Check Out the Latest Right to Work Michigan Investments!

Businesses are always investing in Right to Work Michigan. Some of the most recent investments come from JD Castings and Grand Traverse Plastics, as well as Ford Motor Company. Altogether, these companies will create 267 new jobs.

Read on to learn more about each investment!

JD Castings:

JD Castings is expanding soon in Right to Work Iron Mountain, Michigan. As a result, they plan to create 24 new jobs for the area.

“JD Castings’ expansion in the Upper Peninsula […] will create good-paying jobs for our skilled workforce.” […]

“We are [glad] to welcome JD Castings to Michigan as they create 24 new advanced manufacturing jobs and tap into a robust, highly skilled talent pool that stretches across all corners of the state. […] We appreciate the efforts of local partners in Iron Mountain to support this project and will work with JD Castings as it continues to grow and add jobs for Michigan residents.” […]

“The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance is pleased to welcome JD Castings to the Iron Mountain community. We look forward to working with the company as they grow their team and expand into their new facility.” 


Grand Traverse Plastics:

Grand Traverse Plastics is investing $11.5 million in order to expand in Right to Work Whitewater Township, Michigan. This will create 43 new jobs!

“Grand Traverse Plastics and its excellent management team are excited and proud to participate in the transition to next generation electric vehicles and Industry 4.0. […] We are thankful for all the support, including coordination with local officials, provided by the MEDC, which has allowed our business to remain in Michigan and to continue to grow.” […]

“Grand Traverse Plastics’ continued growth in Michigan reinforces our state as the place where manufacturing and technology converge. […] We’re pleased to work with our local partners to support the growth of GTP in Michigan, and look forward to working with them as we continue to help companies and our state lead the nation in Industry 4.0 readiness.”


Ford Motor Company:

Ford Motor Company is investing $100 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Romulus, Michigan. This will also create 200 new jobs!

“Ford’s investment in battery research and development in Romulus will support hundreds of good-paying jobs, attract innovative talent to Michigan, and help us continue leading the world in advanced mobility and manufacturing. […] Ford is an American icon that has left its mark on the world over a century. With the research that will take place at Ford Ion Park, they will shape the next century while reducing emissions and accelerating electrification. This investment will help us continue our economic jumpstart and help us build back stronger than ever.” […]

“Michigan has the expertise and collaborative ecosystem to ensure companies can innovate and develop future transportation solutions and then bring those solutions to life with a workforce that builds and assembles the best vehicles driving the roads today. […] Ford’s global battery center of excellence demonstrates the strength of the talent in the state’s R&D and automotive sectors and will ensure we can win the future of mobility and EV manufacturing right here in Michigan.”


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