Kentucky Trailer held a Ribbon Cutting at their new 130,000 square foot Wixom location this morning. The Wixom facility, located at 48282 Frank Street, is a consolidation of two former locations, one in Walled Lake and the other Lyon Township. Kentucky Trailer will continue as a world leader in design, manufacturing and service solutions for the specialty trailer, custom transport and mobilized business markets. https://www.kytrailer.com/about/our-company.html
Small Business Saturday
The City of Wixom, along with the Wixom Downtown Development Authority, Main Street Oakland County, and Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center, brings to our community and all of Oakland County, Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 24, 2018. This is an initiative to shop local at independent shops in and around your community. SHOP, TEXT, WIN! Make any purchase at participating Wixom and/or Oakland county businesses and you have a chance to win $5,000.00! #SHOPTEXTWIN
Oakland County News - Connected Mobility
Oakland County is a global leader in Connected Mobility research. The knowledge-based economy of Oakland County continues to lead in the research and development of technologies essential to the invention and manufacture of the next generation of mobility.
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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