Ready Workforce

Ready Workforce

You will have the workforce to fill your critical positions here at the Tech Park.

Click here to learn more about how a company that expanded to Saginaw, MI met their workforce needs almost over night.

  • Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region are home to nearly 600,000 residents and more than 260,000 workers.
  • The region has one of the highest concentrations of PhDs and continually tops the charts for the most registered patents per capita in the U.S.
  • Almost 20% of the local workforce is employed in manufacturing, many with experience in chemicals, electronics and precision components
  • Michigan ranks #1 in the US for availability of skilled labor.

Uniquely Qualified Experts

Many specialized programs are in place to help your company and workforce grow:

  • Delta College and Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! nationally-recognized Fast Start Program provides workforce sourcing and technical training customized for your organizational needs at no cost to you
  • Saginaw Valley State University Green Job Training includes BPI Building Analyst/Energy Auditor Certification, Solar PV Bootcamp and LEED Green Associate Exam Prep
  • The Central Michigan University Research Corporation provides incubator support and helps emerging organizations develop their ideas and bring them to market quickly
  • The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center offers creative profit strategies to meet business needs
  • The region is home to four universities and two community colleges, with 19 universities within 50 miles and eight community colleges within 30 miles. Saginaw Valley State University also provides R&D capabilities