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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: International Company Opens 1st North American Site, Hires 15

Development News | May 20, 2019

Advanced Sinter Metal Technologies and Sinter Metal Technologies (SMT) have opened a new plant in Slidell, La. more >>


LA: Officials Dedicate $3.1 Billion Lotte Chemical Complex, with 265 New Jobs

Development News | May 13, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was joined by other official on May 9 to dedicate the $3.1 billion Lake Charles Complex of Lotte Chemical, which will... more >>


LA: MCM Plastics To Complete $2.7 Million Expansion In Livingston Parish

Development News | May 9, 2019

MCM Plastics will make a more than $2.7 million capital investment in Livingston Parish to expand its plastics manufacturing operations in Holden. more >>


LA: Expansion by US Foods in Marrero to Create 45 New Jobs

Development News | May 3, 2019

LED estimates the project also will result in 38 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 80 new permanent jobs in Louisiana’s Southeast Region. more >>


LA: Valero, Diamond Green Diesel Announce $1.5 Billion In New Louisiana Investments, Creating More than 500 Jobs

Development News | May 1, 2019

Two Norco projects will bring $1.5 billion in new capital investment at two facilities and more than 500 jobs combined. 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 look like.... more >>


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