Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Michael Preston

Executive Director

900 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 400
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone : 501-682-1121
Toll-free : 1800-ARKANSAS
Fax : 501-682-7499
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries


Arkansas Breeds Globally Innovative Startup Biotech Companies

Article | February 26, 2018

Arkansas, a leader in manufacturing, reveals it's broadening its horizons & charting a new course to meet growing demands in science & technology. more >>

AR: Sun Paper to Increase Arkadelphia Mill Investment by $500M, Hire 100

Development News | February 1, 2018

Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR, new project & investment to produce linerboard. It & corrugating medium are two types of paper. more >>

AR: Safe Foods Corporation to Invest $15M, Expand, Add 35 Jobs

Development News | January 29, 2018

Leader in food safety mgment's new N. Little Rock building to increasel efficiency by housing various operational aspects under one roof. more >>

AR: Cooks BBQ Products Opens $1.4M Searcy County Mfg Facility, Hiring 45

Development News | January 2, 2018

Provider of eco-friendly premium natural coconut, hardwood, lump charcoals, flavored smoking chips, wood chunks & pellets opens. more >>


Providing a Bridge to the World: Ports Mean Business

Article | December 18, 2017

Get acquainted with some of the nation's great ports. They're responsible for products on shelves & a hum of our economic engine. more >>

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