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....[Continue Reading]
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.[Continue Reading]
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.[Continue Reading]
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.[Continue Reading]
When it comes to traditional and advanced manufacturing, intellectual horsepower is a significant driver behind long-term success. This is one reason why Texas continues to shine as a hotspot for companies across a diverse set of industries – in particular, all types of manufacturing. Long heralded as one of the nation’s most robust business environments, the Lone Star state offers sweet Southern appeal for Texas manufacturing businesses.[Continue Reading]
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.[Continue Reading]