Latest: Michigan Lands New Gestamp Manufacturing Facility - The automobile supplier will invest $68M and create 195 jobs on chassis, paint, and laser welding lines at its new Chelsea, MI manufacturing facility.
The research institute will benefit from Toyota’s existing team and University of Michigan’s research talent and facilities, where it can perform extreme-limit testing in a wide variety of environments.
Dow and DuPont have apparently agreed that they would be in a stronger position as a merged company with powerful synergies to successfully navigate an eventual breakup into more specialized units. The tentative deal also may signify the next step in the evolution of the global plastics industry, a shift in focus to specialty and advanced engineered plastics from oil-based petrochemical mainstays like polyethylene. Both companies have realized the need to get bigger before they can get smaller.
Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes.
YFS Automotive Systems, Inc. will build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Detroit, creating 160 new jobs and investing $26.9 million in a new facility to design, test, and manufacture automotive fuel system components.
EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.
As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
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