Tag: LED FastStart
Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Paul Helton, LED FastStart
Paul Helton, Executive Director, LED FastStart, discusses the recruitment, training and support services at the heart of one of the nation's top workforce development programs.
Western Global Airlines Creating 170 Jobs In Louisiana
The cargo freight carrier will make a $3 million investment to establish its own aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport.
Formosa Investing $9.4B In Louisiana Manufacturing Complex
In two phases, the petrochemical company will build ethane crackers and downstream plants in St. James Parish that will create up to 1,200 new direct jobs.
Fuji Vegetable Oil Investing $70M In Louisiana Production Facility
The new specialty oils processing facility will result in 39 new direct jobs in Jefferson Parish, with the help of the LED FastStart workforce training program.
Champion Home Builders Growing In Louisiana
The manufactured homes company’s expansion will result in a $1.3 million capital investment and 200 new jobs in Leesville, LA.
Foster Farms Investing $30M In Louisiana Poultry Plant Expansion
The new Foster Farms project will retain 1,092 existing jobs and create 50 new direct jobs in Farmerville, Union Parish.
Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential
Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.
Noranda Bauxite & Alumina Investing $35M In Louisiana
The company will expand and upgrade its St. James Parish alumina refinery, and also move its headquarters to the Gramercy facility, creating 65 new jobs.
Plastipak Packaging Investing $15M In Central Louisiana
The rigid plastic container manufacturer will add up to seven new plastics production lines at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, LA.
Mauser To Invest $10M In Louisiana Industrial Packaging Project
Mauser will establish a new packaging facility in the Talon Industrial Park in Geismar, LA, creating 75 new jobs.
Graphic Packaging, DHL Team Up For $274M Project In Northeast Louisiana
More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.
Provision Healthcare Developing $100M Advanced Cancer Treatment Center In New Orleans
The Louisiana Proton Therapy Center will be housed on University Medical Center campus in city’s biomedical corridor.
Lotte Chemical USA Moving HQ To Southwest Louisiana
The Korea-based manufacturer will relocate its corporate offices from Houston to a location near its multi-billion dollar investment in Lake Charles, LA.
CSRA Creating Customer Engagement Center In Louisiana
The new operation will create 300 jobs within two years, adding to CSRA's 800-job Integrated Technology Center that will open in Bossier City in late 2016.
Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce
States, regions, businesses and higher ed resources are joining forces in an aggressive and innovative effort to fill the skilled labor shortage in the United States.
Technology Center Opens At UL Lafayette Research Park
CGI Federal recently celebrated the dedication of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center that serves as an anchor for the 143-acre University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Park.
Monsanto To Invest $975M In Louisiana Expansion
The investment in its St. Charles Parish operations will support the launch of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System.
SnapShots: 60 Seconds With Don Pierson, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana is strengthening initiatives to help existing employers grow through its LED Business Expansion & Retention Group, while stepping up efforts to site emerging business opportunities from key investors in the Americas and across the globe.
Louisiana Economic Development Wins Deal of the Year: Bronze Award
The Bronze Award winner in BF’s 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition will generate an estimated $17.7 billion in economic impact for the region over the next 10 years.
Louisiana: Where Partnerships Propel Innovation and Investment
Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners, including business and higher education resources, in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable economic growth.