Skip links

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 […]

Live Well For Less in South Louisiana
Tags Insider

Live Well For Less in South Louisiana

The decision to move across state lines can be daunting, especially with the amount of factors to consider. Whether your goal is to find a place for a fresh start or a place where you can flourish in your career, you’re likely looking for more than just a change of scenery. You want a place […]

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

In a 2017 report from Software.org, the software industry created more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana. Since 2014, that’s a 21.7 percent increase in job creation, which has contributed $1.5 billion of direct value to the state’s GDP. Each year, more software and tech companies are choosing to open their doors, expand […]

Return to top of page