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Banking North Texas Home to 18 Fortune 500 company headquarters

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Robert Francis
Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

The 2013 Fortune 500 list shows the North Texas area to be the home to 18 of the companies on the list, two of those in Tarrant County. Research compiled by the North Texas Commission confirms that the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan statistical area is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies, making the region No. 5 in the nation among metro areas. Irving’s Exxon Mobil was the highest ranked North Texas company at No. 2. The 2013 Fortune 500 list recognized the following 18 North Texas companies, in ranking order: Exxon Mobil (2); AT&T (11); Fluor (110); AMR (121); Kimberly-Clark (136); HollyFrontier (143); Energy Transfer Equity (161); Southwest Airlines (164); J.C. Penney (215); Dean Foods (217); Texas Instruments (218); Tenet Healthcare (269); GameStop (298); Commercial Metals (335); Celanese (396); Dr Pepper Snapple Group (427); Energy Future Holdings (447); MetroPCS Communications (481). According to Fortune magazine, the 18 North Texas companies collectively generated more than $794.1 billion in revenue in 2012, which is an increase of more than $11 billion from last year. The North Texas Commission compiles data from the Fortune 500 list to determine and report metropolitan rankings by the number of headquarters and revenues. “The growth that our region’s businesses continue to exhibit is impressive and puts us on the forefront of global marketplaces,” said Mabrie Jackson, president and CEO of the North Texas Commission. “The strength and economic diversity of the North Texas Fortune 500 companies reinforces why we’re the fastest growing region in the country.”  

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