Tagged: shandong sun paper industry

Looks Good on Paper: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Shandong Pulp Mill

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/22/2016 12:00 am

From our file of things you may not know, we dig into items associated with the pulp mill complex developing in Clark County.

Recruiting Billion-Dollar Shandong Sun Paper Mill Starts With Breakfast

by George Waldon 8/22/2016 12:00 am

The future pulp mill site, five miles south of Arkadelphia, represents Shandong Sun Paper’s first North American project. Construction of the complex is expected to begin a year from now and produce 250 new jobs to staff it when fully operational in 2020.

It Takes a Village (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/22/2016 12:00 am

It took the efforts of many people over half a decade and two state administrations to land the Shandong Sun Paper plant that has the potential to transform the economy of Clark County and beyond.

Traveling the Globe in Search of Jobs (Mike Preston Commentary)

by Mike Preston 8/22/2016 12:00 am

Over the last year, your Arkansas Economic Development Commission has traveled almost 20,000 miles around the world searching for good-paying jobs for the people of Arkansas. It’s a reflection of the times in which we live. Ours is a global economy, and the competition for new jobs is no longer with surrounding states only, but with every country around the globe.

At Rotary, Asa Hutchinson Talks Higher Education, Private Sector's Role in Economy

by Sarah Campbell 7/26/2016 2:12 pm

In a speech to the Rotary Club of Little Rock, Gov. Asa Hutchinson outlined what he sees as the keys to "sustained economic growth and vitality" in Arkansas.

Video: Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Jobs at Sun Paper, Mercy Northwest, GW Communication & Sprint

by Lance Turner 4/29/2016 4:07 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to reporters at the Little Rock Regional Chamber about this week's array of job announcements, the legislative session and new leadership at the Little Rock School District.

Update: Sun Paper of China Picks Clark County for $1.3B Pulp Mill

by Gwen Moritz and Lance Turner 4/26/2016 9:57 am

Shandong Sun Paper Industry of China has selected Arkadelphia (Clark County) for a pulp mill plant that will cost between $1 billion and $1.3 billion to build, employ 250 people directly and have an economic impact of up to $100 million a year in the timberlands of south Arkansas.

Sun Paper, Hutchinson Sign Intent Letter to Study $1.4B South Arkansas Plant

by Lance Turner 11/23/2015 11:23 am

A long-planned paper plant in south Arkansas has taken another step forward. Shandong Sun Paper Industry on Monday signed a letter of intent with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to study building a $1.4 billion pulp mill in the area.

Sources Say Chinese Pulp Plant in South Arkansas Not a Paper Tiger

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Whispers first told you last year that a Chinese paper manufacturer, Shandong Sun Paper Industry, was close to announcing the location of a $1 billion wood pulp plant at either Arkadelphia or Camden. We're told a third potential site in Crossett could be in the running.

Arkadelphia, Camden Wait for Chinese Firm To Put Plans to Paper

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2013 12:00 am

When word went out that Gov. Beebe was about to announce a $1 billion investment in Arkansas, some in south Arkansas were surprised that it turned out to be a steel mill in Osceola -- not a Chinese wood pulp mill at Camden or Arkadelphia.