Republic National Distributing Company to relocate and expand operations in Pflugerville

Republic National Distributing Company will relocate and expand its operations to Pflugerville, as announced during Pflugerville City Council's Nov. 12 meeting. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Republic National Distributing Company will relocate and expand its operations to Pflugerville, as announced during Pflugerville City Council's Nov. 12 meeting. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Republic National Distributing Company will relocate and expand its operations to Pflugerville, as announced during Pflugerville City Council's Nov. 12 meeting. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Republic National Distributing Company, a wines and spirits distributor in the United States, will be relocating and expanding its operations to Pflugerville, following Pflugerville City Council's approval of the performance agreement between the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. and RNDC at council's Nov. 12 meeting. In relocating to Texas, RNDC has engaged in a $27 million capital investment in a 250,000 sq. ft. facility and plans to employ 304 full-time jobs, according to a Nov. 12 PCDC news release.

“This fast-growth company brings a sales and distribution regional operation that provides many opportunities to expand our local workforce expertise in a state-of-the-art, high-tech facility,” said Amy Madison, PCDC Executive Director, in the release.


Per the 10-year economic development performance agreement, the PCDC will offer a $70,000 jobs grant each year, so long as RNDC relocates or hires 207 employees in year one and 97 in year two, according to the release. The PCDC will also provide no more than $500,000 in an infrastructure grant to help with the extension of Helios Way and utilities as needed to the 32-acre site, set to be located on the south side of Pecan Street and western side of SH 130.

“We considered sites in other communities but decided to make our new home in Pflugerville due to several factors including location and available workforce," RNDC Vice President of Operations Steve Feldman said in the release. "We have been working very closely with PCDC and look forward to a long partnership as we expand RNDC operations in Pflugerville."

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By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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