Reports: APEX Tool to Close Springdale Plant That Employs 250 by Lance Turner Posted 8/8/2014 11:25 am Updated 11 months ago It's a rare thing that you see a pair of big job loss announcements in northwest Arkansas so close together. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.