These Are the Latest Right to Work Michigan Investments

Companies are continuing to invest in Michigan as a result of its Right to Work laws. In fact, here are four of the most recent ones. Companies investing in Right to Work Michigan include American Recreational Products, FLO, Ford Motor Company, and ATESTEO.

Read on so you can find out how each company will positively impact the state’s economy!

American Recreational Products:

American Recreational Products is investing $4 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Fenton, Michigan. This will also create 59 new jobs!

“National Composites is very excited to expand into the great city of Fenton. The opening of American Recreational Products will be a great new step for our company. […] It allows us to have a more targeted focus on the production of our proprietary boat lines, Paddle Wheeler and BOKA Marine, as well as open up more capacity and job creation opportunities at our other Michigan facilities.”

The project is being supported by a $250,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. In addition, the city of Fenton anticipates approval of a five-year Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement.



FLO is investing $3 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Auburn Hills, Michigan. This will also create 133 new jobs!

“The opening of this U.S. facility marks a new chapter in FLO’s efforts to support EV adoption across North America. […] Our team brings over a decade of experience at all levels in the EV charging industry to the U.S. market. From manufacturing and installation to charger maintenance – we are a part of the charging process every step of the way.” […]

“FLO’s announcement underscores Michigan’s leadership in the EV and mobility sector. As Team Michigan, we remain committed to winning the future of mobility and EV manufacturing here in our state. […] We are thankful for the opportunity to welcome FLO’s newest U.S. manufacturing facility to our state and appreciate the legislature’s continued partnership and support for critical tools like MBDP that are helping us secure these critical investments. Companies looking for innovative partners, a supportive business climate, and dedicated workforce need look no further than right here in Michigan.” […]

“Electric vehicles need reliable, sustainable charging wherever and whenever they travel, and that’s forcing a complete reimagining of the infrastructure and ecosystem to support them. […] We are proud to partner with the MEDC in bringing an innovative company like FLO to Michigan.”


Ford Motor Company:

Ford Motor Company is investing $2 billion in order to expand several facilities in Right to Work Michigan, creating 3,200 new jobs.

“Ford is committed to leading the electric vehicle revolution and strengthening our portfolio of iconic vehicles that customers love. That’s why we’re announcing historic investments in our home state of Michigan, creating thousands of high-quality union jobs to expand production of the all-new F-150 Lightning as well as the next generation global Mustang and Ranger for the U.S. market. […] Ford is proud to assemble more vehicles and employ more union auto workers in the U.S. than any other auto manufacturer, and with today’s announcement, we will have created or retained 10,000 jobs and invested more than $10 billion in Michigan since 2016.” […]

“Ford’s decision underscores the continuing vitality of our state’s EV and mobility sector. Through a bipartisan and pragmatic approach, Team Michigan demonstrated again its commitment to winning the future of mobility and EV manufacturing here in Michigan. […] Michigan is competing aggressively to win every EV and mobility investment.”



ATESTEO is investing $27.7 million in order to add headquarters in Right to Work Lansing, Michigan, creating 46 new jobs.

“Congratulations to the team at ATESTEO on your growth and success. We are excited to welcome you to Michigan, and appreciate this vote of confidence in our talented workforce and leadership position in electric vehicle manufacturing. […] We are grateful to the Governor, legislators and local officials for their continued support of the Michigan Business Development Program. We’re pleased to work with local partners like LEAP and the city of East Lansing to bring these high-wage jobs to mid-Michigan, and we look forward to welcoming more companies like ATESTEO to Michigan.” […]

“ATESTEO is a perfect match for the Lansing Region and Michigan given our globally leading electrification and mobility industry opportunities. […] Foreign direct investment is a crucial economic development win that supports industry innovation and growth. Thanks to the critical partnership of the MEDC, East Lansing and other partners who worked side-by-side to set the stage for ATESTEO’s US launch!”


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