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Dynamic By Design: How North Texas Talent Fuels Precision Industries

February 22, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

There are no shortcuts when it comes to manufacturing a skilled workforce for the high-tech automotive, aerospace and aviation industries.

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Consider State Resource Limitations When Evaluating a Site

February 14, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

When a business seeks to move or expand, they often focus on access to workforce, quality of life, and space concerns when they consider a new location. While these are all valid reasons for selecting a site, other considerations may be overlooked.  Perhaps the most commonly overlooked factor is access to and quantity of resources. While it can be easy to favor a site for its proximity to a major city, transit, and strong labor, if the area is resource-stressed, it can be harmful to a...

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Understanding Texas’ Alternative Energy Resources

February 01, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

From the outside, Texas hardly seems like the sort of state that would have an abundance of alternative energy resources and infrastructure. However, despite its reputation as an oil-loving producer, alternative energy makes up an estimated 20% of Texas’ generated energy, and has the highest installed wind capacity and 2nd highest solar market. That number is only expected to grow. For example, the cost of producing wind energy has dropped by two-thirds over seven years and Texas is home to...

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Midlothian ISD Report Shows Record Residential Growth 

January 31, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

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 185 and closed 151 new homes in the district during the third quarter of 2017. This represents the most home starts in the third quarter since 2006.

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Midlothian Business Institute Seeks Innovators

January 31, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

It is often said that little things can make all the difference. One of the best examples of this can be found in the business world.

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Adaptability and Technical Training are Critical Components of Modern Manufacturing Skills

January 30, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

Whether chemicals, fabricated metal products, transportation equipment, pharmaceuticals, computer equipment – or myriad other products – much of the manufacturing process is the same.

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How Texas' Workforce Brings Value to the Automotive and Aerospace Industries

January 26, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

While the automotive and aerospace industries may be very distinct from each other, they do share one thing in common: the need for top-notch skills.

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Methodist Health System to build and open Methodist Midlothian Medical Center

December 28, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

Full service hospital will be the first in the growing community

MIDLOTHIAN – Several months in the making, Methodist Health System is pleased to announce the plan for its eleventh hospital, which will be located in Midlothian. The new facility will operated in conjunction with the existing Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in order to facilitate the opening with all reasonable diligence. While architectural details are still being finalized, the hospital in Midlothian will be a licensed...

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The Power of Power: Benefits of a Deregulated Energy Market

December 21, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

Texas is known for having a deregulated energy market. The state moved to a deregulated electricity market in January of 2002, in an effort to drive down market prices and create better competition. Although this plan has had many critics, the benefits for the state have been abundant.

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Businesses Leveraging Resources for Maximum ROI in Midlothian, TX

December 19, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

For any company considering relocating or expanding operations, a location’s resources are instrumental to a final site decision.

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