Alberto Culver to Break Ground on New Jonesboro Plant Today

JANUARY 16, 2007 - Posted at 11:39 a.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Officials with the Alberto Culver Company will join Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe and city officials today in Jonesboro for a groundbreaking ceremony.

In mid-December, Alberto Culver formally announced plans to build a 500,000-square foot manufacturing facility that will manufacture ethnic hair care products.  The plant is to be build on an 80-acre site in the Craighead Technology Park and is expected to employ approximately 400 people.

Today's ceremony is set for 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Quality Way and Highland Drive.