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Nathan Kovaleski Hired as Construction Administrator at Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

He previously served as project manager at ECO Construction. read more >
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Arkansas: The Defender (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas plays an increasingly key role in the global aerospace and defense industry. read more >
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Alisa Kelly Promoted to Senior VP & Director of Audit at Chambers Bank (Movers & Shakers)

She has 22 years of bank accounting experience and has served as the controller for the bank since 2013. read more >
Banking & Finance / Manufacturing

2 Promoted at Hytrol Conveyor Co. (Movers & Shakers)

Daniel Aspinwall and Chris Woodall have been with the company over 25 years. read more >
A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 on landing approach after a flying display at the Farnborough International Airshow in 2012.
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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 >
Lockheed Martin, which has about 1,000 employees in the Camden area, is the nation’s largest defense contractor by total sales. CEO Jim Taiclet participated in talks with the Pentagon last week on producing more weapons for embattled Ukraine.
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Camden Rockets Go On Defense for UkraineLock Icon

Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne — part of the 3,500-strong defense workforce at Highland Industrial Park near Camden – is expanding and responding to a war-torn world. read more >
Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO Eileen Drake with Gov. Asa Hutchinson in 2018, announcing an expansion at the company's facility in East Camden.
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As Missile Companies Unite, Camden Area Is Looking UpLock Icon

Two top defense contractors are converging in East Camden, and company leaders and local officials are listening for the boom. read more >
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State Readies Defense Against Missile ManufacturerLock Icon

A long-running tax dispute between Raytheon Co. and the state of Arkansas remains on pause since April awaiting a court date. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson stands next to Frank St. John, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, at the Paris Air Show. Lockheed Martin plans to spend $142 million to expand its plant in East Camden.
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Lockheed Martin Gets $562M Contract for Missiles Made in Camden

Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Maryland, gets a $561.8 million production contract for Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missiles for the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales customers. read more >
Mark Cayce, Ouachita Electric’s CEO, shows off a display on the benefits of efficient lighting, a key part of the co-op’s PAYS program.
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A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita ElectricLock Icon

As CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, Mark Cayce has seen the light, and it is solar. He has made sun power a cornerstone of innovative programs serving a high-tech corner of Arkansas: the defense manufacturing cluster in East Camden, home to a 12-megawatt solar array that was the largest in the state when it was built three years ago. read more >
Lockheed Martin makes THAAD missile defense systems in East Camden. Other big defense contractors there are Aerojet Rocketdyne, Raytheon and General Dynamics.
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In the Rockets’ Red Glare, Camden Workers Stand OutLock Icon

Aerojet Rocketdyne cites area’s big defense tradition as it goes for ICBM contract. read more >
Entergy Arkansas and its partner, NextEra Energy Resources of Juno Beach, Florida, officially break ground on Arkansas' largest solar power plant about seven miles southeast of Stuttgart, near Almyra.
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Big and Small Solar Projects in Arkansas Follow the SunLock Icon

These are promising times for solar projects big and small, industry leaders say, even as the new administration in Washington focuses on reviving fossil fuels. read more >
On a peak day in August, this solar array in East Camden supplied 12 megawatts of power for Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp.
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Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

There’s nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite. read more >