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Barron Industries Expands Oxford, Michigan, Production Operations

Barron Industries, Inc., a producer of advanced metal castings for manufacturers in the defense and aerospace industry, plans to expand manufacturing operations in Oxford, Michigan. The $9.1 million project is expected to create 50 jobs in Oakland County.

The new Advanced Aerospace Manufacturing Center will feature advanced metal 3D printing and machining equipment.

“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,” said Bruce M. Barron, President and 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.”

The project is being supported by the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) which 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,”noted Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter. “As we celebrate their expansion into an advanced aerospace manufacturing center, we recognize 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."

Barron Industries offer aerospace and defense companies expertise in metals, lightweighting technologies and design for manufacturability of precision machined castings and safety-critical assemblies. The company’s casting process converts multi-part fabrications into less costly precision castings. Barron is registered to the AS9100 Aerospace Quality System and is certified by the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation (NADCAP) program for its in-house NDT and welding.

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