Manufacturing Archive

Cooks BBQ to Open Manufacturing Facility in Searcy County

by Associated Press 12/28/2017 05:19 pm

A company that makes barbecue products has announced plans to open a $1.4 million manufacturing facility in northern Arkansas, which will create 45 new jobs.

Tyson Foods CEO Gets $8.9M in Total Pay in 2017

by Marty Cook 12/21/2017 11:18 am

Tyson Foods Inc. CEO and President Tom Hayes nearly doubled his pay in his first full year in charge of the Springdale company.

Governor Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2017 10:30 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the appointments to boards and commissions.

AEDC's Danny Games to Return to Entergy Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2017 09:49 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. hires Danny Games as director of business and economic development, replacing Mike Maulden, who is retiring in January.

DRA Grant to Rage Fabrications Brings Jobs to Trumann

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 12/20/2017 11:46 am

Rage Fabrications, a local manufacturer that creates all-terrain and utility task vehicle accessories such as bumpers and sound bars, received $225,000 to buy industrial equipment and make upgrades.

Entergy Arkansas VPs Take on New Roles

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2017 09:26 am

Entergy Arkansas has shifted some roles on its management team, moving Laura Landreaux from vice president of regulatory affairs to finance director, and elevating Tom Kennedy to Landreaux's old post.

Christmas by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Frank Broyles, Oaklawn's Charles Cella, Arkansas journalist Roy Reed, Aromatique founder Patti Upton and Townsend Wolfe, who headed the Arkansas Arts Center from 1968-2002 were among the notable Arkansans who died this year.

A Detail-Oriented Holiday (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Merry Christmas to you all, with my very best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2018.

Good People of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/18/2017 12:00 am

May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence

'The Owner Has a Lot of Card Games' - Best Quotes of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2017.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2017.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories from 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2017 in Arkansas' business world.

Consider Middle Managers in Growth Plans (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Is middle management dead? As industry after industry has felt the effects of consolidation and disintermediation, the ranks of middle managers have, in many cases, dwindled.

Top Online Stories of 2017: Fake Will Story Commanded the Clicks

by Lance Turner 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Top web pieces at ArkansasBusiness.com ran the gamut from corruption to Tyson, property deals to zombies.

Fishing Boat Maker Vexus Launches in Flippin

by Graycen Colbert 12/13/2017 03:07 pm

Nearly 50 years after Forrest and Nina Wood launched Ranger Boats, the largest maker of bass boats in the U.S., the legendary builder's grandson Keith Daffron unveiled his own startup.

Morrilton Packing to Invest $2.1M, Add 34 Jobs

by Lance Turner 12/11/2017 02:25 pm

Morrilton Packing Co., the parent company of Petit Jean Meats, says it will invest $2.1 million in its Morrilton facility to add capacity "for current and future products," a move it said will create 34 jobs.

SPONSORED: Expect More, Create Change

by 12/11/2017 08:00 am

Programs take a hard look at developing valuable soft skills in future employees.

Presqu'ile Winery a Nod to Way of Life for Murphys

by Jan Cottingham 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Madison Murphy, chairman of Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, and his family named their 200-acre California winery Presqu'ile as a “tip of the hat” to a family compound destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Tyson Foods Names EVP, General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 01:49 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale recently named Amy Tu executive vice president and general counsel, effective Dec. 11.