Existing Industry

Northeast Arkansas Existing Industries Association

World Class Industry.  Jonesboro is proud to be home to world class industrial facilities like Post Foods, Unilever, Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Great Dane, Hytrol Conveyors, Butterball, Nordex USA, Nice-Pak Products, and many others.  Key Economic Driver.  Growth from existing industries accounts for 80% of all new jobs.  Strategic Support.  A strong business retention strategy and support system is key to the success of existing industry.

Jonesboro’s holistic approach to supporting existing industry includes:

  • Robust and active Existing Industries Association that includes quarterly Tour & Topic programs
  • Face-to-face visitation program with industry leaders
  • Workforce Training Consortium, providing industry-led, cutting-edge skills training
  • Leadership development curriculums for upcoming and current workforce

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