Louisiana Economic Development

Don Pierson

Secretary of Economic Development

617 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5239
Phone : 225-342-3000
Toll-free : 800-450-8115
Fax : 225-342-3000
Email : Don.Pierson@LA.gov
Website : www.OpportunityLouisiana.com

Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Automotive
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Metals
•   Plastics
•   Technology/R&D

About Louisiana Economic Development

LA: Select Comfort to Establish Contact Center in Jefferson Parish, Hire 225

Development News | June 19, 2017

Leader in the mattress industry will establish a technical support contact center in the Elmwood area of Jefferson Parish, LA. more >>

LA: Sabre Industries to Expand Production Line, Add 50 Jobs in Bossier City

Development News | June 9, 2017

Mfgr of engineered structures for the utility & telecom industries to retain 167 jobs in Bossier City, create 50 jobs with new production line. more >>

LA: Noranda Bauxite & Alumina to Invest $35M to Expand, Upgrade Facility

Development News | May 22, 2017

Company headquarters will move to Gramercy facility; project will create 65 new direct jobs in Greater New Orleans, Louisiana. more >>

LA: Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility in Geismar

Development News | May 17, 2017

Products reducing global-warming impact drive Honeywell’s LA expansion that includes $915M in new investment projects statewide in past 4 years. more >>

LA: Waitr to Open New 100-New-Job Lafayette Tech Operations Center

Development News | May 15, 2017

The company is expanding support of online and mobile software solutions for the restaurant industry with new Lafayette, LA, center. more >>

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Louisiana Economic Development

LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should be. more >>