According to CNBC, Texas is America’s top state for business this year.
"They were aggressive. In fact, we had someone from the governor's office come to Illinois, toured our plant, saw our facilities, and they made a real strong effort to get us down here," said Sessions.
The company received several hundred thousand dollars in incentives through the Texas Enterprise Fund and got a tax abatement from the City of Fort Worth.
David Berzina with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce says with twelve large cities vying for business like Ferris throughout North Texas, the competition is fierce.
"We keep each other's business practices sharp, and we're always out there swinging the bat trying to create new opportunities for our citizens," said Berzina.