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Last updated on Thursday, July 16, 2015, 11:17 am

Paul Gatling

Growing Your Own (EDITOR'S NOTE)

With college football season fast approaching, John Palmour is like most everyone else around here: interested in information about the Arkansas Razorbacks. Palmour, though, is not limiting himself to football. If it has to do with the Razorbacks, he said he’s trying to learn it. Palmour is a co-founder and the chief technical officer of Cree Inc., which announced July 9 it had acquired Fayetteville technology company Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc. (See cover story on page 1). Post-merger, the APEI team, now Cree Fayetteville Inc., will continue to be based in south Fayetteville at the University of Arkansas-affiliated Arkansas Research & Technology Park, operating as part of Cree’s Power and RF business. As such, Palmour is now invested in Northwest Arkansas.... [ MORE ]

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