Louisiana

Louisiana Economic Development

Don Pierson

Secretary

617 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802
Phone: 225-342-3000
Toll-Free: 800-342-5349
Fax: 225-342-5388
Email: Don.Pierson@LA.gov
Website: http://www.LouisianaEconomicDevelopment.com


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Articles

blank Article | March 18, 2020
Polymer Companies Appear to be Taking The Plastic Rubbish Problem Seriously

By: John Richardson

For many years, nobody knew much about the plastics business because it was sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods. But...   More>>


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Paths to Success

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s at the crossroads of major highways and rail lines, or along a waterway with easy access to a key port, or close to a major airport...   More>>


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Louisiana Hits New Heights

By: Governor John Bel Edwards

Louisiana’s industrial growth strikes a recurring theme, with strong performance in foreign direct investment. In the past decade, Louisiana is one...   More>>


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Pedal to the Metal

By: Dennis J. Donovan

In the fabricated metals industry, while there are several major players in the U.S. and around the world, small to mid-size companies tend to...   More>>


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Missouri: The Center of Success

By: Kristie Davis

Missouri is North America’s rail, river, road, air and pipeline crossroads, and a booming epicenter of commerce, able to get products anywhere in...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Case study | March 31, 2005
Tallahassee's Bioscience Transformation   

When Tallahassee was named the capital of Florida in 1845, the Florida peninsula was sparsely populated, lined with towering trees, sweeping wet... More>>


Case study | December 31, 2004
The Tipping Point for Columbus-Lowndes   

By: Rhonda Proctor

When the economic development officials from Columbus, Mississippi walked into a crowded auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, and sat among large... More>>


Case study | December 31, 2004
Ultralight Planes - Heavy weight fun!   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Phil Lockwood, president and CEO of Lockwood Aviation Supply, says that faster airplanes are for transportation, but ultralight planes are pure fun! More>>