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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.LouisianaEconomicDevelopment.com

Targeted Industries

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

About Louisiana Economic Development

LA: Wholesale Foods Firm to Expand Facility, Creating 20 New Jobs

Development News | February 11, 2020

Scariano Wholesale Foods announced a $10 million expansion of the wholesale food distribution facility near Hammond, La., creating 20 new jobs. more >>


LA: Allpax Announces Manufacturing Expansion In Louisiana, Adding Jobs

Development News | February 10, 2020

Allpax Products LLC will build an 80,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing center in St. Tammany Parish. more >>


LA: Tech Firm CGI Seeks to Fill 160 New Professional Jobs in Louisiana

Development News | February 6, 2020

Global tech firm CGI will conduct a career fair on Feb. 11 in Lafayette, La., to fill professional positions for the company’s Louisiana operations. more >>


LA: Dreamleague Gaming Opens Studio In New Orleans, Creating 25 Jobs

Development News | January 31, 2020

Esports company Dreamleague Gaming established a New Orleans location for its Southern hub for its live entertainment leagues, hiring 25. more >>


LA: Advanced Aero Announces New Aviation Facility, Creating 60 Jobs

Development News | January 17, 2020

Advanced Aero Services will launch an aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at the Shreveport Regional Airport. more >>


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Louisiana Economic Development

A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


LA: Governor Recognizes Mentor-Protégé Program Participants

September 25, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards recognized the inaugural class of companies participating in Louisiana’s Mentor-Protégé Recognition Program. more >>


LED FastStart Ranks No.1 In Workforce Training For 10th Straight Year

July 25, 2019

Landmark Louisiana LED FastStart program is best in nation for past decade; Louisiana also ranks high for foreign direct investment, and more. more >>


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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