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Clean Line Commits To Building With Arkansas-Made Products

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

Clean Line Energy Partners of Houston has agreed to buy Arkansas-made supplies for its huge transmission line construction project from manufacturing facilities in Malvern and West Memphis.

Amfuel to Close Magnolia Plant, Move Operations to Texas

by Lance Turner 9/20/2016 11:40 am

American Fuel Cell & Coated Fabrics Co. of Magnolia is closing its plant in Magnolia, a move that will affect up to 300 jobs, as it brings a new plant online in Texas.

CJRW, Team SI Named Successful Bidders for AEDC Ad Contracts

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 3:25 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has named Little Rock advertising agencies CJRW and Team SI as "successful bidders" for contracts worth up to $2.4 million a year.

Bekaert Expansion in Rogers to Create 100 Jobs

by Alexis Hosticka 3/23/2016 11:00 am

Bekaert said Wednesday that it will expand its plant in Rogers, adding 50 percent capacity and creating 100 new jobs.

Biodiesel Industry Falters; Lack of Support Cited

by Austin DuVall 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Declining gasoline prices that cut demand for biodiesel and the increasing popularity of compressed natural gas as a fuel are two other factors behind the industry’s doldrums, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and others say.

Once Bright, Wind Sector In Arkansas Founders

by Sean Beherec 7/20/2015 12:00 am

What began as a promising new manufacturing sector for the state has petered out into one the Arkansas Economic Development Commission no longer actively pursues.

Film Festivals Highlight Arkansas Culture, Put Cities in Display

by Alexis Hosticka 6/3/2015 8:33 am

In the last decade, the film industry has garnered increasing interest in Arkansas, as evidenced by the number of film festivals taking place across the state.

FedEx Ground Distribution Center in Little Rock to Employ 160

by Mark Carter 2/19/2015 2:24 pm

FedEx Corp. of Memphis broke ground Thursday on a 300,000-SF Ground distribution facility in southwest Little Rock. The publicly traded logistics firm plans to employ about 160 people there.

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

by Luke Jones 4/29/2013 12:00 am

In 1993, Helena’s slackwater harbor was completed and county officials promised it would attract manufacturing jobs to the crumbling, poverty-ridden Mississippi Delta region. But it’s taken 20 years for that promise to ring true: Last year, the harbor welcomed its first-ever industrial client.