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A New Energy For Louisiana
Louisiana’s climate action plan gains momentum with a federal grant toward decarbonizing the manufacturing sector.
Four Louisiana Manufacturing Projects Create $268M+ In Investment
Cargill, CF Industries, BASF and Calucem projects will create, retain more than 350 jobs throughout the state.
Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings
As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training
In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap
Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Great Southern Wood Preserving Investing $22.5M In Louisiana Expansion
The YellaWood manufacturer will create 58 new jobs with the expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, LA lumber facility.
Business Report: Louisiana Fights Back
As Covid hopefully recedes, Pelican State leaders are hopeful that 2022 will be a good year for Louisiana economic development.
Origin Materials Will Invest $750M In Louisiana Plastics Plant
Origin Materials' plant-based plastics manufacturing project is expected to create 200 direct new jobs in in Ascension Parish, LA.
New ACT Customer Care Center Will Create 600 Jobs In Louisiana
Advanced Call Center Technologies will invest $1.5 million to develop the customer care center in Shreveport, LA.
Ternium USA Investing $98M In Louisiana Expansion
A second coil coating paint line will be added at Ternium's Port of Caddo-Bossier facility, resulting in a total of 133 new jobs.
Louisiana Still The Gold Standard In Custom Training
Louisiana leads in Customized Training; California, New Jersey and Massachusetts are top biotech states in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.
Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit
Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.
Amazon To Create 1,000 Jobs At New Baton Rouge Robotics Facility
The company will invest $200 million in its latest robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, scheduled to open by December 2022.
New PPE Production Facilities Planned For Louisiana’s Acadiana Region
SafeSource Direct and Ochsner Health will establish two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the Acadiana Region.
Louisiana: Shintech Invests $1.3 Billion In Plastics Expansion
Shintech, the world’s top producer of polyvinyl chloride resins, will grow manufacturing and packaging facilities at its Iberville/West Baton Rouge complex.
Avant Organics To Launch Manufacturing Site In Alexandria, LA
Avant Organics' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.
COVID-19: The Road To Recovery
Economic development organizations and government officials have joined forces with local businesses to keep creating inspiring and innovative ways to meet the most urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.
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.
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.
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.