MEDC Press Releases

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

JR Automation expands in Holland, investing $4 million

• Project creates 100 high-tech jobs • Expansion key to company’s strategic growth

Monday, July 16, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched to finish Jordan Lake Trail project connecting Lake Odessa and Woodland Township

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Business expansions, community revitalization projects create 269 jobs in Michigan

• Global circuit board manufacturer Actia locates North American headquarters in Romulus • Projects to generate total capital investment of $26.7 million • Community revitalization projects in Detroit, SW Michigan, Northern Michigan

Monday, July 9, 2018

PlanetM and Plug and Play Partner for Mobility Matchmaking Event

Global innovation platform to hold first Detroit Summit on July 11; media registration available

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

MEDC names Doug Kuiper as new senior vice president, marketing & communications

Kuiper will lead MEDC’s communication strategy and execution of marketing initiatives

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

MSF supports Stryker’s $109.8M expansion of medical-products manufacturing facility

• Kalamazoo-based global company increases production of array of timely healthcare products, technologies • Up to 260 jobs added by end of 2025 • Investment major boost to state’s medical devices industry

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Business expansions, community revitalization projects around Michigan gain Michigan Strategic Fund approval

• Kalamazoo-based Stryker expanding medical-products facility in Portage • Loc Performance bringing 700 jobs to Lansing • MSF supports community revitalization projects in Flint, Kalamazoo

Monday, June 25, 2018

Michigan Defense Center and Congressman Moolenaar Highlight Michigan’s Defense Opportunities

Arsenal of Innovation event aims to connect local vendors to federal and military contracts

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for completion of Popps Emporium in Hamtramck

$30,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Monday, June 18, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Durfee + Central Community Beautification project in Detroit

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative