Louisiana Economic Quarterly

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Q4 2017
LOUISIANA HAS BECOME A SUBSTANTIAL HUB FOR DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Louisiana’s Entertainment Programs Get Tailored For Maximum Impact  
  • State Programs Give A Big Boost To Louisiana Small Businesses 
  • LED’s BERG And OIC Initiatives Help Louisiana Businesses Secure Widespread Success
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Q3 2017
LOUISIANA SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS

  • Entergy Unveils Improved Louisiana Site Selection Center  
  • FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year 
  • CAP Technologies Brings Green Innovation to Metals Manufacturing
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Q2 2017
LOUISIANA EMERGES AS GLOBAL LEADER IN WATER MANAGEMENT

  • LED Launches New Small Business Development Programs 
  • Video Game Development Grows in Louisiana 
  • Louisiana Sets Sights on Expanding Foreign Direct Investment
Sustaining Growth

Q1 2017
SUSTAINING GROWTH: LOUISIANA CREATES IDEAL ENVIRONMENT FOR LONG-TERM GROWTH

  • Search Influence Finds a Way to Augment Business 
  • BERG Initiative Grows Louisiana Businesses 
  • Smoothie King's Sweet Success
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Q4 2016
2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: FORWARD PROGRESS

  • Breaking Ground 
  • Louisiana Small Businesses Take STEPs into Foreign Markets With Grant Programs 
  • New Orleans Lands New Transatlantic Flights
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Q3 2016
WHERE WORKFORCE IS NUMBER ONE

  • Century Village revealed as quality-of-life catalyst 
  • Louisiana military bases drive Louisiana economy 
  • LED's Certified Sites program ranked No. 4 nationally
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Q2 2016
LOUISIANA PROCESS INDUSTRIES

  • Center Helps Louisiana Firms Go Global 
  • Process Technology Program Delivers Work-Ready Grads 
  • New Programs Help Small Business Achieve Success
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Q1 2016
LOUISIANA BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

  • Lake Charles-based Waitr App Disrupts Restaurant Delivery World
  • Shreveport Incubator Cohab Houses Innovators of Software, Food, Health Care and More
  • Small Business Development Centers Equip Louisiana Entrepreneurs for Expansion
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Q3 2015

The State Of Louisiana

  • Louisiana Has Attracted Several Remarkable Projects
  • Quality Louisiana Sites Make Successful Projects
  • University Partnerships Ensure Talent Supply
  • LCTCS Collaborates With Industry For Job Training
  • LED FastStart Provides Custom Recruitment and Training
  • Louisiana’s Business Climate Soars
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Q2 2015

Going Global

  • An Interview With Port Of Caddo-Bossier Executive Director Eric England
  • Orion Instruments Shines In The Global Market
  • Tabasco Delivers Flavor To The World
  • C4M Trains A New Generation Of Workers
  • Louisiana Draws Major Investments From Across The Globe
  • Benteler, Louisiana Team Up For Unique Project
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Q1 2015

Louisiana's Target Industries

  • High Voltage Software Selects New Orleans For Development Studio
  • South Louisiana Community College Expands Workforce Training Programs
  • An Interview With CenturyLink CEO Glen Post
  • Property Tax Incentive Helps BASF Build On Investment
  • Louisiana’s Target Industries Supported By Regional Assets
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Q4 2014

Louisiana's Business Climate

  • Louisiana’s Innovative Solutions Can Be Tailored To Fit Specific Needs
  • Louisiana Offers More Than 40 180-Day Development-Ready Sites
  • Louisiana Has The Second-Lowest Tax Burden In The U.S. For New Firms
  • An Interview With La. Board Of International Commerce's Greg Rusovich
  • Record Business Climate Rankings and New Investments Secure Louisiana As New Frontier For Business Opportunity
  • LED FastStart: No. 1 State Workforce Training Program For Five Years
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Q3 2014

Louisiana Innovators

  • Sasol’s Technologies Will Help Unlock The Potential Of Natural Gas Resources
  • TurboSquid Leads The Online Marketplace For 3-D Models
  • Louisiana Tech University Integrates Private Industry With Higher Education
  • Baton Rouge-Based PreSonus Shakes Up Recording Industry
  • Airmaster Aerator Creates High Capacity Water Aeration Equipment
  • Marucci Sports Manufactures The Go-To Bat For MLB Players
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Q2 2014

Acadiana = Innovation

  • Acadiana Equals Innovation
  • Growing Industry Sectors Diversify Acadiana
  • Acadiana’s Unique Quality of Life
  • IT Firm’s Classical Approach To Contemporary Data Challenges
  • An Interview With University Of Louisiana At Lafayette President Dr. Joseph Savoie
  • Acadiana Achieves Remarkable Research And Development Results
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Q1 2014

Louisiana on the Digital Map

  • Searching For Cyber Safety
  • An Interview With GE Capital Tech Center CIO Mike De Boer
  • Online Research Firm Thrives In New Orleans
  • New Orleans Firm Battles Cybersecurity Foes
  • Louisiana’s Premier Data Center Provider Stays Ever Vigilant
  • CSC Technology Center Puts Louisiana Research Park On The Map
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Q4 2013

Bell Helicopter Lands in Louisiana

  • Louisiana Enjoys Best Business Development Year Yet in 2013
  • Incentive Spurs Lockheed Martin to Diversify
  • An Interview With Chennault International Airport Executive Randy Robb
  • Bell Helicopter Lands In Louisiana: Lafayette Chosen for Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Assembly Facility
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Q3 2013

Innovative Workforce Training

  • Best-Practice Training Model Produces Skilled Craft Workforce
  • Inside Louisiana's $500 Million Community And Technical College System Expansion
  • Innovative Apprentice Program Expands Aviation Workforce
  • Acme Machine & Welding Provides Training Opportunity To Increase Technical Skills
  • Louisiana Lends Training Expertise To Maritime Industry
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Q2 2013

LOUISIANA'S BESPOKE SOLUTIONS: ADDRESSING UNIQUE COMPANY NEEDS

  • Investment In University Programs Addresses IBM Needs
  • Recruiting Services Identify Top Talent For Gameloft
  • Workforce Analytics Offer GE Capital Staffing Solutions
  • GIS Mapping Pinpoints Ideal Site For Sasol
  • Economic Gardening Sets Table For Seafood Growth
  • LED FastStart Aids Gardner Denver Site Consolidation
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Q1 2013

ADVANTAGE LA: LOUISIANA LANDS TECH HEAVYWEIGHTS

  • On the Cover: Louisiana Lands Tech Heavyweights
  • Quality of Place: Louisiana Attracts Top Talent
  • Innovative Partnerships: Higher Education Initiatives
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Q4 2012

LOUISIANA: AT THE EPICENTER OF THE U.S. INDUSTRIAL REBIRTH

  • Louisiana: At the Epicenter of the U.S. Industrial Rebirth
  • Louisiana’s Facility Based Training Approach
  • Pioneering Pharmacy Solutions
  • Molding Success
  • Protecting Corporate Communication
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Q3 2012

UPWARD TRAJECTORY: LOUISIANA'S BUSINESS CLIMATE SOARS

  • Upward Trajectory
  • Coastal Progress
  • The Gold Standard. Again and Again.
  • The Cost Savings Factor
  • A Winning Edge
  • Louisiana Metros: Low-Cost Leaders
 
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Q2 2012

INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION: LOUISIANA

  • Giant STEP for Geoshield
  • Dream Factory of Pixomondo
  • Fresh Incentives. Competitive World.
  • New World for Natural Gas
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Q1 2012

NEW ORLEANS NOW: AN ECONOMIC LEAP FORWARD

  • The Rails Of Opportunity
  • Gameloft: Off To A Fast Start
  • Economic Gardening for 2nd Stage Firms
  • The New Orleans Advantage
  • Chocolate Innovation for Theodent
  • EQ&A with John White
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Q3 2011 - Q4 2011

MADE IN LOUISIANA

  • iSeatz Technology Powers Clients Around the World
  • LED FastStart Sways Major Manufacturer
  • Stuller Shines and Innovates to Beat Competitors
  • Lights, Camera, Louisiana
  • EQ&A with Gameloft Studio Manager David Hague
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Q2 2011

THE DIGITAL ISSUE: LOUISIANA IS CODE FOR SUCCESS

  • Campus Collaboration
  • The Right Mix for PreSonus
  • The Fantastic Flying App of Morris Lessmore
  • Shreveport App House is a Powerhouse
  • EQ&A with The Receivables Exchange Founder Nic Perkin
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Q1 2011

THE LOUISIANA MAGNET: WHO’S RELOCATING TO LOUISIANA AND WHY

  • Textron Povides “Safe Passage” for the U.S. Army
  • K&B Machine Reaches for the Top
  • Louisiana Leads the Way in Water Management
  • Hands-on Training for Remotely Operated Vehicles
  • EQ&A: Remembering Elton Pody, former president of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
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Q4 2010

2010: A YEAR OF WINS

  • Firing Up the Economy: Maritime Workforce Training
  • Naked Pizza Gets a Slice of the Pie
  • Becoming a Key Destination for Software Development
  • Moonbot Has Landed
  • EQ&A with LA Tech University Vice President for Research and Development Les Guice
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  • Michoud Transitions for Future
  • Excelerating Success
  • Destination Health Care
  • Hi-Tech Transplant: Globalstar Relocates to Louisiana
  • EQ&A with St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Brenda Reine Bertus
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  • LSU AgCenter: Partner In Prosperity
  • Shreveport Bike Shop Finds High-End Niche
  • Free Flow Power Corp. Banks on the River
  • Looking Forward: Louisiana’s Modernization Tax Credit
  • EQ&A with Center for Planning and Excellence CEO Elizabeth Thomas
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  • Acadiana Regional Airport: An Economic Engine Poised for Growth
  • Pro-NDT Passes the Test
  • Digging Deep: U.S. Shale Plays
  • TurboSquid Revolutionizes the 3D Marketplace
  • EQ&A with Dean of the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business Eli Jones
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  • The IP: A Hub for New Orleans Entrepreneurs
  • Hayes Manufacturing Serves New and Existing Industries
  • Permanent Film Incentive Spurs Industry Growth
  • LA Tech Moves Cellulosic Ethanol Forward
  • EQ&A with GNO Inc. CEO Michael Hech
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  • Fort Polk: An Economic Force
  • Nuclear Renaissance Powers Small Business
  • Formula for Opportunity
  • Lafayette’s Fiber Optic Future is Now
  • EQ&A with Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance CEO Tana Trichel
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  • Louisiana’s Growing Partnership with NASA
  • Operational Gateway to the Gulf
  • Steely Determination
  • The Science of Hope
  • EQ&A with LSBDC Network State Director Mary Lynn Wilkerson
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  • England Airpark Reinvents Itself
  • Chennault International Airport: Prepared for Take-Off
  • Louisiana’s Shipbuilding Future
  • The Receivables Exchange Finds Funding
  • EQ&A with Lafayette Economic Development Authority CEO Greg Gothreaux
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  • Barksdale Air Force Base: A Weapon in Louisiana’s Economic Arsenal
  • Louisiana: Leading the Nuclear Renaissance
  • Cameron Valves Adds Quality Jobs
  • EQ&A with author and animator William Joyce
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  • Field of Dreams: Haynesville Shale
  • Loads of Opportunity: Southern Textile Services
  • Tools for Success: Making Communities More Competitive
  • Taking Digital Arts to the Next Level
  • EQ&A with Cenla Advantage Partnership CEO Jim Clinton