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Baton Rouge’s Water Campus Attracts Researchers from Around the World - Area Development
It is hoped that for firms with an interest in the water sector, the Water Campus will be a magnet for innovation and private-sector investment.
area-development-features  Matt  louisiana  south  baton-rouge  water-availability  economic-development  site-selection  innovation  jobs 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Alabama, Louisiana and Utah Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 3 to 5 Million Population - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  jobs  alabama  south  louisiana  utah  mountain-states 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
The long, rough ride ahead for 'Made in America' - Reuters
When companies reshore assembly to U.S. soil – in Monster Moto’s case that took two years to find a location and negotiate support from local and state officials – they are betting their demand will create a local supply chain that currently does not exist.
this-week-383  Around-the-web  Matt  made-in-america  location-USA  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  jobs  louisiana  south  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-development  economic-development  site-selection 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Crown Bioscience Plans Pharmaceutical Research & Development Campus In New Iberia, Louisiana - Area Development
Crown Bioscience Inc will make a $1 million investment to establish a pharmaceutical research and development facility at the New Iberia Research Center, 19.2 miles southeast of Lafayette, in New Iberia, Louisiana. The expansion project for the global drug discovery and development company will enable CrownBio to advance treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic disease research.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  research&development  bioscience  life-sciences  biotech  pharmaceuticals  research-center  louisiana  south  medical 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Korea-Based GLOVIS America Opens Shreveport, Louisiana Distribution Center - Area Development
GLOVIS America, subsidiary of Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd., a Korea-based company engaged in integrated logistics and distribution businesses, will open a new inland distribution center, for imported vehicles, in Shreveport, Louisiana. The facility will be located at the former General Motors plant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  distribution-facility  automotive-industry  logistics  supply-chain  location-USA  FDI 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Venture Global LNG Plans $8.5 billion Natural Gas Liquefaction Plant In Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Venture Global LNG will invest $8.5 billion to develop a natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Plaquemines LNG will create 250 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  natural-gas  jobs  louisiana  south  energy  new-orleans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
LeMoyen Mill & Timber To Open Wood Products Manufacturing Facility In LeMoyen, Louisiana - Area Development
LeMoyen Mill & Timber LLC will acquire and invest an additional $2 million to develop a wood products manufacturing facility in LeMoyen, Louisiana. The mill site is located near U.S. 71 in northern St. Landry Parish, with access to the Union Pacific Railroad line.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wood-products  manufacturing  louisiana  south 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
EPIC Piping Opens Advance Fabrication Plant In Livingston Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
One of the largest turnkey industrial pipe fabrication organizations in the world, EPIC Piping dedicated its advanced pipe fabrication facility in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. The $45.3 million complex features advanced robotic equipment to optimize pipe fabrication for a host of industries across the United States.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  pipe  robotics  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
CB&I-Clariant Open Polypropylene Catalyst Plant In Louisville, Kentucky - Area Development
CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, and Swiss-based specialty chemicals company Clariant, opened their new joint-venture polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  louisiana  energy  location-USA  FDI  switzerland  chemicals-industry 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Incitec Pivot-Cornerstone Chemical Open $1-Billlion Production Plant In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Incitec Pivot Limited and Cornerstone Chemical dedicated a $1.025 billion production plant, which includes the combined construction of Dyno Nobel’s $850 million ammonia plant with Cornerstone Chemical’s $175 million investment in upgrades and infrastructure, at the 800-acre Fortier Manufacturing Complex on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Ampirical Solutions Expands Electrical Transmission-Distribution In St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Ampirical Solutions will create 50 new direct jobs to expand its electrical transmission infrastructure and distribution firm in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. Based in Mandeville, Louisiana, the company specializes in the design of substations, relay switchyards, protective relays and controls, transmission lines, distribution lines and related operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  jobs  utilities  energy  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  STEM 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Port Cameron Poised To Be Major Commercial Shipping Center At Cameron Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Port Cameron, new private deepwater, state-of-the-art staging port complex, is posed to be a major commercial center only three miles from the Gulf of Mexico and 19 miles from the Intracoastal Canal, in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  intermodal  ports  energy 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
SolScapes Expands Operations Center In Rapides Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
A company that performs a range of contracted services for utility and pipeline companies, SolScapes will make a $2 million capital investment and create 40 new direct jobs to expand its utility rights-of-way maintenance operation in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  math  louisiana  south  utilities  construction  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
CSRA Establishes Customer Engagement Center In Bossier City, Louisiana - Area Development
CSRA, a company that delivers a broad range of innovative, cloud-enabled, next-generation IT solutions and professional services, will establish a Customer Engagement Center in Bossier City, Louisiana. The company plans to create 300 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  tech  technical-center  high-tech  customer-service-center  louisiana  south  cloud-solutions  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
South Korea-Based Lotte Chemical-Axiall Corp Plan $3 Billion Complex In Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development
LACC LLC, a joint venture of South Korea-based Lotte Chemical and Axiall Corp., will build a $1.9 billion ethane cracker complex near Axiall’s existing manufacturing plants in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  korea  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-training 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Honeywell UOP Expands Catalyst Manufacturing Facility In Shreveport, Louisiana - Area Development
Honeywell UOP opened a new production line at its catalyst manufacturing facility in Shreveport, Louisiana. The $150 million investment will enable Honeywell UOP to produce a new range of catalysts for the oil refining industry at the facility, which employs 290 people.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  louisiana  south  energy  oil  oil-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Waitr Inc. Develops Technology-Operations Hub In Lafayette, Louisiana - Area Development
An online and mobile software solution company, Waitr Inc. will develop a technology operations center in Lafayette, Louisiana. The company plans to hire 100 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  technology  operations-center  technology-center  louisiana  south  high-tech  tech  lafayette  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Alabama, Kentucky and Louisiana Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 3 to 5 Million Population - Area Development
Alabama attracted $7.1 billion in capital investment in 2015 and nearly 20,000 new and future jobs. Much of this growth is in key sectors such as technology, aerospace, and automotive.
shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  jobs  alabama  automotive-industry  south  kentucky  louisiana  Aerospace  tech  technology  area-development-features  Matt 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Select Laboratory Software Expands Operations To New Orleans, Louisiana - Area Development
Select Laboratory Software, a company that develops cloud-based medical laboratory software used in toxicology and clinical laboratories across the nation, will expand its operations to New Orleans, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  software  high-tech  tech  cloud-solutions  new-orleans  bioscience 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Crest Industries Adds Industrial Services In Ascension Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Crest Industries is acquiring industrial services firm Optimal Field Services in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Based in Pineville, Louisiana, Crest Industries provides goods and services to customers in the energy, petrochemical, electrical utility, commercial and industrial electrical contractor sectors.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Oldcastle Precast Inc. And Module X Solutions Plan Joint Manufacturing Venture In Shreveport, Louisiana - Area Development
Oldcastle Precast Inc. and Module X Solutions, plan a joint venture that will operate in a 750,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Shreveport, Louisiana. MXS is the major tenant in the building. Module X Oldcastle, or MXO, will chiefly manufacture protective modular buildings for telecommunications, petrochemical, oil and gas, fiber regeneration, and solar properties while MXS will continue in the production of protective building systems for domestic and international government projects.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  louisiana  south  FDI  location-USA 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
CGI Officially Opens Center Of Excellence In Lafayette, Louisiana - Area Development
CGI held its formal opening for the company's new $13.1 million onshore information technology (services Center of Excellence in Lafayette, Louisiana. The 50,000-square-foot facility houses CGI's fourth U.S. onshore delivery center and is expected to create up to 400 high-quality IT jobs in southwest Louisiana by 2020.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  center-of-excellence  information-technology  jobs  high-tech  tech  technology 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
A conversation with Don Pierson, secretary of Louisiana Economic Development
Leading the charge for business recruitment and retention has its challenges in a state facing a $600 million budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, but Pierson says he is bullish about Louisiana, taking the long view and pointing to the state’s resources and assets, and its strength in sectors like chemical production, agriculture and timber products, aerospace, and technology.
economic-development-news  louisiana  Around-the-web  this-week-352  government-policy 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Bollinger Shipyards In Lockport, Louisiana, Wins Contract To Build Coast Guard Cutters - Area Development
A leading designer and builder of fast military patrol cutters, ocean-going double-hull barges, offshore oilfield support vessels, tug boats, rigs, liftboats, and inland waterways push boats, Bollinger Shipyards, won a contract to build 26 Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters for the Coast Guard. The project is expected to retain 500 jobs in Lockport, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  jobs  marine-industry 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Praxair Plans Major Expansion At Its Geismar, Louisiana, Production Plant - Area Development
Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, will invest more than $100 million in its facility in Geismar, Louisiana. The company will expand its carbon monoxide production and support growing customer demand in the Mississippi River corridor.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  gas 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Occidental Chemical Plans $145 Million Expansion At Geismar, Louisiana, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Occidental Chemical Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, plans a $145 million expansion of the company’s manufacturing plant in Geismar, Louisiana. The project includes adding equipment for producing a new raw material to be used in making next-generation, climate-friendly refrigerants.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  chemicals-industry  south 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Monsanto To Expand Luling, Louisiana, Manufacturing Site With $975 Million Investment - Area Development
Monsanto will expand its manufacturing complex in Luling, Louisiana. The company will make a capital investment of $975 million over the next three years. The investment in its St. Charles Parish operations will enable Monsanto to support the launch of its Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System. When completed in early 2019, the Louisiana expansion project will create 95 new direct jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  agribusiness  agriculture 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Perficient Inc. Dedicates Lafayette, Louisiana, Software Development Center - Area Development
Perficient Inc. dedicated its software development center at the former Jefferson Street Market building in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. A leading information technology and management consulting firm, Perficient will create 245 jobs in the region by 2020.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  software  high-tech  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Entergy Begins $159 Million Lake Charles, Louisiana, Transmission Project - Area Development
Entergy officials at the Nelson Power Station in Westlake, Louisiana, "cut the wire" on one of the largest single transmission projects in the energy company’s history. The wire-cutting ceremony officially launched construction of Entergy’s Louisiana Lake Charles Transmission Project – a $159 million project that will help bring power to one of the fastest growing areas in the nation in terms of private-sector job growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  energy 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
What Makes New Orleans a Startup City to Rival the “Big Three” - HBR
It doesn’t take too many conversations with locals to realize that New Orleans has no interest in becoming San Francisco — but rather than stymying innovation, it’s that fierce sense of identity that has driven New Orleans in the post-Katrina era.
this-week-345  Around-the-web  Matt  new-orleans  louisiana  south  startup  tech  entrepreneurship  high-tech 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Louisiana envisions offshore port to lure mega-ships - The Washington Post
A few Louisiana businessmen and politicians are dreaming big — as big as the mega-ships of the future that may grow so large they won’t be able to make it into the Mississippi River and up to the Port of New Orleans.

They envision those super-sized ships unloading and loading goods 100 miles downriver where the Mississippi meets the Gulf of Mexico — where today there’s only open water — an idea that some experts and competitors find far-fetched.
panama-canal  freight-logistics  mega-ships  port-of-new-orleans  Louisiana-International-Gulf-Transfer-Terminal  louisiana  Around-the-web  this-week-344 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
BlueLine Associates Plans Software Development Office In Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Area Development
A company that provides business process management services to companies to improve their processes, BlueLine Associates will establish a software development office at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With the new office, BlueLine Associates will create 40 new direct jobs in the Capital Region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  software  digital-media  high-tech  tech  baton-rouge 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Leads the Way in the South
With strong automotive and aerospace sectors, as well as highly developed workforce training programs, the South continues to attract business investment.
economic-development  site-selection  regional-reports  south  manufacturing  automotive-industry  Aerospace  workforce-development  workforce  workforce-training  mississippi  alabama  tennesee  kentucky  louisiana  arkansas  high-tech  logistics  Matt  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Shell Plans $717 Million Olefins Plant Expansion In Ascension Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Shell Chemical LP will develop a new $717 million linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s complex in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The project is expected to create 20 new jobs, while retaining 650 existing jobs at Shell Geismar.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  shell  energy  manufacturing  jobs  chemicals-industry 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Dongsung FineTec Plans Cyrogenic Manufacturing Facility In Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
South Korea-based Dongsung FineTec Co. Ltd. will create 250 new direct jobs and make a $5 million capital investment in a cryogenic insulation manufacturing facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  FDI  location-USA  jobs  manufacturing  natural-gas  energy 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Smashing Boxes To Establish Operations In New Orleans, Louisiana - Area Development
Smashing Boxes, the digital product agency, will invest $500,000 to launch new operations in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company will create 85 new direct jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  digital-media 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Denka Performance Elastomer Plans Corporate Headquarters In LaPlace, Louisiana - Area Development
Denka Performance Elastomer plans to establish its new corporate headquarters at the company’s site in LaPlace, Louisiana. The company has acquired the Neoprene synthetic rubber business of DuPont Performance Polymers. The project will create 16 new corporate executive jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  location-USA  FDI  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
What should be the economic development priorities for Louisiana's next governor? - NOLA.com
We asked economic development executives in the New Orleans region to set the agenda for Louisiana's next governor, who voters will choose Nov. 21, as it pertains to the parishes they oversee.
economic-development-news  louisiana  regional-reports  government-policy  this-week-328  Around-the-web 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Martin-Brower Begins Construction On Walker, Louisiana, Food Logistics Facility - Area Development
The Martin-Brower Company, a firm that provides end-to-end supply chain management solutions to quick service restaurants, began construction on a $16 million, 142,000-square-foot, logistics food distribution facility on 22-acres at Livingston Industrial Park on U.S. Highway 190 in Walker, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  food-industry  distribution-facility  logistics  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Thailand-Based Indorama Ventures Restarts Ethane Cracker Near Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development
Indorama Ventures plans to invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Indorama Ventures is acquiring the ethane cracker site and facilities as a joint investment with Singapore-based Indorama Corporation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  energy  shale-gas  natural-gas 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
China-based Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Begins Construction Of $1.85 Billion Methanol Plant In St. James Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
China-based Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. Ltd. started construction on its $1.85 billion methanol manufacturing complex along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The company plans to create 400 new direct jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  location-USA  FDI  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  manufacturing  methanol  workforce-development  LED-FastStart 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Plans Healthcare Alliance New Orleans Operations Center In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
TriWest Healthcare Alliance will establish its Healthcare Alliance New Orleans Operations Center in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The center will serve as a traditional contact center for veterans through the Veterans Choice Program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-orleans  louisiana  south  operations-center  healthcare  LED-FastStart  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. Plans Feasibility Study For $9.4 Billion Complex In St James Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. is studying the feasibility of building an estimated $9.4 billion industrial complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The company would build its project in two phases producing ethylene and a host of downstream chemical products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  LED-FastStart  location-USA  FDI 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Where will Faraday Future find a home? - autoblog
In response to a query from the Sacramento Business Journal, Faraday Future e-mailed to say it is "actively working on establishing a global network of manufacturing facilities, beginning with the United States." For the moment the domestic choices appear to be California, Nevada, Louisiana, and Georgia.
economic-development-news  electric-vehicle  u.s.-manufacturing  automotive-industry  faraday-future  Nevada  california  louisiana  Georgia 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Offshore megaport near mouth of Mississippi plans $25 million first phase - NOLA.com
A long-proposed offshore megaport at the end of the Mississippi River could start to take shape next year, with its supporters hailing it as the most significant economic development in Louisiana history.
gulf-megaport  seaports  louisiana  panama-canal  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-320 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Incitec Pivot Completes Ammonia Tank Facility In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Incitec Pivot dedicated a new ammonia tank as part of an $850 million ammonia plant to be operated by the IPL subsidiary, Dyno Nobel, in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  ammonia  workforce-development 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Lithuania-based Investimus Foris Plans $265 Million Ammonia Manufacturing Plant In Pollock, Louisiana - Area Development
Lithuania-based Investimus Foris will make a $265 million capital investment to convert an idle biofuels refinery into a Grant Parish ammonia manufacturing facility in Pollock, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  FDI  location-USA  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-development 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Finland-Based Cajo Technologies Plans New Orleans, Louisiana, Manufacturing Hub - Area Development
Finland-based Cajo Technologies will establish a manufacturing plant in New Orleans, Louisiana. The facility will focus on laser-based machinery that creates permanent markings and color patterns on almost any material. The company expects to create 40 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  louisiana  south  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  machinery  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-training  LED-FastStart 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Plastipak Packaging Invests $9 Million To Expand Pineville, Louisiana, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Plastipak Packaging will make a $9 million capital investment to expand production capacity at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, Louisiana. A leader in the production of rigid plastic containers for the food, beverage and consumer products industries, Plastipak will add three production lines for polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  manufacturing  louisiana  south  packaging  plastics  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-development 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Brown & Root To Establish Corporate Headquarters In Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Area Development
A provider of industrial maintenance, engineering and construction services, Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters at Citiplace on Corporate Boulevard in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  baton-rouge  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-development 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Monsanto Announces Potential $1 Billion Expansion In Luling, Louisiana - Area Development
Monsanto plans to expand its St. Charles Parish operations in Luling, Louisiana. Pending a final investment decision by the company board in early 2016, Monsanto potentially could invest more than $1 billion over the course of three to five years to support its Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  agriculture  agribusiness 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Insitu Data Solutions Inc. Plans Manufacturing-Service Center In Lafayette, Louisiana - Area Development
Insitu Data Solutions Inc. will open a manufacturing and service center in Lafayette, Louisiana. The center will serve global oilfield services customers. IDSI will engineer, manufacture and market next-generation equipment for cased-hole data acquisition.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  louisiana  south  oil  energy  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Netchex To Establish Headquarters In Mandeville, Louisiana - Area Development
A company that provides clients with a comprehensive suite of Web-based services and the support of payroll services specialists, Netchex will establish a new headquarters facility in Mandeville, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based First Bauxite Plans $200 Million Bauxite Processing Plant In Southeast Louisiana - Area Development
First Bauxite Corp. of Canada will invest $200 million to develop a bauxite processing plant on the Mississippi River at the Globalplex Intermodal Terminal in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. The company plans to create 100 jobs in the River Parishes and the Southeast Louisiana region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  FDI  location-USA  natural-resources 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Alabama, Kentucky and Louisiana Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 3 to 5 Million Population - Area Development
The state has been advancing in a major way as a locus of automotive and aerospace manufacturing over the last several years, and its biggest economic development wins of 2014 strongly reflected this important trend.
shovel-awards  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  alabama  south  kentucky  louisiana  manufacturing  Aerospace  area-development-features 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Technology Company Torsh Locates Production Center In New Orleans, Louisiana - Area Development
Torsh, a video-based technology company focused on improving student achievement by enhancing external factors such as teacher effectiveness, relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana. The company will join the city’s growing education technology community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  high-tech  new-orleans  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  digital-media  entrepreneurship 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Advanced Refining Technologies Invests $135 Million To Build Plant Near Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development
W.R. Grace & Co. Chairman/CEO Fred Festa said Advanced Refining Technologies, the company’s joint venture with Chevron Products Company, will make a capital investment of $135 million to build a residue hydroprocessing catalyst production plant and additional alumina capacity at the existing Grace manufacturing facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  chemicals-industry 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Thermaldyne Invests $19 Million To Establish Indirect Thermal Desorption Facility In West Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Area Development
A provider of environmental and industrial waste remediation services, Thermaldyne will invest $19 million to establish the company’s first indirect thermal desorption facility at the 200-acre USA Rail and Terminal Industrial Park in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The company plans to create 45 new direct jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  louisiana  south  jobs  Matt  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Monster Moto Establishes Headquarters-Manufacturing Center In Ruston, Louisiana - Area Development
A company that designs, manufactures and distributes gas and electric powered minibikes and go-carts, Monster Moto will establish its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Ruston, Louisiana. The company will assemble minibikes, go-carts and other youth-oriented vehicles.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  louisiana  south  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  headquarters 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Shintech Inc. Invests $1.4 Billion On Ethane Cracker Plant Iberville Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Shintech Inc. will make a $1.4 billion capital investment to supply its facilities with new ethylene production capacity in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. The world’s largest PVC plastics manufacturer, Shintech will be constructing the first ethylene plant built in the U.S. by a Japanese chemical company.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  louisiana  south  plastics  manufacturing  LED-FastStart  2015-review-top-projects 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Boise Cascade Upgrades-Increases Capacity At Plywood Mill In Florien, Louisiana - Area Development
Boise Cascade will make a $43 million capital investment to upgrade and increase capacity at its plywood mill in Florien, Louisiana.
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april 2015 by areadevelopment
Setpoint Integrated Solutions To Open Its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Operations Headquarters - Area Development
A leading integrated solutions and services provider in the process control industry, Setpoint Integrated Solutions plans to open its new 113,000 sq. ft. U.S. operations headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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april 2015 by areadevelopment
CenturyLink Opens Technology Center Of Excellence In Monroe, Louisiana - Area Development
Telecommunications company CenturyLink opened its the three-story, 300,000-square-foot, Technology Center of Excellence at its corporate headquarters campus in Monroe, Louisiana.
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march 2015 by areadevelopment
Sasol Limited Begins Construction On Ethane Cracker Complex In Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Sasol Limited, an international integrated energy and chemical company, started construction on its $8.1 billion ethane cracker complex, with plans to create 500 direct jobs in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
2015-review-top-projects  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  chemicals-industry  energy  louisiana  south  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  LED-FastStart 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Louisiana doesn't have money to address road construction backlog: 3 things to know about transportation funding - NOLA.com
Louisiana faces a $12 billion backlog in transportation infrastructure projects. Money from the 20-cent state gas tax goes is supposed to be set aside in a state transportation trust fund to address this need. Yet a significant chunk of the fund's revenue has gone to pay for public safety functions over the past several years. Next year will be no different if the governor gets his way.
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march 2015 by areadevelopment
Martin-Brower Company Invests $16 Million To Locate Food Distribution Hub In Walker, Louisiana - Area Development
Martin-Brower Company will make a $16 million capital investment to build a food distribution facility on 22-acres at Livingston Industrial Park in the Capital Region, creating 30 jobs in Walker, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  distribution-facility  jobs  louisiana  south  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  food-industry 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Hunting Energy Services Completes $62 Million Expansion Near Houma, Louisiana - Area Development
Hunting Energy Services is completing a $62 million industrial expansion near Houma, Louisiana. The company is consolidating and expanding its Terrebonne Parish operations with a 304,000-square-foot facility designed to broaden its services to the offshore oil industry.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  louisiana  south  energy  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  oil 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Innovative Economic Development a Priority in PA, NC Budget Proposals - SSTI
Governors in Pennsylvania and North Carolina included numerous proposals focused on innovation and economic development. Additionally, governors in Louisiana and Massachusetts highlighted new workforce development proposals.
government-policy  economic-development-news  workforce-development  Pennsylvania  north-carolina  louisiana  maryland  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
EPIC Piping Invests $45.3 Million To Establish Corporate Headquarters In Livingston, Louisiana - Area Development
EPIC Piping will make a $45.3 million capital investment establish an advanced pipe fabrication facility and corporate headquarters in Livingston, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  louisiana  south  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
American Specialty Alloys Plans $2.4 Billion Aluminum Mill Complex In Pineville, Louisiana - Area Development
American Specialty Alloys Inc. plans to develop a $2.4 billion mill and campus in Central Louisiana to provide strong, lightweight metal for the automotive industry and aerospace industry. ASA plans to construct its manufacturing facility at a 1,200-acre mill complex owned and formerly operated by International Paper in Pineville, Louisiana.
2015-review-top-projects  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  louisiana  south  automotive-industry  aerospace  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  LED-FastStart  metal-industry 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
CenturyLink and State of Louisiana create innovative model to drive high-value skills for the Digital Economy - IBM News room
As part of a 10-year business transformation agreement between IBM and CenturyLink, IBM will open and staff the new applications development innovation center in Monroe, creating at least 400 new roles for experienced professionals and drawing heavily on graduates from the state’s colleges and universities.
louisiana  workforce-development  innovation-centers  IBM  workforce-training  this-week-293  around-the-web  STEM-workforce 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
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