Right to Work Texas Encourages Big Business Investments

Technology, energy, and aerospace – these are the types of industries that are finding themselves in Right to Work Texas. These are all big, growing industries, which means that they will provide exciting economic benefits. The latest Right to Work Texas investments are coming from GKN Aerospace and Chevron Phillips Chemical/QatarEnergy, as well as FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies.

Read on in order to find out more about how these companies will affect the economy.

GKN Aerospace:

GKN Aerospace is relocating its manufacturing facility soon to Right to Work Fort Worth, Texas. This will also create 100 new jobs!

“We are very excited to bring our additive technology research to Fort Worth. […] With proximity to many of our major customers in Texas and across the US, this is the right place for GKN Aerospace. Along with partnership with local government, we look forward to expanding our titanium additive manufacturing capabilities and pushing the boundaries of this technology for our customers and the aerospace industry.” […]

“Fort Worth is proud to welcome GKN Aerospace and excited by the cutting-edge R&D that it will bring to the region. […] This center of excellence builds on a strong cluster of Fort Worth-based firms who are innovating the future of aerospace and transportation manufacturing, and we look forward to the partnership that we are building with GKN Aerospace.”


Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy:

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and QatarEnergy are investing $8.5 billion in order to develop a facility together and create 500 jobs in Right to Work Orange, Texas.

“Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy have collaborated for over 20 years on the assets we operate together in Qatar. We have a great relationship and a proven track record of operating these facilities safely and reliably. […] Our products help make life better for billions of people every day, and they are part of a lower carbon future. This facility will help meet the growing demand for our products and improve the quality of life for the world’s growing global population.” […]

“This facility will contribute to the social and economic fabric of the entire Golden Triangle region of Texas, bringing in thousands of high-paying American jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact. We care deeply about the community of Orange, and we’re thrilled to be bringing jobs and resources to the region with safety and environmental performance at the forefront, as always.”

“This important project will complement QatarEnergy’s growing portfolio, both internationally as well as in the United States, and will help meet growing global demand for polymers. It builds on our long-term and successful partnership with Chevron Phillips Chemical, and we look forward to further collaborations in the future.”


FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies:

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is investing $300 million in order to expand and create 150 new jobs in Right to Work College Station, Texas.

“The economic impact of FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies’ new facility in College Station will be immense for Texas. […] Not only is it a significant capital investment creating 150 new skilled jobs, it will also strengthen Texas’ expertise in biotech and life sciences with what is expected to be the largest single-use CDMO production campus in North America.”


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