Representative Candice Miller

MAJOR PLANT EXPANSION ANNOUNCED



 
SMR Automotive Systems, in Marysville, is looking at adding 350 new jobs with an additional 40-million dollars in investment...that word, this week, from U.S. Congresswoman Candice Miller who says, the company received a $4 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant through the Michigan Strategic Fund and the overall Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).  SMR plans to expand its facility in the City of Marysville, as well as, purchase a 100,000 square foot warehouse in the City of Port Huron. According to Miller, Michigan is coming back and, this grant is proof that the leaders at the Michigan Strategic Fund and the MEDC believe that the Blue Water region is helping to lead the way.  Miller's press release indicates the company plans to expand its facility, in the City of Marysville, by adding a paint line and new equipment and reconfiguring the existing space.  The company also plans to purchase a 100,000 square foot warehouse in the City of Port Huron.  The City of Marysville is providing property tax abatements in support of the project.  City, company and EDA officials formally announce the plans Thursday.
 

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