Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Louisiana: Climbing the business and economic development charts (Area Development Magazine)

March 22, 2015 by  
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From the Port of New Orleans to the manufacturing facilities of the Shreveport area, Louisiana has been experiencing tremendous economic growth at a time when much of the nation has remained stagnant. Manufacturing, energy, transportation, and agribusiness continue to lead the state’s economy, while software development and biotech are blossoming into important sectors. Louisiana has […]

Front line: Preparing for take-off in the drone industry (Area Development)

March 22, 2015 by  
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As drones become smaller, more affordable, and easier to operate, they’re being eyed for use in everything from agriculture to construction and real estate. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says there could be 30,000 of them in American skies by 2020, and according to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the business of […]

Louisiana: Climbing the Economic and Business Climate Rankings (Area Development Magazine)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Area Development Magazine — From the Port of New Orleans to the manufacturing facilities of the Shreveport area, Louisiana has been experiencing tremendous economic growth at a time when much of the nation has remained stagnant. Manufacturing, energy, transportation, and agribusiness continue to lead the state’s economy, while software development and biotech are blossoming into […]

Disaster Ahead: Planning for the Worst (Area Development)

March 5, 2010 by  
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In today’s world, there’s no longer such a thing as the unthinkable. Strategic preparation can help your business manage disasters, both natural and man-made. While technology and innovation are constantly changing and improving business operations, they can’t always stand up to the wrath of Mother Nature. According to the Insurance Information Institute, businesses incurred more […]

Nanotechnology: A New Industrial Revolution? (Areadevelopment.com)

January 3, 2010 by  
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Whether they’re aware of it or not, many industries are in the midst of a nanotechnology boom. From the medical industry and renewable energy to plastic products and electronics, nanotechnology is improving a wide array of consumer goods and promises to usher in the next wave of industrial production. According to the research and advisory […]