Southwest Louisiana Top Employers

Region has several successful business sectors such as health care, manufacturing, oil refining, education, and the gaming industry.

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Jeff Adkins

Southwest Louisiana encompasses the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis, and the region has several successful business sectors such as health care, manufacturing, oil refining, education, and the gaming industry. Here are the top 10 private employers in Southwest Louisiana:

Coushatta Casino Resort, leisure and hospitality, 3,000 employees

L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort, leisure and hospitality, 2,400 employees

Brock Services, LLC, business services, 2,000 employees

Axiall Corporation (formerly PPG Industries), manufacturing, 1,700

Turner Industries Group, LLC, mining and construction, 1,650

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, education and health services, 1,470

Citgo Petroleum Corporation, manufacturing, 1,200

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., leisure and hospitality, 1,155

Christus St. Patrick Hospital, education and health services, 939

Phillips 66 Manufacturing, manufacturing, 770

Source: Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kevin Litwin is the author of Crazy Lucky Dead and a freelance feature writer with a career spanning more than 20 years. He was previously an editor for a small-town newspaper for ... more

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