Press Releases - 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announces grant awards

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) today approved 422 grants, located in 55 counties, totaling nearly $9.7 million in awards.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

DAVID Corp. establishing tech center in Livonia, adding 26 new jobs

DAVID Corporation is establishing an insurance technology development firm in the City of Livonia with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

MEDC’s support of new developments attracting visitors to Detroit

Several recent high-profile openings in downtown and Midtown Detroit demonstrate the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s prominent role as an ongoing catalyst and dealmaker promoting the city’s economic and cultural renewal.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Clemens Food Group establishing pork processing facility in Coldwater Township, creating 800 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund actions to support construction of a new Clemens Food Group pork processing operation in Coldwater Township...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

New business expansions, community improvement projects gain state approval

Eight companies to invest $463 million, add 1,804 jobs

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Alcoa Power and Propulsion expanding in Whitehall, adding 25 new jobs

Alcoa Power and Propulsion is expanding in the City of Whitehall with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Five Projects Approved for Film, Digital Media Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced today that five projects – Mickey Matson and the Helm of Darkness, Destined, Preachers of Detroit, Tommy Battles the Silver Sea Dragon and 1-to-1 Fan – have been approved for film and digital media incentives.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Employers invited to learn about MAT2 training program an innovative and industry-defined approach to education

Employers looking to learn more about the Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT²®) program can register for an upcoming MAT2 Employer Informational webinar, taking place December 10, 2014 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

MEDC announces City of Eastpointe to receive certification through Redevelopment Ready Communities program

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced the City of Eastpointe is the third community in the state to receive Redevelopment Ready Communities® (RRC) certification.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Workforce Development Agency announces nearly $8.6 million in job training grants for Michigan companies

The Michigan Workforce Development Agency today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of nearly $8.6 million in Skilled Trades Training Fund program grants to 23 Michigan Works! agencies around the state.