Stars of Our Economy


Aerojet Rocketdyne provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets. In Camden, AR, it manufactures tactical rocket motors and warheads for use by the Department of Defense and foreign military.


Albemarle is one of the world’s largest suppliers of bromine and bromine chemicals, the Magnolia, AR plant produces more than 30 different chemical ingredients including flame retardants used in household plastics, fabric fibers and insulation material.


The Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi Railroad (ALM) is a 53-mile short line freight railroad that interchanges with the Fordyce & Princeton Railroad, Kansas City Southern Railway and Union Pacific Railroad.

Commodities transported included chemicals and forest products.

The ALM was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 2003.


Alrez is one of the newest additions to the Crossett Industrial Park. The plant is designed to produce more than 30 million pounds of resins for the North American lithographic and publication gravure printing ink markets.


AMC is a Camden, AR manufacturer of precision machined products for the defense industry, including the MLRS Reduced Range Practice Rocket Inert Warhead for the Department of Defense.


American Rheinmetall is a German-owned subsidiary of Rheinmetall Defence  manufacturing in Camden, AR training and combat ammunition and grenades for the United States Marine Corps and US Special Operations forces.

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Anthony Forest Products Company is an integrated forest products business that operates lumber and wood chip mills in four states and engineered wood laminating plants in Canada and in El Dorado, AR, also the location of its headquarters.


Anthony Timberlands owns and manages sawmills, wood treatment facilities, timberlands and other wood products businesses across South Arkansas.  Headquartered in Bearden, AR, Anthony Timberlands recently invested in the acquisition of an oak flooring mill in Magnolia.


Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.


CMC Steel in Magnolia, AR is a reroll mini-mill that specializes in niche bar and light shape products, including T-post, flat bar, rebar, angle and special shapes for the agriculture, construction, landscaping, and furniture manufacturing markets.


Delek US Holdings is a diversified downstream energy company with operations in three primary business segments: petroleum refining, logistics and convenience store retailing. Delek US is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee and employs more than 4,000 people across the eight states. The Company has been publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 2006 under the ticker symbol “DK”.  Delek recently acquired a biodiesel refinery located in the Crossett Industrial Park.


Deltic Timber Corporation is a natural resources company headquartered in El Dorado, AR. It owns and manages 459,600 acres of timberland, operates two sawmills, and develops former timberland into upscale, planned residential developments.

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El Dorado Chemical, at its facility in El Dorado, AR, manufactures concentrated nitric acid, sulfuric acid, weak nitric acid, as well as ammonium nitrate prills for the fertilizer industry’s bulk blenders,

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Esterline Defense Group  in Camden, AR, designs and manufactures infra-red countermeasures, including infrared decoy flares, radar countermeasure chaff, and anti-ship missile countermeasures for the Department of Defense and it’s NATO Allies.


Evonik Foams is a German-owned manufacturer in Magnolia, AR. It produces non-burning, lightweight foam systems used in thermal and acoustic insulation applications in aircraft, space, marine, rail, building/ construction and commercial industries.


General Dynamics from its high rate production, system integration and testing facility in Camden, AR produces the Hydra-70, Hellfire JASSM and Javelin rockets, Modular Artillery Charges (MACs) and various other ordnance & warhead products. The site specializes in rocket and munitions load.

Georgia Pacific

Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. If you’re a consumer, you may recognize our household brands, such as Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® bath tissue and Dixie® cups and tableware. If you’re in the construction business, you’re probably familiar with our engineered lumber products, gypsum panels and other quality building materials. Even if you work in aerospace, mining or facilities management, Georgia-Pacific products may be part of your day.  Georgia-Pacific’s Crossett manufacturing operations have been a part of this Arkansas community since 1899. Generations of employees have lived, worked and played in this rural area, located in southeastern Arkansas near the Ouachita River.  Overall, Georgia-Pacific employs more than 2,600 people in Arkansas, who earn more than $190 million in salary and benefits annually.


Great Lakes Solutions at its El Dorado, AR facility produces flame retardants, bromine and bromine derivatives, including a polymeric flame retardant designed to replace commonly used flame retardants in expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) and extruded polystyrene foam (XPS) insulation.


Hood Packaging Corporation has a rich history in North America as a key player in the packaging industry. For more than 50 years our company has been a leader in the design and manufacture of a wide range of packaging materials. Over the years, Hood Packaging has evolved to become a world leader in the packaging industry by providing reliable customer service, on-time deliveries, and superior product quality.


Lion Oil markets a wide range of petroleum products and operates an 80,000 barrel-per-day refinery in El Dorado, AR .The refinery processes a combination of local, Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and rail-supplied crude oils among its products are multiple grades of gasoline and ethanol blended gasolines, to ultra-low sulfur diesel, solvents, propanes, and asphalt products.


Lockheed Martin’s Camden Operations is engaged in the final assembly, integration, and sustainment of advanced missile and military vehicle systems.  Products include the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers, Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missiles and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ground vehicles. Over the last decade, Camden Operations has won major quality awards, including the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2012, the Shingo Silver Medallion Award for Operation Excellence in 2008, and 2009, and Industry Week magazine’s “Best Plants in North America,” in 2005 and 2006.


Milbank in El Dorado provides meter sockets,  junction boxes, telephone cabinet covers, transformer cabinets, wireways, pushbutton enclosures, consoles and thermal management products for the electrical and other industries.

Murphy Oil Corp

Murphy Oil is headquartered in El Dorado, AR and operates in 11 countries. It produces onshore and offshore oil and/or natural gas in the United States, Canada, Malaysia and Republic of the Congo and conducts exploration activities worldwide.


Nexans AmerCable  in El Dorado, AR manufactures electrical cable and cable assemblies for the oil, gas, mining, renewable energy and other industries.

Plum Creek is among the largest and most geographically diverse private landowners in the nation with approximately 6.8 million acres of timberlands in forest ecosystems across the northern and southeastern United States.

Ram FAb Synalloy

Synalloy Metals is our brand name which references three operating business units. The name “Synalloy” references our parent (Synalloy Corporation, SYNL) and “Metals” refers to our three units that produce metal products and services; namely, stainless steel, nickel alloy, titanium, chrome and carbon grades of welded pipe and fabrication. The two units are Ram-Fab and BRISMET.

Synalloy Corporation purchased Ram-Fab in Crossett, AR in September 2009. Ram-Fab fabricates and cold bends stainless steel, high nickel alloy, chrome and carbon pipe and piping systems ranging in size from ¼” to 72” (6.35 millimeters to 1.8 meters) in diameter. The Ram-Fab location offers product diversification and logistical advantages to our customers and market place.


Raytheon, at its Weapons Integration Center in Camden, AR, performs the final assembly and integration of the Standard, Tomahawk and Evolved Sea Sparrow missile systems for the United States Department of Defense and 12 NATO countries.


SAPA Group is a Norwegian-owned manufacturer of extruded aluminum shower, bath, and framing systems in Magnolia, AR.

Southern Aluminum-Traced

Southern Aluminum in Magnolia, AR manufactures high-finish aluminum tables for meeting spaces, as well as aluminum portable staging, folding banquet tables, buffet risers, pedestal tables, and picnic tables and benches.

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The embodiment of keeping jobs at home, U. S. Dunnage was founded by three locals when the company they worked for moved operations to Mexico.  These men believed that U. S. workers produce a quality product and wanted to keep their co-workers employed.  That was 12 years ago and the company is growing and thriving still today.  The plant manufactures high quality dunnage bags for the shipping industry.


Weyerhaeuser is a major forest products company in the USA and operates a veneer and plywood manufacturing facility in Emerson, AR.


Zodiac Aerospace is a French-owned designer and Magnolia, AR manufacturer of composite elastomer material products for the aerospace, aviation, military ground forces, and commercial transport industries, including fuel delivery systems.

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