Stories to follow in 2019: Manufacturers relocate to Hutto

Sign frame and holder manufacturer JRS Co. Inc. broke ground on its new headquarters in February. The company is relocating from Covina, California, with approximately 25 employees.nCEO Brad Jaques said the company expects to move inside the building by November. JRS Co. Inc. will begin pre-employment screenings for up to 50 positions sometime in October.nSpace: 50,000 square feetnTimeline: expects to begin operation nby mid-December

Sign frame and holder manufacturer JRS Co. Inc. broke ground on its new headquarters in February. The company is relocating from Covina, California, with approximately 25 employees.nCEO Brad Jaques said the company expects to move inside the building by November. JRS Co. Inc. will begin pre-employment screenings for up to 50 positions sometime in October.nSpace: 50,000 square feetnTimeline: expects to begin operation nby mid-December

What we reported Hutto had a busy year recruiting and landing manufacturers to relocate to the city. Two separate manufacturers from California, JRS Co. Inc. and AEND Industries Inc., both announced they will relocate their headquarters to Hutto. Paradigm Metals, a local technology manufacturer, is relocating its operations to Innovation Business Park in Hutto.

the latest JRS Co. Inc. will likely open its headquarters shortly after the new year, per Hutto city officials, and Paradigm executives told Community Impact Newspaper they expect to begin operations in the summer. In the meantime, Hutto city officials continue their efforts to recruit manufacturers to the city.

“We have four industrial business parks that we are looking to fill, so we are aggressively recruiting companies to fill those parks,” Hutto Economic Development Director Jessica Bullock said.
By Kirby Killough
Kirby Killough joined Community Impact after working in broadcast news. She is currently the editor for the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto edition of Community Impact.


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