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Tractor Supply Co. to employ 450 full-time people in a new distribution center

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Little Rock, Arkansas — According to a Tractor Supply Company, it will employ 450 full-time employees in a new $100 million distribution center in Maumelle that it will build.

Тhe 900,000 sq. ft. facility will service about 250 Tractor Supply stores and will open in 2023, the company said.

“Tractor Supply is excited to begin work on our tenth distribution center, and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the Maumelle community,” said Hal Lawton, Tractor Supply’s President, and CEO. “In support of our ‘Life Out Here Strategy,’ this new distribution center is a significant investment to help serve our growing store base and online sales as we build a strong, relevant company for the future. We appreciate the support of the many state and local officials who have worked extensively to establish a business climate in which everyone can prosper.”

“We have added more than 26,000 new jobs to the state’s economy since 2015, and the creation of 450 full-time jobs will continue to boost to the state’s economy and make a big impact on Arkansas families,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said. “Arkansas has a dedicated and skilled workforce that is ready to meet Tractor Supply Company’s needs as they embark on this newest expansion. We wish the company well as they grow and expand in Arkansas, and we are here to help them however we can.”

“We are thrilled that Tractor Supply will open its newest distribution center in Maumelle,” Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston said. “Tractor Supply has a long history of meeting the needs of rural residents, and Maumelle is an ideal location to carry the company forward. This center will give Tractor Supply easy and convenient access to stores throughout the region.”

At this time, Tractor Supply operates 2,003 stores in total 49 states, and 34 stores in the state of Arkansas.

 

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