MEDC

A Michigan educational delegation poses in Jilin, China. The delegation was led by former state school superintendent Tom Watkins that visited two other cities during the week long trip. (credit: Tom Watkins)

Growing Ties Between Michigan And China

As China leapfrogs over Germany for third place among countries where Michigan products are exported to, the effort to build two-way bridges between the huge Asian nation and the Great Lakes State continues to flourish.

04/15/2013

MEDC

Nine Companies To Invest $81M, Add Nearly 900 Jobs In Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder Wednesday announced Michigan Strategic Fund action to support nine business expansions expected to generate more than $81 million in investment and add 897 jobs in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

Michael Finney, president and CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corporation, with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talking about jobs in Michigan. (credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Jobs Outlook Improving According To MEDC

Michael Finney appears on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62 to talk about the state’s improving jobs picture and how MEDC is helping companies and communities retool for the 21st century knowledge economy.

CBS 62–03/20/2013

Photo Credit: Pure Michigan

‘Pure Michigan’ Dropped From Right-To-Work Ads

A Michigan Economic Development Corp. official told lawmakers Thursday that the agency is re-evaluating the use of the award-winning tourism logo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

Macomb-OU INCubator Velocity Center

Macomb-OU Biz Incubator Gets New Defense Role

The Macomb-OU INCubator has been selected by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to administer the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Federal Matching Program for the State of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

The opening of the fifth annual Michigan Solid State Lighting Association Symposium Friday in Detroit. Photo by Amanda Roraff of NextEnergy.

High-Tech Lighting Group Sees Bright Future

The solid state lighting industry in Michigan has a bright future, if the Michigan Solid State Lighting Association’s fifth annual symposium is any indication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Pure Michigan Winter

Pure Michigan Welcomes Winter with Expanded Campaign

Visitors to michigan.org will be seeing snow with the Pure Michigan winter campaign now underway on the Web site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2012

The original Robocop. (www.fanfare.com)

Robocop Remake, Reality Show, Web Series OKd For Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced Friday three projects – the Internet program Detroit Rubber, the feature film RoboCop and the Web series The Castle – have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

MEDC

Five Companies To Invest $39M, Add 355 Jobs In Michigan

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. Thursday announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to five companies planning expansions in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

DTE headquarters. (WWJ file photo)

DTE Boosts 2012 Michigan Spending Target To $700 Million

DTE Energy said Monday it has exceeded target for spending with Michigan based companies through August, as part of its ongoing commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

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