by Jeff Hankins
Posted 5/24/2011 08:00 am
Updated 11 months ago
They don't get a lot of attention, mainly because their financial data isn't a matter of public record. But private companies drive phenomenal growth here in Arkansas, especially looking at 10-year comps.
Companies like Mountaire Corp. of Little Rock, Forrest City Grocery Co. and Bruce Oakley Inc. of North Little Rock have marked significant employment and revenue gains in the last decade.
And recent market conditions have helped put other firms, like Truman Arnold Cos. of Texarkana, back at the top of the list.
For more, click below to watch Arkansas Business Publisher Jeff Hankins talk more about the 75 Largest Private Companies list. Click here to read about the full list, and click here for Hankins' column on how private companies contribute to Arkansas' economic growth.