Tagged: Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Writing Hits Wall at NanoMech

Writing Hits Wall at NanoMech

Banking & FinanceLegalTechnology & Telecom

NanoMech Inc. attracted about $11 million in financial support from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission between 2008 and 2014. But after that mix of tax credits, grants tied to job creation, loans and direct investment, the public well dried up for the Springdale maker of industrial lubricants. read more >

AEDC Helping Companies Combat Cybercrime

AEDC Helping Companies Combat Cybercrime

Technology & TelecomTransportation

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is coordinating cybersecurity assessments and providing cybersecurity training to help employers square off against cybercrime, because falling prey to it can cause them to fold or lose big bucks. read more >

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur

Cover Story

When Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs decided a few years ago to start from scratch to increase its fresh and frozen chicken production, Simmons bought 800-plus acres for $14 million and then went about designing what COO David Jackson called a “50-year investment.” read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas’ business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Opinion

President Trump may think that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” but St. Francis County workers need jobs and Arkansas farmers, the top rice producers in the world, would love to ship their rice to China. Agriculture is, after all, the state’s biggest industry. read more >