Advanced Electronics and Controls

Oakland County's Advanced Electronics industry focuses on:  biotechnology and medical devices, defense and military, automotive electronics, consumer electronics, aerospace electronics, telecommunications, and computer to download brochure
At least 130 electronics-related companies – more than 26 percent – of Michigan's computer and electronic product manufacturers are located in Oakland County, employing more than 4,500 people. 
Michigan will receive the largest financial jolt from a $2.4 billion package of federal grants to develop battery systems and next-generation electric vehicles.  Eleven Michigan manufacturers and research facilities will receive more than $1 billion in grants awarded through the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the stimulus program approved by Congress.
The largest percentage of Oakland County electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing firms are in the relay and industrial controls industry sector.
Resources available for Advanced Electronics firms in Michigan include:  IEEE, the Telecommunications Association of Michigan, the Michigan Manufacturers Association and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center.
Eight Michigan university research centers have over 25 projects related to Advanced Electronics.

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