BRANDS OF MIDDLE MICHIGAN
Middle Michigan is home to several major brand name manufacturers producing a wide variety of products. Our companies specialize in advanced manufacturing, custom fabrication, industrial plastic films, stainless kitchen equipment, custom stage platforms and specialty food service to name a few. Plus, well over half of the wood chippers manufactured in America are produced by just two companies located right here in Middle Michigan! Our industries employ some of the best and brightest people and are focused on exporting their products to a global market.
Since 1948, Alro Steel has been focused on exceeding our customer’ expectations. With over sixty locations, Alro offers metals, industrial supplies and plastics, and their on-hand inventory is unmatched in the industry in both variety and quantity. Alro offers “cut to size” metals and plastics with next day delivery to many area customers and offers state-of-the-art processing including waterjet, laser cutting, precision sawing and much more.
American Mitsuba Corporation
American Mitsuba Michigan (AMM), located in Mt. Pleasant, is the corporate headquarters for our manufacturing facilities. AMM is a global supplier of auto parts such as electric motors for engine starters, power window and wiper assemblies to companies like Honda and Nissan.
Founded in 1983, Bandit Industries Inc. is among the largest global manufacturers for wood and waste processing equipment, including hand-fed brush and whole tree wood chippers, stump grinders, forestry mowers, horizontal grinders, specialty yard equipment and skid-steer loader attachments. Only Bandit offers The Beast®, a powerful horizontal grinder able to recycle everything from wood waste to roofing shingles and more.
Cops and Doughnuts
There was a doughnut shop and bakery in Clare, Michigan that had been in constant operation since 1896. This historic business was within weeks of closing when all nine members of the Clare Police Department banded together and came to the rescue to save this business. Dubbed “Cops and Doughnuts,” the business boasts handmade confections of all types. Join them for a warm fresh doughnut and a steaming cup of Cops coffee while you enjoy the police decor and friendly, and very safe, atmosphere. Come and see the new store in Clare that everyone is talking about.
Delfield is one of the largest custom stainless steel refrigeration equipment manufacturers in the world. Delfield is a subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company and has been recognized as best in class and a leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized Delfield/Manitowoc Foodservice with the 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.
Established in 1952, Federal Broach and Machine, has built its business and reputation by offering a complete selection of broaching machines and broach cutting tools targeted at meeting industry demands. Our outstanding relationships with our customers, along with 60 years of experience in the broaching industry, makes our company capable of providing precision, high value-added products and services to our customer now and in the future.
Since 1979, Filcon has been a slitter and converter of plastic films with emphasis on customer service. Filcon features films like KREHALON™ (formerly PVDC), SARANEX™, polyethylene, and PET. Primary applications are for food wraps both in commercial/industrial applications as well as for the household. Filcon now introduces Realtree® Camouflage Printed Film for your outdoor products. This unique film allows for inexpensive decorating of plastics with outstanding quality graphics.
Jay’s Sporting Goods
Jay’s Sporting Goods was started by Jay and Arlene Poet in 1971 and is Michigan’s Original Outdoor Superstore. Starting from a one car garage they have grown into a 78,000 square foot building in Clare and a 48,000 square foot building in Gaylord, MI. With a focus on the outdoor industry, Jay’s Sporting Goods can supply your needs in Archery, Firearms, Fishing, Camping, and Clothing Apparel to equip you on your next adventure. With a family like atmosphere and a Faith based focus they are now in their 44th year of business!
Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Michigan, builds equipment that creates opportunities for customers serving the forestry, recycling, sawmill, biomass, landscaping/irrigation, rental and tree care markets. Innovating and building durable and high-performance equipment for more than 50 years, Morbark offers a full line of flails, disc and drum tree chippers, brush chippers, horizontal and tub grinders, stump grinders and more. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process and convert organic materials into valuable, usable and environmentally sound products.
Randell Refrigeration and Custom Fabrication was established in 1975. Now a part of the Unified Brands family, they quickly became the professional standard in commercial kitchens nationwide, representing the highest levels of quality and precision. From our patented FX Series precision refrigeration line to our assortment of prep table solutions, refrigerated chef stands, blast chillers and more, Randell is built to take on the toughest cooling challenges.
Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is the Midwest’s premier AAA Four Diamond gaming and hospitality destination offering top-name entertainment, award-winning dining, high stakes bingo and a world class spa. Dining includes Isabella’s, their signature restaurant which has an old-world Italian menu and a vast selection of Michigan wines, Sniikaung Steakhouse, Aurora Buffet, Legends Diner, Native Grind Coffee Shop, Endless Options and the Water Lily Lounge.
Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel
The Soaring Eagle Waterpark, which opened in 2012, is a 45,000-square-foot indoor waterpark designed for toddlers, tweens, teens, and adults. Attractions include: FlowRider Surf Indoors!, Loon’s Loop 3 Story Water Slide, Biish Falls 317 Gallon Mega Splash, Little Beaver’s Bend Lazy River, Makwas Mountain Climbing Wall and Hotsprings Adult Hot Tub. The hotel includes 243 guest rooms including a number of family suites that can accommodate up to seven family members.
Bringing over 25 years of innovative solutions and products, StageRight stands at the forefront in platform design and application. Spanning a range of Markets from Professional Arenas and Stadiums to Theater, Worship and Education, we have products and services that can be applied to meet the design intent of any space. We welcome the input of the designer and end user, so that the end result exceeds expectations in both aesthetics and functionality. Our sturdy and durable materials offer you a solid investment that will continue to exceed your needs for years to come.
Founded in Mt. Pleasant in 2007, Q-SAGE manufacturers quality seed and grain conditioning equipment is creating solutions for the global agriculture industry from a Michigan base of operations. Their current facility has nearly 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space where they fabricate custom agricultural equipment including Precision Air Screen Cleaners, High Capacity Pre-Cleaners, Soybean Belt Sorters, Vibratory Conveyors, Rice Special Cleaners and Edible Bean Polishers. Q-Sage has experienced consistent growth in sales and market share as they continue to produce unique and innovative equipment and solutions.