Tagged: manufacturing

Trane to Close Residential HVAC Operation in Fort Smith

by Sarah Campbell 2/13/2017 12:12 pm

Trane says it will close its residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning manufacturing facility in Fort Smith and move its operations to four other U.S. facilities.

Arkansas Business Recognizes Finalists of 29th Annual Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Surety Bonds and Marijuana Dispensaries (Todd Bryant Commentary)

by Todd Bryant 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Among the requirements for the medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in Arkansas is a medical marijuana surety bond.

Welspun Loses Insurance Case Over Fire

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

A U.S. District Court judge in Little Rock recently ruled Welspun Pipe’s insurance carrier doesn’t have to pay the pipe manufacturer $13.5 million for a loss tied to a 2012 fire at its Little Rock plant.

Core Brewing Turns from Fort Smith, Ready To Head East

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Core Brewing & Distilling Co., the rapidly growing Springdale craft brewery, has abandoned its plans for a distillery in Fort Smith.

In Lawsuit, Chicken Farmers Say Processors Treat Them Like Servants

by Associated Press 2/9/2017 7:34 am

Former chicken farmers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies, including Tyson Foods, of treating farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices.

HoganTaylor Accounting Firm Names New Partners

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 11:16 am

HoganTaylor, a large public accounting firm in Oklahoma and Arkansas, announced Monday that it has named Dan Bomhoff, John Cooper, Jeff Koweno and Bret Little as partners.

Update: Tyson Foods 1Q Beats; Company Reports SEC Subpoena

by Reuters 2/6/2017 7:31 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit. It also said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

by Marty Cook 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said his Arkansas Future Grant program is as much about giving students confidence to go to college as it is about giving them monetary support to do so.

Playing the Trading Card (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 2/6/2017 12:00 am

If the United States were to impose onerous tariffs on foreign goods, the effect on Arkansas consumers would be higher prices.

Four Points Brings Two to Midtown Hotel (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Tracy Morales is the new director of sales and marketing and Kevin Steele is now director of public relations and marketing at the Four Points by Sheraton in midtown Little Rock.

Unemployment in Arkansas MSAs Down From 2015

by Todd Traub 2/1/2017 9:58 am

December unemployment was down in Arkansas from a year ago, according to Bureau of Labor Department figures released Wednesday.

Midwest Economic Survey Suggests More Improvement in January

by Associated Press 2/1/2017 6:56 am

Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions continue to improve in nine Midwest and Plains states, including Arkansas.

Caterpillar Moving Top Execs to Chicago Area

by Associated Press 1/31/2017 11:34 am

Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won't build a new complex in its current Peoria, Illinois location.

Momentum Jonesboro on Pace to Grow Jobs in Key Sectors

by Todd Traub 1/31/2017 6:00 am

Momentum Jonesboro, the economic development fundraising plan targeting job growth in northeast Arkansas, is on track to reach its $3.7 million goal.

Trumps Signs Order to Cut Regulations on Business

by Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters 1/30/2017 11:00 am

President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will seek to dramatically pare back federal regulations by requiring agencies to cut two existing regulations for every new rule introduced.

Conifex Timber to Re-start El Dorado Mill, Create 120 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 10:52 am

Conifex Timber Inc. of Vancouver says it will invest $80 million in modernizing and re-starting a sawmill in El Dorado, creating 120 full-time jobs.

Kathy Deck: Slower Growth on Tap for Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 1/27/2017 5:01 pm

Kathy Deck said northwest Arkansas and health care services will be strong points for an otherwise less robust Arkansas job market in 2017. Deck, the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, made her remarks at the 23rd annual Business Forecast Luncheon in Rogers.

Arkansas on Sierra Nevada Brewery 36-State Recall of Select Beers

by Associated Press 1/27/2017 1:19 pm

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle.

US Business Spending Rises for 3rd Month, Boosting Factories

by Associated Press 1/27/2017 11:35 am

U.S. businesses ramped up their investment in industrial machinery, semiconductors and other big-ticket items last month, boosting demand for factory goods.

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