Press Releases - 2012

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Founders Brewing Co. expanding Grand Rapids facility, adding 52 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $2 million Michigan Business Development Program incentive for the expansion of Founders Brewing Company’s Grand Rapids facility.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

La-Z-Boy Incorporated expanding in Monroe, adding 50 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $3 million Michigan Business Development Program incentive for the construction of a new La-Z-Boy headquarters in Monroe.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Six companies to invest $117 million, add 295 jobs in Michigan

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to six companies planning expansions in the state.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Getman Corporation investing $5.5 million, creating 150 jobs in Comstock Township

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $300,000 Michigan Business Development Program incentive for Getman Corporation to expand its operations in Comstock Charter Township

Friday, December 7, 2012

Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations win grants from MCACA

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs today approved $5,675,400 in the form of 312 grants to outstanding nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, educational institutions and municipalities in 47 counties to support their effort

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Dart Container to invest $47 million, create 325 jobs in Mid-Michigan

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $3 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for the expansion of Dart Container Corporation’s operations in Mason.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New business expansions, community revitalization projects and brownfield developments gain state approval

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of three brownfield work plans as well as Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to four companies

Monday, November 26, 2012

MEDC announces infrastructure grant program for Michigan communities

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has announced the Downtown Infrastructure Grant program aimed at helping low and moderate income Michigan communities improve their downtown infrastructure quality and reduce redevelopment costs.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Six companies to invest $110 million, add 616 jobs in Michigan

he Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to six companies planning expansions in the state.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Energy experts to gather at MI Municipal League Office in Lansing November 8

Energy efficiency experts from a wide range of organizations will gather at the Energy Services Coalition