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Nestlé USA production facility at 1 Nestle Way in Jonesboro.
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Nestlé USA Plans $100M Expansion in Jonesboro

Nestlé USA says it will invest more than $100 million to expand its production facility in Jonesboro and hire at least 100 new employees over the next two years. read more >
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Transportation

$2.5M Grant Will Expand ‘Landlocked’ Storage at Jonesboro Tech Park

Jonesboro received two grants totaling $2.5 million to install a new rail storage facility near the Craighead Technology Park that will benefit manufacturers by giving them greater capacity to move products. read more >
The Nestlé plant in Jonesboro is running three food lines 24/7 these days. “Business has come on strong,” said Corey Dye, Jonesboro plant manager.
Manufacturing / Public Companies / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Delayed Growth of Nestlé Foods Regains Promise at Jonesboro Plant

Market forces stymied the envisioned ramp-up to 1,000 employees in the years that followed the Nestlé plant announcement in July 2001. But these days that number looks more attainable than ever. read more >

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 >
Manufacturing / Public Companies / Restaurants & Food

Nestle Makes $11.55 Billion Profit in 2012

Nestle SA, the world's biggest food and drinks maker, predicted another challenging year ahead but overcame tough global economic conditions to post a full-year net profit Thursday of 10.6 billion Swiss francs ($11.55 billion) for 2012. read more >
Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food

Jonesboro Nestle Plant Lays Off 70, Cuts Hours

Nestle USA officials told Jonesboro employees Friday that operations will be curtailed, and 70 full-time positions will be eliminated. The facility's work schedule will be reduced from six days per week to four days per week beginning Feb. 11, factory manager Dan Braswell said. read more >

Jonesboro: Skilled Workforce Attracts Industry (Workforce Development (Over 20K) | Winner)

Jonesboro city leaders know it takes a highly skilled workforce to attract industry. Their efforts to build a base of highly skilled workers necessary for the recruitment of industry earned the city recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Workforce Development. read more >