News & Updates

Mansfield Plant parent LyondellBasell named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies

PRESS RELEASE, LyondellBasell


MANSFIELD, Texas – March 6, 2018 — LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), the operator of the Mansfield Plant, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2018. This is a first-time achievement for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.


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By |March 6th, 2018|

Using Klein Tools as example, state comptroller says DFW has a powerful economy

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror



Companies that forge, bend, stamp or weld metal have become a $14 billion industry in Texas, representing 14 percent of the state’s overall manufacturing economy, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said Tuesday.

Hegar touted the importance of an industry that added 14,000 jobs statewide in the past year while touring Klein Tools’ two […]

By |March 1st, 2018|

Texas Comptroller Visits Mansfield To Discuss Manufacturing and the Texas Economy

Press Release, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


(MANSFIELD) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited Klein Tools today to share the results of a study the Comptroller’s office recently completed examining the economic impact of manufacturing on the state’s economy.

Hegar toured the Klein facilities and met with local officials to discuss challenges and opportunities in the manufacturing industry. […]

By |February 20th, 2018|

Mansfield building products manufacturer, Oldcastle Precast, completes expansion

LANCE WINTER, Mansfield News Mirror

Oldcastle Precast will increase employment by 10 percent and double its annual output thanks in part to the expansion of its existing facility in Mansfield. The nearly two decade old business added 11,000 square feet of new manufacturing space.

“This expansion is a critical step in providing the products and services that […]

By |February 1st, 2018|

Klein Tools nails down small business award

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror


Just seven years after opening its first Mansfield location, Klein Tools has become one of the top small businesses in the state, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

The tool manufacturer took home the Texas Small Employer of the Year award at the Texas Workforce Commission’s annual conference in December.

Klein Tools partners […]

By |January 11th, 2018|