Gov. Whitmer Announces Axis Automation Creating 50 High-Tech Jobs in Walker, Building on State’s Efforts to Grow STEM Talent in Michigan – michigan.gov

by | Dec 7, 2022 | Jobs

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December 7, 2022 
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Gov. Whitmer Announces Axis Automation Creating 50 High-Tech Jobs in Walker, Building on State’s Efforts to Grow STEM Talent in Michigan 

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to announce that automation solutions provider Axis Automation is expanding in the City of Walker with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF). 

The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of up to $5.7 million and create up to 50 jobs, supported by a $500,000 Jobs Ready Michigan Program performance-based grant. Michigan was chosen for the project over a competing site in Illinois. 

“This investment by Axis Automation will bring 50 high-tech manufacturing jobs to Walker and underscores the strength of our talented manufacturing workforce and our attractive business climate,” said Governor Whitmer. “This expansion in Walker cements Axis Automation’s presence in West Michigan and builds on our efforts to ensure Michigan’s innovative manufacturers lead the way in Industry 4.0 technologies and workforce needs. Our future is bright, and investments like this one by Axis Automation will help us continue moving our state forward.” 

Axis Automation, established in 2015 in Walker, is an automation solutions provider for manufacturers. Axis’s mission is to support the adoption of automation solutions that empower people and enhance productivity. The Axis team conceptualizes, en …

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