Press Release

Asa Arkansas's Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.07.2016

Gov. Asa Hutchinson to Join Walmart & Pernod Ricard Execs Monday for Special Announcement

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will join executives from Walmart and Pernod Ricard’s Ft. Smith-based spirits production plant on Monday to announce a joint plan aimed at boosting local manufacturing and purchases of “Made in the U.S.A.” products.

This announcement is part of Walmart’s effort to help boost job creation and U.S. manufacturing through buying an additional $250 billion in products that support American jobs by 2023.

Details are as follows:

WHAT:
Gov. Hutchinson Joins Walmart and Pernod Ricard for Special Announcement

WHEN:
9:30 a.m. | Monday, October 10, 2016

WHERE:
Pernod Ricard/Hiram Walker plant, Ft. Smith
7401 State Hwy 45
Fort Smith, AR 72908
(479) 646-6100

CONTACT: Press Shop (press@governor.arkansas.gov or 501.682.3612)