Robert Johnson

Texas Die Casting signs agreement with GEDCO

Posted: 02/05/2019
Author: Robert Johnson

Texas Die Casting, the second largest employer in the Gladewater area signed an eight-year incentive agreement with GEDCO on Monday, February 4, 2019, guaranteeing its commitment to remain and continue to grow its business in Gladewater. “One of GEDCO’s primary roles is to work hand-in-hand to retain and assist our city's existing businesses, like Texas Die Casting, and that benefits our entire community,” said GEDCO Board President Robert Green.

Welcome JNL Machine, LLC

Posted: 01/03/2019
Author: Robert Johnson

GEDCO happily welcomes JNL Machine, LLC. to our growing community. JNL Machine will be located at 204 S. Loop 485 in Gladewater.

Welcome to Gladewater!

Posted: 12/12/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

GEDCO is thrilled to assist StewBabes' Grill in relocating to Gladewater! We want to thank Stewart Holmes for running such a fine establishment, and we can’t wait to bring this restaurant (and its delicious burgers) to our community!

Business expansion in Gladewater!

Posted: 12/12/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

TICO, one of Gladewater’s fast-growing businesses, is in the process of expanding its operations with 2 additional acres of land acquired with the assistance of GEDCO. This expansion will also result in new jobs per the company’s agreement with GEDCO.

If your company is looking to move or expand its operations, contact us at GEDCO to see how we can help you reach your business goals, together. Call (903) 845-5441 or email


Posted: 12/05/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

PARTNERING WITH EDUCATION. GEDCO is pleased to be working with Gladewater ISD and Kilgore College in pursuit of grant funding to create a certified nursing assistant (CNA) program at Gladewater High School. GEDCO is honored to assist in this effort to expand quality education programming in our Gladewater community. We’ll keep you posted.

Sunbelt Manufacturing Fire Safety

Posted: 11/13/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

Fire safety is always of the utmost importance for any business. Pictured here are Perry Connor from Sunbelt Manufacturing, Ryan Brown with LPS Fire, and GEDCO representatives Robert Green and Robert Johnson, in the first of a series of meetings to advance improvements in Sunbelt's fire safety equipment system. Assisting Gladewater companies , such as Sunbelt, to develop and grow is part of GEDCO’s ongoing mission.

GEDCO Represents Gladewater at Statewide Conference

Posted: 11/07/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

GEDCO REPRESENTS GLADEWATER AT STATEWIDE CONFERENCE. Gladewater Economic Development Corporation Board President, Robert Green, recently participated in 2018 Texas Municipal League’s annual conference and exhibition in Fort Worth. It was a great opportunity to connect with other Texas cities, attend workshops, and bring home valuable resources and knowledge for the betterment of our Gladewater community.

GEDCO Invests in Pumpjack Painting

Posted: 10/29/2018
Author: Robert Johnson

 As part of GEDCO’s (Gladewater Economic Development Corporation) ongoing commitment to the city of Gladewater, we are pleased to announce the investment of GEDCO funds toward the improvement and painting of the pumpjack and handrails in our downtown. Special thanks go to Pablo Rodriguez of Lone Star Home Remodeling for a job well done on this project! GEDCO takes great pride in Gladewater’s historic downtown Main Street District and is honored to help support projects, such as this, for its betterment.