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Mersen expanding in Greenville to meet semiconductor demand

Mersen USA, Greenville
Mersen USA
Mersen USA, Greenville

The demand for auto industry silicon chips and semiconductors is behind a multimillion-dollar investment and expansion in Greenville. Mersen provides the graphite machining and molding necessary for their production

The electrification of the automotive industry is driving demand for the silicon chips necessary for the assembly of cars and trucks.

France-based Le Carbone Lorraine is a global industry leader. It owns the subsidiary Mersen USA with two Michigan locations in Bay City and Greenville currently employing 304 team members.

Mersen provides the graphite machining and molding necessary for silicon chip and semiconductor production. It’s making an $81.2 million capital investment adding 115 jobs.

In Greenville, Mersen USA is adding space to its location at 712 Industrial Park Drive making a $10 million investment in the facility and equipment. The expansion creating 45 new jobs.

West Michigan nonprofit economic development organization The Right Place along with the Montcalm Economic Alliance and Michigan Economic Development Corporation assisted Mersen with its Michigan expansions.

The City of Greenville is supporting it with the approval of a property tax abatement.

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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