Midlothian Economic Development

Midlothian Economic Development Midlothian Economic Development is a nonprofit industrial development corporation with the purpose of promoting economic development in Midlothian, Texas.

Visit us at www.midlothian-tx.org Midlothian Economic Development is a nonprofit industrial development corporation with the purpose of promoting economic development – increasing the wealth of stakeholders within the City of Midlothian. The corporation was established in February, 1999 under the Development Corporation Act of 1979, as amended, Article 5190.6 and is a Type A corporation under the Act.

Operating as usual

08/04/2021

Join us (AND 58 ELLIS COUNTY EMPLOYERS) tomorrow for the job fair at the Waxahachie Civic Center. 10 am to 3 pm

JOB FAIR - We are teaming up with Waxahachie, Ennis and Red Oak economic development for a county wide job fair.  Come m...
07/26/2021

JOB FAIR - We are teaming up with Waxahachie, Ennis and Red Oak economic development for a county wide job fair. Come meet with over 35 Ellis County companies on Thursday, August 5th from 10-3 at the Waxahachie Civic Center.

JOB FAIR - We are teaming up with Waxahachie, Ennis and Red Oak economic development for a county wide job fair. Come meet with over 35 Ellis County companies on Thursday, August 5th from 10-3 at the Waxahachie Civic Center.

FINAL CALL - one week to submit business plans for the competition.  Also, please note that the prize money has been inc...
03/17/2021

FINAL CALL - one week to submit business plans for the competition. Also, please note that the prize money has been increased. All business plans need to be submitted to the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce by March 24, 2021!

FINAL CALL - one week to submit business plans for the competition. Also, please note that the prize money has been increased. All business plans need to be submitted to the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce by March 24, 2021!

****PRIZE $$$ INCREASED SEE LATEST POST**** Calling all entrepreneurs, March 24th is the deadline for the Midlothian Bus...
02/10/2021

****PRIZE $$$ INCREASED SEE LATEST POST**** Calling all entrepreneurs, March 24th is the deadline for the Midlothian Business Plan competition. Time to put your ideas to paper, there’s $10k in prizes!

****PRIZE $$$ INCREASED SEE LATEST POST**** Calling all entrepreneurs, March 24th is the deadline for the Midlothian Business Plan competition. Time to put your ideas to paper, there’s $10k in prizes!

Congratulations Vision Engineering on breaking ground at the Midlothian Business Park.  We look forward to celebrating t...
01/15/2021

Congratulations Vision Engineering on breaking ground at the Midlothian Business Park. We look forward to celebrating the ribbon cutting later this year.

Today we launched our updated website https://midlothian-tx.org/. Thanks to, locally based, 1558 Brand Agency and the Mi...
01/07/2021
Home - Midlothian Economic Development

Today we launched our updated website https://midlothian-tx.org/. Thanks to, locally based, 1558 Brand Agency and the Midlothian photographers and videographers who contributed to the site refresh.

INNOVATE Midlothian Located at the southern tip of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Midlothian invites you to capitalize on one of the country’s most vibrant economic corridors. about midlothian stats at a glance workforce scholarship Some of our Major Employers MIDLOTHIAN Quick Facts 1 Population...

Today Conlon Capital and the Titus Group, who are currently developing multiple buildings at the #MidlothianBusinessPark...
12/17/2020

Today Conlon Capital and the Titus Group, who are currently developing multiple buildings at the #MidlothianBusinessPark, donated over 300 Christmas hams to City of Midlothian, Texas - City Hall - Government first responders and the Manna House

Ellis County, TX Government has announced a grant for Small Business impacted by COVID.  Visit co.ellis.tx.us/ERG to APP...
12/15/2020
Economic Relief Grant | Ellis County, TX Official Website

Ellis County, TX Government has announced a grant for Small Business impacted by COVID. Visit co.ellis.tx.us/ERG to APPLY TODAY, funds are limited.

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Planning to start a business in 2021?  Accelerate your plans by taking advantage of the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce s...
12/04/2020

Planning to start a business in 2021? Accelerate your plans by taking advantage of the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce small business series offered at the Midlothian Higher Education Center. All four classes are only $25. Register today http://ow.ly/jWFN50CAXG4

This week the MED Board, City Council, School Board and County Commissioners Court were invited to tour and learn about ...
11/05/2020

This week the MED Board, City Council, School Board and County Commissioners Court were invited to tour and learn about Luminant’s Midlothian power plant. At nearly 20 years old, this faculty continues to be one of the cleanest gas generation facilities in the world and produces over 1,700MW.

Luminant is a great partner and a significant economic generator for the City of Midlothian and Ellis County.

Great addition to our community that will also be a catalyst for future development at the Midlothian Business Park.
10/23/2020

Great addition to our community that will also be a catalyst for future development at the Midlothian Business Park.

Representatives from the city, county and local business came out to help Sunrider International break ground on its new manufacturing facility at the Midlothian Business Park. To be completed in 2022, the company will bring more than 200 jobs to the area. Pictured here are Eric Chen, PhD, president of manufacturing for Sunrider and his family; company founders, Tei-Fu Chen, PhD, and his wife, Oi-Lin Chen, MD; Sunny Beutler, JD, of Sunrider and her family; Justin Coffman, Midldothian’s Mayor Pro Tem; Wayne Shuffield, chair of Midlothian Economic Development, and Todd Little, Ellis County Judge.

10/23/2020

Big day at the Midlothian Business Park as we break ground on the first building at the park.

02/11/2020
Ellis County - Census 2020 (Main)

Midlothian residents, please make sure you’re counted in the upcoming census; it’s a once in a decade opportunity! Check out this video to learn how important your participation is. https://youtu.be/DtWIjLeHklY

Hey Ellis County, did you know that the results of the census affect funding for schools, roads, healthcare, and much more? That’s why we’re asking every per...

Midlothian Economic Development is looking for a photographer to capture images of Midlothian.  See the RFQ here: https:...
02/05/2020

Midlothian Economic Development is looking for a photographer to capture images of Midlothian.
See the RFQ here: https://hubs.ly/H0mVDGv0

North Texas has made a substantial push to develop programs that support education and training to ensure the workforce ...
12/31/2019
The Consortium Difference: A Look Into North Texas’s Aerospace and Aviation Talent Pipeline

North Texas has made a substantial push to develop programs that support education and training to ensure the workforce needs of the aerospace manufacturing industry are continuously met. A main contributor to the creation of these types of programs is the DFW Aerospace Consortium.

Established in 2003, the Consortium has achieved many successes over the past 16 years and has helped create a steady influx of skilled workers. Learn more on our blog!

Discover how the DFW Aerospace Consortium is creating a bright future for North Texas's aerospace industries with a strong workforce pipeline.

Because they have promoted aerospace industry growth in North Texas for many years, Midlothian Economic Development has ...
12/30/2019
How Advanced Technology and Automation is Improving Aerospace Manufacturing’s Flight Path

Because they have promoted aerospace industry growth in North Texas for many years, Midlothian Economic Development has experienced the influx of talented professionals and the skills they have brought to the manufacturing field for a long time.

Aerospace manufacturing companies are actively searching for individuals who are built for the fast-paced environment.

Check out our blog below to discover a range of hard and soft skills necessary for a promising career in aerospace manufacturing.

The aerospace manufacturing industry has experienced major improvements due to advanced technology and automation.

The time to get started with Industry 4.0 protocols, like digital machining, is now. One key benefit of digital machinin...
12/27/2019

The time to get started with Industry 4.0 protocols, like digital machining, is now.

One key benefit of digital machining will be increasing very low machine utilization rates — averaging 30% on a global basis — as shops act on clear information coming from their now monitored production systems.

Read on here: https://hubs.ly/H0mmyj40

In the past, aerospace manufacturers operated in a very distinct way — with all of their operations based on tried-and-t...
12/26/2019
How Advanced Technology and Automation is Improving Aerospace Manufacturing’s Flight Path

In the past, aerospace manufacturers operated in a very distinct way — with all of their operations based on tried-and-true processes, supported by physics and stuck with certain limitations on materials, systems, and designs.

However, with the recent advancements in technology and automation, that has changed.

The aerospace manufacturing industry has experienced major improvements due to advanced technology and automation.

Repeatedly heralded for its economic strength, Texas is renowned for its competitive tax climate, innovative incentives,...
12/24/2019
North Texas Generates Tech Talent

Repeatedly heralded for its economic strength, Texas is renowned for its competitive tax climate, innovative incentives, low cost of living, and high quality of life.

Additionally, the state’s skilled labor pool has proven a lucrative asset to a diverse array of industries over time.

A skilled labor pool, major data center expansions, and a diverse economy are just a few of the reasons why North Texas is a quickly emerging tech hub.

It's no surprise the U.S. aerospace industry's positive track record and strength makes it one of the largest contributo...
12/23/2019
Challenges And Opportunities In The Aerospace Industry

It's no surprise the U.S. aerospace industry's positive track record and strength makes it one of the largest contributors of employment in manufacturing.

So what are some of the challenges this group faces? Read on to find out:

How has the aerospace industry been battling its challenges to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in this sector and how can suppliers tap into the opportunities?

In order to continue flourishing in today's digital world, the aerospace industry must embrace and foster innovation, st...
12/20/2019
Taking Off For Success: Driving Digital Innovation in the Aerospace Industry

In order to continue flourishing in today's digital world, the aerospace industry must embrace and foster innovation, starting by increasing investments in R&D.

Companies hesitant to adopt emerging technologies are being left behind. Embracing a strategy backed by digital innovation and a strong workforce will be key to success.

Read on to learn more:

Taking Off For Success: Driving Digital Innovation in the Aerospace Industry By Mark Hermans, Managing Director, PwC - Today’s aerospace industry is generating an unprecedented amount of revenue and shows no sign of slowing. However, in...

There is a lot to consider when deciding where to start your data footprint: • How is the reliability of the data center...
12/19/2019
Data Centers and Texas, Part Il: The Perfect Match

There is a lot to consider when deciding where to start your data footprint:

• How is the reliability of the data center ensured?
• Where is the safest yet smartest location?
• What measures is the state taking to support the economic growth data centers need?

Read our latest blog to learn why the Lone Star State is the center of it all:

Due to the prime location, research grant initiatives, and a state-controlled power grid, Texas is the perfect match for data centers.

Did you know that Midlothian is home to a critical mix of skilled labor, professional positions, and a well-rounded comm...
12/18/2019

Did you know that Midlothian is home to a critical mix of skilled labor, professional positions, and a well-rounded community that’s filled with everything from small business owners to advanced manufacturers?

With over 900 businesses and more than 8,800 employees, the drive for higher education breeds a local workforce that is well prepared to make something great in Midlothian.

Discover more interesting facts about Midlothian on our website: https://hubs.ly/H0mgPPR0

Site selectors traditionally seek locations with good economic benefits for companies in the form of tax breaks, strong ...
12/17/2019
Utilizing Local Resources: The Simple Key to Selecting a Great Site

Site selectors traditionally seek locations with good economic benefits for companies in the form of tax breaks, strong local schools and communities with high-rankings for families, and the cost and availability of land necessary for the project.

But there’s another factor site selectors may not consider that can help leverage the value of a site: local resources.

When it comes to selecting a new business site, here’s why it’s important to consider the nearby businesses and resources.

From asset optimization to predictive maintenance, smart factories offer several key benefits.Factories are getting smar...
12/16/2019
Smart Manufacturing Drives Five Key Changes

From asset optimization to predictive maintenance, smart factories offer several key benefits.

Factories are getting smarter as they are now fully integrated and collaborative manufacturing systems that can respond in real-time to changing demands. They are equipped with intelligent tools that are changing the manufacturing scene.

Read on to discover five benefits of smart factories:

What do you think of when you hear the word factory? Probably some huge space, with machines humming and personnel walking around with notepads in their hands.

Midlothian is a thriving community in the southern sector of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With a population of 38,00...
12/13/2019
Challenges And Opportunities In The Aerospace Industry

Midlothian is a thriving community in the southern sector of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

With a population of 38,000 and a diversified, skilled workforce, Midlothian is positioned as a prominent destination for businesses of all sizes.

Dive into the facts to learn why our community is on the fast track forward:

How has the aerospace industry been battling its challenges to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in this sector and how can suppliers tap into the opportunities?

While it can be easy to favor a site for its proximity to a major city, transit, and strong labor, if the area is resour...
12/12/2019
Consider State Resource Limitations When Evaluating a Site

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 business down the line.

North Texas’ resource abundance is not just limited to expansive land. Learn all about the area's water access, energy capacity, and more in our blog!

Texas’ resource abundance is not just limited to expansive land. As resource demands grow, it's important to think of how this will affect your business.

Did you know that LED lighting can help talent acquisition and retention, increase quality control, reduce operational c...
12/11/2019
LED Lighting: Time to Flip the Switch

Did you know that LED lighting can help talent acquisition and retention, increase quality control, reduce operational costs, save energy, and decrease your carbon footprint?

By offering a bright, well-lit space that’s inviting and welcoming, manufacturers can appeal to new talent to fill open positions and stand out among peers who fail to take note.

Decision makers take note. Your employees need to be taken care of. Ask yourself, “How do I deliver a quality work environment for my most valuable resource?”

Technical colleges — such as Texas State Technical College in North Texas — are well-poised to handle the training chall...
12/10/2019
Tapping Into Technical Training With Texas State Technical College

Technical colleges — such as Texas State Technical College in North Texas — are well-poised to handle the training challenges that face manufacturing companies.

Serving residents and businesses on myriad levels, TSTC is the only state-supported multiple-campus technical college in Texas. Through 10 campuses across the state, TSTC not only offers students exceptional technical education, but also provides customized workforce training to Lone Star companies.

Texas State Technical College in North Texas is well-poised to handle the training challenges that face manufacturing companies in Texas.

12/10/2019
Experteer Redirect | Ladders

While 17 of the 20 largest aerospace manufacturers in the world have major operations in Texas, the state’s largest concentration can be found in North Texas, where companies like Lockheed Martin are located.

Lockheed Martin has become a dominant player in the industry with an extremely collaborative employee environment. Employees not only have the chance to work with others in the vast company, but others in the industry, academia, and with customers.

Find out more about the company, including the defining characteristics of its company culture, here:

The first step in closing the skills gap is encouraging enrollment in technical colleges at the community and junior col...
12/06/2019
The United States needs to re-think workforce development

The first step in closing the skills gap is encouraging enrollment in technical colleges at the community and junior college level.

While four-year university programs are what high schoolers are typically pushed to pursue and they provide great benefits, it may not be the right track for every student.

As an alternative, society needs to embrace and educate our young people about other good options that exist.

The enormous number of unfilled manufacturing positions represents vast untapped potential and presents a clear opportunity for changes in policies and attitudes to quickly result in greater social mobility, increased economic success, and improved outcomes for the next generation of American worker...

It's no secret that Texas has been one of the nation's leaders in job creation.In fact, the Texas Workforce Commission r...
12/05/2019
Texas Continues to Be a National Leader in Job Creation

It's no secret that Texas has been one of the nation's leaders in job creation.

In fact, the Texas Workforce Commission reported that 303,500 jobs were added between August 2018 and 2019. In August alone, the economy added 18,200 seasonally adjusted, total nonfarm positions, and the unemployment rate has held steady at 3.4%.

Midlothian is a prime “microcosm” example of the positive and sustainable economic growth of the state as a whole. Read our blog to learn more!

Texas has benefited from a diverse business base, including manufacturing, transportation, and energy, making it a leader in job creation.

The #aerospace industry is using cutting edge technologies to cut down costs and increase safety and reliability. Blockc...
12/04/2019
Blockchain Technology Set to Take Off in Aerospace and Defense Sectors

The #aerospace industry is using cutting edge technologies to cut down costs and increase safety and reliability. Blockchain technology is the latest to catch the attention of the industry.

Aerospace and defense (A&D) firms are expected to increase investment in blockchain technology to $8.1 billion by 2025, as compared with $712.5 million today.

Discover how #blockchain can help improve A&D operational efficiency in the article below!

The Aerospace industry is using cutting edge technologies to AI, robotics, data analytics, and cloud computing to cut down costs and increase safety and reliability. Blockchain technology is the latest to catch the attention of the Aerospace industry. With its features like availability of all infor...

As the global appetite for digital solutions and services continues to grow exponentially, so too does the evolution and...
12/03/2019
Midlothian Generating Tech Talent Pool

As the global appetite for digital solutions and services continues to grow exponentially, so too does the evolution and expansion of data centers.

As new data centers are opened, North Texas is proving to be a dynamic hotspot of industry activity. In fact, according to Site Selection Group, Dallas is planted in the No. 3 spot on the company’s list of "top 10 data center markets." Learn more on our blog!

South of Dallas-Fort Worth, the rapidly growing community of Midlothian offers a glimpse inside a tech giant’s data center site selection decision.

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Midlothian, TX
76065

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Situated just 26 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth, Midlothian is a break from the norm. An affluent community with a population of roughly 38,000 and a median household income of $85,700, Midlothian blends provincial living with nearby cosmopolitan amenities.

Expanding businesses are drawn by the area’s logistical assets, its central location, and the vast DFW workforce. Additionally, Midlothian offers a variety of real estate options which include sites in RailPort Business Park and the new Midlothian Business Park. Both parks offer build-to-suit options for operations ranging from advanced manufacturing and food processing to warehousing, distribution, light industrial, and more.

Top-notch educational infrastructure, luxury housing options, and serene surroundings further contribute to the appeal of this distinctive community – which is growing exponentially.

Target, QuikTrip, Applied LNG, LafargeHolcim, Buckley Oil, Martin Marietta, Ash Grove and a host of new retailers are among the corporate residents who have tapped into the advantages of our flourishing community.


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Submit your Business Plan to win! $10,000 in prizes are waiting for the top three plans submitted. $5,000 for First Place $3,000 for Second Place $1,000 for Third Place The Midlothian Chamber wants to invest in new Midlothian Businesses. Midlothian Entrepreneurs will submit their plans by Wednesday, March 24. The top three plans will make their pitch April 15 in front of a panel of judges to find out their placement! Thank you to sponsors Tarleton State University Methodist Midlothian Medical Center First Financial Bank Midlothian Economic Development and Frost Bank, Mansfield #MidlothianChamber #MidlothianMeansBusiness #entrepreneur
Hi, as a Community Outreach Specialist at Life Line Screening, The Nation's leading provider in preventative healthcare, I wanted to let the community know about the Stroke and Vascular Disease Prevention screenings we are having in the community for seniors! Below is a link to our event taking place at Midlothian Civic Center on Thursday, November 14th. Every Like, Tag, or Share could save a life. Thank you https://business.facebook.com/events/731873300585993/
Hi, as a Community Outreach Specialist at Life Line Screening, The Nation's leading provider in preventative healthcare, I wanted to let the community know about the Stroke and Vascular Disease Prevention screenings we are having in the community for seniors! Below is a link to our event taking place at Midlothian Civic Center on Thursday, November 14th. Every Like, Tag, or Share could save a life. Thank you. https://business.facebook.com/events/731873300585993/
Hi, as a Community Outreach Specialist at Life Line Screening, The Nation's leading provider in preventative healthcare, I wanted to let the community know about the Stroke and Vascular Disease Prevention screenings we are having in the community for seniors! Below is a link to our event taking place at Midlothian Civic Center on Thursday, November 14th. Every Like, Tag, or Share could save a life. Thank you. https://business.facebook.com/events/731873300585993/
Thanks to Midlothian Economic Development for inviting us to the Methodist Midlothian topping out ceremony at the construction site of the new medical center. We got to witness a project milestone as a huge metal crane raised the final steel beam of the 44-bed hospital. 🏗️👷🚧
We joined our clients at Midlothian Economic Development recently to celebrate the groundbreaking of Google. Last July, the tech giant announced it had purchased approximately 375 acres of land in #Midlothian. It's so exciting to see all the great development happening in this bustling community, and we are honored to be involved! 👷🚧
Everyone loves a good brochure. Check out the design we just completed for Midlothian Economic Development!