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Jun 14, 2022One Acadiana Wins Two 2022 Communicator Awards
Vibrant Acadiana website earns international distinction
May 25, 2022Economic Development Supreme Rice Invests $16.2 Million To Create Parboil Facilities in Acadia Parish, Expand Product Line
Supreme Rice, one of the largest rice-milling operations in Louisiana, is investing $16.2 million to develop parboil facilities in Crowley and Mermentau for a new line of ready-to-eat products. The expansion will create 20 direct new jobs, and LED estimates the project will result in 79 indirect jobs, for a total of nearly 100 new jobs in Acadia Parish. The company will retain 181 jobs at its current locations.
Mar 10, 2022Business Development Greenberry Industrial Manufacturing Project To Create 100 New Jobs in Jefferson Davis Parish
Greenberry Industrial, a Washington-based fabricator and contractor serving a wide range of industrial markets, announced that it is in the process of converting a shipyard fabrication facility into a manufacturing plant that will result in a significant number of new jobs in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Mar 4, 2022One Acadiana One Acadiana and Blanco Center Release Regional Data Dashboard
One Acadiana and the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center at UL Lafayette (Blanco Center) have partnered to develop a new dashboard that provides an at-a-glance look at regional data on population, employment, education, and well-being.
Bringing Acadiana Together
It’s a place with an economic landscape as rich as its cultural roots. Acadiana has become a beacon for businesses both large and small, due in no small measure to the support provided by One Acadiana. Formerly Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, One Acadiana was built to give businesses a voice and to cultivate economic growth throughout the region.
When you become a member of One Acadiana, you’re allying with an organization dedicated to helping your business succeed—and the entire community thrive.