Central Moloney, Inc., the Pine Bluff electric transformer manufacturer, is cleaning up but still shipping transformers after an early morning fire December 12 damaged a section of its plant at 2400 West Sixth Avenue.
Several years ago, an effort was begun to reinvigorate the foundation of Pine Bluff's Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) to assist with development of educational opportunities for students and residents of the college's six-county service area.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor visited the Pine Bluff Arsenal Thursday afternoon to announce $10 million in funding and to take a brief tour of the facility's testing laboratory.
Pine Bluff, Ark., (Aug. 20, 2014) -- Highland Pellets LLC, an Arkansas company, today announced the building of a 500,000 metric ton per year wood pellet facility in Pine Bluff, Ark. The $130 million plant will create over 35 direct jobs and a further 482 indirect jobs, with a direct financial impact of $86,000,000 annually that will benefit local communities.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS (Aug. 20, 2014)... "We are elated that Highland Pellets has chosen Pine Bluff for this major new operation," said Lou Ann Nisbett, president and chief executive officer of the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, which worked closely with the company for over a year during its decision-making process.