Texas

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Texas.

Executive Order

Good For You; Good For Me

Governor Greg Abbott is proud that Texas exported about $375 billion in goods in 2021, more than California and New York combined.
January / February 2022 Issue

January / February 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 1)

The January / February 2022 issue features Business Facilities' 2021 State of the Year and Economic Deal of the Year awards. Plus, a look at Top Utilities and Shovel Ready Sites.
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Is Moving Its Headquarters To Houston

ExxonMobil will relocate its corporate headquarters from Irving to Houston, TX, bringing the number of Fortune 500 companies in the area to 25.
2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
Green Bay Packaging, Fort Worth

Green Bay Packaging To Build New “Super Plant” In Texas

Green Bay Packaging's 600,000-square-foot corrugator plant will replace a smaller existing plant in Fort Worth, TX.
Iron Ox, Lockhart, TX

Iron Ox Growing In Texas

Iron Ox will invest $120 million in its new one million-square-foot facility, to be built in the City of Lockhart, TX.
Camfil, Kilgore, TX

Camfil USA Investing $50M In Texas Expansion

The clear air solutions manufacturer will create more than 200 jobs at Synergy Park in Kilgore, TX.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, College Station-Bryan

Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth.
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
Evolve Biologics Sachse, TX

Evolve Biologics Creating 300 Jobs In Texas At First Manufacturing Facility

The $200 million facility in Sachse, TX will be first to use Evolve’s innovative PlasmaCap EBA® technology to produce plasma-derived therapeutics.
Samsung Texas

Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX.
Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Constructing Semiconductor Plant In North Texas

Texas Instruments will begin construction on its Sherman, TX fabrication plants by next year, with production anticipated to begin as early as 2025.
supply chain

Walmart Locating Two New High-Tech Supply Chain Facilities In Texas

The Automated Fulfillment Center and Automated Grocery Distribution Center will create approximately 1,000 supply chain jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods Ups Production In Texas With Looming Expansion

Tyson will invest $58 million to expand its existing facility in Seguin, TX, meeting growing demand for its products.
Texas

Everything Is Big In Texas—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the top state for exports for 19 consecutive years, surpassing the combined total for its three closest competitors.
supply chain

Logistics: Constant State Of Change

Massive disruptions to global supply chains during the pandemic have forced the logistics sector to rapidly adapt, with manufacturers moving their supplier networks closer to home.
Hello Bello

Independent Diaper Manufacturer Hello Bello Opens Factory In Texas

Hello Bello plans to create 200 new jobs at its world-class manufacturing facility in Waco, TX, the company's first in the U.S.
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: A Threat That Keeps On Growing

With ransomware emerging as a top national security threat, locations with strong cybersecurity sectors are racing to fill a shortage in skilled workers that is leaving half of the industry's job openings unfilled.
D6

D6 Relocates Headquarters To Texas

Packaging manufacturer D6 Inc. will relocate from Portland, OR, creating 231 new jobs in its new home state of Texas.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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