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Michigan Aims to Compete as 'Manufacturing Capital of the United States' With New Center

Michigan Aims to Compete as 'Manufacturing Capital of the United States' With New Center

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – State leaders Wednesday celebrated the launch of a new center that will help innovate Michigan manufacturing.

The U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, backed by the World Economic Forum, is the first of its kind in the country. It will be hosted at Automation Alley, a technology business accelerator in Troy, when it opens on June 6.

“The World Economic Forum’s decision to put their U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing in Michigan is proof of our strengths. It will increase the gravitational pull for jobs, for talent and for investment.” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, speaking from the Grand Hotel ahead of the Mackinac Policy Conference.

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