Press Releases - 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Gov. Whitmer announces Michigan Strategic Fund support for Allegiant Air’s new aircraft and crew base at Bishop International Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint

• Project will generate private investment of $76.9 million • Airline also adding nonstop service to Phoenix • Location key to company’s strategic growth

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

City of Linden receives Certified Local Government status to support historic preservation activities

Certification provides state and federal technical assistance, eligibility for historic preservation grants

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for ‘Soo Splash Pad at Project Playground’ project in Sault Ste. Marie

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

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Friday, November 5, 2021

THIS JUST IN: Michigan Underscores Leadership in Semiconductor R&D and Supply Chain with Grand Opening of KLA Corporation’s New Ann Arbor Headquarters

KLA Corporation opens 230,000-square-foot permanent headquarters in Ann Arbor, builds on strength of Michigan’s semiconductor industry R&D and supply chain.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Tourism Industry Recognized at 2021 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism

• Industry awards recognize individuals, tourism entities that exemplify best practices, impact on industry • Trenton named a Pure Michigan Trail Town

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Governor Whitmer Announces Defense Company DCS Corporation Establishing Research and Development Center of Excellence in Sterling Heights, Creating 92 Jobs

• $4.3 million investment will bring new high-wage jobs to SE Michigan, further boosting Michigan’s advanced manufacturing and defense sectors • Project builds on Michigan leadership position in autonomous vehicle manufacturing, R&D

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announces FY22 grant awards

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Monday, November 1, 2021

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces adhesive manufacturer tesa tape expansion in West Michigan, adding high-wage jobs

tesa plant investing $36 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Sparta, underscoring Michigan’s leadership in advanced manufacturing

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Announces Three Communities Chosen for Select Level of the Michigan Main Street Program

Adrian, Coldwater and Rogers City join 24 other Michigan communities taking a strategic approach to revitalizing their downtowns and commercial districts

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Governor Whitmer announces agribusiness expansion bringing nearly 200 jobs to Holland, placemaking projects around the state

• Food manufacturing company Request Foods expanding at multiple locations in Holland, creating up to 198 jobs, investing $205 million • Three community revitalization projects will bring food incubator to Detroit, needed housing, new vibrancy to downtowns in Honor, Kalamazoo • Changes to Michigan Build Ready Sites program will boost inventory of industrial sites in the state

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