Bekaert expands steel wire plant, creates 100 jobs in Rogers

ROGERS, Ark. — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has announced expansions in the state by global steel wire products manufacturer and supplier Bekaert and by FMH Conveyors, which designs and manufactures material handling products and services.

Bekaert is undertaking an expansion of its manufacturing operations in Rogers, AR. The Rogers plant opened in 1989 and produces steel cord for the tire industry.

The $32 million expansion will add 50 percent more production capacity to this facility. This Rogers economic development project is expected to create over 100 new jobs and bring added benefits not just for the city, but also for the entire Northwest Arkansas region.

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Source: Economic Development HQ

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