Michigan Economic Development Corporation

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foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.
LG Energy Solution expansion

LG Energy Solution Will Invest $1.7B In Michigan Expansion

LGES will expand its Holland, MI plant to produce components for electric vehicle batteries, resulting in the creation of 1,200 new jobs.
General Motors Expansion Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Historic $7B General Motors Investment To Create EV Future In Michigan 

GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
Michigan flag

Michigan Governor: “Our State Will be Competitive.”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lauds bi-partisan agreement to attract interest in the state.
SK Siltron CSS, Michigan

SK Siltron Investing $302M In Michigan Semiconductor Wafer Plant

In support of electric vehicle growth, the semiconductor wafer manufacturing and R&D facility will bring 150 jobs to Monitor Township, MI.
Pace Industries Novi, MI

Pace Industries Relocates HQ To Michigan

Die casting manufacturer Pace Industries will invest nearly $2 million to move its headquarters from Arkansas to Novi, MI, creating more than 60 high-wage jobs.
GM Pontiac, Michigan

GM Investing $40M At Pontiac, MI Stamping Plant

General Motors will renovate its existing Pontiac, MI facility and install new flexible fabrication technology to support future electric vehicle production.
President Biden Pfizer

Michigan Governor’s Report: Standing Tall At The Crossroads Of Calamity

When a foreign pandemic invaded Michigan a year ago—and a virulent domestic pathogen threatened to topple the state government—Governor Gretchen Whitmer stood her ground.
Ann Arbor, MI

Projects Bring 279 jobs, $27.2M In Investments To Ann Arbor Region

With their expansions in Ann Arbor, MI, healthcare tech company Workit Health will create at least 179 jobs and software provider Nexient will add 100 jobs.
Gerber Products

Gerber Products Investing $36M In Michigan Expansion

The baby food maker will expand its Fremont, MI manufacturing facility, creating 50 new jobs in the process. 
Michigan COVID-19 small business

Michigan Teams Up To Help Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Entrepreneurial support organizations and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation have joined forces to help small businesses overcome loss from the COVID-19 virus.
2019 Deal of the Year

2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

We received nominations for projects in nearly two dozen states for our 2019 Deal of The Year awards. Our all-star panel of judges has spoken, so it’s time to reveal their picks for our top three prizes (and nine honorable mentions).
Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Projects Will Create More Than 740 Jobs

Business expansions, community revitalization projects will spur economic growth and extend Michigan’s leadership in automotive manufacturing and future mobility solutions.
Michigan connectivity

Industry 4.0: Making Connections In Michigan

Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles
Grand Rapids

Acrisure Investing $33M In Michigan HQ Relocation

The global insurance broker will create 400 new, high-paying jobs in downtown Grand Rapids, is area's first to win Good Jobs for Michigan support.
Pure Michigan

Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities.
FCA Michigan

Michigan Incentives Will Help FCA Create 6,433 New Jobs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic project will generate $4.5 billion in investment as it builds a new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Detroit and expands production at five existing Michigan facilities.
Michigan Economic Development

Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan

Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns.
FCA

FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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