Category Archives: Arkansas

App development company, Metova, to hire 100 in Conway.

CONWAY, Ark. — Metova, a mobile app development company, plans to hire 100 in Conway as soon as possible. The company broke ground in Arkansas this January with an office based in Conway at 1125 Oak St. It currently employs 30, according to an article i ...

Furniture Factory Outlet plans Ft. Smith move, 64 jobs.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Furniture Factory Outlet is moving its corporate headquarters and manufacturing to Fort Smith. The furniture company plans to create 64 full-time jobs in its new home. “Moving our operations to Fort Smith provides the strategic foun ...

Sediver will build in West Memphis, hire 70.

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.— A French manufacturer will open a plant in West Memphis to make high-efficiency glass insulators for the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project. Sediver, a subsidiary of Seves Group, expects to employ 70 workers when op ...

ArcBest begins work on new headquarters.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest Corporation has begun work on a new headquarters building at Chaffee Crossing. The transportation and logistics company plans to build a 200,000-square-foot building on 40 acres it purchased last year. The building is set for ...

Innovation Hub moves ahead with Innovation Center.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub plans to build a $1 million Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock with funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. “The U.S. Economic Development Administration is f ...

Ben E. Keith cooks up expansion, jobs in Little Rock.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Food distributor Ben E. Keith plans to build a 426,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center and hire 74 employees in North Little Rock. The company, based in Fort Worth, Texas, recently broke ground on the $70 million fac ...

Metro Square fills with office tenants in Conway.

CONWAY, Ark. – Office space in Conway is at a premium, particularly at Metro Square, which is 77 percent leased. The building recently welcomed its newest tenant, technology company 640Square. 640Square specializes in technology solutions in Arkansas a ...

Marshalltown Company has the right tools for expansion.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Marshalltown Company, a tool manufacturer in Fayetteville, plans to expand its operations. The company has its sights on a 50,000-square-foot addition to its facility at Industrial Drive. The growth is in response to a growing dema ...

AECC plans 100-acre solar field in East Camden.

EAST CAMDEN, Ark. – Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation plans to build a 12-megawatt solar field project on about 100 acres in East Camden. The company has partnered with Silicon Ranch Corporation to build the largest solar field in the state. Th ...

Hanesbrands adding 120 jobs at Clarksville plant.

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Hanesbands is expanding its sheer hosiery plant in Clarksville and plans to create 120 jobs. The company, based in North Carolina, will also add finishing and packaging work that has previously been outsourced to Honduras. Hanesbra ...

Antiques Roadshow schedules stop in Little Rock.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – It’s time to explore your granny’s attic. Antiques Roadshow is coming to town. According to the Antiques Roadshow website, the hit PBS series will visit Little Rock on July 25. Ticket holders are allowed to bring two objects for ...