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.
Hurricane Laura destroyed BioLab's previous chlorine facility in 2020; new facility will retain 19 jobs and create 82 jobs in Westlake, LA.
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The company will invest $200 million in its latest robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, scheduled to open by December 2022.
SafeSource Direct and Ochsner Health will establish two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the Acadiana Region.
A sequestration feature at Louisiana Green Fuels’ plant at the Port of Columbia means it would remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it generates.
The expansion of Lineage Logistics' Port of New Orleans cold-storage facility will create 50 new jobs and support the state's $1.6 billion poultry industry.
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' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.
Louisiana, a giant in the production of fossil fuels, is busy preparing for a green future with a $9.2-billion complex that will make diesel from renewable feedstocks.
Energy technology company Arq will develop a new industrial facility in St. Rose, LA to produce its proprietary Arq Fuel product.
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region.
A $1.2 million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.
The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.
Meat processing startup Cajun Traditions Food Processors will establish a meat processing and packaging facility in Church Point, LA, creating 35 jobs.
Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.
The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.
The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.