Emerson has been developing electric motors and fans since 1890. Now, they are investing in a new location in Ash Flat, Arkansas. The total investment will come out to $35 million and will go toward building a new manufacturing location. This new expansion will also create about 245 new jobs for Sharp County residents. So this will be good for the local economy. We can expect to see great growth over the next several years.
From Area Development Magazine:
“Emerson has built a legacy as a global leader renowned for its innovative solutions, and we are pleased that Arkansas has become part of Emerson’s story. […]
“Thanks to the company’s investment and commitment to Ash Flat, as well as the overwhelming support of community partners such as the Northeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority, North Arkansas Electric, Ozarka College, FNBC Bank, and the White River Planning and Development District, we are one step closer to putting more Arkansans back to work.” […]
“I am proud that DRA funds will play a part in enhancing public infrastructure to help create opportunities for new jobs in Sharp County. […]
When state, local, and federal entities work with private industry partners, it results in a successful outcome for economic growth. Thanks to the leadership of Governor Hutchinson, hundreds of new skilled laborers will be trained and working in Arkansas.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
To read more updates on Right to Work states, click here.