Metro Little Rock Industries

Inventive industries are at the forefront in Central Arkansas.

Metro Little Rock’s low operational costs, highly educated workforce and robust infrastructure at the heart of Central Arkansas fuel a unique business environment appealing to national and international companies like Walmart, AT&T, FIS Global, L’OrĂ©al, Kimberly-Clark and Skippy Foods. Diversity and productivity are at the core of the region’s key industries, which include manufacturing, healthcare and biotechnology, logistics and distribution, food processing and financial technology.

Jay Chesshir, CCE President & CEO

Jay Chesshir, CCE

President & CEO



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