Press Releases - 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Two companies to invest $28.6 million, add 122 jobs in Michigan

Two companies will be expanding and adding jobs in Michigan with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Michigan companies to increase job training and hiring through Workforce Development Agency grants

The Michigan Workforce Development Agency today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of $3,549,938 in Skilled Trades Training Fund program grants to 14 Michigan Works! agencies around the state.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Michigan companies to increase job training and hiring through Workforce Development Agency grants(2)

The Michigan Workforce Development Agency today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of $3,549,938 in Skilled Trades Training Fund program grants to 14 Michigan Works! agencies around the state.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Michigan Shifting Gears helps job seekers fine-tune skills, navigate the new rules of finding a job

Michigan Shifting Gears, an intensive career transition initiative sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, kicks off two new three-month sessions on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Michigan, Ohio collaborate on growth opportunities for clean energy manufacturing

From manufacturing plants to office buildings to residential homes, the quest to reduce energy costs and waste has created a fast-growing demand to find ways to be more energy efficient.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Parents invited to learn about training program that teaches in-demand skills while providing a paycheck to students

Parents of high school seniors in Southeast Michigan are invited to attend an informational session to learn how students can gain advanced manufacturing work skills while earning a paycheck through the Michigan Advanced Technician Training program

Monday, December 16, 2013

Vectorform expanding in Royal Oak, adding 75 new jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $375,000 Michigan Business Development Program incentive for Vectorform to expand its headquarters in Royal Oak

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Four companies to invest more than $35 million, add 285 jobs in Michigan

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

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

New career liaison program prepares students for post-high school training opportunities

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced a new partnership with a network of community colleges that will promote training opportunities for in-demand careers to Michigan high school students.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: MEDC to announce new career liaison partnership with community colleges

Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference announcing a new program offered by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Michigan community colleges on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Henry Ford Community College.