Another big company just added its name to the list of companies moving to Texas. Caterpillar Inc produces construction and mining equipment and has had a home in Illinois for more than 100 years.
Although the company has had some type of presence in the State of Texas for more than a half-century, the majority of its employees still reside in Illinois. Moving its headquarters from Deerfield to Irving is expected to affect 230 jobs.
The company hopes it will improve its global access and help attract new talent in the future. The company also credits the region for its high-quality schools and for having a range of different housing prices.
Last year, Caterpillar announced it was putting its Electric Power division in Irving. That section of…