Lufkin Industries

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Industries is one step closer to being named a State Enterprise Project, meaning the company could save up to $1.25 million over the next five years.

The Lufkin City Council Tuesday night approved the first reading of the ordinance. It must now pass a second reading before facing state approval.

Texas cities are only allowed to have six enterprise projects every two years. This would be the first for Lufkin in that time period.

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