The University of Arkansas recorded its best year for research expenditures in Fiscal Year 2018, but its long-term goal is to receive and spend far more in future years.
A Fayetteville company on Tuesday celebrated the completion of a new frozen foods warehouse, enabling the the company to operate more efficiently in Northwest Arkansas.
Representatives of Pinnacle Foods Inc., a consumer packaged foods company with a rich history of conducting business in Fayetteville, was joined by representatives of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of its 164,000-square-foot warehouse connected directly to its manufacturing building. The company is located near 15th Street and Razorback Road.
The Pepsi executive who invented one of Frito-Lay’s best-selling products will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Northwest Arkansas Workforce Summit on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Springdale.
New positions are being created in the Fort Smith area and Northwest Arkansas to strengthen the important relationships between high schools, colleges and universities, technical schoolsvand leading companies in the two regions.
The Walton Family Foundation has awarded grants to the Northwest Arkansas Council and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce to expand workforce development programs. The grants were announced on Thursday afternoon.