Checks representing the successful completion of a very unique project including partnerships between multiple organizations including the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the County of Charlevoix, Precision Edge Surgical Products Co. and North Central Michigan College were recently presented.
The MEDC awarded a $300,786 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to Precision Edge through the County of Charlevoix in support of a project that involved hiring and training more than 14 new employees and Precision Edge’s capital investment of over $2 million in equipment at their Boyne City operation. Joel Evans, Charlevoix County Commission Chairman stated, “Charlevoix County is proud to support this important workforce training project”. Precision Edge President, John Truckey noted “Precision Edge is proud of the investment and commitment we have made to the community, our employees and career technical education in the area. We are committed to this location and anticipate additional growth in the future”.