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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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Regional Data

Muskegon County is an affordable and growing area, and the proof is in the numbers:

Muskegon County estimated 2012 population from the US Census Bureau was 170,182.

Employment by Place of Residence in Muskegon County grew 1.9% between 2000 and 2007.

Manufacturing continues to struggle across the country and state. Muskegon has had a -15.89% decrease in manufacturing employment since 2000.

The Private Service Providing sector grew 9.04% and Education and Health Services sector grew 33.33%.

Muskegon is affordable for you and your employees. A person in Muskegon with a $40,000 salary would need to earn more than $52,000 in Chicago to maintain a comparable standard of living. (www.bestplaces.net)

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2010 WMSA Regional Indicators Report (PDF)

Labor Market Information

U.S. Census Bureau - Muskegon County, Michigan

Regional Data/Numbers/Information

W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research