Member Profiles

The following is a list of the Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance current members:

Universities

  • Lake Superior State University
  • Michigan Tech Enterprise Corporation
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University

Regional Planning Agencies

  • Central Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Regional Commission (CUPPAD)
  • Eastern U.P. Regional Planning & Development Commission
  • Western U.P. Planning & Development Regional Commission

Municipalities

  • City of Iron River
  • City of Manistique
  • County of Houghton
  • Village of Baraga
  • Village of L’Anse

Economic Development Organizations

  • Chippewa County EDC
  • Delta County EDA
  • Dickinson Chamber Partnership
  • Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Community Development
  • Iron County EDC
  • Ironwood EDC
  • Keweenaw EDA
  • Lake Superior Community Partnership
  • Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation

 

Nonprofit Groups/Associations

  • Community Foundation of the UP
  • Michigan Energy Options
  • Superior Watershed Partnership
  • Upper Great Lakes Family Health Care Center

Workforce Development

  • Michigan Works! The Job Force Board

Private Sector

  • Bauman Engraving & Signs
  • Cloverland Electrical Co-Op
  • Hiawatha Log Homes
  • Keweenaw Copper Co/White Pine Copper LLC
  • Kubick Aviation Services
  • Peninsula Fiber Network
  • SEMCO Energy Gas Co
  • Upper Peninsula Power Company
  • WE Energies
  • Wisconsin Public Service

Other

  • Thomas Baldini

Who’s already been investing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula?

 

The following are some Fortune 500 companies investing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with finance, retail, or service operations:

  • Wal-Mart Stores
  • SBC Communications
  • Target
  • K Mart
  • JC Penney
  • United Parcel Service
  • Prudential Financial
  • Wells Fargo
  • American Express
  • FedEx
  • McDonalds
  • Staples
  • Manpower
  • AFLAC
  • National City Corp.
  • Pitney Bowes
  • OfficeMax
  • Radio Shack
  • Family Dollar Stores
  • Shopko Stores
The following are some Fortune 500 companies investing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with manufacturing facilities, research and development facilities, testing facilities, or other physical plant related to the manufacture or production of goods and services:

  • International Paper
  • Delphi
  • Georgia Pacific
  • AMR Corporation
  • Xcel Energy
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Smurfit-Stone Container
  • DTE Energy
  • MeadWestvaco
  • Charter Communications
  • WE Energies

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