SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel will attend an expansion celebration for Fori Automation Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fori’s offices, 50955 Wing Drive in Shelby Township.
Fori is expanding as a global supplier of advanced manufacturing machinery. Success in diversifying beyond the automotive industry has resulted in a brand new building and the creation of good paying, sustainable jobs in southeast Michigan.
Also being announced is a new initiative to retain businesses in Macomb County developed by Hackel and the Macomb County Planning and Economic Development Department. Based on the principles of economic gardening, the initiative will expand services available for the nearly 18,000 businesses that drive Macomb’s economy.