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The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.


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The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.

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Latest: Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers - The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.

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

The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Utility Vehicle, Lawn Mower Maker Growing In Arkansas

Intimidator Inc. is expanding its manufacturing operations in Batesville, AR, investing $12 million and creating 400 new jobs.

State Focus – Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected

You’ll find the best of both worlds in Arkansas: a folksy place where people still say hello to strangers on the street, while cutting-edge technology is embraced on local plant floors.
Caterpillar Tucson Arizona

Caterpillar Expands In Southern Arizona

Caterpillar Inc. will create more than 600 new jobs over five years at its new surface mining and technology offices in Tucson, AZ.

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing building in Jacksonville, AR and anticipates employing 50 people in the initial relocation phase, with additional jobs planned for the future.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.
2016 Economic Development Awards

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.
Glatfelter Fort Smith Arkansas

Arkansas Lands New Glatfelter Manufacturing Facility

Glatfelter will invest approximately $80 million and create up to 83 highly-skilled jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, AR.
Ozark Mountain Poultry grain bins.

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

The Commerce Department EDA is awarding a $1.25 million grant to Independence County in Arkansas to upgrade critical infrastructure that will support the expansion of the poultry industry.

State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas

The Natural State boasts an educated workforce enriched by long-term training and a strategic location that offers cost-efficient access to tens of millions of U.S. consumers.
2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
ACEEE 2014 Scorecard Map.

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

Top 10 states are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; five states most in need of improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK.
Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance Chairman Eric Hughes congratulates Georgia-Pacific Plant Manager Ryan Daniels on the plans to invest at the Gurdon, Ark., lumber mill.(L to R) City of Gurdon Mayor Clayton Franklin; Clark County Justice of the Peace (District 10) Sherry Kelley; Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance Chairman Eric Hughes; Georgia-Pacific Lumber Plant Manager Ryan Daniels; Clark County Judge Ron Daniell; and Arkadelphia Alliance President and CEO Stephen Bell.

Georgia-Pacific Announces Growth Plans For Gurdon, AR Facility

The company is also evaluating investments totaling approximately $20 million at the nearby Gurdon plywood mill that would increase the facility's efficiency and capacity.
Food Processing Baked Goods

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.
Dassault Falcon Arkansas

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

A strong, centrally located transportation infrastructure, a skilled workforce and a warm business climate make Arkansas an attractive venue.

Entergy And Philips Help To Light Up Little Rock

New dynamic lighting, a gift to city from Entergy, turns Little Rock's River Bridges into beacon of civic pride. Former President Clinton was on hand to flip the switch.

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

The maker of Falcon jets will introduce 3D design at its Arkansas production facility, which will grow to 1.25 million square feet when the expansion is completed in 2016. From the May/June 2013 issue.

New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water Shortages

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.
Arkansas State Capitol Governor Mike Beebe addresses a Senate Committee of the Whole regarding the Big River Steel Project.

Big River Steel Reveals Big Plans In Arkansas

Big River Steel plans to build a $1.1 billion steel mill near Osceola that will employ 525 people. The plant will make steel for auto, oil and gas and electrical energy industries.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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