Major Service Employers with 200 or More Employees
Company Services Total Employment Level
St. Bernards Healthcare Healthcare 3,077
Arkansas State University Education 2,090
NEA Baptist Health System Healthcare 2,009
Wal-Mart Super Centers (4) Retail 985
Jonesboro Public Schools** Education

756

City of Jonesboro Government 580
Nettleton Public Schools Education 553
Mid-South Health Systems Healthcare 514
Jonesboro Human Development Center Healthcare 343
Valley View Public Schools** Education 319
Ritter Communications Telecommunication 303
Craighead County Government 300
Westside Consolidated Schools** Education 285
Focus, Inc. Education Services 273
Brookland Public Schools** Education 259
Trumann Public Schools** Education 247
Harrisburg Public Schools** Education 245
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Healthcare 225
Centennial Bank Finance 222

Source: Major Employers Guide, Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2017

**Public school numbers reflect contracted and certified employees

Major Manufacturing Announcements
Year Company Services Total Employment Level
2001 Nestlé Prepared Foods Company Frozen Entrees 785
2006 Unilever (formerly Alberto Culver) Personal Hair Care Products 460
2008 Nice-Pak Products, Inc. Pre-Moistened Wipes 300
2014 TeleTech Holdings, Inc. Customer Care Center 400
2014 TrinityRail Maintenance Servies, Inc. Rail Car Maintenance 193

Source: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2017

Existing Production and/or Distribution Industries with 50 or More Employees
Company Product Total Employment Level
Apex Tool Group Utility Construction Site Tool Boxes and Fuel Tanks 209
Arkansas Glass Container Corporation Glass Containers 225
Best Conveyors LLC Fluid Loading/Unloading Conveyor Systems 55
Best Manufacturing Laser Cutting, Production Metal Fabrication, Painting, Powder Coating 78
Butterball LLC Chicken & Turkey Deli Breast Products 300
Camfil APC Air Filtration Systems 272
Colson Caster Corporation Casters 106
Colson Monette Wheels 54
Crane Composites Fiberglass Panels 128
CUSI Utility Billing, Accounting and Asset Management Software for Utilities and Local Gov. 50
Ditta Door and Hardware, Inc. Doors, Frames, Specialty Products 50
engines, inc. Diesel Irrigation Power Units, Generator Sets, Re-Power, OEM, Marine Engines 78
Frito-Lay, Inc. Salty Snacks 525
Great Dane Trailers Dry Van Trailers 320
Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 1173
J.K. North America Tanning Bed Distribution 54
Jonesboro Sun Newspaper 70
Nestle Prepared Foods Company Frozen Entrees 785
Nice-Pak Products, Inc. Pre-Moistened Wipes 300
OPTUS, Inc. Voice, Video and Data Communication Solutions 95
Post Foods LLC Breakfast Cereal 196
Riceland Foods, Inc. Rice, Rice Flour and Rice By-Products 278
Ryder Refrigerated Warehouse 50
Scurlock Industries of Jonesboro Concrete Pipe, Precase Products 50
SMA Farm Equipment Distribution 87
Spirit Fitness Products Treadmills, Ellipticals, Stationary Bikes 58
TeleTech Holdings, Inc. Customer Care Center 400
Thomas & Betts Corporation Electrical Fittings 316
Trinity Lighting Lighting Fixtures 54
Unilever Beauty Care Products 505
Windmill Rice Company LLC Milled Rice, Rice Bran, Ground Rice Hulls 80

Source: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2014 Directory of Manufacturers.

Major Manufacturing Expansions (40 or more jobs added)
Year Established Company Products Number of Additional Jobs Added
2010 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 125
2010 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 139
2010 Thomas & Betts Corporation Electrical Fittings 40
2011 Camfil APC Air Filtration Systems 50
2011 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 100
2011 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 68
2011 Nice-Pak Products, Inc. Pre-Moistened Wipes 135
2011 Unilever Beauty Care Products 40
2012 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 50
2012 Hytrol Conveor Company Conveyors 84
2012 Nice-Pak Products, Inc. Pre-Moistened Wipes 41
2012 Unilever Beauty Care Products 75
2013 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 50

Source: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Annual Inventory of New & Expanded Industries, 2010-2013 (May 2014)