Manufacturer announces $14.5 million Lansing expansion

Posted at 1:01 PM, Dec 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 09:37:02-05

Tecomet, which makes products for the medical device, aerospace, and defense markets, announced Tuesday a $14.5 million expansion to it's Lansing facility, resulting in 160 new jobs.

The company currently employs 400 people in Lansing and about 2,000 worldwide.

“Tecomet is well positioned for continued growth in the Medical Device and Aerospace & Defense (A&D) markets,” said John Helmuth, General Manager of Tecomet Lansing. “We are excited for the opportunity to partner with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, LEAP, and the city of Lansing to create quality manufacturing jobs in the Lansing area.”

The investment includes plans to build a precision machining center of excellence, and a 30,000 square foot expansion of it's building on Enterprise Drive.

"Over the past 20 years, Lansing has strongly supported the expansion of Tecomet and its predecessors in the city, and we’re happy to be continuing to do that today,” said Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. “With this project, we keep an international manufacturing leader in Lansing, along with new and existing high paying quality jobs. This represents a big win for the city, and for the Lansing region as a whole.”

The Tecomet expansion project will require approval by the Lansing City Council and the State Tax Commission, and will appear on the Council’s agenda in January 2018. If approved, the project is expected to be completed in December 2018.