By Amy Lane, Crain's Detroit Business
VÃ¤xjÃ¶, Sweden - Jennifer Granholm, the Michigan State Governor, has said that Swedish firm Trelleborg Automotive plans to invest $10.2 million in a new technical centre in Northville Township, near Livonia in the Western suburbs of of Detroit.
In a news release, Granholm said that the technical centre will be used for advanced engineering and product development activities. She said the investment by Trelleborg Rubore, a division of Trelleborg Automotive, is expected to create 32 jobs.
In Michigan, Trelleborg Automotive already has a North American headquarters in South Haven and a manufacturing plant in Sandusky. Trelleborg Rubore has a sales office in Bloomfield Hills.
Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corp. President and CEO Jim Epolito are on an investment mission to Sweden and Germany, to encourage businesses that are looking at US expansions to locate in Michigan.
From Crain's Detroit Business (A Crain publication)
Press release from Michigan Governor's office