How Much is BASF Investing in Right to Work Louisiana?

BASF is expanding soon in Right to Work Ascension Parish in Geismer, Louisiana. In fact, they plan to double their production capacity here. In order to accomplish this, the company is investing a total of $780 million toward the project. This will also create 37 new jobs!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Thanks to our strategic location and infrastructure, access to competitive raw materials, highly-skilled workforce and strong government support, BASF has now invested more than $2 billion in new projects and improvements at the Geismar site since 2009. […] This continued investment demonstrates our commitment to our employees, our community and our presence in Louisiana which is more than 60 years strong.” […]

“BASF is one of the largest chemical companies in the world, and this substantial reinvestment in its Geismar complex speaks volumes about the strength of Louisiana’s advanced manufacturing sector. […] By increasing production of a material vital to the creation of energy-efficient products, BASF has positioned our state as an important contributor to the global sustainability supply chain. That is a win for workers and their families in the Capital Region, and for the state’s economy as a whole.” […]

“We are fortunate to have BASF in the Capital Region and it’s very positive to see them continue to invest in Louisiana for production of more sustainable products. […] The company’s expansion capitalizes on the region’s skilled workforce and strong supply chain.” […]

“BASF continues to demonstrate its commitment to community by operating responsibly, hiring locally and donating time and resources to local programs and organizations. […] The company’s commitment to sustainability and reliability in product line investments mirrors its efforts in community advancement.”


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