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The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.


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The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance articles below.


Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Digital Transformation: A Safer Supply Chain

As the logistics industry moves the global supply chain onto digital platforms, experts are warning that vulnerabilities to cyberattacks must be addressed.

Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

Logistics Networks Are Getting Back On Track

Lower fuel prices, a surge in railroad hiring and the need to get goods to market faster are boosting growth and profits in the logistics sector.

Metalplate Galvanizing Announces $9.75 Million Investment For New Louisiana Galvanizing Site

The project will include 50,000-square-foot facility and result in more than 340 new direct and indirect jobs.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Going With The Flow

To service customers efficiently, tailored logistics and transportation solutions are essential to ensure coordinated goods movement from origin to end user through each supply chain segment.

AAR Announces 500 New Jobs In Lake Charles, LA

State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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.

Magnolia LNG Announces $2.2 Billion Export Facility In Louisiana

Gov. Bobby Jindal and Magnolia LNG announce plans for $2.2 billion export facility at the Port of Lake Charles, LA.

Sasol Announces Largest Manufacturing Investment In Louisiana History

Hiring for the GTL and ethane cracker facilities will begin in 2014. Operations of the first plant are expected to start in 2017, with full employment reached within two years after commercial operations begin. Dec 4, 2012 @ 12:28 PM

Business Facilities & COVID-19

PRIMED Medical Products To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Canada

PRIMED is searching for a location for a domestic production hub and Centre of Excellence for North American personal protective equipment (PPE) production.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

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