Where is Blackmer Choosing to Expand?


Blackmer is expanding soon in Right to Work Grand Rapids, Michigan. In order to do this, the company is investing a total of $7 million toward the project. In addition, this will create 50 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Our team is incredibly excited to continue growing and evolving our operations in the West Michigan region. […] We’ve called the Grand Rapids community home for nearly a century. It continues to be an ideal location for us to expand our footprint. We’re thankful to the team at The Right Place and their partners at the MEDC for the support they have provided to get this project over the finish line. In addition, the City of Grand Rapids has been a pleasure to deal with and has been very supportive of the project.†[…]

“These projects reflect our commitment to taking a holistic, people-first approach to economic development while securing Michigan’s leadership in the industries that will drive our economy into the future. […] We’re proud to join The Right Place and our local partners as we send the message that we are working to build a championship economy here in West Michigan.†[…]

“Greater Grand Rapids has served as a community where companies like Gen3 and Blackmer are able to embrace growth opportunities that bolster continued success and prosperity. […] We are thrilled that these two companies are continuing to grow here in the Grand Rapids community. We look forward to the increased economic opportunity these projects will bring to our residents.â€


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