NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has announced a Chinese auto supplier will build a U.S. headquarters and technical center in southeastern Michigan.

The Republican governor announced Monday CW Bearing USA Inc. will spend about $26 million on a Northville Township facility that will include an engineering and technical center and advanced manufacturing operations. Snyder made the announcement after returning from his fifth trade trip to China, which included a meeting with company officials in Shanghai.

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CW Bearing has operations in Michigan, California and North Carolina, and the governor’s office says the company selected Michigan over other states for the headquarters. It’s getting both a state performance-based grant and local tax relief.

The facility is expected to create 125 jobs.

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CW Bearing makes bearing components used in electronic power steering systems.


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