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8 Reasons for Doing Business in Texas

November 16, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

We understand that site selectors and CEOs have to fight restricting state regulations that slow down a relocation process or hinders long-run business growth. However, there’s good news — not all states run that way. Not all state regulations have to be a nightmare.

Texas enables site selectors and CEOs to enjoy doing business in the Lone Star state. When looking to expand, move, or startup a business, we know there’s a lot of research involved to find a state that truly is business...

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Tapping Into Technical Training With Texas State Technical College

November 16, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

Conversations regarding the state of modern manufacturing are often punctuated by topics including the widening skills gap, factories of the future and the Internet of Things (IoT), not to mention robotics, automation and cybersecurity.

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A Great Place to do Business: Texas vs. Competing Markets

November 07, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

The CEOs of the nation have spoken. With a promising economy, highly rated quality of life, and positive business-friendly climate, Texas is time and time again denoted as a great place to do business.

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Midlothian ISD Earns Five-Star TXSmartSchools Distinction

October 19, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

For two years in a row, the Midlothian Independent School District has earned a coveted five-star rating under the new Texas Smart Schools Rating guidelines(formerly FAST).

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My Father’s Shop: Why Midlothian?

October 19, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

This post is part of our “Why Midlothian?” blog series.

We interviewed Jeff Buckley, owner of My Father’s Shop, to discuss why he chose to make something great in Midlothian.

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SK Energy: Why Midlothian?

September 27, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

This post is part of our “Why Midlothian?” blog series.

We interviewed Brooke Sills, owner of SK Energy, to discuss why she chose to make something great in Midlothian.

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Midlothian, Texas: Manufacturing Success

September 22, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

In the manufacturing world, it’s tough to beat Texas.

With its robust business climate, ever-mushrooming labor pool and enviable operating costs, the Lone Star State is a choice destination for a variety of expanding and relocating companies, but especially manufacturing firms.

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Texas Tops Site Selection Magazine’s 2016 Sustainability Rankings

August 10, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

There is no doubt that environmental awareness and cleaner living is integral to long-term economic success. And, Texas is well-versed in this school of thought.

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Gerdau Midlothian Mill Awarded Skills Development Fund

 

Steel producer Gerdau, located in Midlothian, Texas, recently joined the ranks of Lone Star companies benefitting from the Texas Workforce Commission’s Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant.

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Residential Construction Continues to Boom in Midlothian

 

Midlothian Enrollment and Homebuilding Barreling Forward

According to the most recent School District Strategies report, residential construction activity doesn’t show any sign of letting up in the Midlothian Independent School District. The report indicates builders started 167 and closed 95 new homes in the district during the first quarter of 2016. This represents the most starts in a quarter in more than 6 years and the most first-quarter closings since 2008.

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