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Hanwha L&C recently opened its new Global Business Center in Fenton, Michigan.  This is the first time that Hanwha L&C has established a global headquarters outside of Korea. The facility will serve as headquarters for the automotive division with operations in Korea, China, Czech Republic and Alabama.  The Fenton facility is expected to grow to 50 employees. According to C.B.… Read More 

Two of Flint’s institutions of higher learning, Kettering University and Mott Community College have received national recognition. Kettering was named number one in the United States in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering programs* by U.S. News and World Reports 2012 College Rankings.  The university ranks number two in the nation among Mechanical Engineering programs and sixteenth overall among Midwest schools.  Kettering’s unique co-op… Read More 

Randels Elementary Competitively Selected as Fourth Site in Carman-Ainsworth District (FLINT, MICHIGAN – NOVEMBER 15) YouthQuest announced today the selection of Randels Elementary as the newest program site.  Randels operates in the Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools District.  YouthQuest, a program of the Flint & Genesee Chamber, will launch programming at Randels in January 2012. (more…) Read More 

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2011 Business Awards during an awards banquet last evening at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. More than 300 people were on hand as companies from across Flint-Genesee County were recognized as outstanding businesses in eight categories. In addition, Congressman Dale Kildee was named C.S. Mott Citizen of the Year and Hurand & Hurand, LLC garnered the Robert P. Gerholz Business of the Year.

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Now Seeking Consent from Local Municipalities (FLINT, MICH – November 9, 2011) At the invitation of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the I-69 International Trade Corridor Partners are taking the next steps to prepare the formal application for the Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC) designation, also known as an Aerotropolis. (more…) Read More 

Fifty-four small and midsize companies from around Michigan have been selected to receive business development support through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Economic Gardening Pilot Program being offered by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, MEDC CEO and President Michael A. Finney announced today. “The goal of this program is to help these second-stage companies grow and in turn, generate new… Read More