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Housing Growth Still Booming

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 223 and closed 153 new homes in the district during the first quarter of 2017. This represents the most starts in a quarter in more than 6 years and the most closings in a single quarter since 2008.

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Statewide Incentives for Advanced Manufacturing

Since the advent of Ford’s first assembly line in 1913 (and arguably even earlier than that with the textile and millwork plants of the Industrial Revolution), the manufacturing industry has been dominant in the American workforce.  The addition of technology through the years has been a threat to this, threatening jobs and creating a fear for the future of workers in the industry. However, new technology has also created new needs, and thus the manufacturing industry is coming back to life....

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The Industrial Internet of Things and The Future of Manufacturing

Over the past couple of decades the internet has changed the way we work and live, revolutionizing and disrupting just about every industry from retail to healthcare. Productivity has increased as costs have decreased, all while providing better products and services to consumers. Yet for all it’s impact, one of the industries that has seen great changes and improvements from the rise of the internet has been one people tend not to expect —manufacturing.

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Why Midlothian? Chemtrade

WHY MIDLOTHIAN?   

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series. 

In this series, Midlothian companies share their experiences, observations and impressions about why Midlothian has proven a great fit for their business needs. We hope their stories will inspire you to consider how you can make something great with us in Midlothian.

Read more “Why Midlothian?” stories on our Why Midlothian webpage.

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Midlothian Business Parks Feed Appetite for Production Space in DFW

For manufacturing companies looking to plant roots in North Texas, the dynamic suburb of Midlothian has a clear message: “Come on in.”

Situated just 30 minutes south of downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, a Midlothian address offers businesses not only critical access to the vibrant North Texas market, but also a convenient springboard to the lucrative Austin, San Antonio and Houston markets.

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Midlothian Spurs Manufacturing Momentum South of DFW

When it comes to traditional and advanced manufacturing, intellectual horsepower is a significant driver behind long-term success.

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Midlothian: One of the Safest Cities in Texas

For companies on the grow and families on the move, a community’s safety record is a top concern.

While no community may ever be 100 percent crime-free, a very low crime rate is the next best thing.

For several years in a row, the North Texas town of Midlothian in Ellis County has been recognized for its safe environs.

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10 Ways to Calculate Corporate Relocation Costs

You have made the decision to relocate or expand your business to a new location. By this point, you have also no doubt given tremendous thought to the price tag associated with your move.

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Games Unplugged: Why Midlothian?

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series. 

In this series, Midlothian companies share their experiences, observations and impressions about why Midlothian has proven a great fit for their business needs. We hope their stories will inspire you to consider how you can make something great with us in Midlothian.

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Business Relocation: 7 Signs Moving Might Make Sense

Is your current facility bursting at the seams? Are you finding it hard to hire enough workers at a reasonable wage?  Are transportation costs for your finished goods driving you to the poor house? Do you need better access to critical markets? Is your facility in need of an upgrade?

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