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Southern Champion Tray going digital with large expansion

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

Southern Champion Tray’s new digital printer will be operational soon, allowing the Mansfield facility to take on smaller, custom jobs for its customers.

That’s just part of Southern Champion Tray’s 25,000-square-foot expansion that will be completed in August. A celebration and ribbon cutting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at the […]

By |July 19th, 2017|

The Best Places in Texas to Raise a Family



Texas is a large state with diverse regions. Whether you appreciate the beaches on the Gulf Coast, the rolling plains in the Panhandle or vibrant cities like Austin or Dallas, Texas has something for everyone. But what are the best places in Texas for those looking to settle down and raise a […]

By |June 8th, 2017|

Mouser Electronics seeks enterprise status to fuel growth

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

Mouser Electronics will spend $8 million expanding its global headquarters and improving its IT infrastructure over the next five years.

To offset that cost, the Mansfield-based semiconductor distributor is seeking relief from state sales tax by applying for the Texas Enterprise Zone Program.

“Over the next five years, we have committed to invest […]

By |June 1st, 2017|

Why Dallas Hasn’t Gotten Its Share of DFW’s Employment Boom



As bragging rights go, ours are pretty sweet: The Dallas-Fort Worth area added more jobs than any other U.S. metropolitan area over the past quarter century.

From the start of 1990 to the end of 2016, the DFW metropolitan statistical area increased total employment by 1,465,581 jobs, topping much […]

By |May 26th, 2017|

Major Bridges Begin to Open Over Texas 360

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

The Texas 360 toll road will pass some major milestones in the next two months with new arterial bridges opening, but the main toll lanes won’t be open for another year.

Workers opened the Webb Lynn Road/Lynn Creek Parkway bridge this weekend, allowing motorists to go from Arlington to Grand Prairie. The […]

By |May 11th, 2017|