Norwegian company breaks ground at Port of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock’s industrial landscape will soon look a bit larger, with the Wednesday groundbreaking of a new food packaging facility.

Norway-based Elopack announced the new facility in December, which will produce sustainable cartons for milk, eggs and juices.

Industry-leading international business chooses Little Rock for 1st U.S. production facility

Company and local leaders gathered to break ground Wednesday, with construction to begin immediately.

The addition of the facility to the Port of Little Rock will bring in 100 new jobs and represents a $70 million investment in the region, a move Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. says comes as no surprise.

“The reason why, as he shared today, Reinard, is because of the swagger that we have as the capital city and the type of work and can-do attitude that we have and getting things done.” Scott said.

Norwegian company selects Port of Little Rock for first US production plant

This is Elopak’s first U.S. production facility, and Little Rock was picked out of 25 possible markets,

It’s expected to be fully operational by early 2025.

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