more

Colleges and Tech School Collaboration

Stma collaborates with area Colleges and Tech schools to help member manufacturing companies participate in free employee skills training opportunities.

read more