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Anca, Inc., a machine tool builder, recently celebrated with a ribbon cutting at their Wixom Facility. The company expanded their facility by 50%, adding a dedicated customer focus and training center, and doubling its machine demonstration area. The event is captured in the video below.
Anca, Inc., president, Russell Riddiford hosted representatives from the company's Melbourne, Austrailia headquarters, as well as many other visitors, including some local dignitaries.
*Schonscheck, Inc., also a Wixom company, was contracted for the expansion.
Ford Wixom Plant Property Sold
The former Ford Wixom Plant property has been sold to a new owner, Industrial Commercial Properties (ICP) of Solon, OH. ICP owns/has redeveloped other former automotive properties in multiple states, including here in Oakland County. They have indicated a desire to bring outstanding commercial and industrial uses forward for the property and we look forward to working together with ICP to transform this long vacant industrial space in Wixom.
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At Home Opens Third Detroit-Area Home Decor Superstore in Wixom
AT HOME GROUP INC. | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
At Home Group Inc., one of the fastest-growing retailers in the nation, opens its newest location in Wixom, Michigan, today at 10800 Assembly Park Drive. The new store is the third in the Detroit area and the eighth in the state, with other locations in Saginaw, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Jenison, Utica, Dearborn and Bloomfield Hills.
The new 100,000-square-foot store offers more than 50,000 home décor items from furniture, mirrors, rugs, art and housewares to tabletop, patio and seasonal, including more than 100 different artificial Christmas tree varieties.
“At Home has the widest selection of home décor items to fit any budget or style, from modern to farmhouse, boho to elegant,” said At Home Store Director Rachel Carrillo. “We welcome everyone to come in, explore our newest store and find decorating inspiration to turn any house into a home.”
Shoppers will find style ideas throughout the store, with room vignettes that are continually updated to showcase the latest trends and seasonal items. More than 400 new products are brought in each week to provide fresh inspiration.
Opening events include a ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, with the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, followed by a grand opening celebration Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 9 a.m., with mystery gift card giveaways valued at $20-$200 for the first 50 people in line.
The Wixom At Home is one of more than 25 new store openings across the U.S. this year for the home décor chain and will bring 25 jobs to the area.
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At Home , the home décor superstore, offers more than 50,000 on-trend home products to fit any budget or style, from sofas, dining sets, mattresses and patio furniture to lamps, pillows, kitchenware, rugs and more, plus seasonal décor that includes yard displays, lights and Christmas trees. At Home is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and currently operates 141 stores in 33 states.