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Contents 2012 12 18 26 30 37 INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHTS: 3 welcome 10 DFW INTERNATIONAL airport 22 24 41 44 46 NORTH TEXAS MAP 2 NORTH TEXAS FACTS RELOCATION STORIES MUNICIPALITIES NTC MEMBERS North Texas Magazine LOGISTICS All roads lead to North Texas. With its center of the U.S. location, consistently mild climate and robust rail and road system, the Dallas-Fort Worth region leads the way in logistics and distribution. A P R O F I L E O F T H E D allas - F ort W O R T H R E G I O N President and CEO Mabrie Jackson AVIATION/DEFENSE North Texas’ deep history in aviation and defense fuels an industry that not only defends our country, but protects our economy. Vice President, Communications Kimberly Walton Vice President, development Marcellette Sherman, CFRE Director of Personnel & Accounting Dawn Miller Marketing Manager Brigid Seay INNOVATION/Information Technology The Dallas-Fort Worth region continues to lead the way in innovation with start-ups and Fortune 500 pillars pioneering the latest in technology. HEALTH CARE North Texas is a destination for world-class health care and medical advances with a focus on merging technology and medicine, and a large workforce of highly qualified and skilled medical professionals. CREATIVE MaNAGER Brad McDonnell DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS ROBERT KENT Operations & Administration Specialist Peggy Nanninga Executive Director, InterLink, Inc. Candy Slocum Government AFFAirs Consultant Mindy Ellmer WRITER MELISSA CONGER ENERGY Texas has long been known for its oil and gas resources, and North Texas is now emerging as a natural gas powerhouse, thanks to the Barnett Shale. The Magnetic Attraction of North Texas. Home to more than 6.5 million people, Dallas-Fort Worth has consistently grown to the fourth-largest metro region in the U.S. with 1 million new people arriving every eight years. What is drawing this diverse and skilled workforce to North Texas? Visit the North Texas Commission online at www.ntc-dfw.org – your source for news and events, regional facts and data, economic indicators, publications and insight into the quality of life in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. NTX Magazine is published in the United States by: North Texas Commission P.O. Box 610246 DFW Airport, TX 75261 972-621-0400 FAX 972-929-0916 4 © 2012 North Texas Commission. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the publisher. www.ntc-dfw.org