Farmington’s Brooks Utility consolidates and creates jobs

Brooks Utility Products is consolidating
and expanding its operations in Farmington Hills, thereby creating
several more jobs along the way.

The supplier of metering-related
products for the utility industry is consolidating a plant from Canton,
Ohio into its Farmington Hills headquarters. That’s after the company,
which was acquired by Tyden Group Holdings last fall, expanded its
production space and staff earlier this year.

“They were getting
more business from the utility and wanted to make room for that,” says
Julie Pompa, spokeswoman for Brooks Utility Products.

That
equates to 35 percent more manufacturing and warehousing space and a 20
percent increase in staffing levels. Today Brooks Utility Products
employs 64 people and hopes to either hire more or welcome transfers
from its Ohio operations later this year.

“It’s a bit of a
lengthy process that they are starting,” Pompa says.

Source:
Julie Pompa, spokeswoman for Brooks Utility Products

Writer:
Jon Zemke