ZEELAND, MI—For the past decade and a half, office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller Inc. has been practicing sustainability: earning a profit, protecting the environment and improving their community.
STERLING HEIGHTS, MI—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will spend $166 million to install three new press lines at its stamping plant here. The equipment is expected to be production-ready by the end of the year.
DETROIT—Wayne County, MI, has the best manufacturing economy in the United States, according to a report on job creation released Tuesday. Wayne tops the list of U.S. counties in creating manufacturing jobs, with the addition of 4,225 jobs in 2014, according to the report by Headlight Data.
NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI—Automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen plans to spend more than $71 million to expand its technical center here and add 571 jobs. The project is intended to boost research and development on transmission, steering, axle and chassis components.
ANN ARBOR, MI—Toyota Motor Corp. has begun construction of a $126 million expansion of its Technical Center here. The expansion includes a new prototype facility for vehicle development, additions to the power train development facility, and a supply center.