► 12% of the Arkansas workforce is employed in manufacturing.
► That's 162,199 Arkansans employed in manufacturing
► Arkansas is ranked 7th among the top 10 states for manufacturing by percentage of the workforce and it ranks 3rd in the South.
Meet The Pros
► 3,523 manufacturers in Arkansas
► Manufacturers help drive Arkansas’ economy with $4.72 billion in manufactured exports.
► Manufacturers in Arkansas account for 14.93% of the total output in the state
Made in Arkansas
Did you know that so many well-known products are made so close to home? Check them out, everything from cupcakes to power boats.
Largest Manufacturers in Arkansas by Employees
|Tyson Foods Inc.||24,000|
|Peco Foods Inc.||3,500|
|ABB motors & Mechanical Inc.||2,300|
|Nucor (Nucor-Yamato Steel)||1,990|
Not Your Grandpa's Robot
Arkansas is brimming with state-of-the-art facilities that are redefining industries and how things are made. See what's happening in the Factories of the Future.