Advanced Manufacturing is one of the primary industries in Northwest Michigan, with nearly 350 manufacturers employing over 10,000 people just in the 5-county region. Manufacturers design and produce physical products to sell, from cherry products to signage to highly specialized parts supporting the auto, healthcare, sporting, scientific and many more industries. Today's clean manufacturing provides pathways to family-sustaining careers and interesting work with regional, national and international customers. There are many local advantage pathways to start and evolve your career right in our area, from on the job training and certificates to associate degrees and beyond. 

Manufacturing Careers