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H-E-B May Be Largest Private Employer in Texas

H-E-B says that it is now the largest private employer in Texas, according to the Austin-American Statesman.

The Texas grocery store chain announced today that it now employs over 100,000 employees with over 90,000 in Texas and 10,000 in Mexico. According to a press release, the company has created over 24,000 jobs since 2008.

H-E-B has shops around Texas, with the closest to Amarillo being in Big Spring.

Forbes ranked H-E-B is the 12th largest private company last year.

Photo by the Austin-American Statesman

Photo by the Austin-American Statesman

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