McAllen FTZ Overview
Mission & Vision
To leverage our highly skilled and motivated team in conjunction with our institution’s resources to provide World Class third party logistics services, while growing the McAllen Foreign Trade Zone program and its boundaries, creating jobs and ultimately improving the economic well-being of the community.
History of the McAllen Foreign Trade Zone
The McAllen Foreign Trade Zone #12 was created in 1973, making it the first inland non-seaport Foreign Trade Zone in the United States.
This began a chain of free enterprise that is unparalleled anywhere else in the world. Over 410 companies ranging from manufacturing,
industrial, supplier, warehouse distribution, logistics, etc. have located in the most vibrant area on the border - McAllen, Texas. Today,
the McAllen Foreign Trade Zone consists of over 775 acres, and offers full service logistics solutions to over 100 clients representing
over 42 countries world wide.