Texarkana’s Key Industries

The Texarkana Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is an opportunity-rich community where many different types of enterprise can grow and thrive. However, there are a number of key industries that are particularly well suited to the unique advantages our region has to offer.

Logistics, Transportation & Distribution

With excellent infrastructure, low labor costs and ready access to regional markets, Texarkana is a natural fit for transportation and logistics companies, as well as for businesses seeking to expand their warehousing and distribution operations.

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Manufacturing operations are a perfect match for Texarkana’s strengths—from paper, plastics and machinery production to commercial food and beverage processing.

Major Employers


Historically anchored by the Red River Army Depot, Texarkana’s legacy as a hardworking military community lives on in our corporate defense-sector partnerships and turnkey labor force.

Major Employers

Medical Services

Home to the largest medical community between Little Rock and Dallas, the Texarkana MSA is a prime location for business development in the health care and life sciences sectors.

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