BASF – The Chemical Company – is the world’s leading chemical company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. With about $70 billion in revenues, BASF has 105,000 employees, and about 385 production sites worldwide serving customers and partners in almost all countries of the world, including Texas facilities in Beaumont, Freeport, Pasadena and Port Arthur.
Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States (more than 450 in Texas) and served 4 million customers last year through its company-owned operations.
Texas Chemical Council
The Texas Chemical Council (TCC) is the statewide trade association of chemical manufacturing facilities in Texas. Currently, 70 member companies produce vital products for our way of life, fulfill educational and quality-of-life needs and provide employment and career opportunities for more than 74,000 Texans at over 200 separate facilities across the state. Their combined economic activity sustains nearly a half-million jobs for Texans.
TALHI is the trade association for life and health insurers doing business in Texas. TALHI exists to support a vibrant life and health insurance market in the State of Texas, believing that by so doing we contribute to the financial security and well-being of the citizens of Texas. TALHI serves as the voice of its members and the industry, advocating for an economic, legislative, and regulatory environment that supports a vibrant life and health insurance market in order to effectively serve the citizens of Texas.
Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU)
The Texas Association of Health Underwriters represents licensed health insurance agents and benefit professionals throughout the Great State of Texas. TAHU members service the health insurance needs of large and small employers as well as people seeking individual health insurance coverage. TAHU members work to obtain insurance for clients who are struggling to balance their desire to purchase high-quality and comprehensive health coverage with the reality of rapidly escalating medical care costs. TAHU members help consumers by guiding them through the complexities of purchasing and enrollment in health insurance, while ensuring they get the best policy at the most affordable price.
RetailMeNot, Inc., is the largest digital coupon site in the United States, with a mission to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience. Since November 2006, RMN users have shared hundreds of thousands of digital coupons from retailers. Digital coupons are rated and ranked by users, ensuring that quality deals rise to the top and expired coupons drop down the list.
National Life Group
National Life Group is a diversified group of financial services companies that offer life insurance, annuities, mutual funds and estate, business succession and retirement planning strategies. Chartered in 1848, National Life Group includes National Life Insurance Co., Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, in Dallas, Texas, Sentinel Investments and Equity Services, Inc. and has more than $30 billion in assets under management. National Life Group companies employ nearly 1,000 people, most located at offices in Montpelier and Dallas.
American International Group (AIG)
American International Group, Inc., also known as AIG, is an American multinational insurance corporation with operations in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies employ about 56,400 people, and the company operates through three core businesses: Consumer Insurance (49% of revenues), Commercial Insurance (43% of revenues), and Other Operations (8% of revenues). Commercial Insurance includes Liability and Financial Lines and Property and Specialty Risks; while consumer Insurance includes Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Life Insurance, and Personal Insurance.
Texas Association of Manufacturers (TAM)
The Texas Association of Manufacturers promotes and protects a pro-growth business environment that ensures a strong manufacturing sector and a competitive Texas. Today’s manufacturing sector brings new technologies and consumer goods to the market and drives the Texas economy forward. Manufacturers in Texas account for more than 14.3 percent of the total output in the state – more than $227 billion in 2015 – and manufacturers employ more than 848,000 Texans in jobs that pay an average compensation of more than $82,460 a year.
More than 500 small and large companies from all across the state are members of TAM, which gives a voice to those businesses at the state house and in Washington DC. TAM works to educate, inform and empower industry leaders, consumers, policymakers and the media with timely perspective on the issues and concerns impacting the industry and its members’ ability to create jobs, invest, expand and keep Texas prosperous.
ACT San Antonio
Alternative Certification for Teachers (ACT) in San Antonio is a state-approved teacher certification program that assists individuals in receiving their teacher certification in Texas without additional university coursework.