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Sprint opens Little Rock headquarters, creates 100 jobs.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —  The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the wireless carrier Sprint recently opened a regional office in Little Rock, Arkansas, to serve as the South Central headquarters which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississip ...

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 ...

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 ...

Core Brewing & Distilling expands to Fort Smith.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Officials with the Springsdale-based beer brewing company Core Brewing & Distilling Co. are expanding to Fort Smith. Company administrators will purchase the former Times Record press facility in downtown Fort Smith and have al ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...