Category Archives: Michigan

Switch to build SUPERNAP Michigan in Grand Rapids area.

CALEDONIA, Mich. — Switch plans to locate a new $5 billion SUPERNAP data center campus in Caledonia. The campus would span two million square feet making it the largest data center campus in the eastern U.S. Switch, based in Nevada, estimates the camp ...

Sakthi hiring 400 for Detroit plant.

DETROIT — Sakthi Automotive Group USA, a subsidiary of Sakthi Group, will invest $60 million in its expansion in Detroit. The company will produce aluminum castings for tier-one suppliers and automakers. It plans to hire nearly 400 workers. The manuf ...

Shinola’s Detroit store now twice as big.

DETROIT — Shinola has doubled the size of its flagship store in Midtown Detroit. Customers have more room to preview merchandise, lounge with friends, access a reference library and visit the new in-store café. The expansion increased the store to ...

Walmart has hired 1,700 Michigan veterans since 2013.

LANSING, Mich. — Walmart has hired more than 1,700 veterans across Michigan since the launch of its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May of 2013. The program guarantees a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty s ...

Munch’s Supply now heating, cooling Grand Rapids.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —  Munch’s Supply is expanding operations and adding more than 24 employees to increase services in the Grand Rapids region. The Chicago-based heating and cooling distributor has become the exclusive distributor of Trane and ...

MSU opening $10M STEM education center in Midland.

MIDLAND, Mich. — Creating more opportunities to motivate teachers, encourage students and empower young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math is the inspiration behind the new Michigan State University STEM Center for the ...

Faurecia Automotive adding 90 jobs in Sterling Heights.

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Faurecia Automotive Seating plans to invest $8 million to upgrade its Sterling Heights plant. The project is expected to create 90 jobs. The upgrades, new equipment and improved loading dock area will help the company support a ...

Consumers Energy hiring 100+ line workers, apprentices.

DETROIT — Consumers Energy is adding jobs in Michigan, hiring qualified workers to increase its workforce that responds to emergencies, enhances system reliability and restores electric service following storms. Consumers Energy plans to hire more than ...

Wayne County filling 100 job openings.

DETROIT — Wayne County is seeking qualified candidates to fill more than 100 job openings across numerous departments. Positions within the offices of sheriff, treasurer, clerk, prosecutor and several executive departments are available. Applicants can ...

Walmart needs 1,400 workers for the holiday season.

LANSING, Mich. — Walmart anticipates hiring about 1,400 associates in Michigan for the upcoming holiday season at its 94 Supercenters or general merchandise stores in the state. Starting salaries of at least $9 an hour provide an opportunity to ea ...

Comcast hiring 400 in Michigan in 2016.

DETROIT — Comcast plans to add 400 full-time jobs in Michigan next year. About 300 positions will be in the company’s customer service call centers in Ann Arbor, Plymouth and Sterling Heights. The cable company is also hiring in technical operatio ...

Hearthside expanding Kentwood plant, hiring 66.

KENTWOOD, Mich. — Hearthside Food Solutions is building a $16 million baking line at its Kentwood plant. The nation’s largest privately held baking company will hire and train 66 new employees. The nine-year-old company currently employs 220 at t ...