International Paper Invests in Right to Work Louisiana


International Paper is expanding their facility in Bogalusa, Louisiana so they can increase efficiency. In order to do this, they are planning a $52.2 million investment. They also plan to create 492 new jobs. So this will be a great addition the economy and just goes to show how Right to Work states prosper.

From Area Development Magazine:

“Our planned investment represents the mill’s ongoing focus on […] providing good jobs to the region. […] The plentiful fiber resources and hardworking people of Louisiana have made doing business here a worthwhile investment for over a century[. T]hat is why we continue to invest today.” […]

“This announcement ensures that International Paper will remain a world-class facility and a leading employer for Washington Parish. […] While the company has been a significant force in the community for years, the production efficiency increases created by these upgrades will pave the way for an even brighter future. It’s great to know that the economic strength of Bogalusa will remain in good hands.” […]

“International Paper is a critical economic driver for our parish and the most vital manufacturing presence in our community. […] We were delighted to work with the company and our state and regional partners to secure not only IP’s presence in Bogalusa, but also to heighten its performance and to preserve this great industrial asset for future generations.”


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