Michigan is well known as the center of U.S. automotive manufacturing, with the “Big Three” automakers all having their North American headquarters within the state. The map at right shows the preponderance of automotive manufacturing in the U.S. and Shiawassee County’s prime location relative to the OEMS.
Leading Employers in Sector
Shiawassee County, with its proximity to Lansing, Flint and Detroit – among others – is well suited for Tier 2 and Tier 3 automotive manufacturing. In fact, many global companies already call Shiawassee County home.
|Leading Employers in the Automotive Tier 2/Tier 3 Sector|
|Company Name||URL||Business Description||# of Employees|
|Machine Tool & Gear||http://www.newcor.com||Precision Machined Parts Manufacturer||300-400|
|Rugged Liner||http://www.ruggedliner.com||Aftermarket & OEM Truck Accessories Manufacturer||100-200|
|S Group Automotive||N/A||Automotive Interior Parts Manufacturer||50-100|
|Sonoco Protective Solutions||http://www.sonoco.com||Molded Foam Component Manufacturer||100-200|
|TiAL Products||http://www.tialsport.com||Performance Turbocharger Manufacturer||25-50|
|Williamston Products||http://www.wpius.com||Automotive Interior Parts Manufacturer||100-200|