Company Expands In Natchitoches - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Company Expands In Natchitoches

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NATCHITOCHES, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal and Weyerhaeuser Company Plant Manager Steve Story announced Monday a $6-million capital investment by Weyerhaeuser that will retain 175 jobs and create 30 new jobs at the company's forest products plant in Natchitoches. 

The company will modernize and upgrade equipment that will lead to more productive operations at the Weyerhaeuser Engineered Lumber Products site, with the new direct jobs paying an average salary of more than $31,000, plus benefits.

Officials estimate the project will result in an additional 77 new indirect jobs in the area.

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