Tagged: whirlpool

In Fort Smith, Leaders Building A ‘Post-Industrial' World

by Marty Cook 1/27/2014 12:00 am

Fort Smith took a hard hit in the recession and lost a bounty of jobs when Whirlpool ceased operations in the city in 2012. There have been a number of job announcements for Fort Smith throughout the past year, but those announcements haven't helped tax revenue.

ADEQ Reviews Plan for Closed Whirlpool Site

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 7/19/2013 04:03 pm

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is reviewing a plan to deal with a degreasing solvent that was detected in groundwater at a recently shuttered Whirlpool plant in Fort Smith.

Whirlpool: Don't Drill Near Our Abandoned Plant in Fort Smith

by Lance Turner 1/15/2013 08:53 am

Whirlpool might be gone from Fort Smith, but it's left more than memories and an empty manufacturing plant behind.

The Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2012: Making History

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

The Razorbacks' awful year. Wal-Mart under scrutiny. The GOP takes control. Dillard's, Murphy and growing banks. Arkansas Business takes its annual look at the most important business stories in Arkansas that took place during 2012.

In Fort Smith, Whirlpool Ad About Jobs 'Here at Home' Stings

by Lance Turner 12/13/2012 08:03 am

Whirlpool Corp., which closed its factory in Fort Smith earlier this year leaving 800 jobless, is touting itself a domestic manufacturer in an ad in the Tulsa World newspaper, much to the chagrin of Arkansans.

Reports: Sale of Fort Smith Whirlpool Plant Dead

by Lance Turner 11/29/2012 07:40 am

A deal in the works for Canada-based Infinity Asset Solutions Inc. to buy the sprawling former Whirlpool plant in Fort Smith is dead, according to multiple reports.