Saginaw Future 25TH ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon

"The City of Saginaw and Saginaw County are benefiting greatly from a diverse economy that is growing, a lot of that can be attributed to the vision and hard work of Saginaw Future."

~ Herbert Spence III, president and CEO of Spence Brothers


Saginaw Future Celebrates

2016 was a very important year for economic development in Saginaw County. Since 1992, Saginaw Future has partnered with business, labor, education and government to improve the local and regional economy, and lead efforts to help our companies grow and to attract new investment.

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Saginaw Future Awards

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Saginaw Future 25TH ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon
Friday, February 17, 2017
11am - 1pm @ Horizons Conference Center

Recognizing Economic Growth in 2016

Celebrating 25 years of Saginaw Future Inc. and Economic Development in Saginaw County!

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Awards Keynote Speaker

Mike Richardson is Nexteer Automotive's president and executive board director. In his current role, he leads a highly skilled team of over 13,000 people and oversees 22 manufacturing facilities, five technical centers and 11 customer service centers across the globe in 11 countries. He is also a member of Nexteer’s Global Strategic Council.  

2016 Expansions
- B & P Littleford LLC
- Banner-Day Engineering
- Caravan Facilities Management LLC
- Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption
- Cinderella Inc.
- Delta College
- Duro-Last Roofing, Incorporated
- Erie Custom Signs
- Esterline Input Technologies (Memtron)
- Frankenmuth Farmers Market
- Hehr Glass Co.
- Hehr International
- Hi-Tech Steel Treating, Inc.
- KUKA Assembly and Test Corp.
- Mahar Tool Supply Company
- Meggitt Thomson Aerospace & Defense
- Midwest Manufacturing 
- Mistequay Group Ltd.
- Morley Companies, Inc.
- New Amadore Apartments
- Nexteer Automotive
- Orchid Bridgeport
- R & M Machine Tool
- R&R Ready Mix, Inc.
- Showboat Restaurant of Chesaning
- U.S. Graphite In
- Wieland Trucks Inc.
2016 Attractions
- Container Concept Solutions
- Dee Cramer, Inc.
- The Gallery, Art for Saginaw
- Sandweesh
- SVRC Marketplace

Past Groundbreakings and Ribbon Cuttings

Major Projects Over the Years

1995-1997, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008

Hemlock Semiconductor, one of the world’s leading producers of polycrystalline silicon, invested more than $2 billion that created hundreds of jobs.



Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Water Park is a family entertainment and lodging facility that includes 63 hotel suites, an arcade, restaurant, gift shop and a 30,000 sq. ft. indoor water park. Nearly $14 million investment!


2008, 2009, 2011-2015

Established in 1863, Morley Companies, Inc. continues to expand its data collection and research services, along with customer technical and support services for Fortune 100 clients. For the past 40 years, the company also has provided group travel, displays and performance services to a diverse group of clients.



Central Michigan University’s (CMU) College of Medicine recently lauched its City of Saginaw campus. CMU students will complete their clinical education in Saginaw during their third and fourth years of study.



Nexteer Automotive, Saginaw County's largest employer and manufacturer, invested $135 million and created 400 jobs.


2015, 2016

Downtown and Oldtown Saginaw have had numerous project over the past 25 years, but 2015 and 2016 really took off with 14 new projects that range from start-ups to major corporate investment.


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