Governor Bobby Jindal and CARBO Ceramics today announced the expansion of its Airport Industrial Park facility in New Iberia. The result?

More jobs for our area. The new jobs created will average $50,000 per year with benefits. The Louisiana Economic Development estimates the 40 direct jobs the expansion will create could add another 86 new indirect jobs. The project will also add an estimated $4.1 million in new state tax revenue and another $1 million in new local tax revenue over the project's first ten years.