Pure Michigan Business Connect
More than 100 people met Monday at a summit focused on strengthening small to medium-sized Michigan-based businesses through increased sales to Jackson-based Consumers Energy.
Michigan’s strategy to create a positive business climate to help Michigan companies grow is showing results, Governor Rick Snyder told a record crowd at the 2012 National Economic Gardening Conference today in Grand Rapids.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced five new initiatives under the Pure Michigan Business Connect umbrella at the Mackinac Policy Conference last week that will further help Michigan businesses grow and improve the state’s economy.
More Michigan businesses are getting work from Consumers Energy as a result of the company’s commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect.
A Ludington company, Hardman Construction Inc., has completed a key project — improving a Lake Michigan barge dock — needed for the $800 million upgrade of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant.
DTE Energy awarded contracts totaling more than $115 million in new business to Michigan companies, as part of its Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative commitment.
Consumers Energy is on track to meet its commitment of increasing spending with Michigan companies by $50 million in the first year of the initiative.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder stopped by Novi with some news about a growing program to help local businesses succeed.
Consumers Energy has increased its Michigan-based capital spend, keeping a commitment made when it enrolled as one of the first participants in the State of Michigan’s Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative.