North Texas DEC Member’s Company, Polyguard Products, Speaks Out Regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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North Texas DEC Member’s Company, Polyguard Products, Speaks Out Regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership | District Export Councils of Texas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM) – CBS 11 News’ Karen Borta traveled to the White House to interview President Barack Obama about the proposed major trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Supporters say it will increase wages and lead to more jobs. But critics say they don’t believe that will happen.
 
The President told CBS11 the deal would keep jobs here, raise wages and open new markets. “The truth is this is going to be extraordinarily open,” says President Obama. “We don’t have an agreement yet, so it’s true what we haven’t laid out the actual agreement, this just gives us the authority to negotiate.”
 
President Obama says the trade deal being negotiated would put new standards in place that would help protect workers and the environment. And the President says it would help North Texas companies like Ennis-based Polyguard Products. The CEO there supports the deal. [Read More…]

Nov. 20, 2014 – Polyguard Boasts New Facility

November 20, 2014
Polyguard Boasts New Facility

ENNIS, TX – Polyguard Products, Inc. celebrated a $500,000 renovation to a previously vacant office complex at an after-hours business event Thursday evening, put together by Polyguard at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce.

The new facility covers 5,000 square feet, and parts of the original 1970s structure were recycled for use in the new facility. There are 17 offices, two offices for traveling employees or visitors, three restrooms, two showers and a conference room big enough for 18 people, where a slideshow was presented Thursday evening showcasing employee satisfaction with the company. [Read More… ]

 

 

June 6, 2014 – Polyguard Shares Up, Employees Benefit

Polyguard Employees Enjoy ESOP with Profits Up.

Polyguard Employees Enjoy ESOP with Profits Up.

June 6, 2014
Polyguard Shares Up, Employees Benefit

ENNIS, TX – Polyguard Products of Ennis had good news for its employees during the company’s annual ESOP dinner Friday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall — profits are up.

The basic premise of a company run with an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program) is the better a company’s profits, the better the employees do financially when they retire. [Read More…]