During the 2022 Annual Celebration, Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas recognized four area Employers with awards. Each employer was recognized for their contributions to the local community and their support of the Texas Workforce system. See the videos below highlighting the great work our Northeast Texas employers are doing for the region.
Large Employer of the Year - Diamond C Trailers, Mount Pleasant Tx
- Diamond C Trailers is a family owned business operating in Mount Pleasant TX for over 37 years. They are a great partner for the workforce system, supporting many of the Board’s programs. Diamond C is heavily involved in partnerships with local secondary and post-secondary education providers. They are also heavily involved in the local community, supporting several local groups and events such as their school supply drive and emergency family fund.
Small Employer of the Year - American SpiralWeld Pipe, Paris Tx
- American Spiral Weld Pipe expanded operations to Paris TX, with a new facility in 2020. The Paris facility houses the latest in pipe manufacturing technology. They have been an excellent partner for Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, participating in the Board’s Externship and Future Forward program. American Spiral Weld is also committed to their employees. The company’s Core Values Committee, includes several employees, and is designed to create programs and events to strengthen employee support and engagement.
HireAbility Employer of the Year - Pilgrim's, Mount Pleasant Tx
- Diversity is one of Pilgrim’s greatest strengths as a company. Pilgrim’s promotes diversity and inclusion among team members to create a trusting and productive workplace. They work diligently to accommodate the needs of all team members, by evaluating and identifying the best approaches to address unique situations. Pilgrim’s is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all people, including qualified individuals with disabilities.
Local Employer of Excellence - Heritage Home Health and Hospice, Texarkana Tx
- Heritage Hospice & Home Health has been providing compassionate care to East Texas for over 10 years. The family owned business now operates 8 locations in the region. Their home health and hospice services are designed to provide care centered on the unique needs of their patients and families. Heritage has been an excellent partner for Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, participating in the Summer Earn and Learn program for the past two years. They have also partnered with the Board on the choices program and youth subsidized employment. Heritage has been a tremendous help in the Board’s efforts to expand youth career exploration, participating in both the LEAP Expo for eight grade students and Future Forward for high school seniors.