Tagged: Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Conway Firm Gets Grant for Educational Platform

Conway Firm Gets Grant for Educational Platform

Technology & Telecom

Zuni Learning Tree of Conway recently received a $200,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Department of Education to build a new feature for its namesake online educational platform. read more >

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Business ListBanking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodCover Story

Social media campaigns urged consumers to buy goods and services from Black-owned businesses following protests against racism and police brutality. But several African American business owners told Arkansas Business that they saw little, if any, boost in sales. read more >

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt’s Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt’s Exit

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

Transportation

Quick collaboration among state and local economic developers helped persuade Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to retain its North Little Rock plant and invest at least $23 million to expand it over the next two years. read more >

HMS Aims to Open Port Plant by Early Fall

HMS Aims to Open Port Plant by Early Fall

Transportation

HMS Mfg. Co. says its previously announced $20 million, 555,000-SF injection molding facility at the Port of Little Rock in Little Rock is set to open in late summer or early fall. read more >

Signode to Expand, Create 31 Jobs in Fordyce

Signode to Expand, Create 31 Jobs in Fordyce

Transportation

Transit packaging manufacturer Signode Industrial Group LLC of Glenview, Illinois, announced Thursday that it will expand its operations in Fordyce and create 31 full-time jobs over the next year. read more >

Alleviant Health Looking to Hire as It Expands

Alleviant Health Looking to Hire as It Expands

Health Care

Unlike traditional mental health clinics, Alleviant uses a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed professional counselors working together to improve a patient’s health. read more >