Tagged: Mike Preston

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 >

SCA Pharma Announces $10M Airport Expansion

SCA Pharma Announces $10M Airport Expansion

Health Care

SCA Pharmaceuticals of Little Rock, which makes sterile pharmaceuticals for hospital pharmacies and health care facilities throughout the country, says it will expand its operations in Little Rock. read more >

Fervor Burns On for $3.5B Gas-to-Liquid Plant

Fervor Burns On for $3.5B Gas-to-Liquid Plant

TransportationCover Story

Roger Williams’ eight-year path to his dream — a $3.5 billion plant to make ultra-clean diesel near the banks of the Arkansas River — is intersecting with a quite literal road, perhaps the state’s sturdiest. 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 >

State Confirms Insurance Claim in Web 'Breach'

State Confirms Insurance Claim in Web 'Breach'

LegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Arkansas officials confirmed last week that the state filed an insurance claim in a May 15 website security lapse that exposed sensitive data on 30,000 Arkansans seeking pandemic unemployment benefits. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Banking & FinanceCover Story

The state’s unemployment fund was in the best of shape before the pandemic and is still healthy, but politicians and community leaders are worried it will be depleted by early 2021 if the economy does not bounce back as expected. read more >