Our Workforce is

skilled and talented

in Paris, Texas.

Lamar County has a 60-mile labor shed radius, providing an impressive talent pipeline with 844,086
employees. Production occupations constitute the second-largest part of the workforce in this region.
We are known throughout the region for our strong, successful manufacturing base,
constituting 25% of the workforce.

Talent Resources

Education and Training

The future of longevity in growth and development in our community lies within education and training. With six area schools, Paris Junior College, and our working relationship with Texas A&M Commerce we are positioned for success.

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As a regional hub for major employers, Paris and Lamar County have a strong workforce that draws from multiple nearby counties. Our workforce statistics show that 25% of employed individuals are currently working in manufacturing.

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Major Employers

Some of the largest manufacturers located in Paris, including
American SpiralWeld Pipe, Campbell’s Soup, Kimberly Clark, and Huhtamaki, have made significant
investments in human capital and property, finding their facilities to be more productive at a lower cost.

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Leadership Lamar County

The Leadership Lamar County and Jr. Leadership Lamar County programs are designed to incorporate key leadership objectives emphasizing profession and community development.
The next generation of leaders.

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Success Stories

People are the greatest asset when it comes to a growing economy, a strong workforce, a thriving community, and successful partnerships. With this in mind, we take every opportunity to build meaningful relationships with our clients, business leaders, and community. The success stories speak for themselves. There’s no better way to tell our story than to share theirs.

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