Will These Businesses be Creating Jobs in Your Louisiana Town?

Shintech and International Paper are companies that will soon be expanding their current facilities in Louisiana. Shintech will be creating 30 direct jobs, as well as 159 indirect jobs altogether between Iberville and Baton Rouge parishes. International Paper will also be creating jobs, but it will be 492 new jobs in Bogalusa. Meanwhile, Arq and Amazon are adding new locations. Arq will be creating 12 new jobs in St. Rose while Amazon will create 500 new jobs in Carencro.

Altogether, these investments will be a great addition to the Right to Work Louisiana economy! So read on to find out more about each project!

International Paper:

“This announcement ensures that International Paper will remain a world-class facility and a leading employer for Washington Parish. […] While the company has been a significant force in the community for years, the production efficiency increases created by these upgrades will pave the way for an even brighter future. It’s great to know that the economic strength of Bogalusa will remain in good hands.”



“Shintech continues to invest in and increase its manufacturing presence in the North American market. […] We appreciate the company’s confidence in our local manufacturing team. The jobs and infrastructure the company has built in Plaquemine and Addis continue to create much-needed economic development in our communities. [W]e work every day to continue our commitment to live locally, hire locally and buy locally as the company’s footprint grows.”



“The combination of an attractive site and a well-trained workforce allowed St. Charles Parish to emerge as the preferred location in the country for this project. […]Arq’s innovative technology will showcase how greater New Orleans can be a leader in both […] manufacturing and clean energy, and we look forward to supporting their success.”



“We are thrilled to be opening our first fulfillment center in the great state of Louisiana. […] We are grateful for the strong support we’ve received from local and state leaders as we expand[…]. Every day at Amazon, incredible employees come together to deliver magical experiences for customers[. W]e look forward to creating over 500 new, full-time jobs for the local community, with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one.”


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