One of the nation’s largest environmental laboratories calls Kilgore home: Ana-Lab is closing in on 60 years since the ‘Complete Service Laboratory’ first started testing samples in a backyard, bumper-pull trailer.
The efforts of Kilgore EDC and local officials streamlined Drilltools’ efforts to put down roots in the city, trimming the timeline to half of what it would normally take to establish a similar manufacturing operation.
One of the cornerstone facilities in Kilgore’s Synergy Park is also an essential link in the movement of goods worldwide: "We are what I like to call, 'the invisible backbone of the global supply chain' because we play an important role in connecting doctors with supplies and people with groceries, diapers and other life essentials," says CHEP's Kilgore plant manager, Angie Runyon.
Cleveland Steel Container
Anything not made by Cleveland Steel Container "pails" in comparison.
Closure Systems International
For a company focused on crafting caps, Closure Systems International’s production in Kilgore can’t be stopped – according to the latest estimate, by year’s end the East Texas manufacturing operation aims to ship out the door more than 14 billion closures.
Communications & Power Industries
CPI’s antennas range in size from a dish small enough to be carried into combat to fixed earth stations spanning over 34 meters (112 feet) in diameter.
HOLT CAT is a regional dealer of Caterpillar products with locations throughout South, Central, North and East Texas. HOLT CAT is the largest Cat dealer in North America, with Kilgore’s 55 employees being part of a much larger workforce totaling over 3600 across the state.
Merritt Preferred Components is closing in on a century as one of the manufacturing cornerstones of Kilgore, and Kilgore Economic Development Corporation is glad for the role the organization has been able to play in assisting the locally-owned and operated company – helping Merritt drive strong roots even deeper into the bedrock of this community.
Founded in 1847, Orgill, Inc. is the world’s largest independent hardlines distributor. Orgill serves more than 11,000 retail hardware stores, home centers, pro lumber dealers, and farm stores in the U.S. and Canada and to more than 50 countries outside of North America.
With the convenience of a catalog offering nearly 9,000 line items across all five branches, P&W Sales' knowledgeable and dedicated sales team awaits each opportunity to meet any industry needs.
Region 7 Education Service Center
The hardworking team at Region 7 ESC is committed to providing every possible opportunity for the schools and students in their care to succeed.
Much like Kilgore’s historic “World’s Richest Acre”, the landscape of Pine Hill is dotted with 135 gas wells.
Revolution, a producer of food service bags, films and other products was founded as Pak-Sher in 1973, and was family owned until being sold to sold to Revolution Plastic Recycling in 2019.
Since 2002, Wagner Tuning has developed and produced high-quality engine parts such as intake manifolds, exhaust manifolds, downpipes, and Intercooler kits.