Barron’s new $9.1M Aerospace Manufacturing Center to include metal Additive Manufacturing

May 22, 2024

Barron Industries is a manufacturer of precision machined castings and assemblies for aerospace, defence, automotive, and other demanding industries (Courtesy Barron Industries)
Barron Industries is a manufacturer of precision machined castings and assemblies for aerospace, defence, automotive, and other demanding industries (Courtesy Barron Industries)

Barron Industries, a manufacturer of precision machined castings and assemblies for aerospace, defence, automotive, and other demanding industries based in Oxford, Michigan, USA, is reported to be expanding into metal Additive Manufacturing.

The company is building a new Advanced Aerospace Manufacturing Center with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), and is seeking to acquire advanced metal Additive Manufacturing and machining equipment.

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The expansion is anticipated to generate $9.1 million in capital investment and create 50 new jobs. To support this expansion in Oakland County, the MSF has awarded the company a $900,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant.

“This project marks a significant milestone for Barron Industries and Oxford Township, showcasing the power of collaboration between local government and businesses,” stated Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter. “As we celebrate their expansion into an advanced aerospace manufacturing centre, we recognise Barron’s century-long commitment to excellence and innovation. Their continued contributions to Oakland County, both economically and through community engagement, exemplify the spirit of entrepreneurial success we champion.”

Michigan’s defence and aerospace ecosystems continue to be a key industry in the state, with nearly 4,000 businesses that serve the defence, defence aerospace, and homeland security industries and over 690 Michigan businesses contributing to the aerospace industry.

“We appreciate MEDC’s support of Barron Industries in our next stage of growth and expansion in Oxford to open our Aerospace and Defense Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center,” added Bruce M Barron, president/CEO of Barron Industries, Inc. “This support provides crucial funding for building and equipment early on in the launch while Barron aggressively onboards and trains the high-level technicians needed to staff the new facility.”

www.barron-industries.com

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