Vietnamese plant near state debut

Investment now $15M, Morrilton site gears for summer start


Photographs by Emma Hurt

Dung Tran (left) Danial Evans and Le Thai Tinh are three of the 11 employees of Vinh Long, a Vietnamese manufacturing company that will open in Morrilton.

In 2013, the state of Arkansas announced that the first Vietnamese company to open a manufacturing plant in the United States selected Morrilton as its new home. More than three years later, the plans conveyed in that news release finally are becoming a reality.

This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.

Log in to comment