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Major Service Employers with 200 or More Employees

Company Services Total Employment Level
St. Bernards Healthcare Healthcare 4,328
Arkansas State University Education 2,820
NEA Baptist Health System Healthcare 2,200
Wal-Mart Super Centers (6) Retail 1,275
Jonesboro Public Schools** Education 840
City of Jonesboro Government 550
Nettleton Public Schools Education 550
Ritter Communications Telecommunication 450
Valley View Public Schools** Education 347
Brookland Public Schools** Education 302
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Healthcare 302
Craighead County Government 299
Westside Consolidated Schools** Education 259
Jonesboro Human Development Center Healthcare 250
Harrisburg Public Schools** Education


Tiger Correctional Services Commisary Services 200
Source: Jonesboro Unlimited, March 2023
**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 Anchor Packaging Plastic Containers 130
2014 TeleTech Holdings, Inc. Customer Care Center 400
2014 TrinityRail Maintenance Servies, Inc. Rail Car Maintenance 193
2016 FMH Conveyor Systems Conveyors 193
2017 Risever, Inc. Steel Fabrication 130 (Announced)
2019 Delta Peanut Peanut Shelling and Production 130 (Announced)
Source: Jonesboro Unlimited, 2023

Existing Production and/or Distribution Industries with 50 or More Employees

Company Product Total Employment Level
ABB Group Electrical Fittings 300
ACME Brick Company Manufactured Brick 54
Anchor Packaging Pre-Molded Food Containers 220
Apex Tool Group Utility Construction Site Tool Boxes and Fuel Tanks 125
Arkansas Glass Container Corporation Glass Containers 235
Best Manufacturing Laser Cutting, Production Metal Fabrication, Painting, Powder Coating 140
Butterball LLC Chicken & Turkey Deli Breast Products 190
Camfil APC Air Filtration Systems 297
Colson Caster Corporation Casters 130
Colson Monette Wheels 60
Crane Composites Fiberglass Panels 110
CUSI Utility Billing, Accounting and Asset Management Software for Utilities and Local Gov. 80
Delta Peanut Peanut Shelling 106
Ditta Door and Hardware, Inc. Doors, Frames, Specialty Products 50
engines, inc. Diesel Irrigation Power Units, Generator Sets, Re-Power, OEM, Marine Engines 70
FMH Conveyors Conveyor Company 350
Frito-Lay, Inc. Salty Snacks 1,050
Great Dane Trailers Dry Van Trailers 440
Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 1,412
J.K. North America Tanning Bed Distribution 75
JMS/Russel Metals Corporation Metal Recycling 50
Jonesboro Tool and Die Tool, Die, and Machine Shop 73
Kenney Manufacturing Window Hardware 75
Nestle Prepared Foods Company Frozen Entrees 730
Nice-Pak Products, Inc. Pre-Moistened Wipes 500
OPTUS, Inc. Voice, Video and Data Communication Solutions 88
Post Foods LLC Breakfast Cereal 204
Riceland Foods, Inc. Rice, Rice Flour and Rice By-Products 420
Ryder Refrigerated Warehouse 75
Scurlock Industries of Jonesboro Concrete Pipe, Precase Products 68
SMA Farm Equipment Distribution 132
Spirit Fitness Products Treadmills, Ellipticals, Stationary Bikes 63
Tech Friends Software Development 75
Trinity Rail Maintenance Rail Car Maintenance 228
Unilever Beauty Care Products 415
Windmill Rice Company LLC Milled Rice, Rice Bran, Ground Rice Hulls 80
Source: Jonesboro Unlimited Guide To Industry, March 2023

Major Manufacturing Expansions (40 or more jobs added)

Year Established Company Products Number of Additional Jobs Added
2013 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 50
2014 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 100
2014 Anchor Packaging Plastic & Food Containers 50
2014 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 50
2014 Tele Tech Holdings, Inc. Customer Care Center 375
2015 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 75
2015 Great Dane Trailers Tractor Trailers 50
2016 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 170
2017 Hytrol Conveyor Company Conveyors 139
2017 Frito-Lay, Inc. Salty Snacks 150
2017 FMH Conveyors Conveyors 200
2020 Nestlé Prepared Foods Company Frozen Entrees


2020  Nice-Pak Pre-Moistened Wipes 300
2021 Spirit Fitness Exercise Equipment 40
Source: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Annual Inventory of New & Expanded Industries
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Mark Young - President & CEO
Mark Young
President & CEO
Steven Lamm
Steven Lamm
V.P. of Economic Development
Shelle Randall - Director of Workforce Development & Existing Industry
Shelle Randall
Director of Workforce Development & Existing Industry
Donna Holt - Executive Assistant
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Director of Communications