Business expansions, community revitalization projects, more gain Michigan Strategic Fund approval

LANSING, Mich. – Projects expected to generate nearly $187 million in total investment and create 1,445 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

“The Michigan Strategic Fund took on an extensive agenda that promotes a wide array of new economic opportunities for the people of Michigan,” said Gov. Rick Snyder. “Today’s actions continue to demonstrate a commitment to keep Michigan on the path toward our future that leads to more jobs and better lives for our residents.”

Huron, Inc., founded in Lexington (Sanilac County) in 1943, manufactures complex tubular assembly components for automotive OEMs engines and transmissions. The company has been awarded new contracts and plans to expand its Worth Township facility, investing $12.9 million and creating 181 jobs. As a result of the expansion, the company has been awarded a $1.4 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. Michigan was chosen over competing sites in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Worth Township is offering support to the project in the form of property tax abatement. For information on careers with Huron, visit


Company contact information:

Huron, Inc.
Rick Cook, CFO


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