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Community Leaders Gather at Jimmy John’s Field for Advancing Macomb’s Sixth Annual Summer Soirée

Posted July 6, 2022

Business, government and nonprofit leaders gathered at Jimmy John’s Field on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 for Advancing Macomb’s sixth annual Summer Soirée event. Titled “Field of Dreams,” the evening featured networking, a strolling dinner and an opportunity to learn about Advancing Macomb’s bold vision for the future. This is the first year the event was held at Jimmy John’s Field – a move that symbolizes the recent growth and progress of Advancing Macomb.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Communities, Economy, Nonprofits

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Corporate Partner/Sponsor Spotlight: Hercules Materials Holdings, LLC

Posted March 2, 2022

Hercules Material Holdings is a local family-owned Ready Mix Concrete supplier, servicing the Metro Detroit Region with their office proudly headquartered in Warren.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Economy

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In the News

“Improving quality of life—not just business—is the best path to Midwestern rejuvenation”

Posted March 2, 2022

New research from The Brookings Institution finds investment in quality of life and placemaking projects are more effective than traditional economic development tools in the Midwest.

Categories: Business, Communities, Economy

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Blog Post

Manufacturing Monday

Posted February 20, 2018

Every Monday on our Twitter page we discuss the Macomb County manufacturing industry. We tweet out news about the numerous manufacturing businesses in the area, and keep you up to date with job postings, pictures, and videos of industry break-throughs. Follow us on Twitter and search #ManufacturingMonday to stay informed!

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Economy, Workforce/Education

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Blog Post

Baker Industries Grows into it’s 25th Year

Posted March 30, 2017

Advancing Macomb is a proud sponsor of the Macomb Business Awards, which showcases innovative businesses across Macomb county. Our featured company is the winner of the Diversification Leader Award, Baker Industries, who is also celebrating 25 years in the business. Baker shares with Advancing Macomb how diversification and customer satisfaction drive their continued success.

Categories: Business, Economy

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Blog Post

Michigan Business Awards 2017

Posted February 27, 2017

Nearly 400 people gathered for the 5th Annual Macomb Business Awards on February 14th. An event designed to celebrate innovative, forward-thinking and community-minded businesses throughout Macomb County, it’s also a great event to meet local business leaders.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Economy

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In the News

Roseville Rising: How an older suburb is rebuilding its historic center

Posted November 17, 2016

Between the collision shops, machine supply outlets, used auto sales and vacant lots at Utica Road and Gratiot in Roseville, a bit of history lingers beneath the surface. You can see it in the bright yellow awning of the 68-year-old Chester Boot Shop, the green-and-cream 1927 Art Deco Roseville Theater, and the quaint tea room at Just Delicious Scones.

Categories: Communities, Economy

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In the News

Downtown Mount Clemens’ economy ‘bubbling up’ next to the Clinton River

Posted October 27, 2016

On New Year’s Eve 2015, WJR Radio asked Michelle Weiss to share her feelings on what 2016 had in store for Mount Clemens. “I said it was going to be a great year … I felt it in my bones,” said Weiss, marketing and events coordinator for the Mount Clemens Downtown Development Authority (DDA).

Categories: Communities, Economy

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Press Release

Advancing Macomb to Sponsor Macomb Manufacturing Day October 7

Posted October 3, 2016

Advancing Macomb is one of this year’s Manufacturing Day sponsors in Macomb County. After researching and creating a county asset inventory, the Advancing Macomb Board of Directors conducted several interviews earlier this year to determine top priorities for the county. Each of the identified priorities creates a positive impact on Macomb’s economy, community or natural resources. Manufacturing and manufacturing technology emerged as the driving factor for Macomb’s economic success – within the Detroit Region and globally.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Economy, Workforce/Education

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Blog Post

In Search of Tech

Posted September 22, 2016

Macomb County is the third most populated county in Michigan with a diversified portfolio of successful businesses. Its reputation is built on manufacturing, automotive, and defense. In addition to diversifying into other industries, Macomb continues to be a leader in its established sectors. But what does that success look like in the face of the latest technological advancements?

Categories: Business, Economy, Workforce/Education

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