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Magline Expands Standish, Michigan, Operations

Magline, Inc., a manufacturer of durable, heavy-duty hand trucks, carts, and dollies used in the automotive, logistics, packaging, and food and beverage industries, plans to expand operations in Standish, Michigan. The $875,000 project is expected to create ten jobs.

The company will occupy and renovate a 70,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its existing headquarters. The investment will include additional manufacturing, warehousing and distribution space.

“Magline has called Michigan home since 1947! Our team, located in Standish, has been building the #1 brand of hand trucks in the US for over 75 years – Magliner,” said Magline President and COO Greg Ecker. “We’re proud of the contributions our Team has made to our local community, and the MEDC support will continue to help us further grow to support the Michigan economy. Thank You Brenda Flory, this would not have happened without your commitment and passion to sponsor this initiative.”

The project is being supported by a $100,000 Micro Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. In addition the city of Standish has offered to support the project with completing and expediting any applications needed.

Magline, Inc. is a manufacturer of aluminum material handling equipment. The company’s product offering of lightweight and ergonomically-designed solutions allows customers to move more loads with less physical stress delivering workplace safety and productivity.

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