Alberto-Culver to Open Arkansas Plant
The Alberto-Culver Co. announced plans to open a 500,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility in Jonesboro, AK. Construction will begin in early 2007, and production will begin in early 2008.Richard Mewborn, vice president of worldwide operations for Alberto-Culver, said that the facility will include production, warehouse, and office space and would eventually employ 400 people. “We are currently running at close to capacity in our North American manufacturing operations,” he said.
The company recently also announced plans to close a manufacturing facility in Dallas, TX. Business from that plant would be transferred to the Jonesboro plant.