Wixom

Patterson introduces five communities for “One Stop Ready” business attraction/retention pilot

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson today identified five local communities who have agreed to participate in an economic development pilot program - the first of its kind in the...

Ford gets tax break to turn shuttered Wixom plant into alt energy lab

A plan to reincarnate the shuttered Ford assembly plant in Wixom as a renewable energy lab and production facility took a step forward last week with the approval of...

$4.5 million retrofit to boost recycling, economy

A recent $4.5 million private investment upgrade to the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County facility in Southfield will be making it even easier for citizens...

Cities Honored for Entrepreneurial Spirit

Auburn Hills, Frankenmuth, Grand Rapids, Novi, Port Huron, Rochester Hills and Wixom have been identified as the top performing communities at fostering entrepreneurial growth and economic development in an...

DANTOM Systems scores investment from InvestMichigan! Fund

DANTOM Systems recently received an investment from the InvestMichigan Mezzanine Fund as part of a private equity deal for the Wixom-based software firm. The 14-year-old company employs about 150 people....

Acromag adds to staff as it continues domestic expansion

Acromag took its lumps in the recession like just about everyone else. But the Wixom-based high-tech firm has healed and grown strong again, adding to its staff as it...

Onset Marketing gains traction, hires 4 in last 6 months

Onset Marketing is going through a bit of a growth spurt, hiring four people in the last six months and planning to add another 2-3 over the summer.The Wixom-based...

Buttercream bakeshop sweetens Wixom

After spending 25 years at General Motors, and time as a teacher before that, Marsha Hogerheide is finally realizing her dream and running her own bakeshop. Wixom’s Buttercream Bakeshop...

MEDC approves brownfield projects, plans to create 1,500 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation approved 10 brownfield projects that are expected to create 1,500 jobs and help seven companies invest $254 million.The projects include the normal automotive-centric projects and an IT center...

U-M Dearborn study focuses on best cities for entrepreneurs

How entrepreneurial-minded is your city? The University of Michigan-Dearborn has a pretty good idea.The university's iLabs recently released its 3rd annual eCities study, which assesses a municipality's ability to...