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NEUTEX LED Lighting Announces Major Expansion

December 16th, 2014|

The LED lighting solutions company will be expanding its corporate, manufacturing and warehouse headquarters in Houston, TX.

Houston, TX (December 16, 2014) – NEUTEX LED Lighting has recently announced a major expansion to its corporate, manufacturing and warehouse headquarters based in Houston, TX. After three months of planning and design, the NEUTEX LED expansion project is […]

Fil-Ams urged to spread ‘good news’ about PH economy

June 4th, 2014|

HOUSTON, Texas – Recent Philippine government data show that the Philippine economy grew by 5.7 percent in the first quarter as the effects of Super Typhoon Yolanda continue to linger in the country.

But Philippine government officials maintain that the Philippines is still the third fastest growing economy in Asia in the first quarter, next only […]

More U.S. manufacturers are making a U-turn on offshoring

May 1st, 2014|

John Higgins recalls a flight he took in 2009 from Los Angeles to Shanghai. Higgins, president and chief executive officer of Houston-based Neutex Advanced Energy Group Inc., was excited about his plans to bring his company’s manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. from China and shared the news with his seatmate, a Harvard MBA graduate.

“The […]

Manufacturing American Efficiency

April 7th, 2014|

Lighting consumes 46 percent of U.S. energy in commercial businesses. And energy costs are rising. Fluorescent technology is being phased out. CFL technology has environmentally harmful side effects. Many believe that LED (light-emitting diode) technology is the answer. Considered efficiency powerhouses because of their high luminous efficiency, LED bulbs have quickly become the standard for […]

AFL-CIO: Making the Light Fantastic

October 2nd, 2013|

Neutex Advanced Energy Group, a Houston-based maker of LED lights, light bulbs and fixtures, brought its core manufacturing operation from China back to the United States last year and turned to the Electrical Workers (IBEW) to staff its facility.

Paul Puente, assistant business manager of IBEW Local 716, approached John Higgins, president and CEO of Neutex, […]

Back NEUTEX Advanced Energy Group, Inc.™ Announces Gordon Quan As Newest Board Member

May 30th, 2012|

NEUTEX Advanced Energy Group Inc.™ today announced that Gordon Quan, Co-Chairman of FosterQuan LLP. the nation’s second largest immigration law firm, was appointed to the company’s board of directors, allowing the board to be comprised of 8 members.

Board chairman John C. Higgins summed up the decision; “Mr. Quan has extraordinary legal, business and government experience […]

Sixel: From here to China and back

March 6th, 2012|

It wasn’t a hard choice when Neutex Lighting decided to go to China to manufacture LED bulbs and fixtures. It would be cheaper and more efficient, figured John Higgins, president and CEO of the Houston-based company.

But after a couple of years, Higgins started having second thoughts. It took four workers to do one job, which […]

Houston-Baytown-Sugarland Metro Named #1 by Site Selection!

March 2nd, 2012|

HOUSTON – While other cities are struggling to create growth, Houston is maintaining its reputation as a bustling area with boundless economic growth possibilities according to Site Selection magazine. The 2011 “Top Metro” rankings have been released and the Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land area tops the list as the No. 1 metro area in the nation for […]

Magazine names Houston best place for corporate relocation and expansion

March 2nd, 2012|

HOUSTON (KTRK) — A positive sign when it comes to jobs here in the greater Houston area as a national publication has named it the best place in the country for corporate relocation and expansion.

The magazine “Site Selection” is the latest publication to put southeast Texas atop its list of post-recession boomtowns. And it’s just […]

Neutex Lighting returns to Houston

March 1st, 2012|

In 2009, just three years after Neutex Lighting moved its manufacturing operation from Houston to Shanghai, China, it became apparent that the cost of doing business had increased and it no longer made economic sense to stay there, said CEO John Higgins.

Neutex Lighting is a division ofHouston-based Neutex Advanced Energy Group, whose specialties include logging, […]