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RV and boat fixtures company locating headquarters in Grand Rapids

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A European manufacturer of luxury RV and boat fixtures is locating its North American headquarters in Grand Rapids. The move creating more than 100 new jobs.

Throughout the pandemic, Tecnoform S.p.A. Italy has been looking to expand seeking a North American headquarters. Working with regional economic development organization, The Right Place, the recently formed subsidiary, Tecnoform USA, has selected Grand Rapids. In particular, Cascade Township.

Tecnoform USA is making a $7.3 million investment at 4999 36th St. SE where it will manufacture upscale furnishings for recreational vehicles.

Renzo Kerkoc is CEO of Tecnoform. He explained, “We will be closer to our American customers offering a high-quality product with fast response times for dynamic industry needs.”

Tecnoform USA is adding 130 jobs in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Community College and Michigan Works! is providing workforce training. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has approved a $750,000 business development grant.

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.
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