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Structurlam Puts Down Roots in Conway [North Metro Business Journal]

In August, operations will begin at the first mass timber manufacturing facility in the United States, introducing a new product and new occupations to central Arkansas. Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, in the city of Penticton, Structurlam was established in 1962 and is the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America. The company announced in December 2019 that it was expanding its mass timber operations to the U.S. with a plant in Conway, Arkansas, investing $90 million to purchase, retrofit, and equip a former steel plant and create 130 new jobs.

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CALI Class of 2020 Graduates 33

The Conway Area Leadership Institute’s class of 2020 was a class of firsts. It was the first group to meet the incoming Conway Public Schools superintendent, the first to see the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s strategic plan survey and the first to see its results. It was also the first class to participate and graduate from CALI in the middle of a pandemic.  

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Lee Hogan Named Conway Chamber Director of Communications

Conway-native Lee Hogan has been named director of communications for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. In this position, Hogan will manage communications and public relations for the Chamber and its partner organizations, serving as the Chamber’s primary writer and managing its social media presence.

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Adena White Named Editor of Conway Publications

Adena White has been named the editor of Conway Publications for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. In her new part-time role, White will oversee the production of the Chamber’s publications. White has served as the Chamber's director of communications since 2011.

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