Harrison maintains a robust and vibrant economic vitality, with a multitude of industries playing key roles in this success. Manufacturing is a prominent facet of the economic community, with wood products, warehousing, agriculture, tourism, trucking, electronics and die-casting all making their mark as well. The area’s availability of dedicated, highly skilled workers have helped in creating a successful business environment, as the city takes pride in a low unemployment rate. Its location in northwest Arkansas is also a significant factor in the great economic climate here, with access near several state and U.S. highways and a regional airport.
HARRISON REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Dedicated to supporting and stimulating the area’s economic environment, the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce has been a staple in the Harrison business community since its establishment. Today, the Chamber boasts a membership of more than 560 diverse businesses, both large and small.
The incentives to joining an organization such as this are endless. Members take advantage of such benefits as advertising, networking and educational opportunities, among many others. Learn more about the value of becoming a Chamber member by visiting the Chamber website at www.harrison-chamber.com.
TOP EMPLOYERS IN HARRISON
FedEx Freight East, Inc. - Trucking and Distribution
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center - Medical Services
Wal-Mart, Inc. - International Retail
Pace Industries - Aluminum Die-Casting
Claridge Products and Equipment, Inc. - Markerboards, Chalkboards and Bulletin Boards
Millbrook Distribution Services - National Support Center, Distribution and Warehousing
Windstream - Telecommunications
Wabash Wood Products - Trailer Floor Manufacturing
North Arkansas College - Education
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. - Furniture
Rock Tenn Company - Folding Paperboard Cartons
Duncan Industries - Parking Meters