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.

Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters

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Read: Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com. The pharmaceutical retailer will create 24 new high-paying jobs at its new headquarters in Little Rock, AR.

Lockheed Martin Begins $142M Expansion In Arkansas

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Read: Lockheed Martin Begins $142M Expansion In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com. The company has broken ground for its Long Range Fires Production Facility, the first of many expansions at the company's site in Camden that will create 326 jobs.

Greenbrier Investing $16M In Arkansas Expansion

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Read: Greenbrier Investing $16M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. The Oregon-based freight railcar and marine barge manufacturer will create at least 35 jobs at its Marmaduke, AR facility.

Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

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Read: Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. The security and aerospace company will create 326 new jobs with the expansion of its center of excellence in Camden, AR.

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. The 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.

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. Simmons Foods is a homegrown company that continues to invest heavily in Northwest Arkansas,” said Governor Asa Hutchinson. Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc.

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. .

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

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. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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.

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.

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.

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

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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. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Arkansas. SIG SAUER, Inc.

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.

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 ne

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. State Focus - Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. We are excited to have Creekstone committing to be a long-term partner in our community,” said Nick Hernandez, Arkansas City’s city manager.

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.

Researchers use U. of Arkansas buildings as testbed for CLT panels

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A new residence hall on the University of Arkansas campus will serve as a testbed for researchers to study Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) panels

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. Interstate 55 links eastern Arkansas to St. GLOBAL NONPROFITS FLOCK TO ARKANSAS.

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

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The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration. Read: U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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.

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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Big River Steel Reveals Big Plans In Arkansas

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Arkansas State Capitol Governor Mike Beebe addresses a Senate Committee of the Whole regarding the Big River Steel Project. ” They represent our State with an outstanding level of professionalism and present Arkansas in the attractive light it deserves.

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.

Arkansas opens $142M of transportation projects to low bids

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State officials pushed contractors to lower costs before awarding the largest of the 31 projects, a highway widening program in the northeast

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.

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

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Former Arkansas construction exec sentenced to 3 years prison for bank fraud

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Matthew Beasley, former president of contractor Cobas Inc., submitted fake invoices to his bank in order to be able to draw on a business line of credit

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.

Last Stretch of Gravel Highway in Arkansas to be Paved

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“Paving these last few miles is highly symbolic for a state which has traditionally had a reputation as hopelessly backward,” said Tom Dillard, an Arkansas historian. Arkansas 220 is a one-lane dirt highway, with a smattering of gravel, through a remote section of the Ozark National Forest.

BUSINESS REPORT: Arkansas — Dassault Invests $60 Million In Little Rock Expansion

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Arkansas Gov. Dassault Falcon Jet is a cornerstone of Arkansas’s aviation sector, and today’s significant investment will help cement that status for many years to come,” Gov. ARKANSAS FAST FACTS. ARKANSAS LEEDS THE WAY. By Ed Felton. From the May/June 2013 issue.

$1B Arkansas bridge corridor estimate busts $535M budget

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Kiewit-Massman Constructors, which recently won the design-build project through Little Rock, will spend the next six months crunching numbers

Arkansas Expects $1 Billion Pulp Mill Build to Start in March '18

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A $1 billion pulp mill in southwest Arkansas is now in the pre-engineering stage with construction set to begin in March 2018.