Toledo tech hub win would bring 9,000 jobs, $4 billion impact
Posted By: The Blade on August 20, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Toledo and northwest Ohio can generate 9,000 jobs and $4 billion in economic impact if designated a federal innovative hub by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, a consortium of local industry and civic leaders said in a grant application. Moreover, […]
C-store chain plans major distribution center near Findlay
Posted By: The Blade on August 28, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. A Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain has decided to build a $150 million distribution center in Findlay as it develops plans to expand into northwest Ohio. The Sheetz, Inc. facility on the city’s northwest side is expected to generate 750 […]
Gilbert’s Bedrock may build Detroit factory for a startup backed by Bill Gates
Signature Associates’ Brad Viergever and Chris Calvano are proud to have been a part of this deal. Posted By: Detroit Free Press on July 25, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. A Bill Gates-backed startup is eying land in Detroit near the demolished Southwestern High School as a possible location for a factory […]
Bollinger Motors gets $3M grant to expand Michigan facilities, add jobs
Posted By: The Detroit News on July 25, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Oak Park-based electric commercial vehicle company Bollinger Motors Inc. has been awarded $3 million from the state in support of its plan to add up to 237 new jobs and invest $44 million in its Oak Park and […]
Electric truck maker Via Motors eyes HQ move from Utah to Auburn Hills
Posted By: The Detroit News on October 25, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. John Boyd and Gary Stephens of Signature Associates are proud to have been a part of this deal. Via Motors, an electric vehicle manufacturer, is considering relocating its headquarters from Utah to Auburn Hills to grow its […]
Sprawling building gets new life as a plant to retread tires
Posted By: The Blade on October 18, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. They call him “Coach.” Jim Jones, co-founder of a 19-year-old business called JAM Fleet Service, prefers that title and not because he once coached Sylvania Northview High School’s varsity wrestling team. He’s an unconventional owner of an unconventional business […]
Michigan startup investing $1.6B in EV battery gigafactory, creating 2,112 jobs
Posted By: mlive on October 5, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Jim Montgomery and Joe Hamway are proud to have been a part of this deal. A Michigan startup is getting a $200 million state grant for a new $1.6 billion electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Wayne County. The […]
New EV Charging Firm FLO in Auburn Hills to Produce 250,000 Chargers
Posted By: DBUSINESS on October 5, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Gary Stephens is proud to have been a part of this deal. FLO, a North American electric vehicle (EV) charging company based in Quebec, Canada, cut the ribbon on its first U.S. facility located in Auburn Hills […]
Detroit poised to land 500-job parts plant at AMC site, Duggan says
Posted By: The Detroit News on October 12, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said Wednesday the city is “about to land” a 500-job auto parts plant on the site of the former American Motors Corp. headquarters site on Plymouth Road on Detroit’s west side. “We are […]
Mecosta County, township officials approve 30-year Renaissance Zone incentive for potential battery project
Posted By: MiBiz on September 26, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. A trio of Mecosta County municipalities have approved a 30-year tax incentive to help lure a multi-billion dollar electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility that promises more than 2,000 jobs. Officials from the county, Big Rapids Charter Township and Green […]
Walmart adding 4 fulfillment centers, more than 4,000 jobs
Walmart is adding four new fulfillment centers to its existing capacity, a move that will bring more than 4,000 jobs and make next- or two-day shipping available to more Americans. The announcement comes at a time when consumers are relying on packages being shipped to their homes more than ever before. While online ordering has […]
Michigan’s small businesses had a growth spurt in 2021, highest new job count in two decades
Michigan customers had lots of options to support a new, small business in 2021. They could get a “Millennial Lunchable” in Saginaw, an “all-beef dirty water plain dog” in Kalamazoo or BYOC — bring your own container — and fill up on cosmetics in Ann Arbor. Despite a labor shortage and a wave of resignations defining the first year after coronavirus […]
Majorel to bring up to 500 jobs to Detroit, open office downtown
The City of Detroit and Majorel, a customer experience management company, announced Thursday that the company will open an office in downtown Detroit. The move will create up to 500 jobs paying a minimum $17 an hour with benefits, according to the company. Majorel, which is based in Luxembourg and employs 69,000 people in 35 countries, according to its […]
New city initiative aims to restore vacant buildings
Toledo officials are hoping the Vibrancy Initiative will help local businesses restore the city’s vacant commercial buildings to house a wave of entrepreneurs who have been inspired to launch their own companies. Announced Monday against the backdrop of the Broadway corridor in one of Toledo’s oldest neighborhoods, the pilot program was created to invest in […]
Logistics company, auto supplier to create 424 jobs near Flint
A supply chain management company and an automotive supplier are planning to invest $23 million in Genesee County and create 424 jobs to fulfill contracts with their OEM customers. Flint-based logistics and packaging company NorthGate expects to bring 374 jobs to Burton, while Sterling Heights-based DAG Technology Inc. said it will add 50 jobs in […]
Investment totaling $7.1 million to bring 266 new jobs to Ann Arbor area
Two major projects will bring well-paying jobs and new investments to the Ann Arbor area, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced on Tuesday. Building on Gov. Whitmer’s Back to Work Michigan plan, the projects are expected to create 266 jobs and generate a total private investment of $7.1 million. Navitas Systems, an energy storage provider, […]
International Packaging Company Coming To Northwest Ohio
Logoplaste has announced plans to build a new manufacturing plant in Lima, Ohio. With headquarters in Portugal, Logoplaste will construct a 100,000 square-foot facility for plastic injection molding of food grade containers. The new $35 million project will add at least 50 new jobs at the Allen County site. “Proximity to a recognized regional plastics […]
Satelytics moving to Perrysburg, adding jobs
An innovative satellite imagery company is expanding its business into Perrysburg. Satelytics, which was based on the University of Toledo campus, is now hiring for a new location at Levis Commons near the Funny Bone. The firm is adding 38 jobs and about $1 million in new annual payroll. CEO Sean Donegan said the company […]
Magna will expand Highland Park seating plant, creating 480 new jobs
Magna International Inc. is investing more than $35 million to expand its Highland Park plant after winning two new full seat assembly contracts, the Canada-based auto supplier said Tuesday. The plan is expected to create 480 new jobs, including nearly 300 entry-level positions, just as the automotive supplier sector faces deep strains following weeks of downtime […]
Amazon hires more than 1,000 people for Grand Rapids center
Amazon recently announced it hired more than 80,000 employees to meet the surge in demand from people relying on Amazon’s service during this stressful time, particularly those most vulnerable to being out in public. This includes more than 1,000 new employees in Grand Rapids. The new hires in Grand Rapids fill a range of roles, including picking, packing, […]
Old Fort manufacturer plans expansion, 60 new jobs to be created
A major manufacturer of household packaged goods plans to invest $38 million to expand its plant in Old Fort in Seneca County, the Regional Growth Partnership said Tuesday. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. of Ewing, N.J., said it will expand its production and warehouse space to make room for new product lines, creating 60 jobs […]
German auto supplier to open plant employing 400 in Plymouth Twp.
A German auto supplier is expanding its operations in Michigan with a new manufacturing facility in Plymouth Township. The Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s governing body approved Tuesday a $2.7 million performance-based grant to Webasto Roof Systems Inc., a subsidiary of the Webasto Group, a sunroof, convertible top and heating systems manufacturer. The company plans to invest nearly $48 million […]
Macomb County Tops Country for Manufacturing Job Growth
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that Macomb County is the top county in the nation for the creation of new manufacturing jobs. The county saw an increase of 9,118 manufacturing jobs between the fourth quarter of 2016 and the second quarter of 2018. Macomb County is followed by Alameda County, […]
FCA division will invest $12.6M, create 106 jobs in Oakland County
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Magneti Marelli components business plans to invest $12.6 million and create 106 new jobs in Oakland County. As a result of the planned investment, the Michigan Strategic Fund board approved an almost $1.6-million Michigan Business Development Program grant this week for the company. “The company is hiring new employees, constructing new labs […]
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