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Westfield Fluid Controls To Launch Manufacturing Facility In Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Westfield Hydraulics CEO Robert A. Schacht announced the company’s affiliate, Westfield Fluid Controls, will make a $5.1 million capital investment to establish a manufacturing facility in Lafayette. Founded in 1974, Westfield Hydraulics is a leading provider of precision hydraulic and fluid control components for aerospace and […]

Cajun Traditions Announces New Meat Processing Facility In Church Point

Cajun Traditions Announces New Meat Processing Facility In Church Point

CHURCH POINT, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Cajun Traditions Food Processors owner Lonnie Richard announced the company’s development of a new meat processing and packaging facility in Church Point, Louisiana. Meat processing startup Cajun Traditions will make a $2.85 million capital investment to renovate and equip an existing facility in Church Point, […]

Gov. Edwards, SchoolMint Announce Corporate Headquarters Move from Silicon Valley to Louisiana

Gov. Edwards, SchoolMint Announce Corporate Headquarters Move from Silicon Valley to Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and SchoolMint CEO Bryan MacDonald announced the education software company will consolidate its U.S. operations in Lafayette, Louisiana, including transferring its headquarters from San Francisco. In the latest tech win for the Acadiana Region, the specialty software development company also will relocate corporate offices from New York […]

Gov. Edwards Announces $90 Million Investment by Cabot in Ville Platte

Gov. Edwards Announces $90 Million Investment by Cabot in Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Cabot Corporation Senior Vice President Bart Kalkstein announced Cabot will make a $90 million capital investment to enhance the performance of its plant in Ville Platte, Louisiana. The facility manufactures carbon black, a key material that extends the life of tires and other rubber products. With […]

South Louisiana Success Stories: Bayou Rum

South Louisiana Success Stories: Bayou Rum

What does success in South Louisiana look like? It looks like Bayou Rum: A small-batch rum distillery that’s making a big splash in the global, high-end spirits industry. In only seven short years, Louisiana Spirits, the parent company of Bayou Rum, has experienced incredible growth and continues to expand its selection of premium expressions under […]

South Louisiana Business Recap

South Louisiana Business Recap

As 2020 gets off to a strong start, we’re looking back at the business development wins of 2019 and taking a moment to give thanks for what makes South Louisiana one of the most sought-after places for emerging business and talent. 2019 Business Development Totals In 2019, we joined forces across the region to help […]

Gov. Edwards, Kopter Dedicate Lafayette Helicopter Assembly Site

Gov. Edwards, Kopter Dedicate Lafayette Helicopter Assembly Site

Recently, Gov. Edwards joined Andreas Löwenstein, CEO of Kopter Group AG, and a number of state, regional, and local officials to celebrate Kopter’s Selection of Lafayette for assembly of its newest helicopter, the SH09. Kopter’s site will be located at the Lafayette Regional Airport, and includes a $4.2 million capital investment to modify and equip […]

Savoie’s Foods Announces $12.7 Million Expansion In St. Landry Parish

Savoie’s Foods Announces $12.7 Million Expansion In St. Landry Parish

Gov. John Bel Edwards and President Frederick Lafleur of Savoie’s Sausage and Food Products Inc. announced a sizable $12.7 million expansion of the company’s food production facility in St. Landry Parish. The company will broaden its distribution area with the expansion, bringing Cajun-style food products to a larger region. The expansion includes the construction of […]

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