Arkansas has the 4th Lowest Cost of Doing Business in the Nation - CNBC's Top States for Business, 2015 

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Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCo), AEP’s operating company in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas, provides electricity to over 60 communities in 13 counties in Western Arkansas, the center of a regional market that includes Dallas, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Memphis.

SWEPCo-Arkansas Property Search

Find the best site in Arkansas to grow your business. Whether it’s a greenfield, brownfield, or an existing building, our team is here to help.

Advantages of Doing Business in Arkansas

The state of Arkansas is recognized as a leading state in economic development.

  • #3 Best Mid-Sized City in the U.S.- The Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers MSAForbes Best Cities for Jobs 2015
  • #2 Highest Manufacturing Employment in the South – NAM

SWEPCo’s key customers include:

  • Airgas
  • Cooper Tire and Rubber Company
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Domtar Corporation
  • Kennametal, Inc.
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation
  • Poulan Weedeater
  • Superior Industries International
  • Tyson Foods, Inc.
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Weyerhauser Company

The principal industries we support in Arkansas are:

  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Primary Metals

Resources for details about bringing your business to Arkansas:

Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Contact

Eric Basinger, CEcD

Eric Basinger, CEcD

Manager of Economic and Business Development

Southwestern Electric Power Company

318-673-3170

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