National Instruments Corp. plans to spend $80 million to expand its Texas research and development complex and create about 1,000 technical and engineering jobs.
Austin-based National Instruments will received $4.4 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday announced the funding in support of the company's plan that includes building a 300,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its current site.
National Instruments designs and manufactures electronic measurement hardware and software. It operates in more than 40 countries.