Louisiana

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Louisiana.

technology careers

LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

A $1.2 million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.
Haas 5-axis machining centers

Louisiana, Haas Create First-In-Nation Manufacturing Partnership

The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.
Church Point, LA

Cajun Traditions Investing $2.85M In New Louisiana Meat Processing Facility

Meat processing startup Cajun Traditions Food Processors will establish a meat processing and packaging facility in Church Point, LA, creating 35 jobs.
Louisiana

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State

Louisiana has created a Resilient Louisiana Commission (with 15 associated task forces) to chart a path toward safely reopening the economy and making the Pelican State more resilient for the long-term.
Tech Hubs

Atlanta Is Hottest Tech Hub, NOLA Takes Logistics Crown

Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
business climate cyber

Texas Tops In Business Climate, Virginia Wears Cyber Crown

Texas has the Best Business Climate, Virginia is tops in Cybersecurity Leaders, Louisiana leads in Workforce Development/Talent Attraction in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
workforce training

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
Click Here Digital

Click Here Digital Relocating To New Louisiana HQ

The digital consultancy will retain 63 jobs, and create 100 new direct jobs at its new corporate headquarters in in Baton Rouge, LA.
Shreveport Regional Airport

Louisiana: Advanced Aero Services Brings MRO To Shreveport

Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.
New Orleans, LA Iriapak

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.
Webster Parish, LA

E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.
January / February 2020 Issue

January / February 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 1)

The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers.
St. Tammany Parish, LA

Allpax Products Investing $7M In Louisiana

The food and pharmaceutical equipment-maker will build a new 80,000-square-foot headquarters, manufacturing center in St. Tammany Parish.
St. Tammany Parish, LA

Medline Industries Creating 464 New Jobs In Louisiana

The $53 million distribution center will create a total of more than 1,000 new direct, indirect jobs in St. Tammany Parish, LA.
Solomon Group

Solomon Group Creating 86 Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

The New Orleans event and exhibits company will tap into the state’s Entertainment Job Creation Program.
Testronic

Testronic Digital Media Project Creating 150 Jobs In Louisiana

U.K.-based Testronic will launch a new 150-job testing facility for digital games at Louisiana's New Orleans Exchange Centre.
New Orleans Biotech

Growing New Orleans Biotech Companies To Create Over 275 Jobs

The expansions by three biotech firms will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.
environmental job training

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 
September / October 2019 issue

September / October 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 5)

The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.
July / August 2019 Issue

July / August 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 4)

The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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