Right to Work Louisiana’s Latest Economic Announcements

Companies are choosing Right to Work Louisiana over others. In fact, we have three great examples right here! The most recent Right to Work Louisiana investments are coming from Cargill and CF Industries, as well as Calucem. Read on in order to learn more and find out if they’ll be in your area!


Cargill is planning to upgrade and expand its current facility in Right to Work St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. This will also create 70 new jobs.

“Louisiana’s rural communities are prime locations for new and expanding investments driving our state’s economic growth. […] Cargill serves a range of industries, both here in Louisiana and across the globe. Its commitment to job retention and reinvestment in its Acadiana Region site reflects the state’s skilled manufacturing workforce and superior logistics, which put the international markets Cargill serves within reach.” […]

“St. Martin Parish is thrilled with the planned modernization of Cargill’s Breaux Bridge facility. […] Not only does this new investment ensure the retention of numerous jobs, but it also represents Cargill’s commitment to St. Martin Parish’s economy, community, and workforce. We are honored to have Cargill as a part of our business community.”


CF Industries:

CF Industries is investing $198.5 million in order to expand in Right to Work Ascension Parish, Louisiana. This will also create 12 new jobs!

“To achieve our goal of net zero emissions by 2050, Louisiana must simultaneously increase new clean energy investments and decrease current greenhouse gas emissions. […] CF Industries’ plan to add carbon capture capabilities to its Donaldsonville plant accomplishes that, while stimulating economic activity and creating high-paying jobs in Ascension Parish. We applaud the company’s commitment to sustainability and encourage other industry leaders to recognize that decarbonization is good for both our economy and our climate.” […]

“This investment by CF Industries further exemplifies why Ascension Parish is an ideal location for the production of sustainable, clean technologies for both energy and emissions reductions.”



Calucem is investing $35 million in order to add a location in Right to Work New Orleans, Louisiana. This will also create 70 new jobs!

“These good-paying jobs will make a big difference for the community of New Orleans East, and the presence of a major international company like Calucem will be a boon for our entire state. […] Calucem is the latest company to recognize the quality of our nation-leading workforce development programs and Louisiana’s unrivaled shipping infrastructure. Our state has many more strategic locations like the site Calucem selected, and our work to grow and diversify our economy and create jobs will continue.” […]

“This is a rewarding project announcement, as Calucem brings new jobs and foreign dollars to New Orleans East. […] The $35 million investment and 70 direct jobs will put an underutilized site into production, create local opportunity and help provide a high-demand product for the nation.”


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