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2019 Quarter 4

GT Independence 2020

Back Office

  • 84
  • $1,700,000

GT Independence, a self-directed services provider, is growing its Sturgis-based team by 84 jobs with a $1.7 million investment.

Dark Horse Cargo

Design-Based Manufacturing

  • 80
  • $750,000

Dark Horse Cargo announced it will tow 60 new manufacturing jobs into Mottville Township along with a $750,000 investment in the production of trailers.

TekModo Industries

Design-Based Manufacturing

  • 60
  • $9,600,000

TekModo Industries is bringing 60 new jobs and a $9.6 million investment to Three Rivers. The Tier 1 technology manufacturer assembles, supplies and integrates material and system technologies for the recreational vehicle, cargo, conversion and marine industries.

2019 Quarter 3

Bolands Best One Tire


  • 10
  • $3,735,000

In Sturgis, Boland’s Best-One Tire will construct a new $3.71-million, 100,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center, bringing 10 new jobs to the community.

Michiana Millworks

Design-Based Manufacturing

  • 3
  • $65,545

Michiana Millworks, a company that customizes specialty commercial vehicles and trailers, is on track to add three more jobs in the Sturgis through its $65,545 investment in a building expansion project.

2019 Quarter 1

Alliance Injection Molding

Design-Based Manufacturing

  • 2
  • $350,000

Alliance Injection Molding acquired an existing building on the north side of Three Rivers. The company will make a $350,000 investment in the space and add two new jobs while retaining three more.

2018 Quarter 4

Going PRO Talent Fund

Skilled Trades Training Fund

  • 107
  • $908,796

Formerly known as the State of Michigan’s Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF), the Going PRO Talent Fund provides funds to companies for short term, in-demand training. Training is not limited to “skilled trade” occupations; training has included welding, CNC operator, CNC programmer, robotics, IT training, electronic health records, and on-the-job training for individuals to be hired. Here are just a few Southwest Michigan companies earning awards at the end of 2018:

  • A & O Mold and Engineering
  • Abbott
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Eimo Technologies, Inc.
  • Erbsloeh Aluminum Solutions
  • Kalamazoo X-Ray Sales
  • KSS Enterprises
  • Le Vannes, Inc.
  • National Flavors, Inc.
  • OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy
  • Parker Fluid Connectors, Brass
  • Senior Care Partners
  • Sigma Machine Inc.
  • Singh Automation
  • Weber Specialties Company
  • White Pigeon Paper Company
  • XL Machine Company, Inc.
  • Zoetis Inc.

Sturgis Molded Products 2018

Design-Based Manufacturing

  • 0
  • $3,000,000

Sturgis Molded Products, a plastic injection molding specialist in Sturgis, is investing $3 million in its facility and equipment to accommodate growth from a new product line.

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