Information about the Pulp & Paper Industry in Arkansas

Arkansas is at the heart of the country with ample resources for Pulp & Paper companies. The state is covered by 19 million acres of forestland, totaling more than half of the total area of Arkansas. The timber industry has a high impact on the state’s economy, and paper companies are thriving from the abundance of resources available in Arkansas.

Arkansas is home to several key pulp & paper companies, including Georgia-Pacific, Domtar and WestRock Corporation. The industry, directly and indirectly, employs 66,433 people and adds $6.4 billion to the state's economy. The value of standing timber in Arkansas is $12.6 billion.

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Paper & Timber Products Industry News

New venture FiberPro to bring nearly 70 new jobs to Hot Springs

 March 26, 2021

FiberPro announced that it is expanding its manufacturing facility in Hot Springs, investing more than $3.1 million and creating 69 new jobs over thre...

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Dansons set to open pellet mill in Hope

 February 10, 2021

Dansons will open the country’s largest barbecue wood pellet mill and distribution center in Hope, Arkansas. This investment will create approximately...

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Nice-Pak announces new jobs, manufacturing capabilities in Jonesboro

 November 16, 2020

Nice-Pak will expand its manufacturing capacity at the company’s Jonesboro facility, increasing employment by adding more than 300 associates by the e...

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