Meet Advancing Macomb Board Member: Marie Hocker!

March 31, 2016 Blog Post

Board member featured this issue is Marie Hocker, Local Afairs Manager for Ford Motor Company. Marie shares with us what she loves about Macomb, Ford’s legacy in the county and the significant investments of the Ford Motor Company in Macomb.

Technical Education Growth

March 30, 2016 Blog Post

Shannon Williams is the new head of Career Technical Education (CTE) programming at the Macomb Intermediate School District. That means that Shannon has a bird’s eye view of how districts throughout the county are serving technical education. CTE is the combination of schools, institutions, and educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. These schools and institutions have been the backbone of making Macomb County a successful center for manufacturing. Additionally, CTE has been identified as a key needed area of investment to keep our area a global leader in manufacturing and production technology.

A Closer Look at Manufacturing in Macomb County: PTI Engineered Plastics, Inc.

March 14, 2016 Blog Post

PTI Engineered Plastics, located in Macomb, Michigan, is a custom injection molder and manufacturer of plastic components and assemblies that services the medical, automotive, defense/aerospace, consumer products and electronics industries.

Macomb’s Manufacturing Industry

March 10, 2016 Blog Post

The floors of Macomb County’s manufacturing plants are abuzz with the latest technologies, churning out everything from tiny medical devices to massive aerospace components that save lives while pushing the limits of science.