SEDP, SRCC, and SBDC Host Catapult Your Business Competition

Catapult winners Aly Caverson from Happy Girl Granola, and Kevin Hibbard from Tire Logics. Four local entrepreneurs or small business owners pitched their business concept to a panel of three local judges at the recent Catapult Your Business Competition held at The Armory in Owosso.  This third year event drew about 50 people to listen […]

Shiawassee County Solar Farm Approved by Local Planning Commission

Shiawassee County, Mich. — On Wednesday, the Shiawassee County Planning Commission unanimously approved Ranger Power’s Special Use Permit request for the Assembly Solar Project, a proposed $250 million solar farm in Hazelton and Venice Townships that will create hundreds of jobs. This is the final step in the zoning approval process, and construction is expected to begin late this year. […]

SEDP Holds 2018 Annual Meeting

On June 21st, SEDP held our Annual Meeting for investors and stakeholders at Fortitude Outdoor Fitness in Bennington Township. The event highlighted a number of exciting projects from the last year, presented our Project of the Year award to Prolime for their new lime pelletizing facility currently under construction. The video below was presented to […]

Prolime Awarded Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership Project of the Year

Laingsburg – Prolime, an agribusiness that is constructing the first pelletized lime and gypsum processing facility in Michigan, is the recipient of the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership (SEDP)’s Project of the Year award, sponsored by Consumers Energy. The company is investing $5.7 million in processing equipment and a new 38,000 square foot building located in […]

Rugged Liner to invest an estimated $9.2 million, create 56 jobs in Shiawassee County

LANSING, Mich. – Rugged Liner, Inc. is expanding in Shiawassee County with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. Rugged Liner plans to expand its operations in Owosso and Caledonia Charter Township, investing an estimated $9.2 million and creating 56 related jobs. As a result, the company has been […]