Big River Steel, jobs welcome in Osceola

OSCEOLA, Ark. — Forty miles upriver from Memphis, nearly 2,000 construction workers from far away as Utah and Texas are completing the final stages of a $1.3 billion steel mill that has turned the once faded Arkansas Delta city of Osceola into a boom to ...


Cadron Creek Capital says Conway is the way up

CONWAY, Ark. — The vice president of a tech startup company and co-founder of angel investment firm Cadron Creek Capital says that college-town Conway could become a hotspot for future tech firms. In the big picture of the state’s emerging tech ...

Arkansas governor seeks Asian businesses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) executive director will travel to Asia this month to recruit companies to the state. The governor and AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston wi ...

McLarty Daniel Automotive cruises into new digs

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — The McLarty Daniel Automotive dealership has moved to a new and bigger location, creating new jobs through the expansion. The company expects the new dealership to create about 50 jobs, bringing total employment in Bentonville to ...

SFC Fluidics gets drug pump research grant

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The SFC Fluidics  insulin delivery research company was awarded a grant to develop a drug delivery pump for animals. SFC Fluidics announced it has received Phase I Small Business Innovation Research funding from the National Inst ...

Baxter adds new jobs to Arkansas plant

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — Baxter International Inc. said it will add hundreds of new employees to its plant in Arkansas. Baxter, of Deerfield, Illinois, a publicly traded health care products manufacturer, announced Thursday that it will add about 225 full ...

Micro Plastics goes macro with Arkansas expansion

MELBOURNE, Ark. — Nylon fastener maker Micro Plastics is expanding its north central Arkansas plant with a $2.4 million investment, and plans to add 79 jobs in the next five years. The company, which produces threaded nylon fasteners, will begin pro ...