Ucore Rare Metals Chooses Right to Work Louisiana

Right to Work Louisiana Economic Update

Ucore Rare Metals is establishing a new facility soon in Right to Work Rapides Parish, Louisiana. In order to accomplish this, the company is investing a total of $75 million toward the project. They will also create 100 new jobs. So this is exciting news and also shows how companies prefer Right to Work states and create new opportunities.

From Area Development Magazine:

“It is critical that the United States leads in establishing the critical metals supply chain essential to a changing manufacturing landscape across North America. […] The establishment of the Louisiana SMC in Alexandria represents one of these first building blocks and a significant contributor to the shift toward energy production and consumption diversification.” […]

“This major manufacturing project in central Louisiana is another illustration of how the shift toward cleaner energy is creating jobs and increasing investment all across our state. […] The products manufactured at Ucore will reinforce Louisiana’s importance to the global supply chain as we look to further diversify and expand our economy.” […]

“Ucore’s decision to locate its Strategic Metals Complex at England Airpark is an important strategic and economic development victory for Louisiana and our region […] Thanks to Ucore for choosing this location and congratulations to our partners at England Airpark for all the work involved in making this happen.”


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