New Longyear company creates high-tech jobs and strengthens Upper Peninsula’s medical device cluster

By Morgan Laajala | October 31, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, Michigan. (October 31, 2018) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder recently visited the Upper Peninsula to celebrate the launch of a medical device company that will bring new job opportunities to

Fittante to lead InvestUP as CEO

By Morgan Laajala | October 29, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, MI October 24, 2018 – The InvestUP Board of Directors has named Marty Fittante as the organization’s new CEO, effective January 1, 2019. Fittante has represented the Upper Peninsula

mBank supports Beacon House with new campaign

By Morgan Laajala | September 12, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, Mich., September 12, 2018 – mBank is pleased to announce its newest community outreach campaign by donating $100 for each qualifying checking, savings or money market account it opens

InvestUP seeks an Executive Director to lead business and talent development across the Upper Peninsula

By Morgan Laajala | August 23, 2018 | 0

InvestUP seeks an Executive Director to lead business and talent development across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. InvestUP is a private sector-led economic development initiative keenly focused on driving economic

InvestUP leads talent enhancement initiative for Connor Sports Flooring’s Amasa mill

By Morgan Laajala | August 1, 2018 | 0

Iconic flooring manufacturer hires 38 and increases sales by 48% during Q1-2018 and production by 15 percent in key value-added market for the U.P. forest products industry. AMASA, Michigan (July

UP business leaders launch regional economic & talent development initiative

By Morgan Laajala | May 25, 2018 | 0

Private-sector coalition will leverage business, education, and entrepreneurial support to market U.P. economic assets and spark job creation MARQUETTE, Michigan (May 5, 2018) – A coalition of leading businesses and