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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.