Communication and network equipment, software and services provider Ericsson is building a new manufacturing facility to produce 5G Advanced Antenna System Radio Module products in Lewisville. Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology and has its U.S. headquarters in Plano. It made the announcement Setp. 19. The new facility will create more than 400 new jobs and $134 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $3.6 million been provided to the company.

“Lewisville, Texas is an ideal location for this showcase 5G factory of the future, demonstrating how 5G, IoT and AI will transform manufacturing, leading the way for increased investments and significant positive impact on sustainability and customer experience,” said Niklas Heuveldop, president and head of Ericsson North America.

”Lewisville is very honored to be home to Ericsson's 5G radio ‘Factory of the Future,’” said Lewisville Mayor Rudy Durham. “As one of the largest providers of information and communication technology in the world, Ericsson has consistently delivered innovative and sustainable products and services. Innovation and sustainability are also key priorities for the Lewisville community and our vision for the future. We look forward to our partnership. We welcome and congratulate the Ericsson family on making Lewisville its home for the state-of-the art factory.”

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