Fort Smith Local Business
Local business in Fort Smith, AR
Wednesday Feb 22 | via Customer Interaction Solutions
Phoenix Investors' portfolio totals approximately 17 million square feet across 22 states. Over the last three years Phoenix Investors has acquired six former Whirlpool plants as part of its core business of revitalizing former manufacturing facilities throughout vice president Communications and Public Affairs of Whirlpool Corporation. Comment?
Monday Feb 20 | via 5NEWSonline.com
The building and the surrounding land has been sold to the Milwaukee-based company. This is the real-estate group's first venture in Arkansas. Comment?
Sunday Feb 19 | via NWAonline
Six high schools in Arkansas will be teaching students to pilot drones this fall as part of an initiative by the state Department of Career Education. In Fort Smith, both Northside and Southside high schools will prepare students for the Federal Aviation Administration exam required of remote pilots, said Martin Mahan, director of secondary education for Fort Smith public schools. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via KSWO
Ingersoll Rand, the company that owns Trane, says it is closing a plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas and will shift manufacturing responsibilities from that plant to several other cities including Tyler. Today we spoke with Tom Mullins with the Tyler Economic Development Council about what the move could mean for future growth in the city. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via Tyler Morning Telegraph
A plant in Fort Smith that makes residential heating and cooling equipment is set to shut down this year, leaving 250 employees out of work. Trane announced Monday that it is shifting production of its residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning manufacturing from Fort Smith to plants in Tyler, Lynn Haven, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; and Vidalia, Georgia. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via Washington Times
Walking to and from your car at a retail store. While you are at the gas pump. Even as you wait in the drive-thru line at a fast-food place. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via NWAonline
The fate of a street-railroad crossing in downtown Ozark is up to a federal agency -- at least for now. After a two-year legal battle, Ozark is asking the Surface Transportation Board if it has jurisdiction in a dispute over a railroad crossing on Oliver Street that prevents pedestrian access to the Arkansas River. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via 5NEWSonline.com
The manufacturing facility Trane Inc. will be leaving its facility in Fort Smith, a company spokesman said on Monday . The facility, which handles residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning manufacturing, will be moving their operations to other U.S. facilities in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Texas. Comment?
Friday Feb 10 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents "Using Your Online Promotional Toolbox" from 10-11 a.m. on Feb. 17 at Kay Rodgers Park Expo in Fort Smith. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 7 | via Paper Age
"We expect to see volume growth in 2017, and we are implementing a cost optimization initiative that is expected to deliver approximately $10 million of annual savings." - Dante Parrini, Chairman and CEO, Glatfelter. Comment?
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