“[Texarkana] won’t be undiscovered for long,” an in depth Q&A with AR-TX REDI’s Rob Sitterley

Low tax rates, a skilled workforce and infrastructure that positions your company in the heart of major markets. Just some of the reasons Texarkana has grown to become a key site for original equipment manufacturers, as AR-TX REDI’s president and CEO Rob Sitterley explains.

Article written by Julian Turner 29 Jul 2021 (Last Updated 2 Aug 2021)

Why should manufacturers choose Texarkana?

Texarkana has a long history in manufacturing. Companies like Ledwell, Cooper Tire and Red River Army Depot are industry leaders, and they are among dozens of manufacturers in the region that prove our region’s manufacturing prowess.

Why should manufacturers choose Texarkana? We are strategically located within easy reach of suppliers and consumers, we have a dedicated and skilled workforce, world-class transportation infrastructure, cutting-edge education and training programs, and a business-friendly climate with strong governmental support of two states.

What industries are best suited to setting up in this region?

Sitting across both Texas and Arkansas we bring the best of both states to one location for your growing business – with low tax rates, a skilled workforce and infrastructure that positions you in the heart of major markets. Manufacturing, defense, healthcare along with distribution and logistics, all benefit from the unique advantages Texarkana has built over the last century when rail first came through the region. Come find out for yourself why you and your company need to #TAPintoTEXARKANA!

Read the full interview with our CEO, Rob Sitterley