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Grimy, Glorious, Gone. The Divergent Paths of 7 Train Stations - The New York Times
The middle of the country has a tortured romance with its train stations, often grandiose structures that shaped local history but stopped serving a purpose. The announcement this summer that Detroit’s crumbling train terminal — among the best-known symbols of that city’s decline — would be turned into futuristic offices brought new attention to the problem of what to do with aging depots.
rail  midwest  urban-revitalization  adaptive-re-use  Around-the-web  this-week-437  detroit  Cincinnati  ohio  kansas-city  joplin  missouri  arkansas 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Arkansas’ Thriving Timber Basket - Area Development
With its healthy forests, modern transportation infrastructure, and an available trained workforce, Arkansas’ timber industry has recently enjoyed a resurgence.
area-development-features  Matt  arkansas  south  lumber  wood-products  forestry  economic-development  timber  site-selection  manufacturing 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Arkansas: Creating a Technology Narrative - Area Development
With its new coding initiative and other tech-friendly steps, Arkansas is attempting to recruit and retain companies that are focused in computer science and software engineering.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  technology  tech  high-tech  innovation  computer-science  software  jobs 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Tech Talkin’ Govs, Part I: AR, AZ, CT, IA, ID, IN, KS, ND, SD, VT, WI - workforce, education top concerns - SSTI
SSTI again presents its latest round of Tech Talkin’ Govs, where governors’ comments about TBED issues are excerpted from their state of the state and inaugural addresses. Today’s roundup includes STEM spending and workforce development in Idaho, education in Arizona, manufacturing in Connecticut and a nod to technological change in North Dakota, inaugural addresses from new governors in Vermont and Indiana, and more reports from governors who gave their addresses on the 10th. Next week the Digest will continue with Part II of Tech Talkin’ Govs featuring news from the next round of addresses.
technology-based-economic-development  government-policy  regional-reports  arizona  arkansas  iowa  indiana  Kansas  north-dakota  south-dakota  vermont  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-373 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Domtar Expands With Fluff Pulp Manufacturing In Ashdown, Arkansas - Area Development
Domtar, a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and absorbent hygiene products, completed a major expansion of its manufacturing mill, with the startup of a newly converted fluff pulp operation, in Ashdown, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  paper-industry  packaging 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
G.C. Evans Sales and Manufacturing and Sleeve Seal Expand Little Rock, Arkansas, Facilities - Area Development
G.C. Evans Sales and Manufacturing and Sleeve Seal is expanding their operations in Little Rock, Arkansas. As part of the expansion, the two companies will invest a combined $6.4 million and create 43 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  little-rock  jobs 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Intimidator Inc. Expands Batesville, Arkansas, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Intimidator Inc., a manufacturer of 4x4 utility vehicles and zero turn mowers, is expanding its manufacturing facility in Batesville, Arkansas. The company will also build a second facility in the Independence County Industrial Park.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Nucor Corp. Plans Cold Mill In Blytheville, Arkansas - Area Development
Nucor Corporation is adding an additional $230 million cold mill at its Nucor Steel Arkansas division in Blytheville, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  steel-industry  automotive-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Lecheek Nutrition Expands Harrison, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Lecheek Nutrition, a manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements, is expanding its operations in Harrison, Arkansas. The comapany plans to move into a $6.7 million, 437,000-square-foot facility. The company plans to hire 100 new associates over four years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Envoy Air Inc. Expands Aircraft Maintenance Facility In Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, announced today that it will establish a new Aircraft Maintenance facility at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  little-rock  arkansas  south  Aerospace  aviation  maintenance-facility  airports 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Shared Services Center Expands Fort Smith, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Shared Services Center – Fort Smith, a provider of business office support functions for hospitals and healthcare facilities, will expand their presence in Phoenix Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  medical  healthcare 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Corbitt Manufacturing Opens Manufacturing Plant In Paragould, Arkansas - Area Development
Corbitt Manufacturing, a component manufacturing operation within American Railcar Industries, is starting up a new manufacturing facility in Paragould, Arkansas. As part of this new location, the company plans to invest approximately $3.5 million and create up to 60 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  rail  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Pinnacle Foods Expands Manufacturing Plant In Fayetteville, Arkansas - Area Development
Pinnacle Foods, a leading producer, marketer and distributor of food products, plans to expand their food manufacturing in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The company is adding a new brand line, EVOL, to the Fayetteville location that will result in the addition of 25 new jobs over two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Elyxor Inc. Expands Operations In North Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
Elyxor Inc., a team of software engineering specialists, is expanding its presence in North Little Rock, Arkansas’ Argenta District, Arkansas. The company plans to hire 45 new employees in an effort to support clients across the world.
economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  little-rock  software  tech  high-tech  technology  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Caddo River Forest Products To Open Glenwood, Arkansas Sawmill - Area Development
Caddo River Forest Products will invest up to $50 million to reopen its sawmill in Glenwood, Arkansas. The company plans to create 136 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  jobs  wood-products  lumber  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Walmart Looks to Drones to Speed Distribution - The New York Times
Walmart, the country’s largest retailer, is testing the use of flying drones to handle inventory at its large warehouses, which supply the thousands of Walmart stores throughout the nation. In six to nine months, the company said, the machines may be used in one or more of its distribution centers.
logistics-center  warehousing  drones  uav-aerospace  walmart  arkansas  Around-the-web  this-week-348 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Sun Paper Plans Bio-Refinery In Clark County, Arkansas - Area Development
China-Based Sun Paper will open a bio-refinery in Clark County, Arkansas. The company will invest more than $1 billion in the bio-products mill and create 250 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  china  paper-industry  location-USA  FDI  jobs 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
GW Communications To Establish Operations Center In Paragould, Arkansas - Area Development
GW Communications, a company providing broadband solutions to telecommunications, cable and other industries, plans to locate a new operations center in Paragould, Arkansas. The company will be located in an existing facility at 1707 Linwood Drive in Paragould.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  telecommunications 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
FMH Conveyors Expands Its Jonesboro, Arkansas, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
FMH Conveyors, a global leader in material handling equipment for fluid truck loading and unloading applications, is expanding its operations in Jonesboro, Arkansas. As part of the expansion, the company will begin construction on a new 195,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, and the $12.5 million investment will create 110 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  jobs 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Bekaert Plans Major Expansion At Its Rogers, Arkansas, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
A world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies, Bekaert plans a major expansion program for the company's manufacturing plant in Rogers, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  technology 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Glatfelter Plans New Manufacturing Plant In Fort Smith, Arkansas - Area Development
Glatfelter, a global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, is locating a new manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The company expects to create up to 83 highly skilled manufacturing jobs at the new facility with a total capital investment of approximately $80 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  paper-industry 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
SIG SAUER Plans Ammunition Manufacturing Facility In Jacksonville, Arkansas - Area Development
SIG SAUER, a manufacturer of premium ammunition, is finalizing plans to locate a new ammunition manufacturing facility in an existing building in Jacksonville, Arkansas. The company anticipates creating about 50 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  manufacturing  ammunition  firearms  arkansas  south  jobs 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Southworth Products Corporation To Expand Its Manufacturing Complex In Manila, Arkansas - Area Development
Southworth Products Corporation, a global manufacturer of ergonomic material handling equipment, is expanding its manufacturing facility in Manila, Arkansas. The company plans to invest $935,000 in the plant where it will create approximately 35 new jobs. As part of its expansion, Southworth will upgrade its facility to add two new assembly lines and better separate the company’s shipping from production operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  jobs 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Leads the Way in the South
With strong automotive and aerospace sectors, as well as highly developed workforce training programs, the South continues to attract business investment.
economic-development  site-selection  regional-reports  south  manufacturing  automotive-industry  Aerospace  workforce-development  workforce  workforce-training  mississippi  alabama  tennesee  kentucky  louisiana  arkansas  high-tech  logistics  Matt  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Bad Boy Mowers Expands Batesville, Arkansas, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Bad Boy Mowers is expanding its operations in Batesville, Arkansas. The company will invest approximately $7.8 million in a 68,000 square-foot property across from its existing almost 1 million square-foot facility. The company plans to add approximately 160 new jobs in the future, which will bring its total employment to approximately 750.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  jobs 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Simmons Feed Ingredients Locates Pet Food Plant In Siloam Springs, Arkansas - Area Development
Simmons Feed Ingredients, a division of Simmons Foods, Inc & Affiliates, began construction on its new $26 million, 89,125-square-foot, pet food ingredient facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The company plans produce fresh and frozen meat ingredients for pet food manufacturers and generate an estimated 78 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  food-processing  jobs 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Dassault Falcon Jet Completes Major Expansion In Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
Dassault Falcon Jet achieved another major expansion at its Completion Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. The expansion will add 350,000 square feet of production space to its facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  Aerospace 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Metova, Inc. Expands Operations-Opening Fayetteville, Arkansas, Offices - Area Development
Metova, Inc., an emerging technology company creating world-class apps, is opening new offices in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  high-tech  digital-media 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Baxter International Expands Operations In Mountain Home, Arkansas - Area Development
Baxter International Inc., a diversified healthcare company providing renal and medical products worldwide, is adding approximately 225 full-time employees, over the next five years, at its manufacturing facility in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  healthcare  medical  jobs 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Micro Plastics Plans $2.4 Million Manufacturing Plant In Melbourne, Arkansas - Area Development
Micro Plastics, the largest manufacturer of threaded nylon fasteners in the world, will invest $2.4 million to locate a manufacturing facility in Melbourne, Arkansas. The company plans to create 79 jobs over five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  plastics  manufacturing  arkansas  south  jobs 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins Expansion At Its Camden, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Aerojet Rocketdyne, an aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets, began its planned expansion that will bring new programs and 85 jobs to its facility in Camden, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  Aerospace  defense-sector  jobs  clean-energy 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
American Railcar Industries Plans $10.5 Million Expansion In Marmaduke, Arkansas - Area Development
American Railcar Industries, Inc., a leading North American designer and manufacturer of hopper and tank railcars, plans to enhance its tank railcar manufacturing facility in Marmaduke, Arkansas. As part of the expansion, the Company will invest $10.5 million in buildings and equipment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  rail 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Furniture Factory Outlet Relocate Headquarters-Manufacturing Plant To Fort Smith, Arkansas - Area Development
Furniture Factory Outlet will relocate its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations from Oklahoma to Fort Smith, Arkansas. The company plans t create 64 new, full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  jobs  furniture-industry  headquarters  manufacturing 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerojet Rocketdyne Expands Its Calhoun County, Arkansas, Facility - Area Development
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a world leader in the development and manufacture of aerospace and defense products, plans to expand its facility in Calhoun County, Arkansas. As part of the expansion, the company will add 85 new full-time employees and invest $18 million in new buildings, upgrades, and new equipment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  Aerospace  manufacturing 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
ATA International To Locate Headquarters In Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
ATA International, one of the world’s largest martial arts organizations dedicated to the discipline of taekwondo, began construction on the organization’s new headquarters at 1800 Riverfront Drive in Little Rock, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  headquarters 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
France-Based Seves Group To Locate Manufacturing Plant-Testing Facility In West Memphis, Arkansas - Area Development
Clean Line Energy Partners announced an agreement between its subsidiary Plains and Eastern Clean Line and Sediver, a business unit of France-based Seves Group, to produce a key component for the Plains & Eastern Clean Line project from a new manufacturing facility and testing laboratory that Sediver will build and operate in West Memphis, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  energy  manufacturing  renewable-energy  location-USA  FDI  made-in-america 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Southwest Steel Processing Plans $18 Million Expansion At Its Newport, Arkansas, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Southwest Steel Processing, a manufacturer of railcar and oil and gas components, is expanding its manufacturing plant in Newport, Arkansas. The plant expansion will be used to develop a new forging line. The company, a partnership between Cleveland-based Park Ohio and Arkansas Steel Associates LLC of Newport, plans to invest $18 million in the facility and add 100 jobs over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  steel-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Gov. Hutchinson Calls Strong U.S. Manufacturing Base A ‘National Security’ Issue - KUAR
Gov. Asa Hutchinson kicked off the first Arkansas Manufacturing Innovation Summit on Wednesday by saying that strengthening the nation’s manufacturing was a “national security” issue, and strongly advocating that former felons should be given an opportunity to re-enter the workforce after leaving prison.
arkansas  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-development-news  this-week-303  around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
ArcBest Corporation Begins Construction On Fort Smith, Arkansas, Corporate Headquarters - Area Development
ArcBest Corporation will break ground for construction on its new corporate headquarters at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  corporate-headquarters  arkansas  south  area-development-news  matt 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Enviro Tech Chemical Services Dedicates Chemical Services Plant In Helena-West Helena, Arkansas - Area Development
Enviro Tech Chemical Services, a chemical company focused on food safety and water treatment, dedicated the Enviro Tech Chemical Services plant at the Helena Harbor in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  chemicals-industry  arkansas  south 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Midcontinent Independent System Operator Opens Regional Operations Center In West Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
A $22 million, 50,000-square-foot, regional operations center for the electric grid recently opened in West Little Rock, Arkansas. The operation center, run by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, better known as MISO, will control part of a 15-state region stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to Manitoba, Canada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Plastic Ingenuity Invests $2.5 Million To Expand Its Production Center In Maumelle, Arkansas - Area Development
Plastic Ingenuity is expanding its production facility in Maumelle, Arkansas. The company plans to invest $2.5 million in the facility and add 10 jobs, bringing total employment to 60 once the expansion is complete.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  jobs  plastics 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
HanesBrands Relocating Production Line From Honduras To Clarksville, Arkansas - Area Development
HanesBrands is expanding its manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Arkansas. The company plans to invest more than $1.4 million in building renovations and new equipment. As part of the expansion, the company plans to add 120 new jobs, bringing its total workforce at the facility to 570 people.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  jobs  apparel  reshoring 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Three Tech Companies Choose Conway, Arkansas, To Locate New Facilities - Area Development
Three technology companies plan to locate new facilities in downtown Conway, Arkansas. Metova Inc., a mobile app development company; Big Cloud Analytics, a predictive analytics software company; and Eyenalyze, a company that has developed innovative software for use in the food service sector; will invest a combined $2.5 million and create 140 new jobs.
area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  matt  high-tech  technology  jobs  engineering 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Auto, Aviation, Energy Drive Growth in the South - Area Development
Growth in automotive and aviation-related manufacturing, as well as the energy sector, is responsible for much of the South’s economic success.
economic-development  site-selection  regional-reports  area-development-features  matt  south  louisiana  alabama  mississippi  arkansas  tennessee  alabma  kentucky  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Big River Steel Poised To Begin Construction On $1.3 Billion Steel Mill In Mississippi County, Arkansas
Big River Steel closed on financing to build a $1.3 billion steel mill in Mississippi County, Arkansas, that will employ more than 500 people.
sfp-1-12-15  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  jobs  steel-industry  automotive-industry  energy  top-news 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Wachter Inc Invests $2 Million To Expand Its Lowell, Arkansas, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Wachter Inc., a leading national provider of electrical, data, communications, automation and other building systems, is expanding its facility in Lowell, Arkansas. The company plans to invest $2 million in the expansion and add 20 new jobs, bringing total employment at the facility to 260.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  manufacturing  south  jobs 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Domtar Corporation Plans $160 Million Conversion At Ashdown, Arkansas, Mill - Area Development
Canada-based Domtar Corporation plans a $160 million capital project to convert a paper machine at its Ashdown, Arkansas, mill to a high quality fluff pulp line used in absorbent applications such as baby diapers, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  paper-industry 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Material Works Plans $20 Million Advance Flat Rolled Toll Processing Center In Osceola, Arkansas - Area Development
The Material Works Ltd. will build a $20 million advanced flat rolled toll processing center adjacent to the new Big River Steel mill in Osceola, Arkansas, where it plans to create 45 jobs. Construction will begin in second quarter 2015 with the facility expected to be fully operational to coincide with Big River Steel’s opening in 2016.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  jobs  automotive-industry  energy  steel-industry 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Georgia-Pacific Invests $37 Million To Expand Production At Gurdon, Arkansas, Lumber Mill - Area Development
Georgia-Pacific plans to invest $37 million at its Gurdon, Arkansas, lumber facility to expand production capacity of its mill by approximately 60 percent.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  lumber  paper-industry 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Beaudet Aviation Plans Second Expansion At Its Little Rock, Arkansas, Operations Hub - Area Development
Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of France-based JCB Aero, a company that focuses on design of aircraft cabin interiors, will invest $2.5 million to expand its production facility adjacent to the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  aerospace 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Dassault Falcon Jet Begins $60 Expansion At Its Little Rock, Arkansas, Production Hub - Area Development
Dassault Falcon Jet started construction on a $60 million expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Arkansas, completion facility dedicated to two new models, the Falcon 5X very large body twin jet and ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  aerospace 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Highland Pellets Expands Its Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Wood Pellet Production Plant - Area Development
Highland Pellets will expand its manufacturing plant with the construction of a $130 million, 500,000 metric ton per year, wood pellet facility in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  wood-products  manufacturing 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Blue Rooster To Open Poultry Processing Operation in Warren, Arkansas - Area Development
Blue Rooster plans to open a poultry deboning operation at 110 Industrial Park Drive in Warren, Arkansas, with plans to create approximately 100 jobs in the area. The facility was formerly home to H&L Poultry. Work is already underway to get the facility ready for production in October of this year.
area-development-news  matt  economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  jobs  food-processing 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Zilkha Biomass Energy Plans $90 Million Biomass Manufacturing Facility In Monticello, Arkansas - Area Development
Zilkha Biomass Energy, a producer of biomass solutions to electric utility customers, will invest $90 million to establish a facility in Monticello, Arkansas. The plant will manufacture its Zilkha Black Pellet brand, the first commercially available advanced pellet in the biomass industry, creating 52 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  utilities  jobs 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
TeleTech Holdings, Inc. Expands Its Jonesboro, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, plans to expand its operations center Jonesboro, Arkansas. The news comes in conjunction with the grand opening of TeleTech’s first Arkansas center in Sherwood.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  operations-center  arkansas  south  high-tech  technology 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
2014 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arkansas, Kansas and Mississippi Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  shovel-awards  manufacturing  kansas  plains-states  mississippi 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
TeleTech Holdings Plans Customer Service Center in Sherwood, Arkansas - Area Development
TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, plans a new customer experience center in Sherwood, Arkansas, which will create more than 250 jobs in the surrounding area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  jobs  technology  customer-service-center 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Consortium Establishing $35 Million E-waste Urban Mining Refinery In Osceola, Arkansas - Area Development
BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, partnered with the Arkansas Teachers’ Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority, towards the build-out of the first urban mining refinery in the United States in Osceola, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south  sustainability  arkansas 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
TrinityRail Maintenance Services To Establish Production Facility In Jonesboro, Arkansas - Area Development
TrinityRail Maintenance Services Inc. will establish its new operating facility in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to provide railcar maintenance and services.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
ArcBest Corporation Expands Fort Smith, Arkansas, Corporate Campus - Area Development
ArcBest Corporation, a holistic provider of transportation and logistics solutions, is under contract to purchase 40 acres of land at Chaffee Crossing, Fort Smith, Arkansas, for construction of a new corporate headquarters facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  transportation  logistics 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Optimum Group-Southwind Milling Plans Rice Mill At Port Of Pine Bluff, Arkansas - Area Development
Optimum Group, through an Arkansas corporation named Southwind Milling Co., is building a rice mill at the Port of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  food-processing 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Georgia-Pacific Invests $40 Million To Expand Manufacturing Facility In Fort Smith, Arkansas - Area Development
Georgia-Pacific will invest approximately $40 million in new technology and equipment to expand its plate manufacturing capability at the Dixie facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Construction is in progress, and the new line is expected to start up in 2015.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  paper-industry  manufacturing 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Alliance Rubber Company Expands Its Hot Springs, Arkansas, Headquarters-Operation Center - Area Development
Alliance Rubber Company, the largest rubber band manufacturer in the United States, will expand the company’s headquarters in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Through the expansion, the company plans to invest more than $600,000 in its new facility and hire 15 additional positions, bringing total employment to 166.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  hot-springs  arkansas  south  manufacturing  jobs 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Food Service Distributor, Ben E. Keith, Invests $60 Million To Expand Its North Little Rock, Arkansas, Regional Headquarters - Area Development
Ben E. Keith, a distributor of food service products, will invest $60 million to build a new 300,000 square foot Mid-South Regional Headquarters in North Little Rock, Arkansas. As part of its expansion, the company will add 74 new jobs and retain its current 260 member workforce.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  food-industry  jobs  arkansas  south  little-rock 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Rockline Industries Acquires New Production Plant In Russellville, Arkansas - Area Development
As part of a planned expansion, Rockline Industries has acquired a nearly 240,000 square foot facility, on a 30-acre site, in Russellville, Arkansas. The firm said “this aligns with the growth strategy to meet the growing needs of contract manufacturing and for the consumer demand of private label products.”
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arkansas  south  manufacturing  corporate-headquarters 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Camfil Air Pollution Control Expands Corporate Headquarters In Jonesboro, Arkansas - Area Development
A leading global manufacturer of dust collection equipment, Camfil Air Pollution Control expanded its corporate headquarters in Jonesboro, Arkansas, with the recent opening of a 13,600 sq. ft. office facility. The facility includes open-plan and private offices for 85 employees and a training center to be used for customer and internal training and educational programs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  arkansas  south  industrial-sector  jobs  corporate-headquarters  headquarters 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
States Boost Workforce Development to Attract Employers - WSJ.com
State governments have long offered tax incentives to draw new businesses, but when Alan Easome scouted sites for a new $300 million tire plant last year, he was most impressed by the technology training labs at a community college in eastern Mississippi.
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march 2014 by areadevelopment
MISO Inc. Begins Construction On Regional Operations Center in West Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. began construction on a $22 million regional operations center in West Little Rock, Arkansas. The building is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year, with an employee move-in date scheduled in spring of 2015.
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march 2014 by areadevelopment
Peco Foods To Operate Poultry Complex In Batesville, Arkansas - Area Development
Peco Foods Inc., a family-owned business with processing plants, hatcheries, and feed mills located in Alabama and Mississippi, contracted to acquire the physical assets of a Batesville, Arkansas, poultry complex owned by Townsends, Inc. and subsidiaries.
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february 2014 by areadevelopment
NanoMech Expands Its East Springdale, Arkansas, Development and Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
A company that creates advanced engineering materials through patented nano-engineered and nano-manufactured product development, NanoMech purchased its existing factory and will build an adjoining state-of-the-art facility in east Springdale, Arkansas. The approximate 25,000 square foot building will triple the size of current operations and will serve as the company’s world headquarters.
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january 2014 by areadevelopment
Hewlett-Packard To Establish Regional Industry Development Center In Conway, Arkansas - Area Development Online
Hewlett-Packard plans to establish a regional industry development center in Conway, Arkansas, which is expected to create approximately 200 jobs during 2014.
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december 2013 by areadevelopment
Prime-Line Inc. Invests $6.7 Million To Relocate Into An Expanded Manufacturing Facility In Malvern, Arkansas - Area Development Online
Prime-Line Inc., a producer of medium- and light-density fiberboard moulding and millwork for nationwide distributors, will invest more than $6.7 million to expand into a larger manufacturing facility at 2088 Wine Dot Road in Malvern, Arkansas, with plans to create 50 new jobs.
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november 2013 by areadevelopment
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