Manufacturing

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.
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Meadowcrest Apartments Sold; Chinese Garment Affiliate Buys Fourche Dam Property

Apartments, an industrial project and a store in Little Rock along with a dental development in Bryant and a closed restaurant in Conway all topped the $1 million sales mark.
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Chris Weiser Named to National Manufacturing Board

Chris Weiser, owner and CEO of J.V. Manufacturing in Springdale, is the first Arkansan to be appointed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board. read more >

Wal-Mart, Other Retailers Bet on Congress to Thwart Trump Border Tax

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other retailers are shelving considerations to move supply bases closer to the United States in the face of a possible border tax, banking instead on killing support for the tax idea in Congress. read more >

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Falls to Record Low 3.6 Percent

Arkansas' unemployment record fell to another record low, dropping to 3.6 percent in March from 3.7 percent in February. read more >

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership. read more >

Chinese Company to Invest $5M in Pet Treat Plant in Danville

Pet Won Pet Products of Taian City, Shandong Province, China plans to invest $5 million to put a pet treats manufacturing facility in Danville, creating 70 jobs. read more >

The Long, Rough Ride Ahead for 'Made in America'

American companies, along with President Donald Trump, face big obstacles as they try to rebuild American manufacturing. read more >

Nick Copas Named Division President at Baldwin & Shell (Movers & Shakers)

Nick Copas has been promoted to president of the industrial services division at Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. in Little Rock, where he has worked for 14 years. read more >

The Mirage of Drug Reimportation (Dan Greenberg Commentary)

Drug reimportation might look good at first glance; regrettably, however, it's a policy that is riddled with problems. read more >

Jonesboro Business Leaders Talk Health Care, Manufacturing

Northeast Arkansas has experienced a "robust economic expansion" and "some optimism is in order," economist Michael Pakko told business leaders at the second annual Regional Economic Forecast in Jonesboro. read more >

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