Saginaw Future ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon
Contact: Greg LaMarr, Communications Manager
Direct: 989-757-2104
 Saginaw Future ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon to Feature Speaker 
Mike Richardson of Nexteer Automotive

Saginaw, Mich., part of the Great Lakes Bay Region, February 9, 2017 – Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) will be celebrating its 25TH ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon that will feature Mike Richardson, Nexteer Automotive's president and executive board director, who will speak at the event.

In his current role, he leads a highly skilled team of over 13,000 people and oversees 24 manufacturing facilities, five regional engineering centers and 11 customer service centers across the globe.

The Saginaw Future 25TH ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Horizons Conference Center; 6200 State St.; Saginaw, MI. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. with a lunch and program to follow at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are available for $45.00 per person. To register p lease email , call 989-757-2115 or go to

Saginaw Future will be honoring 32 projects from 2016 valued at nearly $92 million that created and retained more than 1,000 jobs. These projects represent significant resurgence in manufacturing and in the City of Saginaw, along with growth in several communities across Saginaw County.  Projects include:
- B & P Littleford LLC
- Banner-Day Engineering
- Caravan Facilities Management LLC
- Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption
- Cinderella Inc.
- Container Concept Solutions
- Dee Cramer, Inc.
- Delta College
- Duro-Last Roofing, Incorporated
- Erie Custom Signs
- Esterline Input Technologies (Memtron)
- Frankenmuth Farmers Market
- Hehr Glass Co.
- Hehr International
- Hi-Tech Steel Treating, Inc.
- KUKA Assembly and Test Corp.
- Mahar Tool Supply Company
- Meggitt Thomson Aerospace & Defense
- Midwest Manufacturing 
- Mistequay Group Ltd.
- Morley Companies, Inc.
- New Amadore Apartments
- Nexteer Automotive
- R & M Machine Tool
- R&R Ready Mix, Inc.
- Sandweesh
- Showboat Restaurant of Chesaning
- SVRC Marketplace
- The Gallery, Art for Saginaw
- U.S. Graphite Inc.
- Unique Instruments, a subsidiary of Orchid Solutions, LLC
- Wieland Trucks Inc.

Nexteer Automotive – A Leader in Intuitive Motion Control – is a multi-billion dollar global steering and driveline business delivering electric and hydraulic power steering systems, steering columns, driveline systems as well as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving technologies for original equipment manufacturers. The company’s global workforce of over 13,000 serves more than 50 customers in every major region of the world. The company has 24 manufacturing plants, five regional engineering centers and 11 customer service centers strategically located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Nexteer Automotive’s customers include BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, PSA Group, Toyota, and VW, as well as automakers in India and China.   

Click here for Mike Richardson's bio and photo.
Established in 1992, Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) is a public-private alliance of local businesses, the County of Saginaw, City of Saginaw, 15 local municipalities and the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. SFI’s strategic partners also include education, labor and government.  Since its beginning, SFI has remained dedicated to fostering quality job creation through expansion of local industry and attraction of new business projects to the community. .

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Saginaw Future Inc.
515 N. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Saginaw, MI 48607  US