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New York investment firm acquires SWAT

A New York investment firm has acquired a majority interest in Gonzales-based Specialty Welding and Turnarounds, or SWAT. SWAT President Johnny Holifield says the company's...

Indianapolis firm acquires Louisiana’s Bercen Chemicals

Indiana's Vertellus has acquired Denham Springs-based Bercen Chemicals, a leading U.S. supplier of alkyl succinic anhydrides and additives used in the fuel, lubricant, and...

LCA names SAFE Awards honorees

The Louisiana Chemical Association has named the recipients of its Best in Louisiana SAFE Awards that are given to chemical plants that exhibit employee...

FLIR makes ‘strategic investment’ in Baton Rouge emissions monitoring tech firm

S&P 500 thermal imaging giant FLIR Systems Inc. has made what it calls a "strategic investment" in a tiny Baton Rouge firm that has...

Fast and furious: Meet seven Louisiana industrial firms that are among the quickest-growing in...

Success can come in various forms, but most of Louisiana’s fastest growing private companies share a common strength born out of adversity. A couple...

Mandeville’s Florida Marine emerges as a major maritime player

The route map for the Mandeville-based Florida Marine Transporters resembles a vast, geographic circulatory system that begins at the mouth of the Mississippi River...

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...

Seventy-year-old Danos is an institution in the oilfield services industry

It’s about 1960 or so, and Hank Danos—not even 13 years old—is piloting an oil rig crew boat for his father’s service company down...

SWAT assembles an elite turnaround team and raises the productivity threshold

By 2014, Johnny Holifield and Jimmy Quick had several years of experience under their belts, along with some clearly defined notions about what it...

Louisiana’s LandBros making its mark using drones for industrial photography, safety and risk control

One day last fall, Danny Landry was flying to San Marcos, Texas, for a project LandBros Aerial—the aerial drone company he founded with his...

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