Built for Success
Southwest Michigan Certified Business Parks
About Southwest Michigan
Strategically located between Chicago and Detroit, this region has a 150-year history in life science and advanced manufacturing.
Main industries include advanced manufacturing, agriculture, energy, healthcare, bioscience, information technology, logistics, medical device, and research and development. These sectors are focused upon due to the community’s existing talent base, historical capacity, real estate availability, strategic geographic location and sector support services.
Talent and Workforce
The region is home to major worldwid employers, including Stryker Corporation, Pfizer, Parker Hannifin Hydraulics, Perrigo, Whirlpool, Kellogg and scores of other highly successful companies.
The Michigan Workforce Development Agency has a quick reference to finding workforce, talent, labor market, and training funds, anywhere in Michigan.