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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
What is one thing that every community and every company have in common?
Industrious men and women are what drive our world forward. Which is why workforce development issues are a perennial hot topic across every industry.Read More
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.Read More
Whether a student is considering upgrading their skills or just starting out on a new career path, higher education is a great avenue to prepare for a high-paying job in the vibrant Texas economy.
Home to 13 million workers — the nation’s second largest workforce — one of the state’s top priorities is to make sure this workforce is well trained.Read More
It’s no secret that the increasing role of automation and advanced technologies is widening the manufacturing skills gap.
Companies who attract and retain skilled workers can gain a competitive edge in an industry that rewards productivity, efficiency, and quick turnaround times.Read More