The North Webster Parish Industrial District (NWPID) was created in 1984 to promote economic development. The NWPID is funded through a dedicated millage and generous local incentives are available.
Governor Bobby Jindal and IntegriCo Composites CEO Scott Mack announced a $20 million capital investment by the company to establish a manufacturing facility near Springhill that will produce transportation infrastructure components – including railroad ties, rail crossings and industrial mats – from landfill-bound plastic waste. The company also will relocate its corporate headquarters from Temple, Texas, to Webster Parish.
The company will create 300 new direct jobs in Webster Parish, with an average annual salary of $35,000 per year, plus benefits. LED estimates the project will result in an additional 339 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 600 new jobs in Northwest Louisiana. IntegriCo will lease 178,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 12 adjacent acres from the North Webster Parish Industrial District, or NWPID.
Governor Jindal said, “As the rest of the country recovers from the national recession, we are seeing a manufacturing renaissance here in Louisiana. Companies from around the nation and the world are taking note of our strong business climate, our talented workforce and our world-class infrastructure. Investments like this one by IntegriCo Composites confirm that our state can lead the South and the nation in creating strong manufacturing jobs right here at home, and IntegriCo joins a long list of manufacturers that echo that sentiment. We congratulate IntegriCo and their commitment to creating good jobs for Louisianians here in Northwest Louisiana.”