Ford IT Finds Success Insourcing Jobs to Talented Michigan Tech Students

Houghton, MI – Many companies who outsource jobs overseas save money while boosting production. However, Ford Motor Company discovered several IT functions that could be remotely sourced but faced challenges due to language barriers, high staff turnover, short supply skill sets and time zone issues. Russell Louks, Ford’s Application Technology Supervisor, began to look for alternatives.

New MTEC SmartZone Loan Program Available for Local Small Businesses

HOUGHTON, MI - Technology businesses in the western Upper Peninsula and the Keweenaw have access to new funding for startup and growth. Companies who wish to start, expand or relocate within the Keweenaw region may apply for assistance from the MTEC SmartZone Loan Fund.