LED FastStart

BENTELER Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corporation

Louisiana Announces Over $58M In Manufacturing Investment In One Day

The three manufacturing projects announced today will create or retain approximately 600 jobs at locations in Northwest and Southwest Louisiana.
Manufacturing Industry

Digital Adaption Key To Manufacturing Industry

Embracing new technologies will be an important avenue as growth is projected to continue in the manufacturing industry.
First Solar Acadiana Louisiana

First Solar To Invest Up to $1.1B In Louisiana Solar Panel Plant

Solar panel manufacturing facility will create more than 700 new jobs at the Acadiana Regional Airport in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
SLB Louisiana

SunGas Renewables To Invest $1.8B In Louisiana Clean Fuel Facility

SunGas will invest $1.8B In Pineville, Louisiana; SLB will invest $18.5M in Shreveport digital infrastructure manufacturing plant; 360insights relocates U.S. HQ to New Orleans.
Don Pierson Louisiana Economic Development

Why Relocate Or Expand Your Business To Louisiana? A Q&A With Don Pierson

Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson shares how this southeastern state has its eye on the future toward an energy evolution and support for innovative industries.
Louisiana Strategic Metals Complex

Ucore To Establish $75M Louisiana Strategic Metals Complex

Ucore North America will create 100 jobs in Alexandria at North America’s first modern technology rare earth element separation and purification facility. And, United Utility Services establishes HQ in New Orleans.
Louisiana

A New Energy For Louisiana

Louisiana’s climate action plan gains momentum with a federal grant toward decarbonizing the manufacturing sector.
Louisiana Manufacturing

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.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

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 Customized Workforce Training

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.
Workforce Training

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

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.
Louisiana economic development

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 Louisiana

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.
ACT, Shreveport, 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.
Port of Caddo-Bossier, Ternium

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.
training

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

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.
Baton Rouge, LA

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.
Acadiana Region

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.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.