Monthly Archives: October 2016

Klein Tools, Lockheed finalists for TWC top employer

BETTY DILLARD, Fort Worth Business

 

The Texas Workforce Commission named Klein Tools Inc. of Mansfield and Lockheed Martin Corp. of Fort Worth as finalists for the 2016 Texas Workforce Solutions Small Employer of the Year Award and Large Employer of the Year Award, respectively.

The two Tarrant County employers are among six finalists chosen from among 44 […]

By |October 27th, 2016|

TWC Announces Six Finalists for 2016 Texas Workforce Solutions Small and Large Employers of the Year

Texas Workforce Press Release

AUSTIN –The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today that Falls Community Hospital and Clinic of Marlin, Klein Tools Inc. of Mansfield and State Farm® Agent Samuel Garcia of Abilene are the finalists for the 2016 Texas Workforce Solutions Small Employer of the Year Award. Lockheed Martin Corp. of Fort Worth, Emerson of […]

By |October 26th, 2016|

In a pickle: Best Maid turns 90

RICK MAUCH, FWBP

Mildred Dalton’s small pie-selling business in Mansfield 90 years ago was the start of one of Fort Worth’s largest companies.

Four generations later, Best Maid Products, known largely for its popular pickles, is looking at revenue of over $50 million this year, according to Noah Bass, the company’s vice president of operations and sales.

“The […]

By |October 24th, 2016|

City Sees New Home Boom

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

 

Mansfield could add another 16,000 people to its population in the next decade based on the 5,000 single-family lots that have already been approved by the City Council, said Scott Welmaker, director of the Mansfield Economic Development Corp.

The housing boom has returned to Mansfield after several years of slumber with 382 […]

By |October 24th, 2016|

Building booming in Mansfield

AMANDA ROGERS, Mansfield News Mirror

Mansfield is booming.

The Great Recession slowed the city’s residential and retail development, but both have rebounded.

“We are officially a boom town,” said Scott Welmaker, director of the Mansfield Economic Development Corp. “I think we’re on the cusp of a retail boom because of the Shops at Broad and HEB. When you’re […]

By |October 12th, 2016|