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Dassault Plans $100M Expansion of Little Rock Facility

Aircraft manufacturer Dassault Falcon Jet on Tuesday announced a $100 million expansion of its Little Rock facility, a project expected to create 800 jobs over the next four to five […] read more >
A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 on landing approach after a flying display at the Farnborough International Airshow in 2012.
Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Transportation

Why to Care About Farnborough (Jana Carter Commentary)

Not many people know about Farnborough, England. But to those in the aerospace and defense industry, it’s an important city that hosts one of the largest global airshows every other year. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson with members of the Arkansas Council on Future Mobility (from left) Alan Mantooth, council chairman Cyrus Sigari, council members state Secretary of Transportation Lorie Tudor, state Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston and Canoo Inc. CEO Tony Aquila.
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Governor Sets Goals for Council on Future Mobility, Names Members

The council's work will “lay the foundation for Arkansas leadership in the transportation industry for decades to come," the governor said. read more >
Milrose Investors LLC of Monsey, New York, bought three apartment properties in Jacksonville from Tri Properties Jacksonville LLC of Lakewood, New Jersey, who had owned them for about two months.
Construction / Health Care / Investments / Manufacturing / Real Estate / Retail

Jacksonville Apartment Properties Flipped in $7.3M ComboLock Icon

A series of apartment sales in Jacksonville, a pair of apartment buys in Little Rock and a grocery store purchase in Bryant form this week’s six pack of million-dollar deals. read more >
An 8X jet parked at Dassault Falcon Jet in Little Rock. 
Manufacturing / Transportation

Serge Dassault, French Aviation Industrialist, Dies at 93

French business executive Serge Dassault, a top aviation and arms industrialist and one of France's richest men, died Monday in his Paris office. He was 93. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Expect More, Create Change

Programs take a hard look at developing valuable soft skills in future employees. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, announce on Wednesday their week-long trip to Israel, France and Germany. They leave for France on Saturday. 
Construction / Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Transportation

Governor Announces Trip to Israel, France, Germany

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will travel to Israel, France and Germany from June 17-24 on an economic mission. read more >
Two Dassault Falcon Jets on the company's campus at the Bill and Hillary National Airport in Little Rock.
Manufacturing / Transportation

Dassault Falcon Jet to Trim About 6 Percent of Workforce

Dassault Falcon Jet on Friday confirmed a companywide workforce reduction amid what its CEO called "challenging" market conditions for the aviation industry. read more >
An 8X jet parked at Dassault Falcon Jet in Little Rock. 
Manufacturing / Transportation

Dassault Aviation Delivers First 8X Jet

Dassault Aviation of Paris, France, on Wednesday delivered its first Falcon 8X aircraft to Amjet Executive of Athens, Greece, at Dassault's facility in Mérignac, France. 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 >
Ron Mathieu, executive director of Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport.
Business Services / Construction / Real Estate / Tourism / Transportation

Little Rock’s Clinton National Airport Looks Beyond Passengers for Revenue

The Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport is holding its own in the face of declining passenger counts. While that downward trend continued to cut into revenue from landing fees and parking, the state’s largest airport more than made up for it in other areas. read more >
Walter Quinn’s 1984 Dassault Falcon 200 is the subject of a $585,549 foreclosure suit.
Banking & Finance / Legal / Transportation

Bear State Suit Puts Walter Quinn Jet on the Radar

A new lawsuit has taken flight in search of money and assets from Little Rock businessman Walter Quinn. read more >
Construction / Transportation

Dassault Falcon Jet Unveils New $60M Facility in Little Rock

Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. on Thursday unveiled a $60M, 250,000-SF expansion at its Little Rock completion facility, bringing Dassault's total Little Rock footprint to 1.25 million SF. read more >
Two Dassault Falcon Jets on the company's campus at the Bill and Hillary National Airport in Little Rock.

New Dassault Falcon Jet Center in Louisville to Help Little Rock

Dassault Falcon Jet will open a spare parts Regional Distribution Center (RDC) stocked with the most frequently ordered Falcon parts, due to open by the end of the year, at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky. read more >
Bentley Wallace, Vice President of Economic Development at Pulaski Tech. 
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Employers Turning to Two-Year Community Colleges for Workforce Training Needs

Workforce development has become a popular issue as industry leaders have said they have a hard time finding enough quality workers to fill their needs. It’s a renewed focus of groups like the Northwest Arkansas Council, which recently announced a three-year plan to strengthen the area’s workforce development and the ties between employers and schools. read more >
Manufacturing / Transportation

Beaudet Aviation to Land at Little Rock, Create 75 Jobs

Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of JCB Aero of Toulouse, France, says it will invest $2.5 million to open a facility in Little Rock, where it will be a key supplier to Dassault Falcon Jet. read more >
The new hangar, expected to be operational in late 2015 or early 2016, will be dedicated to two Dassault models: the Falcon 5X twin jet and the ultra-long range Falcon 8X tri-jet.

And Many More (Editorial)

As exciting as new industrial recruits can be, they are like a new love interest when compared with a long and happy marriage. And that’s how we think of Dassault and Arkansas — a mutually supportive relationship that has lasted almost four decades and keeps on giving. read more >
An artist's rendering of the new building Dassault Falcon Jet is planning on its campus at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock. 
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Dassault Breaks Ground on $60M Hangar Dedicated to New Models

Dassault Falcon Jet breaks ground on a $60 million expansion at its Little Rock completion facility. read more >
City and state officials spent years working with Dassault to ensure its expansion stayed in-state.
Manufacturing / Transportation

Dassault Falcon Jet to Break Ground on $60M Expansion in Little Rock

Dassault Falcon Jet is to break ground on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport. read more >
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Ristorante Capeo Lands A Familiar Name On Its Wine List

After about a year of slicing through red tape, Ristorante Capeo in North Little Rock has landed wine from the Chateau Dassault winery in France. Dassault’s wine is otherwise available in the United States only in New York and New Jersey. read more >