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Fabric Building Covers USA opening production facility in West Michigan

Britespan Building Systems

Investing $1.5 million in capital investments adding machinery and equipment and creating 21 new jobs

Fabric Building Covers USA specializes in the production of fabric covers and metal buildings. It’s a Subsidiary of Canadian-based Britespan Building Systems.

With its Canadian location operating at capacity, and in an effort to meet U.S. production timelines, the company chose its needed expansion in the City of Hudsonville over other communities located across the Midwest.

Fabric Building Covers USA will lease a Hudsonville facility where it will make renovations. Its investing $1.5 million in capital investments adding machinery and equipment.

Its Michigan presence will create 21 new jobs. The company says future expansion is likely with its focus on metal building manufacturing.

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is supporting Fabric Building Covers USA’s expansion with a $117,600 performance-based grant.

The City of Hudsonville is offering a 50% 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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