Top Industries

Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region is in the geographical heartland of the United States and  is home to a talented workforce that has the necessary skills and work ethic to lead today’s technology driven economy. Along with quality infrastructure that meets logistical demands, Saginaw County provides big city opportunities at small town prices.

Advanced Manufacturing – We understand advanced manufacturing! Saginaw is at the center of the global automotive market and Saginaw manufacturers, like Nexteer Automotive, are experts in precision tooling, specialty fabrication and prototype development. The Great Lakes Bay Region has also diversified its advanced manufacturing base by adding to its strong automotive roots. The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Corning Corp. and Hemlock Semiconductor world headquarters are located in the Region.


Medical Technology – Saginaw County is where everything comes together for manufacturers of medical equipment and devices – making it an ideal place to locate or expand your business. It has a smart, talented workforce ready for immediate placement. It’s a major healthcare hub and a source for high-tech raw materials and a hotbed of education and research.

Renewable Energy – We are the focal point of Michigan’s new solar energy industry. We are a key factor in Michigan’s state of transformation – into a new era of prosperity and innovation. The resources, technology and motivation are here and ready for photovoltaic companies looking to jump-start their operations in the United States.


Professional Services – Saginaw County has established itself as a regional service area for Professional Services, such as interactive services, accounting and legal specialties. Saginaw County is home to Morley Companies, Inc. and is the headquarters for some of the state’s largest accounting firms including; Andrews Hooper & Pavlik P.L.C., Rehmann and Yeo & Yeo, P.C., CPA.

Agribusiness – As a rural region, agriculture is still bountiful within the county. Approximately 64% of the county’s land is used for farming activity, which leads to food processing. Saginaw County is home to Star of the West Milling Company, which is the 17th largest miller in the United States. ADM Edible Bean Specialties has a new Saginaw County processing facility.