SAINT JOSEPH, Mich., (August 9, 2021) - Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County's lead economic development agency, assisted Edgewater Automation in securing additional assembly space due to recent growth. Edgewater will expand in the City of St. Joseph at 211 Hilltop Road.
This expansion will create nearly 20 new jobs in the City of St. Joseph, adding to the 145 Edgewater employees in the State of Michigan, and result in a total investment of over $300,000. New jobs will include office and administration, apprenticeships, marketing, sales, design, assembly and machining.
Cathy Tilley, Cornerstone Alliance Business Development Manager, took the lead role on this project. "We are thrilled that Edgewater will be expanding within Berrien County," said Tilley. "One of Cornerstone Alliance's key goals is to retain and expand existing local businesses. We congratulate Edgewater for their ongoing success."
Edgewater Automation is a designer and builder of custom advanced automation equipment and manufactured structures and systems. With offices in Michigan and South Carolina, Edgewater Automation is well positioned to support its core customers in life sciences, automotive and commercial vehicles, consumer packaged goods (CPG), general manufacturing, electronics and battery manufacturing, and logistics.
"We are excited with the opportunity to expand both our footprint and talent here in Southwest Michigan," said Tim Tate, Edgewater Automation Managing Director. "This is where Edgewater's story began twenty years ago. We believe our success comes from the surrounding communities and the people who live and work in Southwest Michigan."