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Monroe County is Focused On the Future!

On October 30, we entertained over 70 guests at our annual fall event, Focus On The Future! Thanks to everyone who presented and participated in making this event a success.   Reprinted from Monroe News Reported by Blake Bacho November 1, 2018 Thomas Kelly, executive director and CEO of Automation Alley, says the State of…

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The Port of Monroe is featured in Great Lakes/Seaway Review

The Port of Monroe was featured in the most recent edition of Great Lakes/Seaway Review. Please click on the photo to the side and go to page 35. This is a great article that speaks to the important role the Port of Monroe has to our local economy and future growth. Also, note the Monroe County Link…

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Manufacturers opened their doors …

Multiple manufacturers across the region opened their doors simultaneously to celebrate a successful National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on Oct. 5, 2018. These events are part of an effort to change perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide. The BDC and the Monroe County Intermediate…

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Monroe County Manufacturing Day is here!

Thanks to all of our manufacturers who will be participating in today’s 3rd annual Monroe County Manufacturing Day! You are opening your doors and the minds of the students who will be passing through today. Watch social media sites for posts! #MonroeCountyMFGDay

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Celebrating the City of Luna Pier

Congratulations to the City of Luna Pier!  Today, the Monroe County BDC attended an event to celebrate the revitalization efforts to the pier and scheduled renovations to the Luna Pier Lighthouse on Lake Erie. The lighthouse renovations will provide residents and visitors with a gathering space and help protect the natural beauty of the lakeshore.…

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Remembering

Today we pray for the families and remember the victims of September 11, 2001.

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

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