Mersen expanding in Greenville to meet semiconductor demand
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.