Azure Dynamics Moves to Michigan

zure chose Michigan over bids from Pennsylvania, Ohio and Ontario because of its engineering talent base and proximity to Ford Motor Co., a key strategic customer.

Published: 28-Sep-2007

Tax breaks, engineering talent and proximity to customers persuaded a Canadian auto supplier of hybrid control and powertrain systems to undertake a $1.2 million relocation of its corporate headquarters to Oak Park.

The move could result in up to 125 jobs by 2012, Azure Dynamics Corp. told the city, with total investment of $2.9 million.

The company's CEO, Scott Harrison, was formerly group president for Northville-based Hayes Lemmerz.

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