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Out of Bankruptcy, Amfuel Soars
The front of Amfuel’s main plant on Firestone Drive in Magnolia.

Out of Bankruptcy, Amfuel Soars This article is available only in print.

by Kyle Massey – 6 days ago

When 70-year-old Magnolia defense contractor Amfuel needed rescue from bankruptcy a little over a year ago, turnaround investors in Los Angeles swooped in like one of the military choppers the Arkansas manufacturer equips with bullet-resistant fuel tanks.


The Year in Executive Q&A: 2020

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2020

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Week after week, we approach executives from businesses large and small, nonprofits and even government agencies, and we ask them to answer questions about their organizations, their industries and themselves. read more >

US Stocks Higher After Trump Signs $900B Aid Package

US Stocks Higher After Trump Signs $900B Aid Package

Stocks began the final week of 2020 moderately higher after President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion economic aid package that helps reduce uncertainty amid the re-imposition of travel and business curbs in response to a new coronavirus variant. read more >

Steve Forbes Interview Kicks Off New Webcast Series

Steve Forbes Interview Kicks Off New Webcast Series

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Former presidential candidate and Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes will kick off a new webcast series presented by Arkansas Business next month featuring authors, entrepreneurs and key leaders in business and sports. read more >

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here's what they said. read more >

Notable Deaths in 2020

Notable Deaths in 2020

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Legends in Arkansas died this year, ranging from the state's best-known writer to the father of the modern bass boat to the founder of what became the state's largest real estate company to a “titan of the steel industry.” read more >

The Most-Read Stories of 2020, Some on Other Topics

The Most-Read Stories of 2020, Some on Other Topics

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While the coronavirus pandemic colored just about every news story of 2020, Arkansas Business readers found plenty of other reports worth clicking on this year. read more >

The Continuing Relevance of Charles Dickens

The Continuing Relevance of Charles Dickens

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If you have the luxury of Abundance, perhaps you'll take time to remember — “at this festive season of the year”— the many who feel keen Want, even in this great and generous nation. read more >

Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

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Billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Johnelle Hunt will be recognized as the Legacy of Leadership Award winner as part of the 33rd Annual Arkansas Business of the Year ceremony. read more >

NLR Apartments In Big BSR Deal Total $55M

NLR Apartments In Big BSR Deal Total $55M

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Little Rock's BSR Real Estate Investment Trust sold $130 million worth of apartments last month, including Overbrook Apartments and Indian Hills Apartments, both in North Little Rock. read more >

Bubbus Behind Mabelvale Project Facing I-30

Bubbus Behind Mabelvale Project Facing I-30

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Travelers along Interstate 30 on the south side of Little Rock may have noticed early signs of site work on a 4.2-acre parcel at the southeast corner of the interstate and Mabelvale West Road. read more >