Many economic development stakeholders are supportive of development at Telkite Technology Park and Sawyer International Airport. We have identified a few of them below for your information.

Michigan Works! The Job Force strives to meet the needs of the Upper Peninsula's employers by connecting them with a skilled workforce with a variety of skill sets from entry level to executive to precision manufacturing.

Economic Development.

Michigan has reinvented the incentive process. Instead of offering tax credits that may provide future savings based on jobs and investment targets, MEDC has programs that provide immediate benefit. Couple these innovative programs with a low 6% Corporate Income Tax and the proposed elimination of the Personal Property Tax, Michigan offers one of the best pro-business environments in the country. 

The Lake Superior Community Partnership is Marquette County's offers a wide variety of affordable and effective development services. The LSCP helps its partners make connections between businesses, organizations, leaders and legislators.

Northern Michigan University is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives and nationally recognized academic programs. NMU has a population of about 9,200 undergraduates and graduate students an offers 180 degree program, including 18 graduate programs.

 

NMU is also home to an outstanding A&P Mechanic Program which continually produces top-notched, highly-sought employees.

Other Companies Who Call Telkite/Sawyer Home
  • Beijing West International operates a winter automotive testing facility.

  • Biogenic Reagents' operates its flagship production facility, Michigan Renewable Carbon, at Sawyer. It has the capacity to process more than 300,000 tons of sustainable biomass into carbon products.

  • Argonics High-Performance Polyurethe sells products around the world that they manufacture at Sawyer.

  • Superior Extrusion provides high quality extruded aluminum products at competitive prices.

  • Frontier Medical Devices specializes in designing and producing patented surgical and medical devices with focus on Spinal Fusions; Surgeon Specialties; Customer Specificity; and Non-fusion Technology.

  • Potlatch Lumber, owner of 1.42 million acres of forestland, operates  a state-of-the-art dimensional lumber plant at Sawyer.

  • American Eagle Maintenance Repair and Overhaul facility services American Airlines fleet.

  • Global Response is a leading provider of outsourved customer contact solutions and call center services fo omnichannel and ecommerce retailers, direct response advertisers, healthcare and insurance providers, government and higher education.

  • Adler Lumber, an international company with Sawyer as a U.S. location.

  • Dice Corporation, a leading provider of security and IT solutions for the central station industry.