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Arkansas Business
Issue 3: A Job-Luring Amendment, or Corporate Welfare?leave Arkansas communities at a disadvantage in trying to recruit businesses to
Issue 3: A Job-Luring Amendment, or Corporate Welfare?
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 hours ago
leave Arkansas communities at a disadvantage in trying to recruit businesses to the state, Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said in an email response to questions from Arkansas Business. “When a local... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Traveling the Globe in Search of Jobs (Mike Preston Commentary)Over the last year, your Arkansas Economic Development Commission has traveled
Traveling the Globe in Search of Jobs (Mike Preston Commentary)
Arkansas Business / Posted 14 hours ago
Over the last year, your Arkansas Economic Development Commission has traveled almost 20,000 miles around the world searching for good-paying jobs for the people of Arkansas. It’s a reflection of the times in which we live. Ours is a global economy,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tim Kaine in Little Rock today for fundraiser; $2,700 minimum to get into event at attorney’s homeDeborah, from 3-5 p.m. The minimum per-person contribution to attend is $2,700
Tim Kaine in Little Rock today for fundraiser; $2,700 minimum to get into event at attorney’s home
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Deborah, from 3-5 p.m. The minimum per-person contribution to attend is $2,700, officials said. Roberts, a member of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, is "a dedicated Democrat and a faithful donor," according to state party spokesman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Kaine in LR today for fundraiserDeborah, from 3-5 p.m. The minimum per-person contribution to attend is $2,700
Kaine in LR today for fundraiser
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Deborah, from 3-5 p.m. The minimum per-person contribution to attend is $2,700, officials said. Roberts, a member of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, is "a dedicated Democrat and a faithful donor," according to state party spokesman... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Cornelius Schnitzler: Air Industry Lifts Arkansas in BerlinCornelius Schnitzler is the director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commi
Cornelius Schnitzler: Air Industry Lifts Arkansas in Berlin
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
Cornelius Schnitzler is the director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission office in Berlin. The office, which opened in July, is the state’s base of operations in Europe, where it aims to maintain existing business relationships and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Recruiting Billion-Dollar Shandong Sun Paper Mill Starts With Breakfastthe Ross Bridge Resort on Aug. 27, 2010. Two months into his new job as direct
Recruiting Billion-Dollar Shandong Sun Paper Mill Starts With Breakfast
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
the Ross Bridge Resort on Aug. 27, 2010. Two months into his new job as director of business development in Asia for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Hamer was looking to mingle with prospects at the four-day Southern Governors’... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Newcomers to Northwest Arkansas Refilling Labor Pool“That is limiting our ability to submit on these projects. About three-quarters
Newcomers to Northwest Arkansas Refilling Labor Pool
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
“That is limiting our ability to submit on these projects. About three-quarters of the prospects who inquired through (the Arkansas Economic Development Commission) were looking for existing buildings. We are at such a low vacancy rate; it’s a real... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Pinnacle Foods to Add New Line, 25 Jobs at Fayetteville Siteannual revenue also said it would add 25 jobs to that location over the next tw
Pinnacle Foods to Add New Line, 25 Jobs at Fayetteville Site
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 days ago
annual revenue also said it would add 25 jobs to that location over the next two years. Pinnacle Foods qualified for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's Advantage Arkansas program, which provides a state income tax credit of 1 percent... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefgrant from the Governor's Quick Action Closing Fund, and a sales and use tax cr
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
grant from the Governor's Quick Action Closing Fund, and a sales and use tax credit, said Scott Hardin, spokesman for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Pinnacle's Fayetteville facility has 420 employees. The company also has a sales... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Pinnacle Foods To Expand Fayetteville Manufacturing Facilityin the city. “The job creation momentum in Arkansas continues to accelerate,”
Pinnacle Foods To Expand Fayetteville Manufacturing Facility
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
in the city. “The job creation momentum in Arkansas continues to accelerate,” said Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. “Today’s Pinnacle Foods announcement is the fourth in a string of economic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pinnacle Foods to expand Fayetteville facility, add jobsfood manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, add a new line to the plant and ad
Pinnacle Foods to expand Fayetteville facility, add jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
food manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, add a new line to the plant and add jobs, according to a news release from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. The new line, Evol, focuses on foods with cage-free eggs and without antibiotics,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Fayetteville Company to Expand, Add 25 Jobsannually. “The job creation momentum in Arkansas continues to accelerate,” sai
Fayetteville Company to Expand, Add 25 Jobs
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
annually. “The job creation momentum in Arkansas continues to accelerate,” said Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. “Today’s Pinnacle Foods announcement is the fourth in a string of economic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Manufacturer to open new Arkansas facility, add up to 60 jobsCorbitt Manufacturing announced the new jobs Wednesday alongside Arkansas Gov.
Manufacturer to open new Arkansas facility, add up to 60 jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Corbitt Manufacturing announced the new jobs Wednesday alongside Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other local leaders, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said in a news release. Jeff Hollister, president and CEO of Corbitt's parent... Read more
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Arkansas Business
American Railcar to Open Corbitt Manufacturing Facility in Paragouldto grow and thrive here for many years." The project qualified for an incentiv
American Railcar to Open Corbitt Manufacturing Facility in Paragould
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 days ago
to grow and thrive here for many years." The project qualified for an incentive package worth more than $700,000 from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. According to the AEDC, the project is eligible for: Thank You For Su... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Manufacturer to open new Arkansas facility, add up to 60 jobsCorbitt Manufacturing announced the new jobs Wednesday alongside Arkansas Gov.
Manufacturer to open new Arkansas facility, add up to 60 jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Corbitt Manufacturing announced the new jobs Wednesday alongside Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other local leaders, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said in a news release. Jeff Hollister, president and CEO of Corbitt's parent... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefspace. The medical-services center's expansion will add about 35,000 square fe
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
space. The medical-services center's expansion will add about 35,000 square feet to its current location, according to Arkansas Economic Development Commission spokesman Scott Hardin. The company currently occupies about 90,000 square... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Shared Services Center in Fort Smith to Add More Than 100 Jobspart of the expansion, Shared Services will add more than 100 employees, accord
Shared Services Center in Fort Smith to Add More Than 100 Jobs
Arkansas Business / Posted 9 days ago
part of the expansion, Shared Services will add more than 100 employees, according to Scott Hardin, spokesman for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. "Shared Services Center is not only creating new jobs, but high-wage jobs that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas company to add more than 100 'high wage' jobsprovides business office support for health care facilities will add dozens of
Arkansas company to add more than 100 'high wage' jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
provides business office support for health care facilities will add dozens of jobs in an expansion announced Monday, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Scott Hardin, a spokesman for the commission, said he couldn't reveal the precise... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency's seminars a factor of success, small business owner saysthree years before he opened his own business, Greg Modica was a regular at sem
Agency's seminars a factor of success, small business owner says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
three years before he opened his own business, Greg Modica was a regular at seminars and matchmaking events put on by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and other state agencies. Modica, a retired first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Elyxor to Hire 45 at New North Little Rock Officeit will get back 1 percent of its payroll at the end of the year, according to
Elyxor to Hire 45 at New North Little Rock Office
Arkansas Business / Posted 13 days ago
it will get back 1 percent of its payroll at the end of the year, according to Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Elyxor was founded in 2010 in Boston. The company has helped clients in financial... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Tech company Elyxor brings 45 jobs to Argenta districtwants. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, an
Tech company Elyxor brings 45 jobs to Argenta district
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
wants. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, and Mike Preston, Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, joined Lentz in celebrating the announcement “With unemployment down at 3.8... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Software engineering firm adds 45 jobs at North Little Rock officein this state," said Gov. Asa Hutchinson, adding that the state is "far down th
Software engineering firm adds 45 jobs at North Little Rock office
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
in this state," said Gov. Asa Hutchinson, adding that the state is "far down that path." Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said the addition of software engineering jobs to the area will “propel us into the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Software engineering firm adds 45 jobs at North Little Rock officewithin five years, officials said during an announcement at the company’s offic
Software engineering firm adds 45 jobs at North Little Rock office
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
within five years, officials said during an announcement at the company’s office Tuesday. Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said the addition of software engineering jobs to the area will “propel us into the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Circuits equal to Venus start in Fayettevillethe state. We're trying to give them the opportunity to stay here." Tom Chilto
Circuits equal to Venus start in Fayetteville
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
the state. We're trying to give them the opportunity to stay here." Tom Chilton, director of science and technology at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said companies like Ozark Integrated Circuits highlight the University of Arkansas... Read more
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Island Packet
Pipe company lays off more than 100 from Little Rock site) reports that since 2014, crude oil prices have been cut in half because of an
Pipe company lays off more than 100 from Little Rock site
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
) reports that since 2014, crude oil prices have been cut in half because of an oversupply of oil and weak demand. Arkansas Economic Development Commission spokesman Scott Hardin has said Welspun remains within the minimum employment level... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Welspun cuts back at Little Rock site, says 100-plus laid offemployment level needed to retain incentives the company has received from the
Welspun cuts back at Little Rock site, says 100-plus laid off
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
employment level needed to retain incentives the company has received from the state, Scott Hardin, spokesman for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said earlier this month. From the state, the company has received a $4.5 million... Read more
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