Ford to Create 2.5K Right to Work Michigan Jobs

Right to Work Michigan Economic Update

The state of Michigan is known for its auto industry, which helps create jobs for entire regions. And the latest Right to Work Michigan investment is coming from Ford, who plans to establish a new battery plant in Marshall. In order to accomplish this, the company is investing a whopping $3.5 billion toward the project. They will also create a total of 2,500 new jobs. So this is exciting economic news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Ford’s electric vehicle lineup has generated huge demand. To get as many Ford EVs to customers as possible, we’re the first automaker to commit to build both NCM and LFP batteries in the United States. […] We’re delivering on our commitments as we scale LFP and NCM batteries and thousands, and soon millions, of customers will begin to reap the benefits of Ford EVs with cutting-edge, durable battery technologies that are growing more affordable over time.†[…]

“Ford’s decision underscores the continuing vitality of our state’s EV and mobility sector. Through a bipartisan and pragmatic approach, Team Michigan demonstrated again its commitment to winning the future of mobility and EV manufacturing here in Michigan. […] Michigan is competing aggressively to win every EV and mobility investment. We appreciate and are grateful for Ford’s continued vote of confidence in Michigan and their partnership on this economic win that will positively impact Michiganders across our state for decades to come.†[…]

“On behalf of the County of Monroe, we are excited to have another Ford facility here in Monroe County. We appreciate this significant capital investment and the new jobs it will bring to the area and look forward to continuing this long-lasting relationship.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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