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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
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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Updated Information from the City Manager Regarding PFAS
Concerns about chemical substances known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, have been growing across the country, the state and locally. The City has developed informational documents to share with residents and others, which can be found below. While you are here, please click on "e-notification" in the green area on the right to sign up for e-Notifications sent right to your email inbox.
PFAS Information posted: September 6, 2018
PFAS Information (2) posted: September 26, 2018
PFAS Information (3) posted: October 3, 2018
Video of PFAS Information Meeting posted: October 9, 2018
PFAS Information (4) posted December 18, 2018
PFAS Information (5) posted February 4, 2019