Port Bienville Industrial Park prides itself on a robust legacy of polymer manufacturing. Over the past four decades, Hancock County has witnessed the arrival and sustained investment of four polymer manufacturing companies, cementing its position as a thriving hub for this industry cluster.



  • Alpek Polyester - A global leader in the production of PTA (Terephthalic Acid), PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Resins and PET Recycling (rPET), Specialty Polymers; Polyester Fibers (Staple and Filament).
    • Key Industries: Food Packaging, Clothing Textiles, Automotive
  • Sabic - Manufacturer of polypropylene (PP) compounds, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN).
    • Key Industries: Automotive, Consumer Goods, Business Equipment, Electronics & Electrical
  • SNF Polychemie - SNF is a specialty chemical group whose products, water-soluble polymers, contribute to treating, recycling, preserving water, saving energy, and reducing carbon footprint. 
    • Key Industries: Municipal Drinking Water & Wastewater Treatment; Oil & Gas; Cosmetics
  • NAMMO - Defense contractor manufacturing light-weight polymer ammunition for military customers.
    • Key Industries: Miltary

Cluster Statistics

Location Quotient: 22.71

Average Salary: $171,453

Employment: 453

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