(LANSING) – An Indiana based businesses is expanding into Michigan and is expected to create up to 175 new jobs.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer along with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced that Indiana based EQ United, will be establishing new operations in the Village of Cassopolis. EQ United is a logistics provider and RV components manufacturer.
EQ United is planning to consolidate its manufacturing operations, EQ Systems, into one facility in Cassopolis where it will house office space, retail and installation space and additional manufacturing areas. The company will also add manufacturing capacity with the expectation of increasing its overall ability to produce cylinders it is currently purchasing from vendors in Minnesota and Canada.
This project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $6.2 million and create up to 175 jobs, supported by a $350,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. Michigan was chosen for the project over competing sites in Indiana.
The project further builds on Michigan’s leadership position in advanced manufacturing and will solidify the company’s future growth in the state. Market Van Buren has offered to assist the company in finding candidates for the newly-created positions, and the company also plans to work closely with Michigan Works!
Founded in Elkhart in 1914, Days LLC, doing business as EQ United, has two divisions: distribution and logistics and its manufacturing operations, providing components for RVs, trailers, and specialty markets. The company currently has three campuses in Indiana.
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