Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas

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Read: Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Arkansas Economic Development Commission Ash Flat corporate expansion Economic Development Emerson Employment Sharp County

Koppers To Invest $23M In Arkansas Expansion

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Read: Koppers To Invest $23M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. The treated wood products company will increase the workforce at its North Little Rock facility over the next two years. .

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Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

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Read: Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing coronavirus corporate expansion COVID-19 disinfectant disinfecting wipes Employment Governor Asa Hutchinson Jonesboro Jonesboro Unlimited Nice-Pak

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

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A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses. Read: Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities at BusinessFacilities.com.

Arkansas Businesses Show Fortitude In The Face Of Pandemic

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Arkansas businesses and organizations are finding ways to continue serving their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, while others are stepping up to help their fellow citizens. Read: Arkansas Businesses Show Fortitude In The Face Of Pandemic at BusinessFacilities.com.

Lockheed Martin Begins $142M Expansion In Arkansas

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Read: Lockheed Martin Begins $142M Expansion In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Workforce Development Aerospace Arkansas Economic Development Commission Camden corporate expansion Lockheed Martin Long Range Fires Production Facility Missiles and Fire Control Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development

Greenbrier Investing $16M In Arkansas Expansion

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Read: Greenbrier Investing $16M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Daily News Featured Manufacturing Transportation & Infrastructure Workforce Development American Railcar Industries Arkansas Economic Development Commission Capital Investment corporate expansion Greenbrier marine barges Marmaduke railcarsThe Oregon-based freight railcar and marine barge manufacturer will create at least 35 jobs at its Marmaduke, AR facility.

Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters

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Read: Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Retail Transportation & Infrastructure Workforce Development Arkansas Economic Development Commission corporate expansion Express Rx headquarters Little Rock pharmaceutical Pulaski County Site SelectionThe pharmaceutical retailer will create 24 new high-paying jobs at its new headquarters in Little Rock, AR.

Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill

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Read: Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Arkansas Economic Development Commission Big River Steel corporate expansion Flex Mill hot-rolled steel recycling Site Selection Steel Mill Workforce DevelopmentThe company's $1.2 billion investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, AR.

Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

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Read: Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Research & Development Workforce Development Aerospace air and missile defense Arkansas Economic Development Commission Camden center of excellence corporate expansion Defense Lockheed Martin Manufacturing military services Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development Paris Air Show Security

DXC Technology Will Create 1,200 Tech Jobs In Arkansas

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Read: DXC Technology Will Create 1,200 Tech Jobs In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Arkansas Economic Development Commission Conway Conway Area Chamber of Commerce Conway Development Corporation DXC Technology health and human services Little Rock Medicaid Management Information SystemsThe company’s expansion in Conway, AR will establish a global Center of Excellence to serve the Medicaid business.

Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State

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April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs. Read: Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State at BusinessFacilities.com.

Structurlam Picks Arkansas For Its First U.S. Plant

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Read: Structurlam Picks Arkansas For Its First U.S. Agribusiness Agriculture Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing Transportation & Infrastructure Workforce Development Canada Conway corporate expansion Employment foreign direct investment mass timber Structurlam sustainable forest timber Walmart

Simmons Foods Opens Arkansas Ingredient Production Facility

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Read: Simmons Foods Opens Arkansas Ingredient Production Facility. Arkansas Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Food Processing Arkansas Economic Development Commission Economic Development Employment Expansion ingredient facility Simmons Foods Site SelectionThe company has invested an estimated $30 million in the project, and expects to create 78 new jobs at the Siloam Springs facility. .

TRIP: Arkansas Drivers Lose $3.2 Billion Due to Bad Roads

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Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack some desirable safety features cost Arkansas motorists a total of $3.2 TRIP, a Washington, DC-based national transportation research nonprofit, says the deficiencies cost Arkansas drivers as much as $1,822 per

Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas

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Read: Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. Arkansas Biotech & Pharma Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Research & Development Workforce Development Arkansas Economic Development Commission Employment Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce generic drugs OurPharma pharmaceuticals Site Selection University of ArkansasOurPharma will invest $31.3

Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business

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The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Read: Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business at BusinessFacilities.com. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

TeleTech Creating 350 Jobs In Arkansas

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Read: TeleTech Creating 350 Jobs In Arkansas. Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development Arkansas Economic Development Commission customer service center Economic Development Employment Expansion Healthcare Site Selection TeleTechThe customer experience center in Morrilton, AR will be the company’s second in the state.

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility

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Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility. Arkansas Asia-Pacific Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Arkansas Economic Development Commission Business Incentives cotton Economic Development Employment Site Selection textiles Workforce DevelopmentThe China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.

State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas

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State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Arkansas Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Education Featured Post Logistics And Distribution Magazine Magazine Highlights Quality Of Life State Focus Transportation Infrastructure U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Food Company Plans New Chicken Operation In Arkansas

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Image: Arkansas Economic Development Commission. The new facility will also create new contracts with local Arkansas farmers. We’re thrilled to bring this project to our community and are grateful for the cooperation from the Cities of Decatur and Gentry, local officials, Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the State of Arkansas,” said Todd Simmons, CEO of Simmons Foods, Inc. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Arkansas.

Utility Vehicle, Lawn Mower Maker Growing In Arkansas

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We are indeed grateful for support from the Governor’s Office, the State of Arkansas, Arkansas Economic Development Commission , Independence County Economic Development Commission, City of Batesville, and this entire community,” said Intimidator owners Becky and Robert Foster. Intimidator is a great example of the mechanical know-how and entrepreneurial spirit that flourishes in Arkansas,” said Governor Asa Hutchinson. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Arkansas.

Scott Equipment Takes on Volvo Distibution in Arkansas

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Scott Equipment will now distribute Volvo Construction Equipment from its locations in Arkansas, replacing Hugg & Hall Equipment. The locations join existing Scott distribution in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Scott Equipment focuses on rental of general purpose equipment, in addition

Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers

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Read Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Arkansas Business Report Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Featured Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Oil & Gas Taxes & Incentives Arkansas Economic Development Commission BF-Jan/Feb-2017 Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Helena Monticello Rogers Site Selection SolfuelsThe consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.

New Bobcat Dealership Opens in Arkansas

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Located in Batesville, Arkansas, the distributor is authorized to provide new and used sales, service, and parts. Bobcat of Independence County is a new dealer for Bobcat. Steve Merritt, owner, has run Merritt Equipment Co. for more than 40 years and opened Venture Equipment in 2006. This new

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

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We have been searching for a permanent relocation site for our ammunition division for several years and now, coupled with an excellent physical location and exceptional economic incentives provided by the State of Arkansas, we have found the ideal site,” said Dan Powers, president of the SIG SAUER Ammunition Division. SIG SAUER was one of the first calls I made as Governor, and I am delighted they chose our state when making the decision to expand,” said Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.

State Focus – Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected

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W hether you call it The Natural State or The Land of Opportunity, Arkansas has something for everyone. Siloam Springs sits along US Highway 412, one of the busiest entryways into the state and a main thoroughfare in Arkansas. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) is a short 20 minute drive from Siloam Springs. State Focus - Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected. By the BF Staff From the March/April 2016 Issue.

Arkansas neighborhood associations sue state, federal DOTs to stop $1B Little Rock project

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Construction on 30 Crossing is scheduled to start later this year or early 2021

Water/Environment, Award of Merit: Homestake Arkansas River Diversion Improvements

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Replacement of a crumbling rockfill diversion dam and intake structure on the Upper Arkansas River allows better access for water recreation and improves raw water delivery to the state’s Western Slope

Arkansas Lands New Glatfelter Manufacturing Facility

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We are truly excited to partner with the people of Fort Smith and Arkansas because we know that investing here makes great business sense for our company,” said Chris Astley, president of Glatfelter’s Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit and a senior vice president of Glatfelter. We appreciate Glatfelter’s decision to locate in Arkansas and are proud to add Glatfelter to the growing list of manufacturers that are choosing to do business in the state.”.

U.S. Commerce Department Invests $1.25 Million To Upgrade Infrastructure And Support Investment In Arkansas

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million grant to Independence County in Arkansas to upgrade critical infrastructure that will support the expansion of the poultry industry. Million To Upgrade Infrastructure And Support Investment In Arkansas appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Arkansas Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Daily News Featured Post Online Features Transportation Infrastructure U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Creekstone Farms Expands In Arkansas City, KS

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Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC, one of the largest employers in Cowley County, has announced that it will expand its operations in Arkansas City, KS. The beef processing company, which has been based in Arkansas City for over 10 years, currently employs 720 and anticipates hiring an additional 300 workers during the next five years. Creekstone Farms is an important contributor to our state’s economic growth and will continue to invest and create good jobs in Arkansas City,” Gov.

The University of Arkansas is now home to America’s largest mass timber building

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Adohi Hall, a $79-million, 202,027-sf residence hall at the University of Arkansas, has recently become the largest mass timber building in the United States. Named for the Cherokee word for “woods,” the 708-bed facility is located on a four-acre site at the southern end of the campus and will provide a new university gateway that marks the start of the larger living learning district

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

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Arizona Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-Sept/Oct-2018 corporate expansion Economic Development florida kentucky manufacturing growth Orlando Peoria Site SelectionBolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard. Read: U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging at BusinessFacilities.com.

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State Focus: Arkansas – Easy To Reach, Easy To Grow

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Arkansas offers companies a strong transportation network with intersecting Interstates, rail access and water transportation. In Arkansas, you will find: 1,000 miles of navigable waterways. While the population of Arkansas is just under three million, the state offers access to a market of 103 million people within a 550-mile radius of the state. Four ports are located along the Arkansas River in Fort Smith, Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pine Bluff.

Liebherr USA Announces New Arkansas Dealership

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The new authorized dealer, Lift Truck Service Center, will be a sales, service, parts, and rental provider of Liebherr equipment to various locations in the Arkansas area. Liebherr USA's construction equipment division is pleased to announce a partnership with Lift Truck Service Center, Inc as part of its dealer network expansion.

Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Arkansas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. State Incentives Abatements Business Incentives Capital Investment Exemptions Finance Financing Funds Grants Loans workforce development

Largest mass timber structure in US goes up at U of Arkansas

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At 202,027 square feet, Adohi Hall is the largest cross-laminated timber building in the U.S., according to Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Arkansas Expects $2 Billion Pulp Mill Build to Start in March '18

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The Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce announced the planned $1 billion pulp mill to be located in southwest Arkansas is now in the pre-engineering stage with construction set to begin in March 2018

Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Arkansas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. The post Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. State Incentives Abatements Business Incentives Capital Investment Exemptions Finance Financing Funds Grants Loans workforce development