Company NameNumber of EmployeesLocation
Ascension Parish School Board3,222Gonzales
BASF Corporation1,195Geismar
Walmart700Various Locations
Shell Chemical636Geismar
St. Elizabeth Hospital540Gonzales
CF Industries500Donaldsonville
Ascension Parish Government (FT & PT)472Gonzales
Smith Tank and Steel450Gonzales
Huntsman Chemicals420Geismar
Rouse's Supermarkets350Gonzales
Volks Constructors307Prairieville
St. Elizabeth Physicians283Gonzales
Occidental Chemical Corporation253Geismar
TOPCOR Companies250Gonzales
Westlake Vinyls170Geismar
Bengal Transportation Services165Geismar
Crown Craft, Inc.140Gonzales
Lion Copolymer140Geismar
PCS Nitrogen137Geismar
Williams Olefins125Geismar
Auger Services100Gonzales

*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 the Summer of 2018, 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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