gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Saturday April 25th


State Funds Support Factory Expansion
Thursday Aug 07, 2014 5:24pm
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(LANSING) – A State transportation grant will help a Sturgis business and put funds towards resurfacing a city street.

VCI Incorporated recently moved into a vacant building on West Dresser Drive in Sturgis and will be investing $1.6 million in new equipment. The firm, which manufactures parts for the military and aerospace, automotive and energy industries, will create 20 jobs and retain an additional 20 jobs at their new facility.

As a result of VCI's expansion, State Representative Matt Lori of Constantine says the Michigan Transportation Economic Development Fund will contribute $76,300 to resurface West Dresser Drive in front of the facility, with an $88,600 match from the City. The resurfacing project will allow all-season access to U.S. 12.

Lori says this project is a shining example of how, by making Michigan a more business-friendly state, we are ensuring a bright future for our children and their children.

Lori says VCI considered South Carolina for its expansion but chose to stay in Michigan because of the reforms the State has made in the past four years.

(04-24-2015) • Sturgis couple jailed after disturbance at hotel
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(04-23-2015) • Meth labs in kids' backpacks cause for concern
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(04-23-2015) • Bird flu prevention a high priority in LaGrange County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-23-2015) • Lakers compete at TechFest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-23-2015) • Jon Good named to Sturgis City Commission
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-23-2015) • Commissioner concerned about CMH in St. Joseph County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-23-2015) • Dates set for Steuben hog CAFO decisions
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • MSD may face another drop in enrollment
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-22-2015) • Rotten egg smell in Kendallville was NIPSCO problem
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville, IN
(04-22-2015) • Three teens injured when SUV flips and hits tree
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: SR 15 near CR 126 • Goshen, IN
(04-21-2015) • Fire causes significant damage to machinery at Grav-I-Flo
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 400 Norwood • Sturgis, MI
(04-21-2015) • Meetings scheduled for master plan update
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-21-2015) • Westview student with pot suspended
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Westview High School
(04-20-2015) • LaGrange Commissioners hear update on community service work
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange County Office Building • LaGrange, IN
(04-20-2015) • Steuben commissioners to seek $700,000 for road work
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-20-2015) • Driver caught at Cree Lake after fleeing LaGrange Co deputy
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cree Lake
(04-20-2015) • Trooper from Noble County receives Silver Star
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: INDIANAPOLIS
(04-20-2015) • Millersburg man dies when motorcycle strikes dump truck
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(04-18-2015) • Former Glen Oaks music professor honored
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-18-2015) • Sturgis students get extra days
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-18-2015) • Albion to alter siren tests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(04-18-2015) • Glance at cell phone leads to four vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 at 500 West • LaGrange, IN
(04-17-2015) • Angola mom accused of neglecting infant
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-17-2015) • Bridge replacement on I-69 in DeKalb to begin
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Auburn, IN
(04-16-2015) • Two injured in crash southeast of Goshen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(04-16-2015) • Lower revenue forecast to heighten budget talks
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana Statehouse
(04-16-2015) • Howe woman injured in one vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 600 N near 150W • Howe, IN
(04-16-2015) • Parkside Elementary holds kindergarten roundup
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Parkside Elementary School • LaGrange, IN
(04-16-2015) • Kyle Fanning sought by Shipshewana Police
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(04-15-2015) • 2-year-old missing 90 minutes turns up at neighbors'
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 5100 N block CR 675 W • Shipshewana, IN
(04-15-2015) • Huntertown man faces 20 counts of child porn
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: FORT WAYNE






pfc

businesses