Small Business Resources
If you’re looking for a community that offers the kind of living and working environment all businesses thrive on, set your destination on Lufkin/Angelina County. Take a look at some of the companies that do business here and you’ll see we’re recognized for all our community has to offer — a reasonable cost of living, easy access to world markets and a highly qualified and educated workforce.
We are the HUB for a nine county region encompassing over 375,000 population Lufkin, the largest City in our nine county market, is the #1 Micropolitan in Texas and the 31st in the United States!
Educational Assistance & Resources
Angelina College Small Business Development Center
Assistance is available from the Small Business Development Center at Angelina College for existing and prospective small businesses with the objective of improving management and operational skills. Included are workshops, seminars and one-on-one counseling services (936)633-5400.
Angelina College Procurement Assistance Center (ACPAC)
ACPAC is a non-profit organization that assists the businesses of the Texas Forest Country in competing for and wining government contracts from the federal, state, and local government agencies. ACPAC is funded each year by the Department of Defense through a cooperative agreement with Angelina College. Services offered by ACPAC are FREE and consist of: Computerized Bid-match Services; Counseling Assistance; Government Contract Histories; Military Specifications and Department of Defense Adopted Industry Standards; Access to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Defense (DoD) Regulations, and forms or information from other federal and state agencies; and Workshops and Conferences on Contracting (Radio Frequency Identification, Electronic Data Interchange, Contracting, Veterans Going into Business). Contact information for ACPAC:
Angelina College Procurement Assistance Center
3500 South First Street
P.O. Box 1768
Lufkin, TX 75902-1768
(936) 633-5432 Toll Free:1-888-326-5223
(936) 633-5478 FAX
Web Page: http://www.acpactx.org
Skills Training for Local Businesses
Angelina College offers training for local businesses. Grant funding for training is available to qualified businesses in Deep East Texas. For more information, click HERE or call (936) 633-5412.