Frank's Casing Crew has opened its new equipment repair facility.
The oil and gas industry is strong in Acadiana and more jobs are coming to our area.
The equipment made and repaired here in Lafayette goes all over the world.
Franks has been in Acadiana more than 70 years.
"These are very good corporate citizens and we are amazed at how generous they are. we are amazed at the workforce that they have been able to assemble and how they are really linked into the community.
Lafayette is really what I call the gateway to the world. This facility is just another added piece of what we do and how we service the rest of the world, right here from Lafayette, Louisiana. "
The new facility adds forty new jobs at Franks.
Officials tell us they plan to continue their growth to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry.