Major jobs on the way to Bossier

Published 06/18 2014 06:35PM

Updated 06/18 2014 06:44PM

Wednesday a press conference took place in Bossier to announce Centric Pipe, a facility based in Dallas, is bringing jobs to Louisiana.

The project will create 82 new jobs, with an average salary of $50,000 per year, plus benefits. Another 209 new indirect jobs will result, according to Louisiana Economic Development estimates, for a total of more than 290 new jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

"Bossier city is very good location to serve Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and the north. It's a good location because of the highways and it also has a wonderful labor force." says President and CEO Satish Gupta says.

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