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New manufacturing plant in Slidell received $765,000 in state incentives

The state of Louisiana offered $765,000 in incentives to bring a new manufacturing plant to the Textron facility in Slidell,… Read More »

12/19/2018 | Read Story »

Wanhua’s $1.25B complex benefits River Parishes

Last month, Governor John Bel Edwards and Wanhua Chemical Group Co. executive Weiqi Hua announced the company will develop a… Read More »

12/5/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans tech companies graduate to larger workspaces

There has been no shortage of big tech announcements in New Orleans over the last couple years. From DXC Technology’s… Read More »

12/4/2018 | Read Story »

$1.25 Billion Chemical Complex Planned On Mississippi River

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, alongside officials from Yantai, China-based Wanhua Chemical Group Company Ltd., announced November 16 the company… Read More »

11/21/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans: Silicon Valley of the South?

NEW ORLEANS — When DXC Technology, the Virginia-based global information technology giant, announced plans last year to build its latest… Read More »

11/20/2018 | Read Story »

Microsoft buys New Orleans video game studio inXile Entertainment

In 2015, California-based video game development company inXile Entertainment announced it was expanding to New Orleans. Now, inXile is part… Read More »

11/12/2018 | Read Story »

Digital design students get new, competitive edge

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) has opened three new digital design labs at the Elmwood campus offering cutting-edge… Read More »

11/7/2018 | Read Story »

Japan-Based Fuji Vegetable Oil to Open Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Food Processing-Distribution Complex

Fuji Vegetable Oil Inc., owned by Fuji Oil Holdings of Japan, will develop a food processing, storage and distribution complex… Read More »

11/5/2018 | Read Story »