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Date:September 11, 2018
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Dongsung FineTec job fair in Lake Charles postponed

LAKE CHARLES – Due to project delays, the Dongsung FineTec International job fair originally scheduled for Wed., Sept. 19, will be postponed until further notice.

Dongsung FineTec, with the support of the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) and Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Faststart, initially planned to hold the event at the American Job Center (AJC) in Lake Charles. The company had planned to create 30 new direct jobs with an average annual salary of $40,000, plus benefits.

Located at 2424 3rd Street, the Lake Charles AJC is part of a network of more than 60 AJCs across the state. Staff members at these AJCs regularly assist Louisiana’s employers with recruitment, incorporating not only job fairs, but also customized, strategic recruitment methods geared toward matching qualified candidates with employers of all sizes.

The LWC encourages job seekers to never underestimate the power of a polished resume. For personal resume assistance, visit the Lake Charles AJC, call (337) 721-4010, or visit LAWorks.net to find the one-stop nearest you.

About Dongsung FineTec

Dongsung FineTec was founded in 1985, Dongsung FineTec is based in Seoul, South Korea. The Lake Charles project is the company’s first manufacturing investment in the United States, with the site expected to be fully operational by August 2018. Dongsung FineTec is the world’s largest maker of cryogenic insulation for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Its cryogenic insulation panels are designed to keep liquefied natural gas cold at minus-163 degrees Celsius to facilitate storage and transport. The company also manufactures urethane foam insulation storage tanks and other insulation products for industrial applications. Dongsung FineTec has developed fuel-tank and insulation solutions for smaller and midscale LNG operations, as well as large-scale plants.

About The Louisiana Workforce Commission

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an agency of state government that administers programs designed to enhance workforce growth and provide family-sustaining jobs for Louisiana residents. The commission monitors employment, administers unemployment compensation and tax funds, provides training resources for employers and employees and oversees worker compensation benefits. The agency also gathers and supplies information on the labor market and occupational sectors in Louisiana.

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