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Port of Toledo drives 7,971 jobs, $906 million in annual economic impact

Posted By: The Toledo Blade on August 10, 2023.  For more information, please click here to read the source article. Freight in and out of the busy Port of Toledo means 7,971 direct and indirect jobs to the region and $906.2 million in annual economic impact, a new maritime shipping study shows. Those numbers are up substantially from […]


Influx of pandemic boaters puts strain on marina space, prompts industry consolidation

Jason McGuire’s Detroit-based marina operation company saw a 22 percent increase in revenue during the pandemic, growing to $2.2 million from $1.8 million prior to the onset of COVID-19. The kicker: His ABC Professional Enterprise LLC has only about a third as many wet slips available for rent to boaters in 2021 as he did […]


Coca-Cola to close Detroit plant by year’s end, idle up to 131

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling is closing its Detroit facility by the end of the year as it consolidates operations with its Grand Rapids site, officials said Wednesday. Up to 131 employees at the plant are expected to lose their jobs. “After careful consideration, we made the difficult decision to consolidate our Detroit production operations into […]


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