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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 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