Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Michael Shore, MEDC
Full-Page Ad In NY Times, Washington Post, Michigan Papers
Toyota's full-page newspaper advertisement appeared today in Michigan publications including the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Ann Arbor News, and Grand Rapids Press as well as nationally in the USA Today, New York Times and Washington Post.
The Granholm administration put together an incentive package through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation valued at more than $38.9 million to convince Toyota Technical Center USA, Inc. (TTC) to create its new, state-of-the-art R&D facility in Michigan.
Toyota Technical Center U.S.A., Inc. was established 1977 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor. Toyota currently employs 505 in Michigan.
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.