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We offer an accessible, efficient and competitive business environment with the assets you need to expand and thrive in a global marketplace. Our favorable business climate, accessibility, talent, and commitment to your success are why companies are choosing Michigan’s Great Southwest as a strategic location for their investment.
Business Does Start Here!
We have a robust and reliable infrastructure with an inventory of shovel ready sites, industrial parks and existing buildings that are competitively priced and strategically located on or near interstate transportation corridors for easy and direct accessibility. We deliver an outstanding workforce trained in the skills and expertise you need today and into the future. We drive innovation and technology in Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics & Warehousing and Food and Beverage Processing.
There are many recognizable names doing business in Michigan’s Great Southwest; Whirlpool Corporation and Whirlpool North America are headquartered here. Our engaged business community focuses on developing a culture that attracts and retains a diverse group of talent to keep and grow investments in Michigan’s Great Southwest.
Take a look at our Top 10 Employers:
|Lakeland HealthCare||3,600||General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|
|Whirlpool Corporation||3,362||Household Laundry Equipment Manufacturing|
|Andrews University||2,352||Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|
|Four Winds Casino||1,800||Gambling Industries|
|Indiana Michigan Power / Cook Nuclear Plant (Generation)||1,200||Electric Power Generation|
|Leco Corporation||650||Surgical & Medical Instrument Manufacturing|
|Modineer Company||455||Metal Stamping, NEC|
|Meijer Inc.||332||Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores|
|Gast Manufacturing||320||Air & Gas Compressor|
|Martin's Super Markets (Niles, St. Joseph & Stevensville)||304||Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores|
We invite you to learn why you should invest in Michigan’s Great Southwest!