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Honeywell Dedicates $300 Million Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

GEISMAR, La. — Today, LED Secretary Don Pierson joined President and CEO Rajeev Gautam of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies, along with other state and local officials, to mark the completion of Honeywell’s $300 million manufacturing facility for automotive refrigerants in Geismar. The new facility produces Honeywell’s fast-growing Solstice® HFO-1234yf refrigerant that’s currently adopted in… Read more »

Ascension Economic Development Corporation names Kate MacArthur, EDFP as President/CEO

The Ascension Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) has named Kate MacArthur, EDFP as its President/CEO.  Ms. MacArthur brings twelve years of experience in industrial recruitment and marketing, retention and small business development to AEDC. MacArthur served as the Executive Director for the Zachary Chamber of Commerce for four years. Prior to that, she was the Director… Read more »

AEDC’s First Quarter Newsletter reflects a 2016 Year In Review

AEDC has released our First Quarter newsletter highlighting the project announcements within the Parish for 2016, the Return On Investments (ROI) amount as well as the 2016 Labor Force statistics. To stay informed on AEDC’s 2017 year, get added to the email distribution list of our quarterly newsletter by clicking the link below for the email contact. AEDC’s… Read more »

CF Industries Announces Start-Up of New Ammonia Plant at Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex

DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that the new ammonia plant at the company’s Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Nitrogen Complex was started-up in September 2016, and has now achieved consistent, stable operation over the nameplate capacity of approximately 3,600 tons per day. The plant has produced more than 50,000 tons of ammonia… Read more »

NOTICE: See Attached FEMA News Release of the extension of the APPLICATION DEADLINE to November 14, 2016

Louisiana Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended In the tables below is Ascension Parish SBA disaster application and lending activity current to October 11, 2016 for your information. The Individual line represents homeowners and renters. The Business line includes both physical damage and EIDL (economic injury) applicants. The Small Business Administration is a federal partner with FEMA… Read more »

LABI Announces Small Business Rebirth Awards

Baton Rouge, La. (September 12, 2016) – The Louisiana Small Business Rebirth Fund announced $350,000 in grants to 57 small businesses impacted by the August flooding across South Louisiana. Within the first week, the grant program received more than 600 applications, exhausting funding and underscoring the tremendous need among small businesses, as well as the… Read more »