75 jobs are being created with the opening of a furniture manufacturing plant in Morrilton. Governor Mike Beebe took part in the announcement Thursday morning.
Vinh Long, which is based in Vietnam, says it will invest five million dollars to renovate an existing facility that had housed a Bosch factory. The company supplies furniture and kitchen cabinets to Ikea and other retailers.
Hiring will begin in the spring, with the plant opening next the summer.
Company officials said Arkansas is a good location because it has a sustainable supply of raw materials.