Owens Corning Chooses Right to Work Arkansas Location

Right to Work Arkansas Economic Development

Owens Corning is adding a new location soon in Right to Work Russellville, Arkansas. This will allow its employees to choose whether or not to join a union and will also let the company create more jobs. In fact, they plan to create 50 new jobs! In order to do this, they are investing $24.5 million toward the project. So this is exciting news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Expanding Owens Corning’s Foamular® NGXâ„¢ production with this new facility will advance our ability to create sustainable solutions in the building materials industry and better serve the growing needs of our customers. […] We are excited to join the Russellville community and have appreciated the continued support and partnership with the State of Arkansas.†[…]

“The team at AEDC is pleased to once again work with Owens Corning and to welcome the company to Russellville. […] Russellville continues to make great strides toward becoming an even more attractive community to call home and operate a business, and today we celebrate the results of their efforts. My congratulations to the Chamber, Alliance, and local leaders for their work in attracting Owens Corning to the community.â€

“The Chamber is thrilled to welcome Owens Corning to our region’s growing economy. […] After working closely with their project team over the last year, it is clear why this company has topped the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for the past four years. They are a great fit for our community, and I look forward to supporting them as they establish and grow locally. Owens Corning was looking at several locations, but Russellville stood above the rest with our dedicated workforce, competitive business environment, location, and excellent quality of life. This is an exciting day for Russellville.â€


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

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