Battle Creek Unlimited

6:20 am
Fri June 21, 2013

TRMI to invest $11-million, create 153 jobs in Battle Creek

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Grant from Michigan Economic Development Corporation and property tax abatement from city of Battle Creek will help expansion
TRMI Inc. will invest millions of dollars and create 153 new jobs as the company plans to open a new manufacturing process at its facility in Battle Creek. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced the $11.1 million expansion Thursday. It is awarding a $700,000 performance-based grant to the company, which makes interior electrical automotive switches at its Hill Brady Road plant.
9:26 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Post to invest $30-million in Battle Creek facility, create 92 jobs

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15 leadership positions will also be relocated from Modesto, California to Battle Creek
Nearly 100 hundred jobs will be created in Battle Creek as Post Foods plans to invest $30 million into its facility on Cliff Street, the company announced today. Some key leadership roles will also relocate to Battle Creek as the company closes a facility in Modesto, Calif.
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.
8:49 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Magazine ranks Battle Creek among best for business development

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Site Selection Magazine ranked cities based on number of business development projects in 2012
Battle Creek and another nearby city came in near the top of a national ranking based on business development in 2012. Battle Creek and Jackson tied for second place among metropolitan areas with populations under 200,000 in rankings released by Site Selection magazine. Both cities counted 13 projects last year.
9:19 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

New investments to bring 800 jobs to Battle Creek

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Michigan Strategic Fund announced approval of incentives for both companies on Wednesday.
Built to house a United Solar Ovonic solar-panel component plant, this 280,000-square foot building on Clark Road in the Fort Custer Industrial Park will be the home of a Cosma Casting plant, it was announced Wednesday. / John Grap/The Enquirer Visitors walk through the massive United Solar Ovonic building in the Fort Custer Industrial Park in November 2011.