Louisiana Economic Development

A highly skilled manufacturing workforce, the nation’s lowest taxes for new manufacturing operations and competitive incentive programs make Louisiana an ideal location for advanced manufacturing. A right-to-work state with a strong, pro-business climate, Louisiana also offers companies a superior transportation infrastructure and the nation’s No. 1 state workforce development program. To find out more about Louisiana’s manufacturing advantages, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/manufacturing.

INDUSTRIES SERVED:

Advanced Manufacturing
Aerospace
Agribusiness
Automotive
Energy
Entertainment
Process Industries
Software Development
Water management

PRODUCTS / SERVICES:

Louisiana offers services at no cost to companies considering new operations in the state, including:

Cost Modeling
Permit Assistance
Real Estate and Site Selection
Workforce Development
Incentive Administration

LIST OF CUSTOMERS:

Nucor
Benteler Steel/Tube
Gardner Denver
Ronpak
Textron
Lockheed Martin
Union Tank Car
Northrop Grumman

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS:

"We are pleased to select Louisiana as the site for Benteler Steel/Tube's first U.S. production plant. The talented workforce, welcoming business climate and important geographic proximity to North America's energy corridor were all important factors in our decision to locate here." – Matthias Jaeger, CEO, Benteler Steel/Tube

"Louisiana is a state that wants to help business succeed." – Ron Sedley, Owner, Ronpak

“Businesses relocating to Louisiana can be certain they will have strong support from the state in acquiring and training skilled workers.” – Jack Rogers, Editor in Chief, Business Facilities