Gov. Edwards, SafeSource Direct And Ochsner Health Announce PPE Production Facilities In Lafayette, St. Martin Parishes
May 3, 2021
Facilities to include headquarters and two personal protective equipment manufacturing plants, resulting in over 2,200 new direct, indirect jobs.
BROUSSARD, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas, SafeSource Direct CEO Justin Hollingsworth and other officials to announce the development of two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment, or PPE. The Acadiana Region projects will create a combined 1,221 new direct jobs, and Louisiana Economic Development estimates the project will result in a combined 992 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 2,200 new jobs.