The city of Brownsville has announced that Paragon VTOL Aerospace air transportation company, would be relocating its manufacturing plant to the city.
Paragon is the fourth company to make the move to Brownsville, following SpaceX, the Space Channel, and Space Ventures.
Mayor Trey Mendez said there were more companies on the way as part of the City’s initiative to cultivate a space ecosystem.
“This really gives you a glimpse of what the future is going to be, and the future is happening here in Brownsville,” said Mendez.
Company Founder Dwight Smith said he chose Brownsville because of the community and that he aims to work with schools to cultivate strong STEM foundations in children.
“It wanted to immediately get within the school system by providing full scholarships for STEM as a career path,” said Smith.