Press Releases - April 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Michigan Corporate Relations Network Strengthens University and Industry Collaboration with Launch of Online Portal

Online portal to strengthen pipeline of technology commercialization through information sharing

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

MSU MTRAC AgBio Hub Awards Funding to High-Tech Projects

Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio at Michigan State University targets funding for research related to food, fuel and fiber.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

MSF approves programs expansions; business investment and community development projects bring new growth, jobs to Michigan

• Michigan Business Development Program and Michigan Revitalization Program changes approved • Webasto Group expanding in Plymouth, adding 441 jobs • Community development project creates 27 jobs in Hillsdale

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

MEDC expands opportunities for business attraction and community growth in Michigan

• New Jobs Ready Michigan program boosts business attraction efforts • Changes focus on attracting highly competitive projects to Michigan, helping smaller communities around state

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

New MEDC marketing campaigns support business attraction, growth opportunities in Michigan

MEDC celebrates 20 years with continued commitment to making Michigan a great place to live, work and play

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Two new business expansions, community development project bring investment, jobs to Michigan

• CertainTeed Ceilings Corporation expanding in L’Anse, creating 25 jobs • Miniature Custom Manufacturing expands facilities in Vicksburg, adding 37 jobs • Community development project in South Haven will reactivate vacant lot, create 10 jobs

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Pure Michigan’s “Dark Sky” campaign unveils celestial skyscapes to Michigan travelers

• Newest Pure Michigan spot appearing in theaters across the Midwest and on national cable channels • Partnerships with The Weather Channel, Outside Online and Spotify highlighting the beauty of Michigan’s night skies

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Business expansions, community development project bring new private investment, jobs to Michigan

• Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra adding second location in Walker, creating 100 jobs • German auto supplier MAHLE expanding in St. Johns, adding 25 jobs • Community development project will add pavilion to trail system in downtown Gaylord

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Aerospace summit highlights opportunities for growth in key industry

Pure Michigan Business Connect to coordinate supplier-purchaser meetings

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Michigan to Gain Competitive Advantage in Attracting New Businesses Through New Site Readiness Program

• Program will bring available sites closer to “shovel ready” status • Grants of up to $100,000 available to local partners for assistance with site readiness preparation

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