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Advanced manufacturing has been a cornerstone of the Lansing regional economy for more than a century. Today we’re leveraging the labor skills and equipment of our extensive manufacturing companies to help an increasingly diverse range of industries become completive players in the dynamic international marketplace.

Top Employers # of Employees
 General Motors  5,800
Peckham 1,400
Dart Container 1,200
Demmer Corporation 1,110
Spartan Motors 730
John Henry 609


Manufacturing to Lansing isn’t just building cars anymore. We have a large talent-based of high-skilled individuals ready to bring their knowledge to your company.

Local company, Niowave is leading the industry in particle acceleration and manufacturing radioisotopes. Many of their employees are former General Motors employees who have brought their skill set to a new industry.

Lansing is home to two of General Motors’ most technologically advanced assembly plants. The 2013 North American Car of the Year, the Cadillac CTS is built at the Grand River Assembly plant in Lansing.

Lansing Delta Township plant was the first assembly plant in the world—and one of just 350 buildings total—to earn gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®).

The Capital Area Manufacturing Council is a regional skills alliance working on behalf of the manufacturing sector in the Capital region. CAMC is an executive level manufacturing community that works together to improve mid-Michigan’s manufacturing competitiveness by addressing and tackling common issues within the industry.

Find out more about the Capital Area Manufacturing Council at


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