Friday, January 05, 2018
LANSING, Mich. – Arconic, a global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, plans to expand its operations in the city of Whitehall, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $10 million and create 38 jobs, resulting in a $400,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund. Michigan was chosen over a competing site in multiple states.
“Arconic’s expansion here rather than in another state means good jobs for Michigan residents and underscores the strength of the state’s aerospace sector,” said Jeff Mason, CEO of MEDC, the state’s chief marketing and business attraction arm that administers programs and performs due diligence on behalf of the MSF.
“The decision by Arconic to invest in Whitehall offers further evidence our commitment to helping companies grow and generate new jobs for our residents,” said Mason.
Arconic’s Whitehall facility is a leader in investment casting super-alloy airfoils for aero engines and industrial gas turbines. The company plans to invest in high-tech machinery and equipment at its facilities in Whitehall, a project that is expected to generate total investment of up to $10 million and create 38 jobs over the next several years. The city of Whitehall is waiving permitting fees in support of the project. For information on careers with Arconic, visit Arconic Careers.
About Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
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