Manufacturing

Tyson Foods to Hire 90, Spend $8M to Expand Kentucky Plant

Tyson Foods to Hire 90, Spend $8M to Expand Kentucky Plant

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says its poultry plant in Robards, Kentucky, will hire 90 additional workers as the meat processor spends more than $8 million to install a new freezer and work stations.
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What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?

Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end up being only temporary.
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Victory Blue Unveils New Plant in North Little Rock

Victory Blue, a national manufacturer of diesel exhaust fluid, held an open house recently to celebrate the opening of its new manufacturing facility at 700 Dixie St. in North Little Rock.
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Brent Bumpers' Wicked Mix Expands in Riverdale

Brent Bumpers' Wicked Mix enterprise has doubled its production space at 2321 Cantrell Road, in a facility near Cajun's Wharf. The company, now occupying 7,500 SF, employs six workers, three in production and three in the office.
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