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Want a high-paying job? Look for a spot on the assembly line


AUGUST 10, 2017 11:58 AM


Desiree Rucks had never worked in plastics.

But after stints at Pier 1 Imports and Kroger, Rucks decided to try a job in manufacturing, working for Klein Tools in Mansfield. Now, after two years of making pliers and screwdrivers, Rucks can’t see herself doing anything else.

“I know when I’m supposed to be here. I know […]

By |August 10th, 2017|

Building a local workforce with their own two hands

By Justin Minsker; Solutions, Winter 2016 Vol. 13, No. 1

As a senior at Mansfield High School, Dylan Deen wasn’t sure what he wanted to do after graduation. He knew he liked working with his hands. So when he participated in an internship through the Mansfield Manufacturing Partnership, he knew right away he had found his true […]

By |March 10th, 2016|

Texas Health to build $37M drug and alcohol North Texas treatment facility

Bill Hethcock – Staff Writer, Dallas Business Journal 

Texas Health Resources plans to construct a $37 million, 80-bed treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction in Mansfield — the first facility of its type for the health system.

Health system leaders will break ground at 9 a.m. Wednesday on Texas Health Residential Treatment Center at 240 North Miller Road in […]

By |February 9th, 2016|


Mar 2, 15 • In the Press, Progress, SETTP News •
Developer selected for $300 million toll road project

Feb. 26, 2015

AUSTIN – In an effort to bring traffic-congestion relief to more than 52,000 daily drivers in Tarrant, Ellis and Johnson counties, the Texas Transportation Commission today chose Lane-Abrams Joint Venture as the developer to provide corridor […]

By |November 13th, 2015|