Food & Beverage Production

Corsicana is a business-friendly community located just 50 miles southeast of downtown Dallas on I-45, which connects the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with the Greater Houston metro area. 

Corsicana's robust transportation infrastructure, combined with its proximity to a number of major consumer and industrial markets (Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio), makes it a perfect location for food and beverage production facilities.

Collin Street Bakery, Navarro Pecan Company and Russell Stover Candies maintain major production facilities in Corsicana. In addition, Pactiv operates a major food services packaging manufacturing facility in Corsicana.

Abundant Water City of Corsicana provides water treatment services to its residential, commercial and industrial customers. The water treatment facilities meet or exceed all state and federal water quality standards and provides guaranteed volume and pressure. The City of Corsicana also furnishes water to 21 various Navarro County water supply corporations.

Food Processing Industries

Proximity to Major Consumer Markets Corsicana is located on the outskirts of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and is 175 miles from the Houston metro area. In addition, Corsicana is 150 miles from the Austin metro and 250 miles from the San Antonio metro.

Robust Transportation Network Corsicana is located just 50 miles southeast of downtown Dallas on I-45, which connects the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with the Greater Houston metro area. Only an hour from DFW International Airport, Corsicana also is served by both Union Pacific (UP) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroads and is only 210 miles, by interstate highway, from the Port of Houston.

Reliable Energy Texas offers an abundance of natural gas and electricity at highly competitive rates.

Inexpensive Labor Costs Being on the outskirts of the Metroplex, Corsicana's cost of living is lower than in the major cities of Texas. As a result, your employees can afford the same standard of living (relative to your current operating location) at a much lower wage and salary costs to your business.

Inexpensive Land as a rural county, Navarro County offers an abundance of land at reasonable prices.

Favorable Tax & Regulatory Environment Corsicana is in the Heart of Texas, with its low taxes and business-friendly regulatory environment.

Strong manufacturing workforce Corsicana and Navarro County are blessed with a relatively large and robust manufacturing workforce, particularly with metal and machining skills. The community is also able to draw a significant portion of our workforce from the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area.

In addition, Navarro College is located in Corsicana and offers specialized workforce training programs tailored to meet the needs of local employers. Detailed data on Navarro County workforce (PDF).

Lower operating costs The cost of living is dramatically lower in Texas, and even more reasonable in Corsicana, which means that your workers can enjoy the same, or better, quality of life in Corsicana for less than you're paying them at your current location. Available land is plentiful, with prices substantially lower than in most of Texas and the rest of the United States.

Texas' pro-business climate Texas, with its vibrant economy, boasts low taxes without the onerous regulations typically found in other states. Texas does not levy either corporate or individual income taxes. Unlike some other states, Texas is a strong 2nd Amendment state that welcomes the good-paying jobs that firearms-related manufacturers create.

Conditional land grant A conditional land grant/loan may be available from the City of Corsicana and Navarro County to industrial expansion projects for capital investments with a minimum taxable value of $10 million and the creation of at least 50 new, full-time jobs. The land is in one of the two industrial parks jointly owned and operated by the city and the county.

Small town quality of life on the outskirts of the 4th largest metro area in the U.S. Corsicana is close enough to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to take advantage of its extensive resources, while being just far enough away to also enjoy lower business operating and living costs. Corsicana is a community where you can grow a business, pursue a meaningful career, and raise a family … all at the same time. Escape the high costs of living and operating a business in the big city, and experience — in Corsicana — how life and work intersect.

Download Navarro County Demographic & Labor Report (PDF)