Case Studies

Businesses are Saying “Yes” to Louisiana.

More businesses are taking advantage of Louisiana's code for success: competitive incentives, a skilled workforce, a business-friendly tax environment and a unique quality of life. Discover why companies continue to choose Louisiana.


World-class infrastructure attracts Austria-based Benteler Steel's first hot-rolling steel mill in the U.S. to the Port of Caddo-Bossier.

Positive business environment and pool of talented chemists drives Bercen's headquarters relocation to manufacturing facility in Denham Springs.

LED provides support to CenturyLink through two acquisitions and a major headquarters expansion.

A proposed higher education partnership makes Lafayette an ideal home for CGI’s technology center as the company adapts to onshoring trends.

Louisiana's swift permitting process allows Cheniere Energy to create first domestic terminal to export liquefied natural gas.

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston develops LEED-certified processing plant in Delhi to meet growing demand for sweet potatoes.

Partnership with local universities creates pipeline of talent and attracts IT leader to National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City.

Services of LED FastStart® support recruitment and training of 73 new employees at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories expanded Shreveport facility.

LED and local economic development partners team up to provide customized workforce solutions for leading interactive software producer Electronic Arts.

Paris-based Gameloft commits to new studio thanks to an effective social media recruiting blitz by LED FastStart®.

LED makes a case for Gardner Denver to consolidate facility into Monroe.

GE Capital selects New Orleans for IT Center of Excellence as city strengthens its growing technology sector.

With improved site infrastructure and workforce training support from LED FastStart®, Halliburton selects Lafayette for new manufacturing facility.

Unique partnership with state universities drives creation of IBM Services Center in downtown Baton Rouge.

With the support of LED, Louisiana-based K&B Industries upgrades its facility, improves efficiency and creates partnership with nearby community college.

Louisiana's first major animation studio, Moonbot Studios, wins Academy Award for film produced at Shreveport facility.

Thanks to the state's customized solutions and expedited permitting process, Nucor completes Phase 1, commences operations at its direct reduced iron facility in St. James Parish.

Attracted by Louisiana's growing film industry, visual effects company Pixel Magic selects Lafayette for new studio.

Collaboration from state, regional and local partners results in ideal opportunity for new Ronpak facility and headquarters relocation.


Seizing growing natural gas market, Sasol creates Louisiana's largest manufacturing project with gas-to-liquid and ethane cracker complex.

Identifying and securing the perfect site was key to landing Yuhuang Chemical’s methanol project – Louisiana’s first major FDI project by a Chinese company.