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A shortage of everything: A ‘perfect storm’ exposes the fragility of Louisiana’s industrial supply...

It came as a surprise to many that Louisiana’s industrial supply chain was so vulnerable. A series of unfortunate and unthinkable events in 2020...

COVID, hurricanes complicate ITEP compliance

A "handful" of industrial owners that utilize Louisiana’s Industrial Property Tax Exemption Program won't hit their estimated employment and payroll targets due to the...

Louisiana celebrates 6th Annual Manufacturing Week

Educators, manufacturers and economic development organizations throughout Louisiana are celebrating Manufacturing Week 2021 from Sept. 26 through Oct. 2, according to a Louisiana Economic...

Louisiana IFF Microbial Control production facility acquired by German firm

German specialty chemicals company LANXESS has acquired the microbial control business of International Flavors & Fragrances, which has a production facility in St. Charles. The...

Manufacturing partnership rebrands to emphasize statewide mission

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana, or MEPOL, has changed its name to Louisiana’s Community & Technical Colleges Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Officials say the...

Dow growing methyl acrylate production at St. Charles Operations

As part of Dow’s efforts to improve reliability and access to raw materials through larger, centralized capacity, the company announced last week it is...

LSU, Tech create industry co-op research center

LSU and Louisiana Tech University announced in a July 28 press release the creation of the Center for Innovations in Structural Integrity Assurance (CISIA), the...

Louisiana in the running for a $35M potato preservative facility

Food preservation company 1,4GROUP is considering Ascension Parish for a potential $35 million chemical processing facility.

Continental Structural Plastics expands Louisiana manufacturing facility

Continental Structural Plastics, which provides lightweight composite products for vehicles and industrial applications, will invest $13.2 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Sarepta. The...

BioLab will break ground on a new pool chemical manufacturing facility Wednesday

One of the largest suppliers of chlorine will break ground on a new Louisiana manufacturing plant on Wednesday to replace its facility damaged by...

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