FLO, a leading North American electric vehicle charging network operator and smart charging solutions provider, will locate a new electric vehicle charger manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The $3 million project is expected to create 133 jobs.
The location will be FLO’s first U.S. manufacturing facility and will produce 250,000 EV chargers by 2028 for the U.S. market.
“The opening of this U.S. facility marks a new chapter in FLO’s efforts to support EV adoption across North America,”?said Louis Tremblay, FLO president and CEO. “Our team brings over a decade of experience at all levels in the EV charging industry to the U.S. market. From manufacturing and installation to charger maintenance – we are a part of the charging process every step of the way. We look forward to getting to work here in Michigan and continuing our mission of fighting climate change by accelerating EV adoption.”
The company will receive an $800,000 Michigan Business Development Program (MBDP) grant for the project.
“FLO’s announcement underscores Michigan’s leadership in the EV and mobility sector. As Team Michigan, we remain committed to winning the future of mobility and EV manufacturing here in our state,” said MEDC CEO and Michigan Strategic Fund President and Chair Quentin Messer Jr. “We are thankful for the opportunity to welcome FLO’s newest U.S. manufacturing facility to our state and appreciate the legislature’s continued partnership and support for critical tools like MBDP that are helping us secure these critical investments. Companies looking for innovative partners, a supportive business climate, and dedicated workforce need look no further than right here in Michigan.”
FLO is a leading North American electric vehicle (EV) charging network operator and a smart charging solutions provider. The company fights climate change by accelerating EV adoption through a vertically integrated business model and delivering EV drivers the most dependable charging experience from curbside to countryside.
“Electric vehicles need reliable, sustainable charging wherever and whenever they travel, and that’s forcing a complete reimagining of the infrastructure and ecosystem to support them,” said Maureen Donohue Krauss, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Partnership. “It’s exciting, the future of mobility is being created in the Detroit Region and companies that want to be part of it need to be here. We are proud to partner with the MEDC in bringing an innovative company like FLO to Michigan.”