Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Celebrated 25th Anniversary and New Facility With Open Hous

10/26/2016

On Friday, Oct. 21, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a quarter century of working with Michigan manufacturers, the opening of their new facility and the unveiling of their new brand. On hand for the celebration were U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Congressman Dave Trott, State Senator Patrick Colbeck, State Representative Kurt Heise and other public officials and manufacturing partners. 

 

OPEN-HOUSE-5.jpgSince 1991, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) has assisted Michigan’s small and medium-sized businesses to compete and grow. On Friday, Oct. 21, The Center hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a quarter century of working with Michigan manufacturers, the opening of their new facility and the unveiling of their new brand.

The new state-of-the-art headquarters, located at 45501 Helm St. in Plymouth, features meeting spaces, classrooms, a Real Factory simulation and more, all designed to help Michigan manufacturers learn, collaborate and build organizational success.

“The new facility is Michael Coast (left) receives a tribute from State Senator Patrick Colbeck, State Representative Kurt Heise (right).in line with The Center’s spirit and innovative nature,” said Michael Coast, President. “We are so pleased to share it with our clients and partners, setting the stage for the next 25 years.”

On hand for the celebration were U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Congressman Dave Trott, State Senator Patrick Colbeck, State Representative Kurt Heise and other public officials along with clients, partners and those passionate about manufacturing in Michigan.

“The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is a critical part of our state’s efforts to continue strengthening Michigan’s high-tech advanced manufacturing industry,” said Senator Gary Peters. “I’m honored to help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Center and to help launch their next chapter. This new facility will offer more space and more opportunities to drive innovation and collaboration among Michigan’s small manufacturers, create good-paying jobs and boost our economic competitiveness around the world for the next 25 years and beyond.”

Along with the move, The Center has developed a dynamic new brand that better represents their organizational reality. “Our new look and feel exemplifies where we’re headed. We are dedicated to bringing expertise to manufacturers to help them compete and prosper,” Coast said. “Our people are our driving force, and their passion to transform companies is unparalleled. Our new brand represents that spirit.”