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Diverse Economy Powers Jonesboro Toward Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

A tour of Jonesboro's industry provides a glimpse into the economic powerhouse of northeast Arkansas. The list of world class manufacturing companies in Jonesboro is impressive; companies like Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Unilever, Nordex USA, Great Dane, Nice-Pak Products, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Post Foods and many others have chosen to invest in Jonesboro.

Arkansas State University: New Directives and Resources in NE Arkansas Foster Innovative Entrepreneurship (Sponsored Report)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2012 12:00 am

In 2009, Governor Mike Beebe challenged Arkansas State University to increase its research activity to further fuel the economy of Northeast Arkansas. ASU has worked diligently to answer the charge, resulting in a new era of research and scholarly activity in Jonesboro.

The Laboratory Of Arkansas

by Jerry Adams 7/9/2012 12:00 am

The challenges involve commercializing intellectual property from research universities and developing a place that can accelerate and develop new enterprises from both the university as well as from private sector ideas as with Innovate Arkansas.

ASU Innovation Center Expected to Add Startups, Jobs

by Mark Carter 9/29/2011 04:07 pm

The ASU Innovation Center is the only business incubator in northeast Arkansas, and will focus on ASU's research niche in plant and biological sciences.