LIVE VIDEO: WZZM 13 News    Watch
 

MEDC grant to help Firstronic add 110 jobs

8:28 PM, Sep 18, 2013   |    comments
  • Firstronic - Grand Rapids
    
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- A Michigan development grant will lead to 110 new jobs for Grand Rapids.

The Right Place, Inc., with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Grand Rapids approved a $300,000 performance-based grant for Firstronic LLC, a contract electronic component manufacturer on Michigan Street.

The company plans to invest $2.45 million for building renovations, machinery and equipment.  The new jobs will be full-time and include benefits.  The positions will range from engineers and technicians, to entry level electronic assembly operators and skilled hand laborers.

Firstronic serves a variety of industries, but focuses on medical device manufacturing.

Firstronic currently employs 68 people.

Most Viewed Articles

Most Watched Videos