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

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Louisiana Economic Development

LA: Dyno Nobel Announces Feasibility Study for $800 Million Project in Jefferson Parish

Development News | May 29, 2012

Ammonia project at Cornerstone Chemical site would create 60 new direct jobs, result in 440 new indirect jobs. more >>

LA: Metal Shark Boats Announces More Than 100 New Jobs in Jeanerette

Development News | May 16, 2012

$1.9 million investment will allow company to produce 500 boats for U.S. Coast Guard. more >>

LA: Nalco Announces New Dry Polymer Production Facility in St. John the Baptist Parish

Development News | May 11, 2012

$18.7 million capital investment will create 22 direct jobs, retain 235 jobs and result in 167 new indirect jobs. more >>

LA: DMC Carter Chambers Announces Plans for New Baton Rouge Headquarters

Development News | May 9, 2012

Company will create 80 new jobs and retain 128 jobs in $10 million expansion. more >>

LA: Sempra Secures Final Agreement for New $6 Billion LNG Facility in Louisiana

Development News | May 4, 2012

Natural gas export facility now fully subscribed; construction to start in 2013; 130 new direct jobs will pay an average annual salary of $80,000. 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 >>