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Gen3 Defense & Aerospace Expands Grand Rapids, Michigan, Production Facility

Electronic and autonomous vehicle solution provider, Gen3 Defense & Aerospace, will expand its operations in Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan. The $8.69 million project is expected to create 269 new jobs in the area.

The MEDC is supporting the expansion with the approval of a $1,000,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. The Right Place also connected Gen3 to workforce development resources at West Michigan Works! to aid with talent recruitment and training.

“Our team is excited to begin taking on new opportunities as we continue growing in West Michigan,” said Gen3 Defense and Aerospace GM, Mark Wells. “We plan to continue in the high-tech robotics space, and we’ll need a strong, talented team to achieve that. We’re thankful for all of the support The Right Place and their partners at the MEDC provided to make this expansion a reality here in West Michigan.”

Founded in 2020, Gen3 is an engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solution provider, headquartered in Grand Rapids with a primary focus on newly developed autonomous military and aerospace programs.

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