Kuka Systems Expanding In Clinton Township, Adding 116 New Jobs

LANSING — Kuka Systems North America LLC is expanding in Macomb County’s Clinton Township with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The project expected to generate nearly $14.4 million in investment and create 116 jobs.

Kuka Systems North America is a subsidiary of Kuka AG and manufactures automated production systems and assemblies for the automotive, aerospace, and alternative energy industries. The company plans to expand its plant in Clinton Township to support its aerospace business, investing up to $14.4 million and creating 116 jobs. As a result, the company has been awarded a $900,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance based grant.

State officials said Clinton Township has offered support to the project with a property tax abatement. Company officials also worked with the Macomb County to prepare the application for the grants. Michigan Works, operated locally by the Macomb-St. Clair Workforce Development Board Inc., offered its services to find and screen candidates for the new jobs created by the company’s expansion.

For more information about Kuka, visit www.kuka-systems.com/usa_nao/en. Individuals interested in careers with Kuka Systems North America should contact hr@kukanao.com.

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