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Alcoa Howmet – Whitehall, Michigan

Advanced manufacturing providing optimized solutions for improved performance, efficiency and value

Eagle Alloy

Eagle Alloy, Inc. – Part of the Eagle Group of companies - Muskegon, Michigan

Serving a diverse customer base and utilizing lean manufacturing practices; one of the premier steel foundries in the country


Alcoa Howmet – Whitehall, Michigan

A commitment to environmental sustainability; keeping the health and safety of their employees, customers and communities a top priority

Culinary Institute

Muskegon Area First: Helping Local Businesses Flourish

The Culinary Institute of Michigan - Baker College's world-class caliber culinary learning environment


Alcoa Howmet – Whitehall, Michigan since 1951

Leading producer of complex investment-cast turbine components for the aerospace and industrial gas turbine industries

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Government Contracting

Created in 1983, the Muskegon Area First Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has been facilitating community economic development and growth through a continually improving program of training and business services. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)-funded PTAC with additional funding from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The PTAC is housed within the MUSKEGON AREA FIRST Organization, serving a twelve-county region to provide government contracting technical assistance to regional businesses. Various federal, state and local funding sources are combined to support the special needs of the business community and provide a single point of contact for companies seeking assistance.

For more information about PTAC, visit www.muskegonareafirst.org/ptac.