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What to Expect From the Aerospace & Aviation Industries in Coming Years — Part I

The aerospace and aviation industries are primed for another strong year, according to Deloitte.

In fact, demand for commercial aircraft is so high there is an order backlog of more than 14,000 planes — with an expected 38,000 aircraft to be produced over the next 20 years.

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Blazing a Bright Path: The Lone Star Lure of Midlothian, Texas

Incorporated in 1888, Midlothian’s story offers a rich tapestry of contrasting threads. One of the fastest growing communities in North Texas, Midlothian is distinctly different by design:

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5 Reasons Why Texas Is the Best State for Manufacturing

While the manufacturing industry has changed significantly, the power propelling it forward has not. Texas manufacturing has evolved into a variety of dynamic industries including aerospace, aviation, automotive, information technology, biotech, and more.

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Midlothian Continues to Rank as One of the Safest Cities in Texas

A community’s safety record is a top priority in the site selection process. When it comes to expanding or relocating your business, it is critical to consider the new location’s quality of life.

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Why Midlothian? Gill Tech Services

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.

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Changing the Tide of Higher Education: How Texas Remains Committed to Tomorrow's Workforce

In the manufacturing world, it’s tough to dispute the power of the Texas workforce.

Texas communities deliver big when it comes to workforce investment — thanks to a multitude of technical education systems and robust state and local training programs.

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How House Bill 5 Affects the Workforce Skills Gap

House Bill 5 changed everything for the workforce skills gap.

On June 10, 2013, the bill was signed into law, lowering the number of required end-of-course exams that high schoolers in Texas must pass to graduate from 15 down to five.

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Midlothian Teams Up With Local Businesses and Schools to Spur Workforce Development

What is one thing that every community and every company have in common?

People.

Industrious men and women are what drive our world forward. Which is why workforce development issues are a perennial hot topic across every industry. 

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MED’s Tech Ed Spotlight: Electronics Engineering Technologist

The beginning of 2019 saw manufacturing post its biggest annual job gains in 20 years, yet the industry still faces many challenges.

While the “skills gap” remains a hot topic that spurs much debate, some core truths continue to shape the many industries propelling our future forward.

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