Home to many world famous tourist attractions including the Natural Bridge Caverns, Wildlife Ranch and the country’s #1 water park, Schlitterbahn. Located on IH-35 in between San Antonio and Austin, New Braunfels is less than 20 minutes from the new Caterpillar Plant in Seguin and less than one hour from the Toyota Assembly Plant. New Braunfels is also home to a diverse business and industry community. Manufacturing, distribution centers, call centers, aerospace and world class telecommunications businesses call New Braunfels home. Two local public education systems are known statewide for their academic excellence, and the addition of the Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC) has given the workforce access to post-secondary education. The municipal airport is capable of handling the largest corporate jets and cargo aircraft, and are within 25 minutes of San Antonio International Airport and 45 minutes from Austin’s Bergstrom Airport. An award winning hospital and state of the art health care is exemplified through the broad range of medical specialists providing quality care to all ages.
Located along Interstate 10, and nestled along the banks of the Guadalupe River, Seguin, Texas is strategically positioned for business and growth.
Seguin is located 35 minutes east of San Antonio, 55 minutes south of Austin and offers immediate access not only to Interstate 10, but to State Highway 130, the safe, fast and reliable alternate to congested Interstate 35 in Central Texas.
Numerous businesses and Fortune 500 companies have major operations located within the City of Seguin, including Continental Automotive Group, Commercial Metals Corporation (CMC), Tyson Foods, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., Minigrip, Alamo Group, Niagara Bottling, Georgia Pacific, and Hexcel. Manufacturing is the backbone of the Seguin economy. Nearly 30% of Seguin’s workforce is employed within the manufacturing sector. In fact, the City of Seguin has 4,000+ manufacturing jobs, that’s nearly three times the national average. Seguin’s continued economic prosperity is attributed to our skilled workforce, expansive labor shed, existing industries, rich heritage and pro-business style of government.
It’s not all about manufacturing in Seguin, we are also home to growing education and healthcare sectors as well. In 2019, US News & World Report ranked Seguin’s Texas Lutheran University the #1 Best Value School for the second year in a row, the #3 Best College for Veterans, and the #4 Regional Colleges West.
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center in Seguin was the proud recipient of the HealthGrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction has placed GRMC in the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals in the United States for patient safety. GRMC has also been the recognized by HealthGrades as a Five-Star recipient in total knee replacement for five years in a row, hip fracture treatment for eleven years in a row and appendectomy for three years in a row. Local schools also earn top accolades from the Texas Education Agency and work closely with area businesses and economic and workforce development professionals to set students up for success through the Seguin Talent Pipeline Project.