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Granholm Announces Support for Company Expansion in U.P.'s Iron County, 85 New Jobs

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Michael Shore, MEDC
(517) 335-4590

Global Response North to Invest $1.2 Million

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced a $590,000 grant to Iron County to help Global Response North expand its operations. The project is expected to create 85 new jobs and generate $1.2 million in private investment.

MEDC representatives joined local officials today to present a ceremonial check for the total grant amount of $590,000.

Iron County will use the grant to assist with purchasing and refurbishing the interior of a building to be leased to Global Response North for its customer contact operations. The county will contribute an additional $445,000 to facilitate the project.

Global Response North is a startup company affiliated with Global Response, a well-established firm with more than 30 years of experience in the contact center industry sector.


The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, a partnership between the state and local communities, promotes smart economic growth by developing strategies and providing services to create and retain good jobs and a high quality of life. For more information on MEDC initiatives and programs, visit the Web site at www.michigan.org.

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