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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.
Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
Business Facilities didn’t let the COVID-19 crisis skew the results in our 16th annual rankings report: They remain the most credible and comprehensive location leaderboards.
Texas has the Best Business Climate, Virginia is tops in Cybersecurity Leaders, Louisiana leads in Workforce Development/Talent Attraction in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
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.
The $53 million distribution center will create a total of more than 1,000 new direct, indirect jobs in St. Tammany Parish, LA.
The New Orleans event and exhibits company will tap into the state’s Entertainment Job Creation Program.
U.K.-based Testronic will launch a new 150-job testing facility for digital games at Louisiana's New Orleans Exchange Centre.
The expansions by three biotech firms will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.
Texas has topped the leaderboard in Cybersecurity Growth Potential and Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report
Tennessee has been named the state with the Best Business Climate and North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report
Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity 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.
Florida is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Nevada was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report, released today.
Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.
Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners, including business and higher education resources, in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable economic growth.
inXile Entertainment will establish a video game development studio in New Orleans, LA, creating 50 new direct jobs over the next five years.
Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.
With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
Lithuania-based Investimus Foris will make a $265 million capital investment to convert an idle biofuels refinery in Grant Parish, LA into an ammonia manufacturing facility, creating 85 new direct jobs.
Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.
Synthetic lubricants project will create 45 direct jobs, resulting in 389 new indirect jobs in Baton Rouge, Port Allen. Oct 1, 2012 @ 1:28 PM