Bekaert Corporation Makes Expansion in Right to Work Arkansas

Right to Work Arkansas Economic Development

Bekaert Corporation is expanding soon in Right to Work Van Buren, Arkansas. As a result, they will also create 38 new jobs! So this is a great example of how Right to Work states encourage and incentivize benefits for everyone!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Bekaert is thankful for the recognition and support of the AEDC, and many other leaders, to invest in the Van Buren community. […] With this investment the community will see additional jobs, enhanced training and an advancement of manufacturing capabilities. Bekaert is proud to support not just the local community but our national community as well. The investment will be used to reenforce the backbone of the electrical grid, enhance access to renewable energy and bridge the digital divide in the US today. Thank you to the AEDC and all the Arkansas leaders who have made this possible.” […]

“Bekaert sets the bar high for the steel wire industry, and we are excited that they continue to expand in Arkansas. […] Van Buren is a great Arkansas community with a supportive business climate; congratulations to the local leadership on this economic development milestone.”

“Bekaert’s expansion in Van Buren marks a significant milestone for our community and reflects their ongoing commitment to invest in our region’s growth. […] This investment not only brings numerous new jobs but also reaffirms Van Buren’s commitment to fostering a business-friendly environment that supports growth, innovation, and prosperity. We are so grateful for Bekaert’s continued partnership and investment in our community. We look forward to the positive impact it will have on our regional economy.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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