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Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Names 2024 Inductees

The honorees will be recognized for their contributions to the agriculture, poultry, sustainability and entertainment industries in Arkansas and the region in an induction ceremony at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Feb. 16, 2024. read more >
Education / Small Business

2021 Governor’s Cup Winners Announced

The eight winners of the 2021 Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition were announced during a virtual presentation held at noon Thursday. read more >
Revolution CEO Sean Whiteley speaks Wednesday morning at an event announcing the company's plan to expand its plant at the Little Rock Port and create 60 jobs.

Revolution Announces $20M Expansion, Will Create 60 Jobs

Revolution of Little Rock, parent company of Delta Plastics of Little Rock, plans a $20 million, 36,000-SF expansion of its 100,000-SF manufacturing facility at the Little Rock Port. read more >
Education / Small Business

UA, Ouachita Baptist Teams Are Big Winners of 2020 Arkansas Governor’s Cup

Winners of the 2020 Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition were announced Thursday afternoon at a virtual awards program. read more >
Dhu Thompson, owner and chairman of Delta Plastics.
Agriculture & Poultry

Stephens Group Invests in Revolution Plastics

The Stephens Group LLC of Little Rock acquires "a significant minority interest" in Revolution Plastics of Little Rock, which makes sustainable plastic products for agricultural, consumer and industrial markets. read more >
Dhu Thompson, owner and chairman of Delta Plastics.
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments / Manufacturing

Revolution, Owner of Delta Plastics, Sold to New York Investment Firm

Arsenal Capital Partners of New York has announced that it will buy a controlling interest in Revolution of Little Rock for a price that wasn’t publicly disclosed. read more >
Dhu Thompson
Education / Investments / Small Business

Delta Plastics Steps Up (Editorial)

We were pleased last week to learn that Delta Plastics of Little Rock will be the new sponsor of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. read more >
Gordon Silaski, division president of Centennial Bank, which was the event's presenting sponsor.
Construction / Manufacturing / Nonprofits / Real Estate / Tourism

Dhu Thompson, Kelley Bass Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Dhu Thompson of Delta Plastics/Revolution Bag and Kelley Bass of the Museum of Discovery win executive of the year awards at 28th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing / Small Business

Innovations Boost Water Conservation, Financial Savings

To be sure, the state’s soil is tailor-made to grow rice, cotton, soybeans, corn and sorghum, but it is producers’ ability to irrigate the vast majority of the state’s farm acreage that helps guarantee a decent crop in even the worst drought years. When corn and soybean fields are withering in Iowa, Indiana and Missouri, Arkansas’ crop thrives as irrigation systems provide a boost when necessary. read more >
Energy

Resources of Arkansas Are Capital (Feedback)

Intense climate disruption is hitting our wallets. Extreme weather — powerful floods, storms, drought, wildfires and heat — cost more than $140 billion in 2012: $1,100 per taxpayer. Our only viable choice now is to slow carbon dioxide production and try to mitigate the harm. read more >
Dhu Thompson
Agriculture & Poultry / Business Services / Energy / Manufacturing / Transportation

Delta Plastics CEO Dhu Thompson on Arkansas Naturally Being in the Middle of Manufacturing

Before buying Delta Plastics of the South in November 1996, Dhu Thompson had been in the banking industry for more than 18 years, most recently as vice president and head of private banking of Bank One in Monroe, La. Delta Plastics employs more than 275, and its sister company, Revolution Bag, employs more than 25. read more >