Pfizer and Other Companies Boost Right to Work Michigan’s Economy

Pfizer is one of the companies that is expanding in Right to Work Michigan, and Special-Lite is another one. Pfizer will be expanding in Portage which will result in the creation of 450 new jobs. In addition, Special-Lite will be creating 60 new jobs in Benton Harbor. So this is good news for the state’s economy!

Read on to find out more about what people are saying about each investment!


“This investment solidifies Pfizer’s focus and our purpose, which are breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. […] To think about the building that will go up quickly behind us and the breakthroughs that will come from that investment, it’s just stunning to think what’s possible.” […]

“Pfizer’s investment in Michigan for this cutting-edge production facilities highlights Michigan’s leadership in life sciences and medical device manufacturing as well as the state’s commitment to growing high-wage tech jobs to strengthen economic opportunity for Michiganders. […] This project will continue to anchor Pfizer in the Kalamazoo area for years to come and further establish the life science sector in Southwest Michigan.”



“Special-Lite ’s continued growth in Michigan means good jobs for our residents and further underscores the strength of the state’s manufacturing talent. […] We’re pleased to work with Cornerstone Alliance and other local partners to support the investment by this long-standing Michigan company, and look forward to working with them as they continue to expand and add jobs in Michigan.” […]

“This project is evidence of the high-skilled labor pool in the Berrien County area, as well as Michigan’s strong business climate.”


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