MFG Day 2018 – Report on Importance of Manufacturing

A study by the Manufacturing Institute & Deloitte revealed that more than 8 out of 10 Americans acknowledge the importance of manufacturing but less than a third would encourage their child to pursue a mfg career. Read the report here:  Deloitte Report   Monroe County Manufacturers, participate in MFG Day 2018! Open your doors and open…

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Our New Website!

As with all good business decisions, redesigning a website should always start with a strategy. As the lead economic development organization in Monroe County, our primary website objective was to continue to build brand identity, awareness and interest in our county as a place to locate and expand businesses and industries. We wanted to create…

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MFG Day 2018 – Participate

A recent study by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte revealed that more than 8 out of 10 Americans acknowledge the importance of the manufacturing industry but less than one-third of those surveyed would encourage their children to pursue a manufacturing career due to concerns around job security and stability, weak career paths, and poor pay.…

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STTF – Get Started Early

Over the past four years, SEMCA Michigan Works has helped 102 companies in Southeast Michigan obtain STTF approval and be awarded $7.8 million. This resulted in 4,744 employees receiving training and 1,542 new hires! The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) awards grants to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current employees and individuals…

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Enthusiasm & Progress – Monroe County Link

On June 15, the second meeting of the entire Monroe County Link Action Team was held. This meeting brought all six Pillar Team Captains and Members together in one room. The teams have not met collectively since the initial kick-off meeting that was held January 12. The enthusiasm and excitement that filled the room in…

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Happy Labor Day!

In observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 7, our office will be closed. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 8, at 9:00 am. The staff of Monroe County BDC wishes you a safe and happy holiday!  

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Our office will be closed …

… in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, at 9:00 a.m. The Monroe County BDC staff hopes you have a meaningful and grateful Memorial Day!

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Our Office will be closed …

In observance of Good Friday, our office will be closed on Friday, April 3. The staff of Monroe County BDC wishes you and your family a blessed Easter weekend!

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Expert Home Business Security Tips

While most people choose to separate their personal life from their careers and jobs, there are some who, due to one reason or another, set up home offices and even small business headquarters right in their living rooms, dens, or garages. And of course there are those who work from home exclusively, as they can…

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102 E. Front St.
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081
Email: bdc@monroecountybdc.org