Michigan Anodizer Hopes to Build New Facility, Add 90+ Jobs
The plant would be comprised of a 68,850-square-foot building on 27 acres in the Fort Custer Industrial Park and employ 50 workers in the initial two years, then 44 workers in the third year.
The existing Bowers Manufacturing Co. facility.
Michigan media outlets report that aluminum metals finisher Bowers Manufacturing Co. is working with Battle Creek officials to build a new, $2.4-million plant in a city industrial park.
The plant would be comprised of a 68,850-square-foot building on 27 acres in the Fort Custer Industrial Park. The company plans to employ 50 workers in the initial two years, then augment the workforce with another 44 workers in the third year.
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