Largest Employers

Learn about the organizations with the most employees in the area.

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Dow Chemical

One of America’s largest corporations, Dow Chemical, has called the Great Lakes Region its home since being founded in Midland more than one hundred years ago. website

Nexteer Automotive

This publicly traded automotive parts manufacturer is a global leader in advanced steering and driveline systems. website

Covenant Healthcare

From their primary location in Saginaw, Covenant provides a wide range of healthcare services to patients hailing from throughout the Great Lakes Region. website

GM Powertrain

In their Bay City plants, GM Powertrain designs, engineers and manufactures engines, transmissions, castings, and components for General Motors vehicles. website

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

The Midwest’s largest casino employs more than one thousand employees, most of which work in Isabella County. website

McLaren Healthcare

Bay City’s largest hospital employs a wide variety of medical professionals. website

MidMichigan Health

With its flagship hospital in Midland, MidMichigan Health, affiliated with the University of Michigan Health System, also has Medical Centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare and Gladwin. website

Garber Management Group

From their headquarters in Downtown Saginaw, Garber Management Group operates car dealerships throughout Michigan, Florida, and New York. website