Member Profiles

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

Universities

  • M-TEC at Bay College
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Michigan Tech Enterprise Corporation
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Regional Planning Agencies

  • Central Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Regional Commission (CUPPAD)
  • Western U.P. Planning & Development Regional Commission
  • Eastern U.P. Regional Planning & Development Commission
  • Eastern UP Employment and Training Consortium
  • Bay de Noc Community College
  • Nonprofit Groups/Associations

  • Northern Initiatives
  • Superior Watershed Partnership
  • Workforce Development

  • Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center
  • Michigan Works! The Job Force Board
  • Eastern UP Employment and Training Consortium
  • Economic Development Groups/Municipalities

  • Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula
  • Chippewa County EDC
  • Delta County Economic Development Alliance
  • DeTour Area Economic Development Alliance
  • Dickinson Area Partnership
  • Iron County EDC
  • Iron River (City)
  • Ironwood Economic Development Corporation
  • Keweenaw Industrial Council/Houghton Co.
  • Village of L’Anse
  • Luce County EDC
  • Marinette Co. Association for Business & Industry
  • Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Commerce Development
  • Munising Area Partnership for Development,Inc
  • Sault Ste. Marie EDC
  • Schoolcraft County EDC
  • City of Manistique
  • Clark Township
  • County of Houghton
  • Crystal Falls Township
  • Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance
  • Lake Superior Community Partnership
  • Ontonagon County Economic Development Corporation
  • Village of Baraga
  • Utilities

  • Semco Energy Gas Co.
  • UPPCO
  • WE – Energies
  • Wisconsin Public Service
  • Private Sector

  • Blue Terra Energy, LLC
  • Basso & Basso Legal & Consulting Services
  • Bauman Engraving & Signs, Inc
  • Cloverland Electric Cooperative
  • CN Railway
  • Coleman Engineering Company
  • GlidePath Advanced Energy
  • Keweenaw Copper Co
  • KPBIZnet LLC
  • Packerland Broadband – CCI Systems
  • Peninsula Fiber Network
  • Heartland Business Bank
  • HudBay Michigan Inc.
  • U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.
  • Upper Great Lakes Family Health
  • VAST
  • Other

  • Tom Baldini
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan









  • 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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