IndustryNet Account
For Buyers:
  • View Search History and Save Searches
  • Save Supplier Listings and Add Notes
  • Save and Review RFQs / RFIs / RFPs
For Suppliers:
  • Update Your Listing Information
  • Upgrade Your Listing or Add Categories
  • View and Respond to Leads

 Keep me logged inForgot?

Don't have an account? Create a FREE account now!
Expand or Relocate to Louisiana

Louisiana Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Louisiana

LA business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Louisiana


Total Labor Force

Unemployment Rate

# Manufacturers

Manufacturing Jobs

Right to Work

Unemp. Insurance Tax

Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
Corporate Income Tax
Graduated: 4% on 1st $25,000; 5% on 2nd $25,000; 6% on next $50,000; 7% on next $100,000; 8% on net income over $200,000.

Sales Tax
4%. Exemptions include: Manufacturing machinery & equipment.

Property Tax
Levied annually by local and county authorities. No state property tax. 15% of assessed Fair Market Value of the company's capital assets and 10% of Fair Market Value of land. State offers 10-year 100% abatement for qualified companies.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
16% Chemicals and allied products
14% Industrial machinery and equipment
12% Fabricated metal products
10% Food and kindred products
7% Transportation equipment

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Dow Chemical Co., The (Plaquemine) - 1,600
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Morgan City) - 1,400
Exxon Mobil Refining & Supply (Baton Rouge) - 1,300
CenturyLink, Inc. (Monroe) - 1,300
Axiall Corp. (Lake Charles) - 1,250
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Lafayette - 23,712
East Baton Rouge - 20,448
Jefferson - 13,246
Orleans - 13,220
Terrebonne - 12,938

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Baton Rouge - 18,314
New Orleans - 12,203
Lafayette - 11,565
Houma - 11,263
Shreveport - 9,237

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Industrial Tax Exemption
• Modernization Tax Credit
• R & D Tax Credit
• Restoration Tax Abatement
• Economic Development Award Program
• Enterprise Zones
• Louisiana Fast Start (workforce development)

Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations & businesses available to assist with your relocation to or from Louisiana

Topeka, KS
Striving to recruit new business & help companies expand in Kansas
Are you an economic development agency, chamber of commerce, or other organization in the business of helping companies relocate or expand? List your organization here and connect with growing businesses!
  A service of   Member of   Sponsor of  
  A service of MNI   Member of NAM   Sponsor of Mfg Day  
 Find a Supplier  Browse All Categories
 Get a Quote  Browse All Companies
 Expansion & Relocation Guide  About IndustryNet
 Manufacturing Job Board  Buyer Reviews
 Used Equipment & Machinery  Marketing Solutions
 Tradeshows & Conferences  Add or Upgrade Listing
 Industry News & Press Releases  Link to IndustryNet
 ISO Standards & Certifications  Contact IndustryNet
© 2016 MNI - Legal Information - Updated October 23, 2016