Highbar and PLP Choose to Invest in Right to Work Arkansas

Highbar and Preformed Line Products (PLP) are both investing soon in Right to Work Arkansas. In fact, Highbar is adding two new locations within the state. Meanwhile, PLP is expanding its current facility in Rogers. Read on in order to find out more!


Highbar is investing $500 million in order to add two new locations news Osceola, Arkansas and create 200 new jobs.

“Arkansas continues the momentum to become a national leader in the steel industry. […]Companies like Highbar are looking for locations where they can find a qualified workforce and low business costs while being able to get products to customers quickly and efficiently. Arkansas checks all of the boxes, and companies are taking note. I am confident we will continue to see many such investments in the future.”


Preformed Line Products:

Preformed Line Products Company is investing $16 million toward an expansion in Right to Work Rogers, Arkansas, as well as creating 50 new jobs.

“It has been the ‘work hard, play hard’ entrepreneurial spirit of the great people in the area that has made our growth from 48,000 square feet and 20 team members to what will be 423,000 square feet and over 500 members of the PLP family not only possible but a real pleasure. We are very thankful to have found a home here and proud to be a part of such a wonderful community.” […]

“PLP has a history of quality, innovation, and excellent service that goes back 75 years. […] They have been a strong corporate citizen in Rogers, and we are delighted at the longtime commitment and investment they have made in northwest Arkansas. This expansion demonstrates that Arkansas has the workforce and business climate that helps companies succeed on the world stage. We congratulate PLP on this expansion and look forward to seeing the company continue to grow.”


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