Company NameNumber of EmployeesLocation
Ascension Parish School Board3,500Gonzales
BASF Corporation1,240Geismar
Walmart700Various Locations
Shell Chemical630Geismar
Smith Tank and Steel600Gonzales
Our Lady of the Lake Ascension540Gonzales
CF Industries533Donaldsonville
Ascension Parish Government (FT & PT)472Gonzales
Huntsman Chemicals450Geismar
Rouse's Supermarkets350Gonzales
Volks Constructors307Prairieville
Occidental Chemical Corporation266Geismar
TOPCOR Companies250Gonzales
Westlake Vinyls239Geismar
Lion Elastomers170Geismar
Bengal Transportation Services165Geismar
RJ Daigle & Sons 160Gonzales
Crown Craft, Inc.140Gonzales
NOVA Chemicals 136Geismar

*Major Employers with 100 or more employees in Ascension Parish.
Employment information provided to AEDC by individual employers via a telephone and/or email survey conducted in 2019, and through AEDC’s on-going Business Retention and Expansion Program. This information is deemed to be accurate but has not been verified by any governmental authority or third party data source.

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