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Milacron consolidating in Greenville creating new jobs

Milacron DME

A global leader in plastic technology and processing is making a multi-million dollar expansion at its Greenville manufacturing facility creating new jobs.

Cincinnati-based Milacron intends to consolidate its mold technology manufacturing and fabrication operations to its Greenville facility.

Peter Smith, Milacron DME President and General Manager says the company wants to build “a world-class facility in Greenville to support our growth plans.”

When regional nonprofit economic development organization, The Right Place and Montcalm Economic Alliance learned Milacron was considering consolidating at its Youngwood, Pennsylvania site, it put together a business case for expanding in West Michigan. Milacron will invest roughly $5 million dollars into its 1117 Fairplains Street manufacturing facility to make it happen.

It will create a minimum of 25 new jobs but projecting the number to climb closer to 70 new jobs.

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has approved a $490,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant depending on the number of jobs created.

The City of Greenville is considering the approval of local tax abatement.

Patrick Center, WGVU News.

Patrick joined WGVU Public Media in December, 2008 after eight years of investigative reporting at Grand Rapids' WOOD-TV8 and three years at WYTV News Channel 33 in Youngstown, Ohio. As News and Public Affairs Director, Patrick manages our daily radio news operation and public interest television programming. An award-winning reporter, Patrick has won multiple Michigan Associated Press Best Reporter/Anchor awards and is a three-time Academy of Television Arts & Sciences EMMY Award winner with 14 nominations.