Consumers Energy’s Path to Cleaner Energy by 2040

Recently, Consumers Energy released a press statement announcing that the company will file an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) that will outline the path to  reducing carbon emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2040. The IRP was part of Michigan’s new energy law. The proposed strategy will incorporate…
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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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Our office will be closed …

Our office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day! We will be reopen on Thursday, July 5, at 9:00 am. Have a happy and safe holiday!
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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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Memorial Day

We give thanks, pay tribute and remember those who gave their lives to protect our country. In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 28. We will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 29, at 9:00 am. From the staff at Monroe County BDC Tim Lake  / LuAnn Hogberg
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In observance … Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday, our office will be closed on Friday, March 30. We will reopen on Monday, April 2, at 9:00 am. The staff of Monroe County BDC wishes you and your family a blessed Easter weekend!  
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BDC Annual Investors' Meeting Held Today!

This morning, 38 of our investors and elected officials attended Monroe County BDC’s Annual Investors’ Meeting. Our meeting was held at Tenneco, who a couple years ago, celebrated their 100-year history that all began in a garage in Monroe, Michigan. Tenneco Inc., a $9.3 billion global manufacturing company, is pioneering global ideas for cleaner air, and…
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Gordie Howe International Bridge – Progress

Earlier this month, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority announced that it has selected Parsons, Inc. of Markham, Ontario, for the Owner’s Engineer role for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. Parsons will support WDBA by: reviewing designs, providing technical advice, and monitoring and overseeing the construction activities of the private-sector partner through inspections, compliance reviews and…
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Connect To Your Future Workforce

This morning, we hosted an event to showcase MI Bright Future, an online tool that connects you and your business to the future workforce in our community. There were 18 different businesses represented at this session. These businesses heard as Jennifer LaDuke, Career & Technical Education Director at Monroe County ISD,  presented on how the schools…
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Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081