The company plans to add 58 new jobs and invest $516,000 in the facility. The company currently employs 112 people at its Fayetteville facility, and the expansion will increase that workforce to 170.
AAF's Fayetteville facility manufactures panel and pleated air filters.
"AAF is creating 58 good jobs for Arkansans through this expansion, highlighting the importance of our existing companies," said Grant Tennille, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. "AAF's decision to expand in Arkansas is a testament to the skills and work ethic of the company's existing workforce."
"American Air Filter Company is one of our many excellent companies in Fayetteville, and we are excited about AAF's expansion and the addition of 58 good-paying jobs that do much for our community and the State of Arkansas," said Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan.
AAF International, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has more than 3,000 employees, 22 manufacturing facilities, and five research-and-development centers worldwide.