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Competitive Communities

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.
Osceola

Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill

The company's $1.2 billion investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, AR.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business

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 Fayetteville AR

Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas

OurPharma will invest $31.3 million in a new facility, and create 124 new jobs in Fayetteville over the next seven years. 
Benton County

Food Company Plans New Chicken Operation In Arkansas

Simmons Prepared Foods will invest $300 million and create 1,500 new jobs at its new facility in Benton County, AR.
Siloam Springs

Simmons Foods Opens Arkansas Ingredient Production Facility

The company has invested an estimated $30 million in the project, and expects to create 78 new jobs at the Siloam Springs facility. 
Morrilton Arkansas

TeleTech Creating 350 Jobs In Arkansas

The customer experience center in Morrilton, AR will be the company’s second in the state.
Forrest City, AR

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility

The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.
Arkansas

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.
Batesville Arkansas

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.
Siloam Springs Arkansas

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.
SIG SAUER

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.
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.

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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