BDC's Newest Board Member – Greg Thomas

We welcome Greg Thomas as the newest BDC Board Member! Greg is the Production Manager at Fluid Equipment Development Company (FEDCO) . He completed his Tool Maker Apprenticeship at Owens Community College while working at Ort Tool & Die, then completed a Master Certificate in Supply Chain & Operations Management at Michigan State University, College…

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Update on Gordie-Howe International Bridge

This month, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) posted a video highlighting the Canadian Port of Entry (POE). Ongoing preparatory activities have significantly changed the landscape and they recently launched a drone to capture the latest changes. Here are some facts about the bridge construction: 3 Consultant teams are preparing proposals to build and operate the…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Our office will be closed on Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 9:00 am.  Wishing you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

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Consumers Energy in the News!

Consumers Energy was in the news yesterday! They are one of 14 Michigan companies that scored 100% on a national survey and report on LGBTQ workplace corporate policies and practices. Congratulations! Article reprinted from Monroe News Monroe Media Group 11/15/2017 Consumers Energy lauded for diversity Consumers Energy received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate…

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Monroe County Link – Chamber's Nov. Koffee Klub

Tim Lake from Monroe County BDC, Doug Chaffin from Monroe Bank & Trust and BDC’s Chairman, and Mike Bosanac from the County of Monroe will be presenting on the Monroe County Link Plan at the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce’s Nov. Koffee Klub!  This initiative is a result of the I-75 Corridor Study that was…

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Opportunities for Manufacturers

Here are a few opportunities that are worth the mention!   Veteran Business Matchmaking Application is open for the 1:1 matchmaking at the 2017 Veteran Business Matchmaker. NVBDC, in partnership with Pure Michigan Business Connect and VetBiz Central, invites you to Corporate America’s Premier Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Business Event! Veteran Owned businesses can expect…

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Growing Tomorrow's Talent Today

  Powered by a technology that Michigan students already use for college and career planning, MI Bright Future allows students to interact with businesses through online discussion boards, business profiles and career experiences. Businesses can hold company tours, job shadowing experiences, have internships, do virtual mentoring, and much more!

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Changes to MI-STEP for 2018

Please note these important changes to MI-STEP for Fiscal Year 2018: The maximum annual award is $15,000 All applications must be submitted via the portal (same place companies submit reimbursements and quarterly progress reports) Domestic trade shows are again eligible if they have a significant international presence For more information, click here. If you have…

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Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081