Advanced Manufacturing

Michigan is the intellectual capital and global R&D center of the automotive industry. It invests over $12.4 billion annually, employs more than 65,000 R&D professionals statewide, and is home to over 330 research and development facilities. The Michigan advanced manufacturing industry focuses on engineered products, processes and technologies with applications in the automotive industry that:
  • Improve safety, comfort, vehicle performance and efficiency, product quality and durability
  • Promote advanced powertrain and alternative energy technologies and environmentally conscious solutions
  • Reduce costsImprove manufacturing productivity
The Michigan manufacturing industry is based on this strength that companies looking to make the next great advancements in manufacturing technology need only cross through the gateway to global automotive innovation, Michigan, to get the Upper Hand.