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Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth
North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks. Plus, you'll find more selections to "save the date."
Chicago Professional Services Firm Addison Group Opens Fort Worth Office
by | Feb 27, 2024
Addison Group, a growing provider of professional talent solutions and business consulting services, says the office will help meet Fort Worth’s growing need for a quality workforce—a need "largely driven by migration to the city's thriving business community and diverse economy."
Australia’s City Cave Floats Into North Texas with New U.S. HQ in Fort Worth
by | Feb 22, 2024
With 74 locations in Australia, New Zealand, and Florida, City Cave Float & Wellness Center says its float therapy transports people "into a deep state of theta relaxation" that can boost everything from creativity and mindfulness to sleep quality and more. With a former Subway CEO and former InXpress CEO on its leadership team, it's now on the hunt for franchisees.

Industry Veteran to Lead Skidabrader’s New Aviation Division

by | Feb 9, 2024
John Hunter will lead the new division for Fort Worth-based Skidabrader, which serves dozens of military and civilian airports. The company's solutions help ensure "the safest possible runway conditions" in the face of challenges posed by constant tire scuffing and rubber buildup.
Three North Texas Cities Make the Top 5 in FT’s List of Best Cities for Foreign Businesses
by | Feb 6, 2024
The Financial Times ranked Plano, Irving, and Dallas in the top five of its list of best cities for foreign business. Fort Worth and Arlington made the top 20 in the comprehensive evaluation of cities across the U.S., based on everything from workforce and talent to openness, investment trends, and more.
Fort Worth-Based Lockheed Martin Aeronautics To Build F-35 Fighters for The Czech Republic
by | Jan 29, 2024
"This partnership with the Czech Ministry of Defense will deliver and sustain the F-35 aircraft for decades, while providing the Czech Air Force with unmatched interoperability and ensuring it has the capability to counter current and future threats," said U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mike Schmidt.
Standard Meat Co. Plans New Fort Worth Protein Processing Plant
by | Jan 23, 2024
Founded in Fort Worth in 1935, Standard Meat Co. said its fifth plant in the city—featuring a "state-of-the art" sous vide line—aims to meet the innovative product needs and growing volume demands of a range of top tier commercial customers.

The Last Word: LG’s Alec Jang on Empowering Clean Energy and Local Jobs with New EV Charger Facility in Fort Worth

by | Jan 16, 2024
LG’s new 100,000-square-foot Fort Worth plant will have an annual capacity of 12,000 units, while operating with “100% green power,” the company said, adding that it will bring “dozens of new tech jobs” to North Texas—reinforcing LG’s commitment to the region as an innovation and manufacturing hub of the future.
All Charged Up: LG Opens Its First U.S. EV Charger Factory in Fort Worth
by | Jan 12, 2024
LG's 100,000-SF Fort Worth plant will begin assembling Level 2 EV chargers this month, with Level 3 chargers following this spring and ultra-fast chargers rolling out later this year. Fort Worth Chamber CEO Steve Montgomery called the opening "a prime example of our city’s commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology."
Report: North Texas Had 3 of 2023’s Hottest ZIP Codes for Home Buyers
by | Jan 9, 2024
From the Panther City to towns east of Dallas and northeast of Denton, three local ZIP codes were among the "neighborhoods where people bought homes the fastest in 2023," according to Opendoor.
Fort Worth’s TimelyCare Names New Chief Financial Officer
by | Dec 28, 2023

Fort Worth-based higher education virtual health and well-being provider TimelyCare announced that veteran financial executive Cortney Johnson is joining the company as chief financial officer.

TimelyCare said that Johnson has a rich background in financial leadership and will play a pivotal role in guiding its financial planning, strategy, accounting, and reporting to propel the company’s exceptional growth....


First Look: Canyon Ranch Brings ‘World-Class Wellness’ to Fort Worth’s Cultural District

by | Dec 14, 2023
The newest Canyon Ranch destination spa is located at the Crescent Hotel complex in Fort Worth's Cultural District. Its high-tech features include a Vichy table, a Noraxon Treadmill and Motion Capture system, VALD ForceDecks, a K5 Portable Metabolic analyzer, and more. The company was acquired by Fort Worth's Goff Capital in 2017, which moved its HQ to the Panther City—and plans further Texas expansion.
Techstars Demo Day Will Showcase 10 Physical Health Startups in Fort Worth Wednesday
by | Dec 4, 2023
Techstars' Demo Day at UNT HSC at Fort Worth will feature companies from around the world. They'll be presenting their new physical health technologies in a "Shark Tank"-like pitch-style event. The 10 companies are high-growth, early-stage startup founders who took part in the 13-week program in Fort Worth.
The Last Word: Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem Gyna Bivens on Being Elected to the NLC Board
The National League of Cities elected Bivens to serve a one-year term on the NLC Board of Directors. Representing Council District 5 in Fort Worth, Bivens stepped into her new role at NLC’s 2023 City Summit in Atlanta, where the organization kicked off a year-long celebration of its centennial.
Fort Worth’s Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford Architects Acquired by Louisiana Firm
by | Nov 9, 2023
Founded in 1963, HHS has been acquired by Baton Rouge-based Grace Hebert Curtis Architects, which has a Dallas office. Grace Hebert is a leading architecture, engineering, and construction firm.