Monthly Archives: July 2018

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards and PacTec Inc. President Mike Schilling announced the company will make a $2.5 million capital investment to expand its Clinton manufacturing site.

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shintech Louisiana LLC announced the company will invest $1.49 billion to develop a new chlor alkali and vinyl chloride monomer production facility and to expand an existing polyvinyl chloride manufacturing facility in Plaquemine.

In industry news:

A proposed conceptual framework for worker well-being, with implications for future efforts to improve occupational safety and health, was recently presented in the July issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

In economic news:

A payroll employment improvement of 0.9 percent over the year ended June 2018 in Louisiana is not statistically significant

In local news:

Business Facilities ranked LED FastStart® as the nation’s No. 1 state workforce training program for a record ninth consecutive year.

In safety news:

OSHA signed a strategic partnership with the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute’s Safety and more regional companies.