LANSING, MI- Peckham, Inc. has been recognized as a certified gold-level Veteran-Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. MVAA recognizes organizations based on their commitment to recruiting, hiring, training and retaining veteran talent. This certification is a promotion, as Peckham has been certified as a silver-level Veteran-Friendly Employer in previous years.
Michigan is among the top 10 states for cyber security growth potential, manufacturing workforce, opportunity zones, and tech job growth, and, once again ranks number one for automotive manufacturing strength according to Business Facilities’ 15th annual Rankings Report for 2019.
Grand opening of facility in Ironwood expected to generate investment of $4.3 million, create 61 jobs
Monday, Waupaca Foundry, a Hitachi Metals company, opened operations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The new facility will process iron castings produced at its Waupaca, Wis. plants. The company’s expansion into the city of Ironwood is expected to generate an investment of $4.3 million and create 61 new jobs.
Jeffrey Mosher recently caught up with Erik Kiilunen, CEO, Neuvokas, Ahmeek, MI, and Fred Molnar, vice president of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at MEDC, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
A recent advancedmanufacturing.org article draws on recent research conducted by Case Western Reserve, New York University, and Boston University, with assistance from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA).
Senator’s Idea Draws on Feedback from Michigan Manufacturers; Seeks to Revitalize Manufacturing Industry as Countries Like China and South Korea Prioritize Manufacturing PolicyWASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters today announced a new proposal to establish a National Institute of Manufacturing during his keynote address at the MForesight Manufacturing Summit in Washington, DC. Inspired by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the institute would serve as the hub for federal manufacturing programs, promote efforts to help our workforce close the skills gap and function as the focal point for developing a national strategy focused on ensuring American manufacturing policy can rapidly respond to changes in the global marketplace. Through his visits to manufacturers across Michigan, Peters has heard about the need for a unified strategy on manufacturing to revitalize the industry and keep pace with competitors in other countries.
Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Glenn R. Stevens, Executive Director, MICHauto and Vice President, Automotive and Mobility Initiatives, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit, MI. Their conversation reacquaints the Michigan Business community with MICHauto and how they are getting prepared for the Mackinac Policy Conference.
Keith Lambert, Vice President of Business Attraction, LEAP, Lansing Economic Area Partnership -- CAMW! MVP for April 2019. Capital Area Michigan Works! has been helped by LEAP their most valuable partner for this month, in preparing for MiCareerQuest Capital Area coming up April 26th.