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Tractor Supply Company Announces New Distribution Center in Arkansas

 January 26, 2022

Tractor Supply Company is building a new distribution center in Maumelle, investing $100 million and creating 450 new jobs in Arkansas.

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State Certified 33 Businesses as Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises in 2021

 January 13, 2022

The State of Arkansas certified 33 businesses as minority- and women-owned business enterprises through its MWBE Certification Program.

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Riceland Foods Announces 80 New Jobs, $13.2 Million Plant Expansion

 December 08, 2021

Riceland Foods is making a $13.2 million plant expansion and creating 80 new jobs at its facilities in Stuttgart and Jonesboro.

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Resolute Forest Products Expands Operations at Two Arkansas Sawmills

 December 06, 2021

Resolute Forest Products is investing in its two Arkansas operations, located in El Dorado and Glenwood, through a combined capital program of over $2...

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Canoo Selects Northwest Arkansas for its Headquarters, R&D Center and EV Industrialization Facility

 November 15, 2021

Canoo announced that it has selected Bentonville as its headquarters and will establish an R&D center and an industrialization facility to design, pro...

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MEC Expands Heber Springs Facility, Adds 70 New Jobs

 November 09, 2021

Mayville Engineering Company will be expanding its capacity in Heber Springs and adding 70 new jobs at the Cleburne County facility.

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Camfil Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in Jonesboro

 November 04, 2021

Camfil Air Pollution Control, a manufacturer of industrial dust, fume, and mist collection systems, is building a new manufacturing facility in Jones...

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Arning Companies to Open Facility in Clarksville, Create 125 New Jobs

 October 28, 2021

Arning Companies has announced plans to open a facility in Clarksville, investing over $5 million and creating 125 new jobs over five years.

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Trex Company Announces Plans for Third U.S. Production Site

 October 26, 2021

Trex Company, a composite decking and railing manufacturing leader, has selected Little Rock for its third U.S. production site.

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Gov. Hutchinson, Sec. Preston Tour Remington Facility in Lonoke

 October 22, 2021

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston toured Vista Outdoor's facility in Lonoke.

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Rogers Biotech Company Pel-Freez Expands Operations, Adds 31 New Jobs

 October 13, 2021

Pel-Freez Biologicals is expanding its facility in Rogers, Arkansas and creating 31 new jobs in the biotech industry.

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Dean of NYIT Medical School to Speak at 2021 Rural Development Conference

 October 06, 2021

Dr. Shane Speights, Dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, will speak at the 2021 ...

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Vexus Boats Expands in Flippin

 October 04, 2021

Vexus Boats is investing $4.2 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Flippin and increasing its workforce by 50 full-time employees.

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AEDC Awards 50 Community Grants Totaling Nearly $11 Million

 September 30, 2021

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) has awarded $6.42 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to 26 Arkansas cities and c...

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Mars Petcare Announces An Additional $117 Million Investment in Arkansas Manufacturing Facility

 September 22, 2021

Mars Petcare is investing $145 million in its Fort Smith manufacturing facility to meet the growing demand for wet dog and cat food.

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Drax Begins Construction on Second Biomass Pellet Plant in Arkansas

 September 17, 2021

Drax Group has started construction in Russellville on the second of its three satellite pellet plants in Arkansas.

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Hytrol Expands Product Line in Fort Smith, Adds 100 Local Jobs

 September 02, 2021

Hytrol is expanding its product line in Fort Smith and will be adding 100 local jobs into the western Arkansas community.

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AEDC, Game and Fish Commission to Grant Nearly $770,000 for Wildlife Conservation Education Programs

 August 31, 2021

AEDC's Division of Rural Services is awarding more than $769,000 to Arkansas schools and educators to support conservation education programs.

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