Category: News

  • North Louisiana Captures $50 Million Investment in Growing Data Center Sector as Fibrebond Expands Webster Parish Facility

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 18, 2024 [MINDEN, La.] – Industrial manufacturer Fibrebond Corporation announced a $50 million expansion and enhancement of its production facility in Webster Parish, which supports data center, telecommunications, industrial and utility projects across the United States. The expansion will enable Fibrebond to retain more than 450 existing jobs in the… Read more

  • India-Based Pipe and Tube Manufacturer Selects Northwest Louisiana for First U.S. Facility, Create 135 New Jobs

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 26, 2024 India-Based Pipe and Tube Manufacturer Selects Northwest Louisiana for First U.S. Facility, Create 135 New Jobs  MANSFIELD, La. – Global Seamless Tubes & Pipes, a leading manufacturer and exporter of carbon, alloy and stainless steel cold drawn and hot finish seamless tubes and pipes, announced it will invest… Read more

  • NLEP NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATION

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 26, 2024 SHREVEPORT, La. –North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) is pleased to announce that Lanier Thibodeaux has joined the organization as Director of Marketing and Communication. Lanier brings over twelve years of experience in marketing strategy, communications, social media planning, media relations, proposal writing and project management to NLEP. NLEP… Read more

  • NLEP Seeks Candidates for Director of Marketing and Communication

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    The North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) provides professional economic development services to an 11-parish region of North Louisiana, which includes Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster parishes. The organization also represents the interests of North Louisiana with a unified voice and as a single point of contact. Our… Read more

  • Lincoln Foodservice Equipment Sets Up National Operations Base in Shreveport, Creating Nearly 100 Direct New Jobs

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    SHREVEPORT, La. – Lincoln Foodservice Equipment, a Welblit brand company that produces commercial-grade foodservice equipment, announced it is establishing a new U.S. operations center at Welbilt’s existing site in Caddo Parish. The $2.3 million investment will allow the company to create 99 direct new jobs with average annual salaries of more than $50,000. Louisiana Economic… Read more

  • Amazon Invests in Second Facility in Shreveport

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    SHREVEPORT, La. – Amazon is entering into an agreement for a new last-mile facility in Caddo Parish. This new facility will be approximately 87,000 square feet at the Shreve Park Industrial Campus located off Highway 3132. Launch plans for this delivery station are in the early stages, with construction scheduled to start in the coming… Read more

  • ADA Carbon Solutions Proposes $251 Million Expansion in Red River Parish, Potential for Nearly 400 New Jobs for the Area

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    COUSHATTA, La. – ADA Carbon Solutions, a leading provider of powder activated carbon and subsidiary of Advanced Emissions Solutions, announced it is exploring plans for a potential $251 million expansion of its production facility in Red River Parish. The upgraded facility would introduce a new proprietary process that converts purified coal waste to granular activated… Read more

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. Plans $30 Million Investment in Lincoln Parish for New Operations Center

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    RUSTON, La – JPMorgan Chase & Co, commonly known as Chase, is set to invest $30 million in Lincoln Parish. This strategic investment would fund the development of a new Operations Center that would create a number of new jobs for the Ruston area. Upon its completion, the Ruston facility would become a hub for… Read more

  • North Louisiana Economic Partnership Announces Service Territory Movement

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    North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP), an Accredited Economic Development Organization, announced today that their service territory will now cover the eleven most northwestern sitting parishes of North Louisiana. Since 2010, NLEP has served fourteen parishes across the top of Louisiana, which included two Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), Shreveport and Monroe, with three Micropolitan areas consisting… Read more

  • Former GM Plant In Shreveport To Be Converted To Manufacturing Facility For Data Components

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    SLB announced it is establishing a manufacturing facility in the former General Motors assembly plant in Caddo Parish. This will be the global energy technology company’s first facility dedicated to producing and testing data center components, such as server room infrastructure and cooling systems, for SLB customers nationwide. The company’s $18.5 million investment is expected… Read more