Handling more than 125 million bushels of grain a year, Riceland Foods processes and markets the rice, soybeans, and wheat grown by its 6,000 member/owners, who farm in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas. One of the world’s largest rice millers, the agri cooperative sells white and brown rice, plus flavored rices and meal kits under the Riceland and private-label brands. The co-op sells to food retailers and food service and food manufacturing companies worldwide. Riceland also makes cooking oils and processes soybeans, bran, and lecithin, and offers rice bran and hulls to pet food makers and livestock farmers as feed and bedding.



Producers Rice Mill dries, mills, and markets more than 50 million bushels of rice each year, which it sells both domestically and overseas. The growers’ cooperative is one of the largest private-label producers of rice in the US, packaging more than 100 brands for the foodservice, retail, private label, export, and industrial industries. Its brands include ParExcellence, LeGourmet, Golden Harvest, Classic Grains, Granada, Mandalay, Bamboo 103, Calrose, and Thai Orchard. It also processes rice for animal feeds, such as Buck Grub deer feed and Equi-Jewel horse feed.



Lennox International makes climate control equipment such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) units for residential and commercial uses. It sells furnaces, heat pumps, fireplaces, and air conditioners under such brands as Lennox, Armstrong Air, and Aire-Flo; chillers and condensing units are sold under the Bohn and Larkin names. The heating-and-cooling maker’s products are sold through some 7,000 dealers in the US and Canada. Lennox has operations in Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America. Named after inventor Dave Lennox, the company was founded in 1895.


CAVU Aerospace understands the aircraft teardown business and the company proves it by offering Customized On-Site and Customized Mobile teardown solution. CAVU will present a formal bid based on each aircraft’s work scope and whether it needs a complete nose-to-tail teardown, ATA specific section removals, or precise aircraft cut-outs, the experienced team of A&P mechanics can do the job effectively and efficiently. CAVU Aerospace is located at Stuttgart Municipal Airport.



Delta Plastics of the South is a manufacturer of flexible agricultural tubing and accessories. The company began in Stuttgart and continues to operate a plant in the city. Its headquarters are  in Little Rock. Delta Plastics makes extruded polyethylene lay-flat pipes used to irrigate furrowed and non-furrowed fields. The company also operates a recycling program — farmers can return the used tubing to authorized collection sites where Delta will reclaim and recycle it into a post-consumer resin used in various industries. The company operates more than 200 free drop-off sites and reclaims more than 100 million pounds of material annually.



Producers Rice Ingredients, a division of Producers Rice Mill, specializes in rice-based ingredients for use in processed foods and has developed the most complete line of rice products in the industry. 
The company uses milled rice and milled broken rice to further processes that material into rice flour, puffed rice, crisp rice, and other extruded products.  Producers Rice Ingredients employs over 100 people in Stuttgart.


Other Major Employers in Arkansas County

Transplace L.P. – Stuttgart, AR …………………………………..  Trucking
Stuttgart School District ……………………………………  Public Schools
Walmart Stores, Inc. – Stuttgart …………………………………….  Retail
Baptist Health Medical Center  ……………………………………….  Medical