Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. LED FastStart articles below.
European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
New venture will convert wood waste to gasoline and create nearly 500 new direct and indirect jobs in Alexandria and Natchitoches
Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, "Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America."
Energy firm's $30 million capital investment will result in nearly 1,300 new Louisiana jobs.
Two relocated Chilean plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs.
Company will develop two million-square-foot complex, resulting in 210 new direct jobs and 516 new indirect jobs.
New methanol facility in St. James Parish will result in over 430 new direct and indirect jobs.
The company plans to produce three-wheeled vehicles capable of attaining a highway mileage rating of more than 80 mpg at the former GM plant in Caddo Parish.
Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.
Project producing wood-based pellets near Bastrop for U.K. energy generation will include Baton Rouge shipping facility and total capital investment of more than $120 million.
European company's first U.S. steel facility will represent a capital investment of $900 million, making it one of the largest industrial projects ever developed in Northwest Louisiana. Nov 5, 2012 @ 4:31PM
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