MEDC Press Releases

Monday, November 27, 2023

State of Michigan announces $838,000 grant to help Michigan Technological University become national leader in semiconductor education, training programs

Partners include Calumet Electronics, Gentex Corp., Dow, Hawk Semiconductor, intermediate school districts, charter schools, community colleges, Veterans Affairs offices and Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Michigan Jumps 8 Spots in National Site Selection Ranking

Michigan climbs national rankings, building on strong job growth, advanced manufacturing leadership

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Friday, November 17, 2023

High-Tech Skills Training Boosted by New Mobility Investments in Michigan

State, industry and university partners announce grant awards for three of Michigan’s higher education institutions

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Friday, November 17, 2023

Two Business Expansions Bring 66 New Jobs to West Michigan

Recycling solutions provider Beacon Recycling expanding in Muskegon, adding 36 jobs and supporting Michigan’s sustainability efforts | Cascade Die Casting investing $6 million to expand in Sparta, adding 30 jobs

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Friday, November 17, 2023

Governor Whitmer Wraps Up Economic Mission in California, Pitches Michigan for New Jobs and Semiconductor Investment

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

New Semiconductor Win Kick-Starts Investment Mission to Bring Semiconductor Supply Chain Jobs Home to Michigan

Silbond Corporation to begin manufacturing abrasives for semiconductor chips in Lenawee County, investing $7.9 million

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Grants for Three Mobility Pilot Programs to Advance the Health and Wellness of Michiganders

Michigan continues to innovate its mobility ecosystem to drive enhanced living experiences and economic prosperity

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Governor Whitmer Announces Over $73 Million in Support for Entrepreneurial Hubs Across the State

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

New placemaking project will bring community gathering space, vibrancy to downtown Saginaw

Memorial Cup Legacy Project will transform vacant space on Symphony Lane near Dow Event Center into a community asset that will attract and retain talent, improve quality of life in Saginaw • Completion of project to coincide with 2024 Memorial Cup ice hockey tournament, taking place May 24-June 2 in Saginaw for first time in Michigan history

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

City of Negaunee receives Certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

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