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Linear Labs Plans Electric Motor Development & Production Complex in Fort Worth, Texas

Linear Labs, a smart electric motor company, will locate a 500,000-square-foot research, development and production center to create electric motors for industries as diverse as electric vehicles, robotics, HVAC, and last-mile micromobility in Fort Worth, Texas.

The City of Fort Worth noted it selected Linear Labs to further solidify the city as the next tech innovation hub with the approval of a $68.9 million economic incentive package.

"Fort Worth is our home and we can see the strategic moves the city is making to shape its infrastructure into the next major technology hub," said Brad Hunstable, Co-Founder and CEO of Linear Labs.

"The area offers a highly skilled talent pool with world-renowned universities and innovative companies including Lockheed Martin, Bell Flight, and American Airlines. These resources, now combined with the city's endorsement, shows us we have chosen the right place to build the foundation for our future."

Linear Labs' said its “technology includes the creation of an entirely new form of electric motors that produce twice the torque of competitive motors or equal torque in half the size. This is a brand-new technology providing increased power, while potentially reducing costs in applications including the EV automotive market.”

The new Linear Labs facility will serve as both a research and development center, as well as a manufacturing location to produce electric motors through advanced processes including automation that will continuously evolve as manufacturing technology evolves. According to company officials, Dark Factory methodology will be implemented to allow for robotic automation with human oversight, increasing efficiency of production and personnel safety, while also creating additional jobs for skilled workers.

"Fort Worth continues to establish itself as a hub for technology and innovation companies and we are thrilled to add Linear Labs' new research and production facility to that list," said Mayor Betsy Price.

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