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Manufacturing has been vital to Michigan's economy. Today, innovation, leading -edge technology and top talent drive advanced manufacturing processes serving multiple sectors. Michigan's Great Southwest is feeling the momentum build in opportunities for advanced manufacturing. Our diverse manufacturing base includes concentrations in automotive, metals, plastics, production technology, and scientific instrumentation. We are an exceptional location for advanced manufacturing based on our proximity, competitive costs of doing business, and talent.
Michigan’s Great Southwest can meet the ever-evolving new technologies which is evident by our advanced manufacturing companies in the region.
Leco Corporation • Gast Manufacturing • JR Automation • Pilkington North America
Robert Bosch • Edgewater Automation • Hanson Mold • Denso Manufacturing
Parker Hydraulics • Eagle Technologies • Product Design Services • Stryker
Watch the seeds of your investments grow here. With access to 20% of the world’s fresh water supply, we are the perfect location for food processing opportunities. Our proximity to major markets, abundant natural resources and favorable business climate make Michigan's Great Southwest the best choice for your investment.
Our ideal growing conditions have ranked us #2 to California's diverse agriculture. Berrien County is ranked #1 in Michigan for grapes/acres sold. It's no wonder why we have been named as "Napa Valley of Southwest Michigan."
Here are some global food processing brands doing business in our region:
Kellogg Company • Gerber Products • Minute Maid
Armour-Eckrich Meats, LLC • McCormick Flavor Division • Welch Food
Location matters. Michigan’s Great Southwest gives you the competitive advantage to move people, products and supplies locally, regionally and globally. Our proximity to major Midwest markets including Chicago and Detroit offers easy access to your customers and suppliers, wherever they are located.
Our inventory of land and available buildings are located either on or within close proximity of major transportation corridors. You can easily travel to 15 states within one day round-trip road service from here reaching 37% of the U.S. population; and Ontario, Canada, reaching 3.6 million. And, we make it easy to do business here. Learn more about our business assets and how your business can grow and prosper in Michigan's Great Southwest.
Here are some successful logistics and warehousing businesses in our region:
General Mills • Coca-Cola • Target Corporation • Old Dominion Freight Line
Southshore Storage • UPS Supply Chain Solutions • Worldwide Freight Corporation