Metal ProductsInvesting in Louisiana Metal Makes Sense
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Metal product manufacturing thrives in Cleco’s service territory, and so can your business.
Louisiana’s competitive advantage includes six interstates, multiple deep-water ports and rail access, providing high connectivity and accessibility to markets across the nation. Fabricated metal product manufacturers also have proximity to a supply chain of local primary metals, a strong infrastructure of technical schools, and customized talent from LED FastStart.
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This second certified Acadiana Regional Airport site is over 170 acres of prime property located beside this public-use airport and only 17.3 miles away from the Lafayette Regional Airport.Check it Out
Located adjacent to a power plant, this 96 acres site of developable land in Ville Platte is ready for your next metal products manufacturing facility.Check it Out
With access to airports, interstate, port and rail, these 35 acres of vacant land are primary real estate for your next fabricated metal product manufacturing site.Check it Out
Take Your Metal Products Business to the Next Level in Louisiana.
Whether you choose to locate in the Alexandria or Lafayette metro area, you’ll have access to a workforce of fabricators, CNC machinists and operators. Real estate costs are competitive, allowing your business to find flexible space ideal for metal working. Cleco offers reliable utility services, meaning businesses rarely experience downtime. With a multimodal network of highways and railroads, companies never fall short on opportunities to tap into the state’s robust supply chain.Check Out Available Sites
Tap into a highly employable workforce in the Cleco service territory, with close to 7,500 currently employed in the metal manufacturing industries. For businesses seeking customized training, LED FastStart is the nation’s top workforce development program, having provided more than a half million hours of training to employees from over 200 expanding companies.Explore Our Territory’s Workforce
Metal product manufacturers have access to an array of incentives, from industrial tax exemption programs to the nation’s #1 workforce training program, LED FastStart. Qualifying companies can customize for the skills they need and through programs like the Louisiana Quality Jobs rebate, receive a cash rebate on annual gross payroll new direct jobs for up to ten years.Learn More About Rates & Incentives
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Cleco Power Recognized in Annual Economic Development Organization Awards
June 15, 2023