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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...

LEDA hosts Industrial Trades Career Fair at Cajundome

Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) and South Louisiana Community College hosted an Industrial Trades Career Fair on Sept. 29 at the Cajundome Convention Center...

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...
In April, the Port of South Louisiana commemorated the 25th anniversary of operations of its transshipment center, Globalplex Intermodal Terminal

Port of South Louisiana hires firm for executive director search

The Port of South Louisiana has hired a West Coast firm to assist in its search for a new executive director. The Board of Commissioners,...

Lafayette temporary workforce housing firm acquires competitor’s assets

Lafayette's Gulf Land Structures has  acquired all the living quarters assets as well as the  Repair & Maintenance business of LQT Industries from Dynamic...

BASF Geismar lands BRAC’s Diversity Star award

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber recently announced recipients of its Diversity Star Award during its sixth annual Diversity in Business event. Among the award...

‘The industry is back’: Lafayette’s Moncla revives a 14-year-old training tool to get workers...

As the oil industry returns in Lafayette, Moncla Energy Company has revived a training tool that hasn't been used since 2007. As KLFY reports, the...

Delta Biofuel evaluating Iberia Parish for $70M bagasse fuel pellet plant

Delta Biofuel is evaluating Iberia Parish for a planned $70 million renewable fuel plant. According to an announcement Monday from Louisiana Economic Development, the planned...

Seacor Power using $25M insurance payout to eliminate debt

The owner of an offshore oilfield boat that overturned in Louisiana plans to use $25 million in insurance on the vessel to pay down...

Louisiana launching scholarships for adult career training

Adults who want to attend a community or technical college to learn skills needed for construction, logistics, manufacturing or other high-demand fields might soon...

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