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Government & Politics / Real Estate

Miller County Leaders Eye Property to Recruit Automaker

Regional Economic Development Inc. has asked Texarkana, Arkansas, and Miller County to buy land so that it can recruit a heavy industrial user, ideally an automobile manufacturer. read more >
Cooper Tire & Rubber's Texarkana plant employs about 2,000 workers.
Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Transportation

Texarkana Issues $250M In Bonds for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

The Texarkana, Arkansas Board of Directors authorizes up to $250 million in industrial development revenue bonds for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. read more >
Maggie Sans, senior vice president and chief corporate affairs officer for Wal-Mart in China, speaks Wednesday at the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade Awards luncheon.
Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Retail / Small Business / Transportation

5 Companies Earn Global Trade Awards, Proactive Approach Touted

The Arkansas District Export Council recognized five winners of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade at its annual awards luncheon Wednesday at the Governor’s Mansion. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Manufacturing

A manufacturing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Scott Cole, plant manager, said Cooper is investing in Texarkana.
Education / Energy / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Transportation

Cooper Tire Thrives in Texarkana

Cooper Tire employs nearly 2,000 workers, most of whom are members of the United Steelworkers Local 752L, making Cooper Tire one of Arkansas’ largest employers. read more >
Manufacturing

The Art of Making Things (Editorial)

This issue of Arkansas Business has been months in the making because on-site visits to seven different manufacturing plants around the state cannot be pulled off in a week. read more >
Cooper's plant in Texarkana, Ark., employs about 1,600 people.
Education / Manufacturing

In Texarkana, Cooper Tire Joins Effort to Teach Manufacturing to Children

About 800 eighth-graders got a peek at advanced technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and fast-paced work environments on Tuesday thanks to the Texarkana, Arkansas, Cooper Tire Dream Team. read more >
Cooper's plant in Texarkana, Ark., employs about 1,600 people.
Manufacturing / Transportation

Cooper Tire Ends Buyout Agreement with Apollo

Cooper said financing is no longer available and it continues to claim, as it has for months, that Apollo breached the terms of the agreement. read more >
Cooper's plant in Texarkana, Ark., employs about 1,600 people.
Manufacturing / Transportation

Cooper Tire Seeks to Push Apollo to Close $2.2B Deal

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. filed a complaint in Delaware Chancery Court on Friday asking that Apollo Tyres Ltd. be required to quickly close on their pending deal. read more >
Cooper's plant in Texarkana, Ark., employs about 1,600 people.
Manufacturing / Transportation

Apollo Tyres to Buy Cooper Tire & Rubber in $2.5 Billion Deal

Apollo Tyres Ltd of India says it is buying Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in an all-cash deal worth about $2.5 billion. Charles Nickerson of Texarkana Chamber of Commerce says the deal appears to be a positive one for the city's Cooper plant. read more >