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Lacassine Operating Company will invest $12.5 million to construct a catalyst blending plant in Lacassine, Louisiana.

With the new project, Lacassine Operating will create 40 new jobs. Lacassine Operating is a newly formed partner company of Equilibrium Catalyst Inc. Designed to serve oil refineries throughout the world, the catalyst plant will become the anchor tenant of the Lacassine Rail Terminal operated by Rail Logix in Jefferson Davis Parish.

One-Acadiana’s Women’s Network today, featured Brittany Hebert, CEO of Sky High for Kids, a nonprofit that raises money to combat childhood cancer.
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Lacassine Operating Company CEO Van Eversull announced the company will invest $12.5 million to construct a catalyst blending plant in Lacassine, Louisiana.
Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Robert M. Kallam has joined the firm as a litigation partner in its Lafayette office.

LAFAYETTE, LA – BBR Creative brought home gold and silver awards in the 40th Annual Telly Awards for their “Don’t Just Move. Move Forward.” campaign produced for Lafayette General Orthopaedic Hospital. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks and production companies, including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, BuzzFeed and A&E Networks.

OPELOUSAS, La. (St. Landry ED) – Today, St. Landry Parish Economic Development with One Acadiana (1A) announced Port Barre Industrial Park East site, 86.80 acres and Port Barre Industrial Park Central site, 36.85 acres, have been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.

Working with partners across the region, One Acadiana’s site development efforts respond to the needs of site selectors and relocating businesses. Having a landing pad for businesses is a crucial ingredient to attracting jobs and investment to the Acadiana Region.

One Acadiana, the region’s nine-parish economic development organization, was joined on Friday by St. Landry Parish Economic Development to announce two newly certified sites in St. Landry Parish.

The Port Barre Industrial Park East site and Port Barre Industrial Park Central cite were certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program. The sites at 86.60 and 36.85 acres are the thirteenth and fourteenth certified sites in the Acadiana area and the third and fourth in St. Landry Parish.

Today, St. Landry Parish Economic Development with One Acadiana (1A) announced Port Barre Industrial Park East site, 86.80 acres and Port Barre Industrial Park Central site, 36.85 acres, have been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.

Economist on Acadiana's business climate: "We're gaining a little bit back, but we're not gaining it back at a quick pace"

Economic growth in Acadiana appears to be slowing, but this is not necessarily an indicator of an impending recession, according to University of Louisiana Lafayette's Acadiana business economist Dr. Gary Wagner.

Local band Three Thirty Seven and The Grouse room are scheduled to host awareness event for Faith House Friday, June 14th.

Ashley Addison, co-lead singer of the band, is a recent domestic violence survivor and not only felt compelled to share her story but to also bring awareness to others who may be in violent relationships. Ashley had a solid network of friends, family, and bandmates to help her and they all pointed her in the direction of Faith House.

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1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

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1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

Check out our Investment Profile featured in Site Selection to learn about Acadiana’s target industries, regional assets, recent business recruitment wins, and business leaders’ perspective on finding success in Acadiana.

Southern Louisiana Economic Development Guide 2015-2016

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If interested in more information about news, contact EVP, Economic Development Jim Bourgeois at jim@oneacadiana.org

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