BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP, abc24.com) - Bad Boy Mowers says it will expand its operations in Batesville, investing $7.4 million and adding 150 jobs.
With the expansion, Bad Boy Mowers will employ more than 550 people in Arkansas. The company makes zero-turn mowers and multi-terrain vehicles that are distributed throughout the United States and in Australia, Canada, Denmark, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Bad Boy Mowers was established in 1998 in Diaz and began production at its Batesville location in 2002. The company's owners say a strong workforce and demand for their products led to the expansion.
With the expansion, the company will begin manufacturing additional versions of multi-terrain vehicles that are used for agricultural, recreational and industrial purposes.