Why MIchigan

FACTS ABOUT MICHIGAN AND GREATER LANSING

Michigan List of Firsts

  • Michigan Ranks First in the United States for the availability of Skilled Labor
  • Michigan employs more industrial and mechanical engineers than any other state
  • Michigan ranks first in United States in concentration of industrial designer and engineers, R &   D, and skilled workers
  • Michigan ranks first in Trade with Canada and Third in Trade with Mexico
  • Michigan leads the nation with 120,000 new manufacturing jobs since 2009

Source: Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Top local employers by number of employees

  • General Motors: 5,800
  • Meijer Distribution Center: 2,215
  • Peckham: 1,800
  • Dart Container: 1,200
  • Demmer Corp: 1,110
  • Ryder Logistics and Transportation: 915
  • Spartan Motors: 730
  • John Henry: 609

Source: Lansing Economic Area Partnership

Top 100 state employers by number of in-state employees

  1. State of Michigan: 35,135
  2. Spectrum Health Systems: 17,324
  3. McLaren Health Care Corp: 16,891
  4. General Motors: 14,443
  5. CHE Trinity Health: 12,122
  6. Michigan State University: 11,050
  7. U.S. government: 9,810
  8. CMS Energy: 6,360
  9. The Dow Chemical: 6,000
  10. U.S. Postal Service: 5,969
  11. Johnson Controls - Automotive Experience: 5,500
  12. Sparrow Health System: 5,249
  13. Alticor Inc. (Amway): 5,000
  14. Nexteer Automotive: 4,700
  15. Perrigo North America: 4,600
  16. Dow Corning: 4,200.00
  17. Grand Rapids Public Schools: 3,500
  18. Herman Miller: 3,497.00
  19. Covenant HealthCare: 3,465
  20. Munson Medical Center: 3,434
  21. Kellogg: 3,293
  22. Borgess Health: 3,284
  23. Grand Valley State University: 3,225
  24. Allegiance Health: 3,106
  25. Fetzer Center @ Western Michigan University: 3,067
  26. DTE Energy: 3,008
  27. Genesys Regional Medical Center: 2,923
  28. Stryker: 2,800.00
  29. Gordon Food Service: 2,760
  30. Lacks Enterprises: 2,750
  31. St. Mary's of Michigan Medica: 2,622
  32. Hurley Medical Center: 2,475
  33. Auto-Owners Insurance: 2,203
  34. Haworth: 2,121
  35. Detroit Diesel Corp: 2,100
  36. Ferris State University: 2,079
  37. Magna International of America: 2,000
  38. Metro Health: 1,868
  39. International Automotive: 1,842
  40. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings: 1,650
  41. Chrysler Group: 1,484
  42. Lochbridge: 1,311
  43. Michigan Technological University: 1,299
  44. J.P. Morgan Chase: 1,230
  45. Alro Steel: 1,200
  46. Advantage Resourcing: 1,088
  47. Memorial Healthcare: 1,057
  48. ADAC Automotive: 1,042
  49. Dialog Direct: 1,000
  50. TRW Automotive Holdings: 966
  51. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michgan: 946
  52. Robert Bosch: 824
  53. Lear: 812
  54. Priority Health: 800
  55. Pridgeon & Clay: 772
  56. University of Michigan: 760
  57. Con-way: 721
  58. Bridgewater Interiors: 710
  59. Art Van Furniture: 664
  60. Federal-Mogul Holdings: 501
  61. Faurecia North America: 500
  62. Flagstar Bancorp: 459
  63. Inteva Products: 440
  64. TI Automotive: 430
  65. Comerica Bank: 421
  66. Roush Enterprises: 420
  67. Tower International: 409
  68. Plante Moran: 408
  69. Dickinson County Healthcare System: 399
  70. Kalamazoo Valley Community: 393
  71. The Bartech Group: 348
  72. The Rehmann Group: 348
  73. Inergy Automotive Systems: 341
  74. ABC Appliance: 339
  75. Acro Service: 309
  76. St. John Providence Health Sytem: 286
  77. Visteon: 280
  78. GR Spring & Stamping: 200
  79. Syncreon Global Holdings: 200
  80. Metaldyne: 195
  81. Yazaki North America: 180
  82. United Bancorp: 179
  83. Big Boy Restaurants International: 175
  84. Ervin Industries: 150
  85. Health Alliance Plan of Michigan: 147
  86. Daifuku Webb Holding: 135
  87. Dow Automotive Systems: 130
  88. Fifth Third Bank: 126
  89. Deloitte: 119
  90. TriMas: 117
  91. Presbyterian Villages of Michigan: 113
  92. Lipari Foods: 105
  93. Plastipak Holdings: 100
  94. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone: 92
  95. Meritor: 81
  96. Citizens Insurance Co. of America: 75
  97. Autocam Medical: 75
  98. The Macomb Group: 72
  99. John E. Green: 70

This list of Greater Michigan employers encompasses companies with a significant employee presence in Michigan but outside of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston or Washtenaw counties.