Metal fabricator to expand in Heber Springs, add 75 jobs

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Dark Threat Fabrication, a one-stop full-service metal fabricator, announced Thursday (Feb. 24) it will expand its facility in Heber Springs. The $7.65 million building and equipment expansion is expected to create 75 new jobs over the next five years.

Dark Threat currently employs 20 workers.

“Our dedication to providing first class metal fabrication services to our customers is reflected in the products and solutions we provide. We look forward to increased growth driven by our willingness to embrace new technologies as well as providing an inviting work environment,” said Andrew Roberson, company owner and lead engineer.

Dark Threat Fab is a family-owned company and was founded in 2013. It provides services such as engineering, laser cutting, metal forming, powder coating, and welding.

“Dark Threat Fab is a great example of the spirit of entrepreneurism that is alive and well throughout Arkansas,” said Gov. Asa Hutchinson. “By adapting to everchanging needs of its customers, Dark Threat Fab has undergone tremendous growth and success. I am looking forward to watching them enter this next phase of prosperity.”

The expansion will add an additional 32,000 square feet to its operations.

Dark Threat Fab plans to begin construction within the next three to six months with completion scheduled by the fourth quarter of 2022. Hiring is already in process.