Getting Started in Midland
There are many locations to start or grow your chemical business. However, there are very few with the unique blend of resources and expertise you’ll find in Midland. As the local economic development corporation, Midland Tomorrow provides a wide range of free, confidential services to help you take advantage by building a thriving new business in Midland County.
1. Finding Your Site – Fast
We match your key site location factors to properties that meet your requirements, providing you with a customized “sites profile package,” guided site visits and community tours as part of the overall site selection process. Also visit our Great Lakes Bay Sites
page to search the wide variety of available sites on your own time!
2. Getting the Financial Assistance You Need
In Midland, you’ll find a competitive business advantage while also having access to the best incentives available in the state of Michigan. Midland Tomorrow will assist you in every step of your financial assistance application.
3. Networking with Global Industry Leaders
Midland is the home of world leaders in the chemical and advanced material fields. We’re your gateway to meeting the right businesses and building your network. Midland Tomorrow provides information about site selection and expansion decisions, local business environment and trends, and more.
4. Employing a Skilled and Ready Workforce
Midland boasts a highly skilled labor pool; over 40 percent of our workforce has at least a bachelor’s degree, and local community colleges train workers in specific manufacturing, skilled trades and chemical process skills, reducing your training and scale-up time. We’ll connect you with federal, state and local job training and educational opportunities, including free or subsidized training customized to meet your company’s specific needs.
5. Building a Long-Term Relationship with Us
Midland Tomorrow wants your Midland location to succeed over the long term, so our assistance doesn’t stop once your business opens its doors. We offer a full range of economic development services to businesses that are expanding their operations, and we conduct annual visits to all of our client businesses in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. We want to know how we can help your business grow and thrive today, tomorrow and for years to come.
6. Let’s Talk
Midland has all the right factors – industry expertise, municipal government efficiency, workforce skill, low cost to do business, high quality of life – blending into the perfect site for your business. Give us a call
and we can get you started.