Right to Work Michigan Welcomes Over 5.5k Jobs

Businesses choose Right to Work Michigan again and again because this state provides economic advantages that Force Unionism states can’t compete with. The most recent Right to Work Michigan investments are coming from companies such as Our Next Energy (ONE), Gotion, and Nexteer Automotive. Altogether, these businesses will create 5,562 new jobs. So this is exciting news! It is also a great example of how Right to Work benefits the job market as much as it does the companies.

Read on in order to learn more.

Our Next Energy (ONE):

Our Next Energy (ONE) is establishing a facility in Right to Work Van Buren Township, Michigan with a $1.6 billion investment that will also create 2,112 jobs!

“Our Next Energy’s $1.6 billion investment creating 2,112 jobs in Van Buren Township will build on our economic momentum and secure the future of mobility and electrification right here in Michigan.” […]

“The team at Our Next Energy demonstrates the very best of Michigan’s talent, having built their business from the ground up to achieve global success. […] We are proud to congratulate ONE on taking this exciting step and are grateful to them for choosing Michigan, where ONE started a few years ago.”



Gotion is investing $2.36 billion in order to add a new facility in Right to Work Big Rapids, Michigan. As a result, this will add 2,350 jobs to the market.

“We are thrilled to congratulate the Gotion team on choosing Michigan as their American home for opportunity! Team Michigan continues to out-hustle and out-compete to ensure every global company considering their future expansion opportunities can see their future here in our state, just like Gotion does.” […]

“The Right Place is honored to have played a role in bringing this transformational project to the Big Rapids area. […] The location and community have been prepared for an opportunity like this to utilize the infrastructure, locally trained talent pool and outstanding resources from Ferris State University. We are well on our way to positioning the region at the center of West Michigan’s growing mobility and EV sector.”


Nexteer Automotive:

Nexteer Automotive is investing $51 million in order to expand in Right to Work Buena Vista Township, Michigan, creating 1,100 new jobs!

“Nexteer is honored that the Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved our investment request for our Buena Vista Township site. […] The Great Lakes Bay Region has been our home for more than 100 years, and this support will play a critical role in ensuring our long-term competitiveness and retaining high-quality jobs at our Buena Vista site by enabling us to continue developing and manufacturing innovative motion control solutions that meet our OEM customers’ needs. Nexteer would like to thank the Michigan Strategic Fund Board, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Saginaw Future and Buena Vista Charter Township for their support of this project and for their partnership.” […]

“Nexteer Automotive is one the area’s largest manufacturers and taxpayers and is critical to the entire region. […] Nexteer is a global Tier 1 supplier in the midst of a mobility revolution that will change the face of the auto industry. We are so pleased with the tremendous team that assisted with this incentive package and are excited to move this transformational development forward.”


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