McKinney’s StatLab Medical Products Acquires Poly Scientific R&D

by | Apr 2, 2024

StatLab Medical Products, the McKinney-based developer and manufacturer of medical diagnostic supplies and equipment, has acquired Poly Scientific R&D, a U.S. manufacturer and supplier of high-quality pathology stains, tissue controls, reagents, and paraffin for anatomic pathology laboratories.

StatLab said the acquisition expands its core manufacturing capabilities to include tissue controls, advancing the company’s position as a differentiated manufacturer of anatomic pathology consumables while growing its footprint in the market....

Home Depot Acquires McKinney-Based SRS Distribution for Over $18 Billion
by | Mar 28, 2024
SRS will operate as an independent business within The Home Depot, powered by its sales force of 2,500-plus, its 4,000-plus truck fleet, and its 760-plus branch network across 47 states.
Plug and Play’s Triple Launch in Frisco and McKinney Aims to Boost North Texas as ‘Global Innovation and Technology Leader’
by | Mar 13, 2024
The global innovation platform is ready to showcase "revolutionary technology" in a splashy two-city, day-long event on March 26. To be held at the McKinney Cotton Mill and at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco, the day will feature pitches, speakers, and panels on SportsTech, FinTech, and Enterprise & AI.
Sun Rises on Sunset: $220M Music Amphitheater Coming to McKinney
by | Mar 12, 2024
Colorado City-based Notes Live aims to break ground late this year on the Sunset Amphitheater at a 46-acre site northeast of U.S. 75 and S.H. 121. The "world-class venue" will hold up to 20,000 and feature over 250 luxury fire pit suites, reserved seating options, and a landscaped grass berm, all under an "iconic roof structure."

McKinney’s Historic Cotton Mill District Slated for Mixed-Use Development

by | Nov 29, 2023
Texas-based multifamily investment firm Presidium plans to make McKinney's 113-year-old Cotton Mill part of the city's future—with 1,200 apartments and 200,000 square feet of office and retail.
Report: This ZIP Code in Frisco Is the No. 5 Hottest in the U.S. for Apartment Construction
by | Oct 17, 2023
Frisco's 75034 zip code was the No. 5 hottest zip code in the U.S. for apartment construction from 2018 to 2022, according to a new report from RentCafe. Check out the other hottest apartment-construction zip codes in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Competitive Edge: 4 Former Athletes Bringing Their A-Games to Startups
by | Sep 28, 2023
A former Yale track captain and three NFL vets—including two Dallas Cowboys—talk frankly about their entrepreneurial journeys from playing field to founder.
McKinney’s StatLab Medical Products Appoints New Chief Executive
by | Sep 8, 2023

Veteran industry leader Sung-Dae Hong has been appointed chief executive officer and board member of McKinney-based StatLab Medical Products, a developer and manufacturer of diagnostic supplies and equipment....


North Texas Cities Crush List of Best Real Estate Markets in U.S.

by | Aug 22, 2023
McKinney and Frisco rank No. 1 and No. 2 of 300 U.S. cities on WalletHub's list of "2023's Best Real-Estate Markets." See how close Denton and Allen came to the top in a list that tracked everything from home value forecasts to housing affordability to job growth rate.
Luxury ‘Car Condos’ Coming to Irving and McKinney to Give Fine Rides a Swanky Home
by | Jul 31, 2023
OK, your house is a showplace. Your pool? Priceless. That $100K kitchen you never cook in? "Top Chef" ready. You've got a man cave to die for, and your she-shed cred's incredible. But you're missing one big thing—a swanky crib that your car can call home. Trailblazers is coming to change that—starting at $501K per unit.
McKinney, L.A. Companies Team Up to Test Robotic Lawn Mowers at DFW Airport
by | Jul 27, 2023
Think your lawn's big? DFW Airport has a whole 14,000 acres of grass to trim. McKinney-based Robin Autopilot and L.A.'s Graze launched an initiative in June to snip some of that acreage with robotic mowing and landscaping technology. No pushing required.
McKinney’s StatLab Medical Products To Launch New Manufacturing Facility in Arlington
by | Jul 17, 2023

StatLab Medical Products, a McKinney-based developer and manufacturer of medical diagnostic supplies, is launching a new manufacturing facility in Arlington after acquiring two UK-based histology consumables and diagnostic equipment companies in 2021 and 2022.

Injection molding operations at the new 35,000-square-foot Arlington facility will give laboratories the confidence of additional U.S.-produced...


In McKinney, Raytheon Is Building a Next-Generation ‘Intelligent-Sensing System’ for U.S. Military Pilots

by | Apr 24, 2023
One of the most life-or-death missions of any military pilot is identifying threats when patrolling the skies. Today Arlington, Virginia-based Raytheon Technologies announced the launch of RAIVEN, a revolutionary "electro-optical intelligent-sensing" capability that achieves this faster and more precisely—and it's being worked on right here in North Texas on the company's McKinney campus.
Chargeback Gurus Names New Chief Executive, Chief Marketing Officer
by | Mar 31, 2023

Chargeback Gurus, a McKinney-based leader in chargeback prevention and revenue recovery services for e-commerce payments, has announced new leadership changes.

Tim Tynan, a board member with extensive experience in fintech and financial services, has been appointed as the company’s new chief executive officer....

Frisco, McKinney Ranked Among Nation’s Top 4 ‘Best Places to Raise a Family’
"When families choose to relocate, there are many factors they must consider when deciding which city is best for their family," an Allied VP and GM says. The rankings list was created to "simplify that decision" for families.