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Industrial construction will boost Baton Rouge economy over next two years

Renewed activity in the industrial construction sector is expected to help boost the Baton Rouge metro area economy in the coming two years, contributing...
Louisiana industry economy

The petrochemical industry is booming. Oil prices are rebounding. So why is Louisiana’s economy...

Like a rock tossed into a pond, the expansive industry in Louisiana has a nearly immeasurable ripple effect on the economy. This is particularly...
Bell Helicopter Lafayette Assembly Center

Bell Helicopter closing Lafayette Assembly Center

Bell Helicopter is closing its Lafayette Assembly Center. The move comes as Louisiana Economic Development is terminating its Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the company and...
Environmental Alon

Above and beyond: Environmental integrity

The general public does not typically associate the petrochemical industry with environmental mindfulness. On the contrary, much of the descriptive language these days portrays industry as...
Mark Dearman Rubicon

Executive Profile: Mark Dearman

Mark Dearman Senior Operations Director, Huntsman Polyurethanes Americas; General Manager, Rubicon LLC Age: 51 Hometown: Gonzales Education: East Ascension High School and LSU Mark Dearman leads Rubicon, a joint venture of Huntsman and...
Tariffs

Tariffs could spell delay or end to Fluor’s Lake Charles Methanol project

A $3.8 billion methanol project in Louisiana could be delayed or canceled if the U.S. imposes a tariff on components for a critical piece...
Shintech

Shintech investing $1.49 billion in Plaquemine expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shintech Louisiana LLC announced today the company will invest $1.49 billion to develop a new production facility and expand...

Strong petrochemical market igniting growth for St. Gabriel company

Heat exchange repair and fabrication company GEO Heat Exchangers is expecting 2018 to be the hottest sales year in its 21-year history. The company anticipates...

Company News across south Louisiana’s industrial corridor [Q2 2018]

GBRIA honors safety leaders The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. announced the winners of its 22nd Annual Contractor Safety Excellence Awards at a banquet...

Connie Fabre: Industrial investment needs stability

Over approximately the last two years, much has been researched and written about industrial investment, the petrochemical industry and property taxes in our state....

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