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Forney EDC to Offer Free Customer Service Training Workshop October 27

Forney EDC to Offer Free Customer Service Training Workshop October 27

October 18, 2016

For Immediate Release

ABOX Packaging Relocates Headquarters to Forney

October 12, 2016

For Immediate Release

ABOX Packaging Relocates Headquarters to Forney

FORNEY, TX – The City of Forney is proud to announce that the ABOX Packaging Company will soon be relocating its headquarters to Forney. ABOX Packaging recently acquired the Forney Sports Center and hope to begin operations from the 110,000-square-foot beginning in January.

Forney EDC to Offer New Downtown Redevelopment Incentive

FORNEY, TX – The Forney Economic Development Corporation is proud to announce the addition of a new incentive program for the Historic Downtown Forney area.  The Redevelopment Incentive Program is a new grant for current and prospective downtown business owners to assist in the redevelopment of property from one use to another.  The grant provides a 50/50 matching reimbursement of up to $25,000 to be used on interior and exterior renovation of properties. 

Franchising Seminar Scheduled for September 13

For Immediate Release

Franchising Seminar Scheduled for September 13

Trinity Valley Community College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Forney Economic Development Corporation will present a franchising seminar for prospective business owners. The class will be held Tuesday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Forney City Hall, 101 E. Main St.

Forney Named to “Safest City” List for Second Consecutive Year

July 25, 2016

For Immediate Release

Forney Named to “Safest City” List for Second Consecutive Year

Forney EDC Recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council

June 10, 2016

For Immediate Release

 

Forney EDC Recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council

Emergicon to Relocate Services Center to Forney

April 27, 2016

For Immediate Release

 

Emergicon to Relocate Services Center to Forney

 

North Texas Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Solicits Your Input

The Forney EDC, in conjunction with the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Comprehensive Economic Development Committee, invites you to share your comments on the latest draft of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

FEDC-Owned Land For Sale

Looking to move your business? We have general retail zoned land available right now!

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  •     “The community is real supportive of new business coming in. The city itself has great ideas on what’s coming ahead. I would advise anyone to look at moving into the Forney area.
    - Patrick McCrea
    Owner, Doe Belly’s Catfish Café
  •     Working with the City of Forney has been a pleasure. The City’s proactive response to any problem Steve Silver Company has encountered is refreshing. Glad to call Forney our home.
    - Jud Preskitt
    Vice President, Steve Silver Company
  •     Smurfit Kappa’s Forney Mill has been operating in Forney for over forty years.  Forney is a great place to do business with an excellent, well-educated workforce and a supportive, forward-thinking city government.
    - Dave Nelson
    Vice President of Paper Operations, Smurfit Kappa North America
  •     OGW is a proud member of the Forney business community. The EDC, City Government, and the community as a whole are very open and supportive of growing businesses.
    - Holly Dempsey
    COO, OGW, LLC