Lansing, Michigan - - Polyurethane products maker Argonics is among 54 Michigan companies receiving business development support from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Argonics, a manufacturer of a variety of hard wearing polyurethane elastomer products was selected for support from the Pure Michigan Business Connect Economic Gardening Pilot Program.
MEDC ceo and president Michael Finney said in an official statement: "The goal of this programmeis to help these second-stage companies grow and in turn, generate new private investment and create new jobs for Michigan. … The programme is part of our toolkit for economic gardening that's built on Michigan's broad asset base of strong corporate enterprises, innovative entrepreneurs and rich technology resources."
Gwinn, Michigan-based Argonics produces cast polyurethane elastomer products aimed at the concrete, mining and agricultural sectors. Its tough elastomer sheet and moulded products are used, for example, to line concrete mixers and blades, and for roll coverings.
The MEDC programme, administered through the Cassopolis-based Edward Lowe Foundation, will include four areas of support: strategy and management; market research/competitive intelligence; internet and social media strategy; and geographical information systems to help identify potential customers in other states.