Globalstar, Covington

Explore Louisiana's Key Industries

Traditional and emerging industries are growing in Louisiana. A highly productive and motivated workforce, low taxes, unrivaled infrastructure and logistics, a pro-business climate and the nation's best workforce recruitment and training program provide a competitive advantage.

Chennault International Airport, Lafayette


Unrivaled infrastructure, highly skilled workforce and competitive incentives are fueling Louisiana's thriving aerospace industry.

Hayes Companies, Pineville

Advanced Manufacturing

A favorable income tax and strong infrastructure provide the resources companies need to thrive in Louisiana.

Tabasco, Avery Island


Innovative research centers and a wealth of raw materials aid a billion-dollar agriculture industry.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Holden


Low tax burdens for new operations and aggressive incentives create new opportunities for the automotive industry.

Oceaneering International Inc., Morgan City


Strong infrastructure, workforce, logistics and regulations present an ideal situation for energy companies.

PreSonus Audio Electronics Inc., Baton Rouge


Incentives in digital media, live performance, motion picture and sound propel a billion-dollar industry.

Sasol, Westlake

Process Industries

Highly skilled talent and an abundance of natural resources make Louisiana a smart choice for the process industries.

Gameloft, New Orleans

Software Development

Software companies are taking notice of Louisiana courtesy of the strongest incentives in the U.S.

Goose Point, Louisiana

Water Management

Expertise in water management combined with geography make Louisiana a thriving market for exploration.