Press Releases - 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Michigan’s ‘Future Cities’ study reveals benefits and challenges of autonomous vehicle technology for communities

Gov. Rick Snyder unveils study at Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress in Montreal

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Business expansions, community revitalization projects in SE Michigan, Grand Rapids gain Michigan Strategic Fund approval

Projects expected to generate nearly $168 million in total investment and create 1,580 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PlanetM and AutoMobili-D Launch Inaugural PlanetM Awards to Honor Companies Developing Innovative Mobility-Focused Platforms and Technologies

PlanetM, a Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) program, in partnership with North American International Auto Show’s (NAIAS) mobility showcase, AutoMobili-D, today announced the inaugural PlanetM Awards.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Cities of Howell and Saline named Great American Main Street semi-finalists

Competition recognizes communities for exceptional commercial revitalization efforts

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobs

New STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Two companies to expand in Michigan with support from Michigan Strategic Fund

Projects will generate total investment of more than $14 million, add 60 jobs

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Zip Lines at Muskegon Winter Sports Complex project

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

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tenneco to invest $23.1 million, create 95 jobs in Northville Township

Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc. today announced plans to construct a state-of-the-art customer center in Northville Township.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Catalytic projects highlight MSF board approvals

Penske Logistics, LG Electronics, Lear Corp. investments reflect expanding state economy; nearly $160-million private capital spurs 1,130 jobs

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Snyder: Companies to invest $561 million, add 1,500 jobs in state

More than $561 million in new investment with 1,500 jobs and two community revitalization projects are among the key projects approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund.

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