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.
Seguin takes the county seat for Guadalupe county, embedded along the Guadalupe River, abutting Interstate 10 and readily positioned for business. Located 35 minutes east of San Antonio, 45 minutes southwest of Austin, and within 5 minutes east of Seguin, drivers can access SH 130 which extends Seguin as a crossroad for traffic and yielding alternate routes up to 85 mph.
With being home to companies such as Caterpillar, Continental, Niagara Bottling, Tyson Foods, Alamo Group, CMC Steel and more. Seguin holds the distinction of retaining the most manufacturing jobs per capita in the State of Texas. In fact, manufacturing jobs make up nearly 27% of the industry jobs available in Seguin. In Seguin the captivating economy values its ampled workforce, established industry, rich heritage and pro-business community.
For 2018, Seguin’s growing Texas Lutheran University, ranked #1 in Best Values School, #2 in Best Colleges for Veterans, and #2 in Regional Colleges West by US News & World Report. The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) in Seguin is a nationally recognized Five-Star Recipient in total knee replacement, five years in a row, hip fracture treatment, eleven years in a row and appendectomy, three years in a row by healthgrades. Local schools earn top accolades from the Texas Education Agency and work with economic development influencers to set students up for success through the local talent pipeline project.