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South Korean EV Charging Company Picks Plano for Its First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

by | Nov 15, 2022
Seoul-based SK Signet said its new Plano facility will produce a range of fast-charging solutions, including providing the first U.S.-manufactured ultra-fast chargers and power cabinets that offer more than 350kW of power. Expected to reach full capacity by July 2023, the facility will bring up to 183 highly skilled jobs and produce more than 10,000 fast chargers per year.
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Toyota industry veterans Bob Carter, Mike Owens, Tracy Doi, and Zack Hicks will retire this summer.
Toyota Makes Multiple Leadership, Structural Changes to Further Its Mobility Transformation as Four Execs Retire
by | Jun 9, 2022
Four industry stalwarts will retire this summer at Plano-based Toyota North America, leaving a legacy of firsts and innovations. In the wake, the company announced structural changes, new roles, and leadership moves to backfill the positions.

Here’s a rundown of the retiring executives—and who will take up their mantles.
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Plano-Based Frito-Lay Invests in Its Manufacturing Sites, Hiring Nearly 15,000 Frontline Workers in 2021
by | Oct 7, 2021
The snack company says the hirings are enabling it to meet strong consumer demand—and are filling increased job openings due to Frito-Lay expansions, new go-to-market strategies, and backfilling vacant postings. The average pay for its supply chain employees is $22.48 an hour, with an opportunity in some roles to earn up to $43.32 an hour.
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Plano Siemens HQ Expands Hiring as it Widens Applications for Digital Twin Tech
by | Aug 21, 2021
Siemens Digital Industries Software headquarters is hiring like gangbusters. Siemens CFO Timo Nentwich, who moved to Dallas from Berlin last October, says the company has moved far beyond enabling the designs of airplanes and cars, into analyzing entire manufacturing processes.

“Few people know that we’re running a large operation like this out of the Plano office,” the CFO said.
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How Verizon Retrained Nearly 20,000 Workers to Avoid Layoffs

by | Sep 28, 2020
Through a robust retraining program, Verizon aimed to meet customer needs and ensure employee well-being during the global pandemic.
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New Fort Worth Chamber CEO Aims for Growth, Innovation, and Development
by | Sep 22, 2020
CEO Brandom Gengelbach says he’s doing business differently in the fast-growing city “where the West begins.”
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What Banking Can Teach Education
There’s power in giving customers control of their data, write JP Morgan Chase’s Anne Motsenbocker and Garland ISD’s Rick Lopez. That idea could revolutionize education.
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McKinney Innovation Fund Draws Hundreds of New Jobs, 11 Tech HQs in Eight Months
“We’re building an ecosystem and creating a space for startups to access funding, and helping them scale at the timeliest need for their company during the startup lifecycle,” Senior Vice President at McKinney EDC Danny Chavez said.
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Recent Success Should Carry Dallas-Fort Worth Forward

by | Aug 25, 2020
Years of steady economic success and our region's brand as a great location have provided much-needed momentum for 2020, writes Mike Rosa, who leads economic development for the Dallas Regional Chamber.
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New Dallas Nonprofit Heroes Foundation Assists Military Veterans in Finding Fulfilling Careers
by | Jul 28, 2020
Inspired by his personal story, Chris Montoya has dedicated his professional life to assisting veterans in finding meaningful work after transitioning back to civilian life. The founder kicked off the 501c3 status of his "labor of love" by partnering with Spectrum/Charter on a four-part military hiring event.
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Tech-Focused On the Road Garage Gets $3M Seed Funding From Perot Foundation to Rebuild More Than Cars
by | Jul 21, 2020
Founded by social entrepreneur Michelle Corson, On the Road Garage intends to fix cars affordably, while tackling underemployment and transportation challenges among vulnerable populations. The first location in Irving is now open, and applications for technology-forward apprenticeships and training are online.
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From left, Invene CEO James Griffin, full stack developer Jonathan Sayre, backend developer Brian Kamra, and UX designer Sam Bajwa. [Photos: Invene]
UTD Venture Development Center-Based Healthcare Startup Relocates HQ to McKinney
by | Jul 16, 2020
A grant from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation's Innovation Fund will fuel the expansion of Invene, a growing product-as-a-service company. The move could create up to 12 “highly specialized” software engineering jobs in the next three years.
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Fort Worth Could Be the Future of Energy 2.0 With a New First-of-its-Kind Partnership

by | Jun 3, 2020
A public/private partnership between Fort Worth and Linear Labs could make the city home to the smart electric motor industry. And, Linear Labs could get around $70M for R&D from the city to do so.
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JPMorgan Chase Gives $670K to Dallas Nonprofits That Support Female Entrepreneurs, Financial Health, and Skills Training
by | May 27, 2020
To provide relief for Dallas small businesses and residents hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, JPMorgan Chase is supporting JUST, On the Road Lending, Education is Freedom, and Per Scholas.
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Amazon’s Hiring 1,500 at a New Site in Oak Cliff, the First to Open in Texas During the Pandemic
by | May 13, 2020
The hiring process for the new fulfillment center will take place over the next eight weeks, starting at the NYLO Hotel in Las Colinas.
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#SaaSTalentNow: Gregslist Launches List to Highlight Local Tech Talent Seeking Jobs
by | Mar 27, 2020
Greg Head, a DFW-based software industry veteran with 30 years of experience, is working to help others during the COVID-19 crisis by curating a list of people looking for employment in the software industry.
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