Target Industry

The following list of industries were chosen as target industries for the area based on data analysis conducted by our West Memphis Economic Development office.  The industries have a large existing presence in the immediate and surrounding areas, therefore, we have the necessary human capital, natural resources, and transportation infrastructure in place to support the growth of these industries.

The target industries for West Memphis, AR are:

  • Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing
  • Manufacturing/Processing
  • Tourism

The target industries are grouped based on similarity and possible support businesses as well.  We chose tourism as a targeted industry because of our proximity to Memphis, the rich heritage of the Arkansas Delta, and Southland Casino.