In the last year, industrial employment in Texas grew 1 percent with a gain of 9,043 jobs, according to the 2012 Texas Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News Inc. in Evnston, Ill. 

Based on MNI's numbers, 22,672 manufacturers employing 1,165,138 workers are now located in Texas.

"Manufacturing in Texas continues to thrive," says Tom Dubin, president of MNI. "The state's friendly business environment, educated work force and solid infrastructure have been a draw for a variety of enterprises."

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.