World-Class Industry. Jonesboro is proud to be home to world-class industrial facilities like Post Foods, Unilever, Nestlé Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Great Dane, Hytrol Conveyors, Butterball, 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 our 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