Manufacturing

State board approves significant change to ITEP rules

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry has approved a significant change to the state’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program that will allow a manufacturer...

ExxonMobil works to inspire next gen female engineers

ExxonMobil employee volunteers last week did their best to inspire the next generation of female engineers. The company welcomed 140 middle-school girls from 14 schools...

Plastics is the word for Baton Rouge’s petrochemical plants

Cheaper feedstocks and convenient access to water and rail are largely responsible for a burgeoning plastics market in the Baton Rouge metro area, Baton...

Kopter production plant still on for Lafayette

A Swiss company's plans to manufacture helicopters in Lafayette is still on, despite the firm's acquisition by an Italian competitor, The Daily Advertiser reports. Executives...

IoT adoption acceleration event coming to New Orleans

A global event designed to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things in enterprise and industrial sectors is planned for New Orleans this...

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...

In case you missed it: Our five most popular reads from 2019

Can Louisiana handle $32 billion in construction projects from now through 2022? Who's joining the race for deepwater ports? Which Louisiana industrial service firms...

Drax Biomass names new Louisiana executive

Drax Biomass Inc. has a new executive running the company's U.S. biomass operations from Louisiana. Senior Vice President Matt White joins the company from Select...

Connie Fabre: Louisiana’s process manufacturing industry is synonymous with high tech

Industry employs the latest technology to improve workplace safety, reduce emissions, and improve reliability and productivity. The use of technology has improved safety through...

Worley maintains contract with ExxonMobil for Louisiana, Texas

ExxonMobil Global Services Company has entered into an enabling agreement with Worley relating to ExxonMobil’s refining and chemicals operations sites in Texas and Louisiana. This...

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