Recent Project Announcements
Texas remains the premier destination for companies to relocate and expand in the U.S. The inquiries from large companies and small businesses alike are not slowing down. Our economic recovery and positive outlook for the future have kept prospect activity high. Here are a few companies who have recently announced their move or expansion in the state of Texas.
TIAA in Frisco: Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) will establish a new corporate center in Frisco, creating 2,000 new jobs and nearly $58 million in capital investment. TIAA was extended a Texas Enterprise Fund grant of $18 million in addition to a Veteran Job Created Bonus of $19,000.
HIF in Matagorda County: Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) has selected Matagorda County as the location of its first industrial-scale eFuels facility in North America. The project is expected to create $6 billion in capital investment and more than 125 new permanent jobs.
Raytheon in McKinney: Raytheon announced plans for a more than $200 million expansion to their intelligent manufacturing facility in McKinney. The expansion is expected to create new jobs when the buildings open late next year.
REE Automotive in Pflugerville: REE Automotive, an electric vehicle technology company, is opening its first North American headquarters and integration center in Pflugerville. The facility is expected to create 125 full-time jobs and $24.75 million in capital investment.
Pratt Industries in Cedar Hill: Packaging manufacturer Pratt Industries Inc. will locate a plant and shipping center in the southwest Dallas County community of Cedar Hill. The facility is expected to create 150 new jobs.
Jupiter Power in Reeves County: Jupiter Power LLC announced that their Flower Valley II battery energy storage facility in Reeves County, Texas, has commenced commercial operations. The facility is among the largest energy storage projects in Texas.
The Boring Co. in Pflugerville: According to public documents, the Boring Co., Elon Musk's tunnel systems company, has moved its corporate headquarters from California to Pflugerville.
Google in Austin: Google announced they will invest $9.5 million towards offices and data centers across the U.S., with plans for Austin to receive a portion of that investment.
QTS in Fort Worth: Data center firm, QTS is planning a $100 million expansion at their facility in Fort Worth.
Mill Scale in Lockhart: Mill Scale Metal Works has selected Lockhart for its barbecue pit manufacturing and headquarters operations. The facility is expected to create up to 15 jobs.
Flytrex in Grandbury: Flytrex, an Israeli drone delivery start-up, has expanded its service in into Texas with a new base in Grandbury.
Bridewell Consulting in Houston: U.K. cybersecurity company, Bridewell Consulting, announced its expansion into the U.S. with a new location in Houston.
Sabey Data Centers in Austin: Sabey Data Centers announced a central U.S. market expansion with a 72-megawatt data center campus in Austin. The facility is expected to create high-paying jobs for the community.
Zoho in McAllen: Zoho Corporation, a global technology company, announced the opening of a new office in McAllen. The office will bring new tech-focused career opportunities to the area.
TrendyMinds in San Antonio: Marketing firm, TrendyMinds is expanding into Texas with plans to establish a regional headquarters in San Antonio.
Xfules in Texas: Xfules, a diversified energy company, has announced their relocation from Alberta, Canada, to Texas.
Meta in Temple: Meta has announced the selection of Temple for the location of a new Hyperscale Data Center. The facility is expected to create $800 million in capital expenditure and create 100 new jobs.
Deere & Co. in Austin: Deere & Company is expanding its U.S. footprint and technology operations with a new office in Austin. Deere hopes the expansion to Austin will improve the company’s portfolio as a global tech leader.
James Avery in Corpus Christi: James Avery will bring a jewelry manufacturing facility to Corpus Christi, bringing more than 200 jobs to the area. Construction on the 41,200-square-foot facility will begin as early as June 2022.
Bakerly in San Antonio: Bakerly LLC announced plans to construct a new $35 million, 137,000-square-foot production center in San Antonio that will be used for production operations and administrative offices.
Texas Tito's in New Braunfels: Texas Tito's spicy snacks is expanding its facilities in New Braunfels with a $4.1 million investment in a new business office, warehouse and production facility.
Walmart in Baytown: Walmart announced plans to expand its Baytown supply chain campus with a new distribution center, which is expected to create 300 new full-time jobs.
Ovivo in Hutto: Global water and wastewater treatment company, Ovivo Inc., will start construction on a state-of-the-art facility in Hutto. The project is expected to create 100 new jobs.
Sovereign Flavors in Kyle: Sovereign Flavors, a company that produces beverages with custom flavors, will relocate their headquarters from California to Kyle, Texas.
Kroger, Kitchen United in Houston: Kroger and Kitchen United MIX, a platform that coordinates food pickups and deliveries, have opened a 50,000-square-foot “kitchen center” in Houston.
Bucha Bio in Houston: Biomaterials manufacturer, Bucha Bio announced the relocation of its headquarters from New York to the Greentown Labs Incubator in Houston.
Stream It in Austin: Stream It, Inc., the creator of CyberLandr, which transforms Tesla Cybertrucks into mobile tiny hones, announced the relocation of tis research and development facility to Austin.
Faccin USA in Addison: Faccin USA Inc., a Faccin Group company, a global provider of metal bending machinery, is expanding its footprint in the U.S. with a new headquarters in Addison.
STV in Austin: STV, an engineering, architectural, planning and program and construction management services company, announced the expansion of its presence in Austin with a second office.
Imperial Systems in The Colony: Imperial Systems Inc., a manufacturer of industrial dust and fume collectors, opened a new office location in The Colony.
GoStudent in Austin: Vienna-based edtech firm, GoStudent, opened its U.S. headquarters in Austin where it will grow its Austin-based team to more than 130.
Project MEND in San Antonio: Nonprofit, Project MEND celebrated the opening of a new $4 million 15,000-square-foot headquarters in San Antonio.
BioEnergy in Bon Wier: USA BioEnergy will build a new $1.7 billion advanced biorefinery in Bon Wier, Texas, which will convert wood waste into premium clean burning transportation fuel. The facility is expected to create 142 new jobs in Newton County.
Chick-fil-A in Hutchins: Chick-fil-A has selected Hutchins as the site of its third full-scale distribution and production center. Projected to open in 2023, the $325 million center is expected to create nearly 400 new jobs.
Schneider Electric in El Paso: Schneider Electric has selected El Paso for a new manufacturing plant and expects to hire about 400 new employees to manufacture electric products for commercial businesses.
Messer in McGregor: German-based Messer will build a $50 million air separation facility in McGregor, powered by its own solar farm. The facility is expected to create 22 long-term jobs and other 80 jobs by 2024.
Shop LC in Cedar Park: Shop LC, a home shopping network, will establish their national headquarters in Cedar Park, where they will invest $50 million in a more than 200,000-square-foot green facility.
MyTelemedicine in McKinney: MyTelemedicine announced an expansion and relocation of their headquarters to McKinney. The company plans to create at least 40 new, high-tech and executive jobs over the next three years.
ENTEGRA in Houston: ENTEGRA announced the opening of a new facility in Houston, which will house field and data analysis personnel and serve as the company's operational base for the greater Gulf region.
Infarm in Kyle: Infarm, a vertical farming company, announced it's second growing center will be located in Kyle, Texas. The 73,000-square-foot center will serve Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and beyond.
Gebruder Weiss in El Paso: Gebruder Weiss, an international transport and logistics company, is expanding its U.S. footprint with the launch of a new location in El Paso.
CelLink in Georgetown: CelLink, an automotive electronics technology company, has selected Georgetown for a new 300,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, set to open mid-2022.
Multi-Wing America in New Caney: Multi-Wing America, a fan manufacturer, has opened a new factory in New Caney, Texas, near Houston. The plant has begun production of selected high-volume modular axial fans for engine cooling and HVACR applications.
Niagra Bottling in Lancaster: Niagra Bottling announced plans to invest $70 million in a new 1.2 million-square-foot plant in Lancaster. The company plans to create 70 new jobs.
Expansion Industries in Texarkana: Expansion Industries, an ammunition manufacturing company, is preparing to open a manufacturing facility in Texarkana. The company plans to hire more than 400 people and have already invested $100 million into the site so far.
VXI Global Solutions in Lubbock: VXI Global Solutions announced an expansion to their established Contact Center location in Lubbock to meet client demand, adding more than 350 new full-time positions.
Review Wave in McKinney: California-based Review Wave, announced their relocation to McKinney where the company plans to create 73 high-tech and executive jobs over the next three years.
Emerald Transformer in McKinney: Emerald Transformer, a provider for distribution electrical equipment, announced plans to build a new factory in Waco. The new factory will initially create 50 to 75 new jobs.
FedEx in Temple: FedEx Ground will open a new distribution center in Temple. The project is planned for completion by the end of 2022.
Prime Trip Support in Houston: International service provider, Prime Trip Support announced the opening of their Americas Headquarters in Houston.
ThyssenKrupp AG in Sinton: The German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG will open a new location in Sinton, Texas. The new location will include a service center on the campus of Steel Dynamics.
RAW Capital Home Buyers in Boerne: RAW Capital Home Buyers, a real estate solutions and investment firm from Washington, has relocated to Boerne, Texas, in order to expand it's service market.
Sino Biological in Houston: Sino Biological, Inc., a provider of biological research reagents and related technical contract research services, announced a new location in Houston.
Torc Robotics in Austin: Torc Robotics, a pioneer in commercializing self-driving vehicle technology, announced its third U.S. location in Austin.
Epec Engineered Technologies in Dallas: Epec Engineered Technologies invested more than $1 million in new equipment at its NetVia Group PCB manufacturing facility located outside of Dallas.
Exfluor Research Corporation in Liberty Hill: Round Rock-based Exfluor Research Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty fluorinated products, announced plans to open a new manufacturing facility north of Liberty Hill.
Keepit in Fort Worth: Keepit, a Demark-based technology company, will bring its U.S. headquarters to Fort Worth.
Noodoe EV in Houston: Electric vehicle company, Noodoe EV will move its U.S. headquarters from Irvine, California, to Houston.
CDI in Houston: CDI Engineering Solutions announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from Philadelphia to Houston.
Alkegen in Dallas: Alkegen (formerly Unifrax), a manufacturer of high performance specialty materials used in advanced applications, announced it will move its corporate headquarters to Dallas.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies in College Station: FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies announced a new commercial manufacturing facility in College Station-Bryan. The project is expected to create 150 new jobs and $300 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund grant of $1.5 million has been extended to the company.
SmartCap in Fort Worth: South African company, SmartCap announced plans to expand manufacturing operations into Fort Worth, creating more than 250 full-time jobs and a capital investment of $55 million.
Lancium in Abilene: Houston-based energy technology and infrastructure company, Lancium will build a large scale, renewable energy powered data center campus in Abilene. The company plans to invest $2.4 billion over 20 years and create 57 full-time jobs.
Lock Joint Tube in Temple: Lock Joint Tube, a mechanical grade steel tubing manufacturer, has announced plans to grow its existing facility in Temple. The $21 million investment will create more than 30 new positions.
Redbird Flight Simulations in Kyle: Redbird Flight Simulations, a leading flight training technology company, has selected a location in Kyle as the site of its latest business expansion. The company will invest an initial $2.2 million at the facility and bring 71 full-time jobs to the region.
Evolve in Sachse: Evolve Biologics Inc., an innovative plasma-derived therapeutics company, announced the location for its first manufacturing facility in Sachse, Texas. The state-of-the-art facility will be the first to use Evolve’s innovative and proprietary technology to commercially produce plasma-derived therapeutics.
Bio Pappel in Lancaster: The Dallas-based McKinley Packaging subsidiary of Mexico-based Bio Pappel announced it will locate its seventh U.S. packaging plant in Lancaster, Texas. The facility is expected to create 100 jobs.
Techsico in Tomball: Techsico, a developer of communication equipment such as cell towers, will build a new facility in Tomball. The company plans to create 100 new jobs within the first 36 months of operation.
Precision Medical Products in Carrollton: California-based deep vein thrombosis company, Precision Medical Products announced its relocation to Carrollton, Texas. The new headquarters will employ 70 people.
Camfil USA in Kilgore: Camfil USA’s plans to build a new air filtration manufacturing facility in Kilgore. The facility will be 350,000 square feet with a scheduled opening of late 2023. The company has pledged the facility will create a minimum of 124 new jobs.
Maxter Healthcare in Brazoria County: Maxter Healthcare Inc. announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in Brazoria County, Texas, which is expected to create as many as 1,200 direct jobs when completed.
Delco Trailers in Lamar County: Delco Trailers announced a new manufacturing facility expected to bring 300 new jobs to Lamar County over the next five years. Construction will be completed in 2022.
Zoho in New Braunfels: Zoho Corp., a business software provider, opened a new office in New Braunfels that is expected to employ more than 100 people within the next cupule of years.
BGE Inc. in Round Rock: BGE Inc., an infrastructure project consulting firm, is expanding its presence in Round Rock. The expansion will add 50 new jobs at an average wage of $80,000.
HPE in Conroe: As part of the company's headquarters relocation to a new campus in Spring, HPE also relocated their aviation department to from San Jose, California, to the Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport.
Meridian in Houston: Meridian Adhesives Group, an international adhesive company, announced the strategic relocation of their corporate headquarters to Houston.
MP Materials Corp. in Fort Worth: MP Materials Corp. announced that it will build its initial rare earth (RE) metal, alloy and magnet manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, which will also serve as the business and engineering headquarters.
Samsung in Taylor: Samsung announced that their newest semiconductor fabrication facility will be located in Taylor, Texas. The new facility is expected to create more than 2,000 new jobs and $17 billion in capital investment. Samsung was extended a Texas Enterprise Fund grant of $27 million.
CBRE in Dallas & Richardson: CBRE plans to expand their Dallas headquarters with the creation of 460 new jobs and more than $29 million in capital investment. This is in addition to a new operations center in Richardson, which will create 550 new jobs and more than $13 million in capital investment. CBRE was extended Texas Enterprise Fund grants of $3.45 million and $3.3 million for the two projects.
Texas Instruments in Sherman: Texas Instruments announced up to four new semiconductor fabrication facilities in Sherman. The company could employ up to 3,000 people and invest nearly $30 billion in the project over the coming decades.
Chem-Energy in Caldwell County: Chem-Energy selected Caldwell County to invest $1 billion with the development of two new facilities, creating 400 new jobs. The project will include two innovative solar and battery power plant facilities.
BASF in Lubbock: BASF Agricultural Solutions announced the addition of two teams to its Lubbock Field Research Station, bringing 23 new positions, along with a capital investment of $1.25 million.
Shop LC in Cedar Park: Shop LC announced the relocation of its national headquarters to Cedar Park. The television network and online retailer plans to create more than 1,000 new jobs and $50 million in capital investment with the move.
Walmart in Lancaster: Walmart will add two more high-tech hubs to its growing supply chain network in Lancaster, creating about 1,000 new jobs. The facilities will include an automated fulfillment center and grocery distribution center.
Arbor Eyewear in Lubbock: Arbor Eyewear announced a new production facility in Lubbock, which is expected to create 75 new jobs and $1.5 million in capital investment over the next five years.