Here are the Latest RTW Arkansas Economic Developments

Right to Work states such as Arkansas are constantly welcoming new businesses and economic expansions. The most recent Arkansas investments are coming from Hostess Brands and Phoenix Innovations, as well as Dark Threat Fabrication and Tractor Supply Co. Altogether, these four great companies will create a total of 725 new jobs. So this is exciting news for the economy!

Hostess Brands:

Hostess Brands is investing $120-$140 million toward a new location in Right to Work Arkadelphia, Arkansas. This will create 150 new jobs!

“This is a huge win for Arkadelphia, Clark County and the entire state. […] Hostess is going to build a bakery of the future in Arkansas by transforming this site into a facility focused on sustainable design and practices. In addition, the Hostess facility will create 150 new jobs in south Arkansas that will have a lasting impact on the local economy.” […]

“Clark County will continue to attract high-quality businesses such as Hostess Brands and provide them with the resources they need to invest, create jobs and produce premium products. […] We are thrilled to begin a long-term partnership with Hostess Brands to bring further opportunities.”


Phoenix Innovations:

Phoenix Innovations is expanding soon in Right to Work Russellville, Arkansas. This will create 50 new jobs as a result.

“Phoenix Innovations is excited to be manufacturing in Russellville and our ownership are deeply rooted in this community. […] Our kids go to school here, we support local youth organizations, and are actively involved in our area churches. Russellville, Arkansas, is a great place to conduct business and we are excited about what the future holds.” […]

“Arkansas is committed to helping small businesses reach their full potential. […] Small businesses like Phoenix Innovations play a vital role in our state’s economy and enrich the communities where they locate. As Phoenix Innovations takes this next step in their development, we will be with them every step of the way and look forward to a prosperous partnership.”


Dark Threat Fabrication:

Dark Threat Fabrication is investing $7.65 million in order to expand in Right to Work Cleburne County, Arkansas, creating 75 new jobs!

“The jobs being created by Dark Threat Fabrication will increase economic opportunities for families throughout Cleburne County. […] I want to thank the company for its confidence in the workforce in north central Arkansas as well as its strong ties to the Heber Springs community.”


Tractor Supply Co:

Tractor Supply Co’s latest $100 million investment will be toward a new location in Right to Work Maumelle, Arkansas. As a result, this will create 450 new jobs!

“Tractor Supply is excited to begin work on our tenth distribution center, and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the Maumelle community. […] In support of our Life Out Here Strategy, this new distribution center is a significant investment to help serve our growing store base and online sales as we build a strong, relevant company for the future. We appreciate the support of the many state and local officials who have worked extensively to establish a business climate in which everyone can prosper.” […]

“We are thrilled that Tractor Supply will open its newest distribution center in Maumelle. […] This center will give Tractor Supply easy and convenient access to stores throughout the region.”


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