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Legacy of Success: Helping Louisiana chemical manufacturers soar

Today, most people think of logistics as sending an envelope from one place to another or having a package that was ordered online delivered to their home or business.  To industrial and manufacturing sites, finished products logistics starts at the packaging line and ends with the customer. Plus, what’s being sent from one place to …

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Brown Eagle Completes 2 Million Man-Hours Without a Lost Time Incident

Brown Eagle Contractors, Inc. is proud to announce that it has successfully completed 2 million man-hours without a lost-time incident at Syngenta, a remarkable safety achievement measured in industrial work environments. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Lela Mae Wilkes credits the accomplishment to each of Brown Eagle’s 134 on-site employees and their commitment to safety, …

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Executive Spotlight: Billy Bellefontaine

In November, Billy Bellefontaine was named the new president of Brown Eagle Contractors. He previously worked at Dow Chemical as a supply chain expertise director and comes from a family line of chemical engineers. As a new leader in the company, Bellefontaine will aggressively go after new opportunities in the petrochemical industry.

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Brown Eagle Contractors, Inc. Names William Bellefontaine President

William “Billy” Bellefontaine was recently announced as President of Brown Eagle Contractors, Inc. He will be responsible for strengthening the logistic company’s operational success and furthering market growth.

Bellefontaine brings more than four decades of engineering, logistics and supply chain management experience to the helm of Brown Eagle. He previously served as Supply Chain Expertise Director at Dow Chemical.

Members of the WBEC South Board of Directors award Brown Eagle Contractors owner and CEO Lela Mae Wilkes Supplier of the Year during the Women’s Enterprise 25th Anniversary Conference at the Hyatt Hotel in New Orleans on September 26, 2019. From left to right: Kimberly Duck of BP, Susan Stenz of ExxonMobil, Lela Mae Wilkes, owner and CEO of Brown Eagle Contractors Inc. and David Feldman of Chevron.

Brown Eagle Contractors, Inc. Awarded Supplier of the Year by Women’s Business Enterprise Council South

The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) named Brown Eagle Contractors, Inc. Supplier of the Year in the Southern United States during the 2019 Women’s Enterprise Summit on September 26.
The woman-owned, Baton Rouge-based business serves as a one-stop solution for the post-manufacturing needs of chemical companies, providing services such as logistics labor, project management and material handling. Industry giants like BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, Conoco Phillips and Entergy nominated and selected Brown Eagle as the award recipient.