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Klein Tools to open small R&D facility in Texas

Klein Tools Inc. confirmed plans to open a small research and development facility in Mansfield, Texas that will employ between 20 and 30 people

The Lincolnshire-based company bought a 126,000 square-foot building for $4.5 million in Mansfield earlier this year to prepare for the facility, which will be used to test certain robotic and automated equipment, Chris Hargan, Klein Tools senior vice president of operations told the Tribune. Get the full story »

Tate & Lyle plans Hoffman Estates research center

Tate & Lyle PLC, the maker of Splenda, announced Tuesday that it will open a $26 million innovation center in Hoffman Estates. The company plans to relocate about 80 employees from Decatur to Hoffman Estates, where an additional 80 jobs will be created. Get the full story »