Battle Creek economy

9:32 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Upjohn Institute economist says national economy still hindering Battle Creek

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George Erickcek says job levels may not return to pre-recession levels
Battle Creek's economy is sluggish, George Erickcek said, but it's still "a small ship in a stormy sea." Speaking to leaders and members of community organizations Thursday morning at a meeting hosted by The Coordinating Council and Project 20/20,
8:46 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

German manufacturer plans to open facility in Battle Creek

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Battle Creek Unlimited officials say six other cities were under consideration for Bleistahl project. 58 jobs will come to Battle Creek
Another global auto supplier is bringing its business to Battle Creek. Bleistahl North America is expected to open a manufacturing facility at 190 Clark Road in the Fort Custer Industrial Park this summer, Doug Voshell, marketing director for economic development group Battle Creek Unlimited, said Thursday.