SEDP Holds Annual Meeting, Announces Capital Campaign Successful Completion

The SEDP recently held its 2013 Annual Meeting at the Baker College Welcome Center. Highlights included: 1) The successful completion of a five-year (2008-2012) program of work in business attraction, retention and expansion which resulted in: 75 Announced Projects 1,500+ New Jobs $40,000,000+ in New Annual Payroll $95,000,000+ in New Capital Investment 1,000,000+ Sq Ft […]

Universal Handling Equipment Awarded 2012 SEDP Project of the Year

Canadian-based Universal Handling Equipment, a manufacturer of functional, environmentally responsible, quality products for the waste and recycling industry, is the recipient of the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership (SEDP)’s 2012 Project of the Year award, sponsored by Consumers Energy. The company had an Owosso plant which closed in October 2011, and subsequently restarted production and started […]

United Suppliers Inc. Acquires Facility, Establishes First Michigan Location in Perry Township

Iowa-based agribusiness United Suppliers Inc. has acquired an industrial facility at 3584 Bath Road in Perry Township with the purpose of establishing their first Michigan operation. The company, founded in 1963, is a wholesale organization owned by agricultural retailers who do business throughout the central part of the United States and parts of Canada. United […]