After Tuesday’s announcement that 565 jobs would be coming to the Little Rock Port from Czech Republic gun maker CZ-USA, state economic officials announced two more big projects in Camden and Helena-West Helena that will add 175 more workers to the Arkansas labor force.
Aerojet Rocketdyne broke ground Thursday (April 25) on its newest facility in East Camden that will develop large solid rocket motors. The 17,000 sq. ft. Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) facility, set to open in spring 2020, will expand solid rocket motor production and add 100 new jobs.
Those rocket motors will be used in the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program, hypersonics and missile defense targets.
“Once open for business, the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development facility will be the newest and