Recap: Here’s RTW Michigan’s Latest Economic Developments

Companies are continuing to invest in Right to Work Michigan! In fact, we have three great examples here that we want to share with you. The latest Right to Work investments are coming from Neogen and Island Plastics, as well as from Hyundai.

Read on so you can find out how each investment will positively impact the state’s economy!

Neogen:

Neogen is investing $70 million in order to expand in Right to Work Lansing, Michigan. As a result, this will create 100 new jobs!

“Neogen is proud to call Lansing our corporate headquarters, and we are so happy to continue growing with the city that helped build us into the global company that we are today. […] This year, as we celebrate our 40th year of operations, we also celebrate a number of big steps forward for our company. This expansion, along with the merging of 3M’s Food Safety business with our existing operations, will lead Neogen into a new era of growth. I want to thank the City of Lansing and the Greater Lansing area for continuing to support Neogen, and we are excited to continue growing together.”[…]

“Neogen’s $70 million investment in Lansing will further Michigan’s leadership in the life sciences and agribusiness sectors. […] This new manufacturing facility will expand Neogen’s footprint in Lansing and create up to 100 new good-paying jobs for Michiganders. Michigan’s future is bright because of our hardworking, talented people and our innovative businesses, and investments like today’s by Neogen will help us continue moving our state forward. I will work with anyone to keep growing our economy, creating good-paying jobs, and investing in every region of our great state.”

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Island Plastics:

Island Plastics is expanding soon in Right to Work Flint, Michigan. This will be accomplished with an $8 million investment.

“This project is an exciting win for Flint and for the entire state and underscores our continued commitment to building a cleaner future for our children and grandchildren. […] We are grateful to the Governor and legislators for the continued support of the Michigan Business Development Program. We’re proud to join our partners at the Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance and the city of Flint as we celebrate Island Plastics’ expansion and look forward to working together to grow, add jobs and provide greater opportunity for our friends and neighbors.” […]

“We are excited that ACI Plastics, Inc. has chosen to expand operations in Flint as they continue to grow in the post-consumer plastics recycling industry. […] Our team will continue to work side-by-side with government partners and companies like ACI Plastics, Inc. to ensure Flint & Genesee County is the place for their growth.”

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Hyundai:

Hyundai is investing $51.6 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Superior Township, Michigan. This will create 160 new jobs!

“Safety is the top priority at Hyundai and is embedded throughout the entire organization. […] We excel in third-party crash testing and ratings, and we strive to be a leader in equipping our vehicles with the latest safety features. The new laboratory will enable us to even more effectively protect our customers and enhance our world-class safety organization.” […]

“Hyundai’s cutting-edge Safety Test and Investigation Laboratory will create good-paying, high-skilled jobs right here in Michigan. […] Michigan put the world on wheels, and I am grateful for Hyundai’s partnership in building on that tradition with a $50 million investment in Superior Township. Since entering office, Governor Whitmer and I have added nearly 25,000 good-paying auto jobs, and we will continue working hard to maintain Michigan’s leadership in future mobility, grow our economy, upskill Michigan’s workforce, and stand tall for Michigan.”

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