Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Arkansas Economic Development Commission articles below.
The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.
OurPharma will invest $31.3 million in a new facility, and create 124 new jobs in Fayetteville over the next seven years.
Simmons Prepared Foods will invest $300 million and create 1,500 new jobs at its new facility in Benton County, AR.
The company has invested an estimated $30 million in the project, and expects to create 78 new jobs at the Siloam Springs facility.
The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.
The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.
Intimidator Inc. is expanding its manufacturing operations in Batesville, AR, investing $12 million and creating 400 new jobs.
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.
A strong, centrally located transportation infrastructure, a skilled workforce and a warm business climate make Arkansas an attractive venue.