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.
Louisiana has created a Resilient Louisiana Commission (with 15 associated task forces) to chart a path toward safely reopening the economy and making the Pelican State more resilient for the long-term.
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.
As the logistics industry moves the global supply chain onto digital platforms, experts are warning that vulnerabilities to cyberattacks must be addressed.
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.
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.
The project will include 50,000-square-foot facility and result in more than 340 new direct and indirect jobs.
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.
State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.
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.
Gov. Bobby Jindal and Magnolia LNG announce plans for $2.2 billion export facility at the Port of Lake Charles, LA.
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