#36  Michigan


4.33 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation

5.58 out of 10 in Workforce Quality

4.97 out of 10 in Living Environment

Right to Work?


State Profile

Pure Michigan Business Connect is a public-private alliance of MEDC, state agencies and major Michigan companies and organizations that connects in-state companies to business resources. Since the program was launched in 2011, it has facilitated more than $4.5B in revenue for Michigan companies, which translates into approximately 20,000 jobs for Michigan residents.

Key Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Defense, Food Processing, I.T., Logistics, Medical Devices

Key Companies

Con-Way
Domino’s Pizza Inc.
Dow Chemical
Ford Motor
General Motors
Kellogg
Kelly Services
Stryker
Whirlpool

Key Contacts

Economic Development Corporation

Steve Arwood, CEO
517-241-1400
300 N. Washington Sq.,
Lansing, MI 48913
arwoods1@michigan.org 
http://www.michiganbusiness.org/#home-intro

CEO Comments

“Parts of the Midwest, including Ohio and Michigan, continue to reawaken to business interests and it’s an exciting time to be working there.”

“Michigan began recently to be more business-friendly, but is regressing.”

Current Developments

2016 Regional Report: The Midwest

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