Items Tagged with 'MEDC'


State names VP to lead 'Pure Michigan'

October 17, 2014
An award-winning tourism executive and Michigan native will be the new vice president leading the state’s “Pure Michigan” campaign. Read More

MEDC, Herman Miller target manufacturing perceptions

October 3, 2014
With Michigan’s rich heritage in manufacturing and a looming skilled-labor shortage, multiple organizations are working to address common misconceptions about the industry to attract new talent, connect with future generations and ensure its sustainability. Read More

Italian auto supplier invests $78.4M in plant, 254 jobs

July 23, 2014
A brake systems maker is planning to invest more than $78.4 million to build a plant and create 254 jobs in the region. Read More

Auto supplier invests $65.5M in plant, 420 jobs

July 23, 2014
A local auto supplier is investing $65.5 million to build a plant in the Lansing area that will create 420 jobs. Read More

Tool and die company plans 35 jobs

July 23, 2014
A tool and die company is planning to create 35 jobs in the area with the help of $6.3 million in private activity bond financing approved by the state. Read More

State invites auto suppliers to Automechanika Shanghai

July 7, 2014
West Michigan auto suppliers have the opportunity to attend Automechanika Shanghai with the state’s marketing arm. Read More

Crowdfunding enters realm of placemaking

Public space projects will receive MEDC grants if community funding goals are met.

July 4, 2014
Would public art or a new park make Grand Rapids a more attractive place to live and work? Read More

Auto supplier invests $8.5M in expansion, jobs

June 18, 2014
An auto supplier is planning to invest $8.5 million to expand its operations in the region and create up to 144 jobs. Read More

'Pure Michigan' rolls out regional ads

May 6, 2014
“Pure Michigan” ads are spreading across the Midwest as the summer travel season approaches. Read More

Metal fabricator plans $5.7M expansion, 50 jobs

March 12, 2014
A local manufacturer founded nearly a century ago is increasing its workforce by 60 percent to meet demand. Read More