Tagged: tyson foods

Tyson Announces Partnership With Silicon Valley, Chicago Incubators

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2018 3:58 pm

Tyson Foods of Springdale announced Thursday its agreement to work with two business incubators, Plug and Play of Silicon Valley and 1871 of Chicago, that will directly connect it to the startup communities in those places.

Tom Hayes Named President of Tyson Foods

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 4:02 pm

Formerly chief commercial officer of Tyson Foods, Tom Hayes will work directly with CEO Donnie Smith, who has also been carrying the title of president.

Report: US Poultry Workers Forced to Wear Diapers on Job

by Associated Press 5/12/2016 9:33 am

A report from international advocacy group Oxfam says poultry workers in the United States labor in a "climate of fear," with some forced to wear diapers on the job.

Tyson Foods Increasing Hourly Pay at Chicken Plants

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2015 9:22 am

The move will affect hourly production, maintenance and refrigeration workers at 51 of Tyson's chicken plants, the company said. The raises will go into effect Nov. 1.

Tyson to Add Workers, New Lines at Iowa Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/16/2015 1:21 pm

Springdale-based Tyson Foods announced Wednesday that its beef and pork subsidiary, Tyson Fresh meats, would add roughly 60 workers and new lines of pork chops and roasts at its plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Federal Appeals Court: Tyson Foods Doesn't Underpay Workers

by Associated Press 8/26/2015 3:13 pm

Tyson Foods doesn't have to pay workers at two of its Nebraska plants for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear and preparing for work, a federal appeals court ruled.

7 Arkansas Companies on Fortune 500 List

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2015 10:12 am

Seven firms based in Arkansas find themselves on the lastest list of Fortune 500 companies. Wal-Mart of Bentonville once again tops the list.

Tyson Grant to Support Retention and Graduation of Underrepresented Students at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2015 9:13 am

Tyson Foods Inc. has awarded a $120,000 grant to the University of Arkansas to retain and ultimately graduate underrepresented juniors and seniors majoring in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business technology, food science and agricultural fields.

Tyson Foods Foundation, Family Donate $500K to UA's eVersity

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 10:47 am

The Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. and the Tyson family have donated $500,000 to the University of Arkansas System's online university, eVersity.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

Tyson Foods Emporia Plant Adds Production Line, Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/29/2014 11:05 am

Tyson Foods Inc. recently concluded an estimated $3 million line expansion at its prepared foods plant in Emporia, Kansas.

Tyson Foods Moving Forward with Hillshire Deal

by Marty Cook 7/2/2014 9:34 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Wednesday it had signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. of Chicago for approximately $8.55 billion.

Pinnacle Foods Scraps Sale Plans, Freeing Tyson to Acquire Hillshire

by Associated Press 6/30/2014 4:43 pm

Hillshire Brands Co. agreed to buy Pinnacle Foods for $4.23 billion in May. But Tyson and Pilgrim's Pride went after Hillshire two weeks later, and on June 9, Hillshire accepted Tyson's $7.75 billion offer.

Tyson Foods 4Q Profit Rises on Beef, Chicken Sales; COO to Retire

by Associated Press 11/18/2013 8:11 am

Tyson Foods said Monday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 41 percent, driven by higher beef and chicken sales. The results prompted a 50 percent spike in the company's dividend.

As Economy Takes Off, Companies Return to Flight

by Chris Bahn 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Small-business owners and Fortune 500 companies have long understood that efficiency of operation impacts their bottom line. It's one reason why there are more than 1,400 planes in Arkansas registered with the Federal Aviation Association as belonging to corporations.

Welspun, Alliance Rubber, Conway Machine and Tyson Winners at Global Trade Awards

by Mark Carter 5/22/2013 1:38 pm

Welspun Tubular of Little Rock, Alliance Rubber of Hot Springs, Tyson Foods of Springdale and Conway Machine were the four Arkansas companies recognized Wednesday at the 2013 Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade.

Tyson Closing A Springdale Plant, Cites 'Changing Demand' For Speciality Products

by Chris Bahn 3/1/2013 1:30 pm

Tyson Foods will close its small processing plant on Ford Avenue in Springdale. Citing “changing demand for certain specialty products,” the company confirmed via news release that it will shut down the plant after 15 years of operation.

Japan's Dentsu Network Acquires Mitchell Communications Group

by Chris Bahn 1/4/2013 2:01 am

Mitchell Communications Group Inc. of Fayetteville has sold to Dentsu Network, a Japanese-based company looking to expand its global operations into public relations.

Razorbacks Take Time To Honor Academic All-Stars With Awards Dinner

by Chris Bahn 4/12/2011 9:30 am

Teammates and fans treated James McCann to one of the more jubilant celebrations of his athletic career on Saturday. McCann hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth against LSU. McCann was part of a little more low-key, but arguably more celebration on Monday. There weren’t a school-record 11,013 on hand to witness it. In fact, not a single Hog Calling fan could be found in the seats of Bud Walton Arena during the Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner.

OSHM Associates Fete John Paul Hammerschmidt, Tommy Robinson

by Staff 2/1/2011 12:00 am

The OSHM Associates honored John Paul Hammerschmidt and Tommy Robinson at their annual supper, which was held in the Great Hall of the Governor's Mansion. Dillard's, Southwestern Energy, Landers Toyota and Tyson Foods were underwriters.