Monroe County long has been viewed as a crossroads for commerce and, for over three decades, the Monroe County BDC has been helping industries and business capitalize on the opportunities to locate in this dynamic area of Southeast Michigan.
Monroe County offers a strategic location with its close proximity (35 Miles) to the Nation’s largest border crossing the Ambassador Bridge and upcoming Gordie Howe International Crossing in Detroit and 25 miles to Interstate 80/90 a major East West Corridor.
In addition, Monroe County is served by three major freight rail lines and two short haul lines, three interstate highways (I-75 I-275 & US23), the Port of Monroe and near two International airports.
Monroe County offers a skilled labor force, an unparalleled work ethic, a superb quality of life, excellent schools, quality housing, a public-private team approach to problem-solving, and a range of incentives to enhance the competitiveness of business and industry.
The BDC stands ready to help meet your siting, expansion, or business development needs, and has a track record of success in fostering economic development. Since 1982, the BDC has worked with hundreds of companies to generate over 3 Billion Dollars in capital investment and the creation of over 13,000 jobs.
Our goal is to be a one-stop shop for economic development assistance and information, including demographics, work force statistics, availability of sites, incentives, development, training, and practical advice that will help turn your development, expansion or entrepreneurial dreams into realities.
Monroe County’s Top Employers
|Four Star Greenhouse||Agricultural|
|Dundee Engine Plant||Auto Manufacturing Supply Chain|
|Milan Metal System|
|MTS Seating||Chair Maufacturing for Hospitality Industry|
|DTE Energy – Fermi||Energy|
|DTE Energy – Monroe Power Plant|
|Monroe Bank & Trust Company||Financial Services|
|Guardian Industries||Glass Serving Construction & Electronics|
|Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital||Health Care|
|La-Z-Boy Headquarters||HQ – Lifestyle Furniture Industry|
|Tenneco, Inc.||HQ/R&D – Auto Supply Chain|
|TWB||HQ – Manufacturing, Welded Blanks|
|Automatic Handing International||Machine Builder|
|Pioneer Metal Finishing||Metal Finishing|
|Bedford Public Schools||Public Education|
|Monroe County ISD|
|Monroe Public Schools|
|Airrport Public Schools|
|Dundee Public Schools|
|Ida Public Schools|
|Jefferson Public Schools|
|Mason Public Schools|
|Monroe County Community College|
|Cabela’s||Retail – Hunting & Fishing|
|Gerdau Specialty Steel||Steel Processing Serving Transportation|
|ORT Tool & Die||Tool Maker/Machine Builder|
|Backyard Products||Wood Products Manufacturing|