Louisiana Economic Development
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Louisiana Economic Development articles below.
The company will expand its plastics manufacturing operations in Holden, LA, retaining 15 jobs in Livingston Parish.
Formal construction will begin this year at a 1,500-acre Mississippi River site, which will become home to one of the world’s largest methanol production facilities.
The steel fabricator will create 70 new jobs with its second Louisiana site at the former Bradken foundry in Amite, Tangipahoa Parish.
The energy fabrication company will invest $2.5 million to expand its oil and gas processing industry services in Iberia Parish, LA.
The first-of-its-kind program is designed to create full-time entertainment jobs for Louisiana residents.
The joint venture with SABIC will create a new methanol complex on a site along the Mississippi River and result in 75 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
The Germany-based company will invest $22.4 million in an advanced manufacturing center in Geismar, LA.
The advanced manufacturing jobs will be created at a 20-acre site in Minden, LA over the next three years.
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.
Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
The global technology firm's expansion in Lafayette will benefit from an incentive package that includes a $5.3 million performance-based grant.
The cargo freight carrier will make a $3 million investment to establish its own aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport.
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.
The Pelican State’s new Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators.
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.
Next-generation technology services to support digital transformations will be provided at DXC’s new center in the Central Business District of New Orleans.
The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.