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.
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.
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.
Enel Green Power North America
Enel Green Power has around 100 plants across the North American continent, including hydroelectric, wind, solar and geothermal, with installed renewable capacity is around 8.7 GW. In Texas, Enel operates wind and solar farms in west Texas, and recently announced Enel’s first hybrid project in North America that integrates a renewable energy plant (146 MW of) with utility-scale battery storage (50 MW) in Kaufman County, SE of Dallas.
Motiva Enterprises, Inc.
Motiva strives to be the safest and most profitable downstream business of Aramco in America. Reaching that goal depends on 2,700 dedicated U.S. employees working together to bring the country the energy it needs and giving back to the communities where Motiva operates.
Motiva’s legacy dates back over 100 years with the Port Arthur refinery, which is the largest in North America with a crude capacity of 630,000 barrels a day. And Motiva’s strategic network of equity terminals supplies gasoline and diesel to thousands of retail outlets under the iconic Shell and 76® brands.
S&B Engineers & Constructors
S & B Engineers & Constructors, Ltd. provides engineering and construction services, offering pilot plant design, analysis, project management, procurement, and productivity assessments. S & B Engineers & Constructors serves refining, petrochemical, power, and infrastructure industries in the United States. After more than fifty years, S&B remains a privately-held, family-owned company, and their resources and experience allow successful execution of projects of any size while still maintaining a small company culture and flexibility.
Texas Academic Language Therapy Association (TX ALTA)
The Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) is the credentialing organization which establishes, maintains, and promotes professional standards of education, practice, and conduct for Certified Academic Language Therapists, Certified Academic Language Practitioners, Instructors of Certified Academic Language Practitioners, and Qualified Instructors of Certified Academic Language Therapists and Practitioners.