Northeast Louisiana’s economy is robust and diverse! Technology giants such as IBM and CenturyLink’s corporate headquarters, the second largest communications provider in the U.S., call Monroe home. These two IT companies anchor a growing information technology sector in Northeast Louisiana. Louisiana Delta Community College and three 4-year universities: Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University and University of Louisiana at Monroe supply the graduates needed to fuel a knowledge economy.

Manufacturers and other major companies chose Northeast Louisiana for its competitive advantages: the nation’s lowest cost of doing business; a skilled workforce; and a top quality of life. The following are just some of the employers who found their opportunity in Northeast Louisiana.

  • West Monroe-based Graphic Packaging International
  • Monroe-based Gardner Denver Thomas
  • Foster Farms in Farmerville
  • Drax Biomass headquartered in Monroe with a plant in Bastrop
  • Ruston-based Franke Consumer Products

Employers in Northeast Louisiana strengthen and grow Northeast Louisiana’s economy. Those looking for new opportunities will find high-paying jobs, quality public and private schools, a low cost of living and welcoming, family-friendly communities.

Northeast Louisiana is a place where you can find your opportunity!