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Gov. Jindal, Newpark Resources Pres. and CEO Paul Howes Announce $41.1 Million Manufacturing and Research Expansion in Acadiana

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Newpark Resources Inc. and Governor Bobby Jindal announced a new $41.1 million manufacturing and research expansion in Acadiana. Newpark’s investment in its Lafayette-based unit, Newpark Mats and Integrated Services, will double the size and output of the current facility in Carenco. As one of Newpark Mats’ preferred vendors in Acadiana, Apex Freight Services was invited to the announcement press conference. Apex CEO Tracy Pellerin and CFO Mark Comeaux congratulated Newpark Mats President Jeff Juergens on the company’s tremendous growth and expansion.

Photo: Newpark Mats President Jeff Juergens (left) with Apex Freight Services CEO Tracy Pellerin