Prolec GE to Expand in Right to Work Louisiana

Right to Work Louisiana Economic Update

Prolec GE is a joint venture between two companies, Xignux and General Electric. Now, Prolec GE is expanding soon at its current facility in Right to Work Caddo Parish, Louisiana. In order to do this, the company is investing a total of $28.5 million. They will also create 153 new jobs. So this is exciting news for the economy! It also shows how Right to Work states encourage growth and new opportunities!

From Area Development Magazine:

“The hardworking and dedicated people of Louisiana were the main driver behind our decision to invest in our Shreveport operations. […] We look forward to the continued success of the business and the betterment of our community.” […]

“I applaud Prolec GE for recognizing the business growth opportunity presented by the shift to cleaner fuel sources, and thank them for choosing Louisiana to serve those new and growing energy producers. […] This expansion will grow the northwest Louisiana economy and create more than 300 new job opportunities for our state’s highly skilled and capable manufacturing workforce. Our state is positioned to lead the way as America and the world transition to cleaner energy.” […]

“Our existing industry in north Louisiana continues to make a significant impact on the community, and Prolec GE’s new job creation is a substantial contribution to it. […] This additional investment in Caddo Parish is a testament to north Louisiana’s steadfast workforce and strong business climate. We congratulate the team at Prolec GE and are proud to have them a part of north Louisiana’s ecosystem.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.