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Patrick Center June 11, 2014 | WGVU Two companies are making major investments in the region. The company attracted to West Michigan, and Walker in particular, is SolarBOS Incorporated.Based in Livermore, California, SolarBOS is known for its work in the photovoltaic industry. Here it will invest more than $880,000 and create 50 new jobs over the next three years. SolarBOS says the Walker location puts it closer to its customer base in the east. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is providing a $250,000 incentive package.
The company retaining its Michigan roots is Grand Rapids-based, Cascade Die Casting Group, is expanding its operation in Sparta and Gaines Township with a $5.3 million capital investment that will lead to 50 new jobs over the next three years. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is providing a $275,000 incentive package. Money will be used for new equipment. Cascade Die Casting Group specializes in aluminum and zinc alloy die casting.
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