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Agenda set: The Baton Rouge Area Chamber today announced the agenda for the upcoming Economic Inclusion Symposium presented by Dow to be held Aug. 18 at the Raising Cane’s River Center.

BRAC Announces Agenda for Inaugural Economic Inclusion Symposium presented by DOW

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced the agenda for the upcoming Economic Inclusion Symposium presented by DOW to be held on August 18, 2022, at the Raising Cane’s River Center.

Bercen, a Vertellus Company, Announces $17.5 Million Expansion of Denham Springs Plant

Bercen, a division of specialty ingredients manufacturer Vertellus, is announcing a $17.5 million expansion of its Denham Springs facility that will allow the company to retain 55 jobs and create eight new jobs with an average annual salary of $75,000 plus benefits.

BASF Expands Geismer, Louisiana, Production Plant

Multinational chemical company BASF will double production capacity at its chemical manufacturing complex in Ascension Parish, in Geismer, Louisiana.

‘Global opportunity:’ LSU expands role in energy industry through Shell investment

Industry leaders see Shell’s $27.5 million investment in energy innovation at LSU as a way to bring today’s workers up to speed on recent technological developments, and also train a new generation of employees to succeed in the workforce of the future.

Are Baton Rouge employees still working from home? New data sheds some light.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ebbed and flowed, one trend has largely stayed the course in the Capital Region: Some workers aren’t going into the office as much as they used to.

Baton Rouge ‘new normal’ is reduced workplace travel

Workplace travel in the Baton Rouge area has yet to reach pre-pandemic levels, but that may reflect the Capital Region’s shift toward hybrid and remote work, according to the latest economic indicator report from the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

BRAC Releases Economic Indicator Dashboard for Capital Region

BRAC released the June 2022 Economic Indicator Dashboard for the Baton Rouge Capital Region.

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