Welcome to crossett
The City of Crossett is located just eight miles from the Arkansas/Louisiana line in the heart of the Arkansas fiber basket. With strong roots in the forestry and forest products industry, Crossett has long been known as the "Forestry Capital of the South." Along with roots in the forestry industry, the workforce of Crossett operates in some of the most modern automated/robotic manufacturing settings in the world.
The strong presence of manufacturing has allowed the workforce of Crossett to diversify skills and provide ready solutions to local manufactures with strong local support industries. These local support industries allow manufactures to focus on what they do best, and leave the maintenance and supply business to companies specializing in keeping the assembly line humming.
Crossett is also home to one of the most well-respected workforce development institutions in the state, University of Arkansas at Monticello, College of Technology--Crossett. Specializing in what local businesses need such as Advanced Manufacturing Technology, General Technology, and Industrial Technology, Crossett's workforce development has kept pace with the changing needs of a modern workplace.
And if your business needs people with four-year degrees, Crossett sits with in an hours drive of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Louisiana Tech University, and SouthArk Community College at El Dorado. Southern Arkansas University is approximately seventy-five miles from Crossett and has one of the fastest growing accredited engineering programs in Arkansas.