What Companies has Right to Work Texas’ Economy Attracted?

Right to Work Texas’ economy is always growing, and these latest investments are proof of that. Three companies are adding new locations in the state while another is expanding soon. The ones adding new locations are Raytheon, SAF, and Wallbox. Meanwhile, Knauf Insulation is expanding in its current location in McGregor. Altogether, these four investments will create a total of 1,126 new jobs for the state. So this is exciting news!

Read on to learn more about each individual investment.

Raytheon Intelligence & Space:

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is adding a new facility soon in Right to Work McKinney, Texas. This will then create 700 new jobs!

“Raytheon Technologies is a truly respect[able] and valu[able] corporate partner. We are proud to have their long-standing presence in our community. McKinney is known for fostering strong business relationships and creating an environment that not only allows these businesses to grow but provides their employees with a great place to call home. […] City Council, city staff and the McKinney Economic Development Corporation look forward to continuing to position the city as one of the best places in America to raise a family and conduct business.”


Knauf Insulation:

Knauf Insulation is expanding soon in Right to Work McGregor, Texas. As a result, this will create 166 new jobs for the area!

“This is a great day for our employees, customers, vendors, shareholders, the citizens of McGregor, Texas, and the greater Waco area. […] At Knauf Insulation, we are excited to expand our North American manufacturing operations to McGregor, Texas. As part of a global, family-owned business, we believe the timing is right. McGregor is exactly the type of community where we desire to expand and partner for the future.” […]

“The Greater Waco Chamber had the privilege of working with the Knauf family as they sought to find a home for their new production facility. […] Securing a location in the McGregor Industrial Park will allow them to manufacture products that will offer solutions to the bustling construction industry in Texas and throughout this region of the country. Their arrival will instantly impact the Greater Waco area, and we welcome them to Central Texas.”



SAF is adding a new location in Right to work Temple, Texas. As a result, this will create 10 new jobs with the potential of being 50 new jobs!

“Our new Texas location was chosen for strategic reasons and is part of SAF’s ongoing commitment to more efficiently and effectively serve our customers. […] We’ve done business in the Lone Star State and the surrounding region for some time, so it was only natural for us to plant our flag there. With our new facility, we’re geographically closer to our customers, which means we can get product to them even more quickly than before.” […]

“We are excited to welcome SAF to Temple, where the company will join a growing roster of manufacturing companies that select Temple for their operations.”  



Wallbox is adding its first US Manufacturing facility in Right to work Arlington, Texas. This will also create 250 new jobs!

“Between the highly successful launch of our residential charger Pulsar Plus and our recently announced strategic alliance with SunPower to offer packaged EV charger and solar installations across the U.S. market, Wallbox has made great strides in establishing and growing its brand in the country this year.”


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