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GLTAAC Clients get Funding - and Results

For 36 years, GLTAAC has been working with import-impacted manufacturing firms in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana through the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program (TAAF). Our clients receive planning assistance, up to $75,000 in matching funds.... and results.

A January 2019 survey of GLTAAC's established clients and recent TAAF graduates shows that they have increased sales, added jobs, and done better than others in their industry.
Scott Jacobs, GLTAAC Director, gives you the survey details
in his blog: GLTAAC Clients Outperform the Manufacturing Sector in 2018
Do you know a small to mid-sized manufacturer who is losing sales to import competition?  If so, you can help them get TAAF funding. Let the TAAF program be an 'arrow in your quiver' - just refer them to GLTAAC and we'll do the rest. 

Contact GLTAAC Project Manager, Scott Phillips at 734-787-7509, or click below and let us know when we can call you.
Set up a Call with GLTAAC

GLTAAC's Import Exposure Status - now includes state-level data


GLTAAC recently began sharing our Great Lakes region Import Exposure Status, and now we're adding state-level status reports. Our Import Exposure Status will be updated monthly, as the import data are released.

Focus on Central Ohio:
Import Exposure Profile

GLTAAC has published a new Import Exposure Profile - this time for the Central Ohio region (including specifics for 11 counties).
GLTAAC will be happy to send you a free Import Exposure Profile, customized for your area (whether it's a county or group of counties in Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio).  Your profile will show which area industries are most affected by imports, and whether the impact is increasing.
Click to request your area's Import Exposure Profile

Upcoming Events

There are many manufacturing-related events in the GLTAAC region -- here are just a few we thought were interesting:
And, congratulations to Purdue MEP for their recent recognition as an "exceptional NIST MEP program."
 About the Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center 

The Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center is a federally funded, non-profit organization that provides business assistance to manufacturers in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio that have been hurt by imports.

Clients receive a customized action plan and project assistance of up to $75,000 that can be used to tackle crucial initiatives. GLTAAC is part of the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce via the Economic Development Administration (EDA).

Contact us today:
Scott Phillips, GLTAAC Project Manager

Great Lakes TAAC 
The Economic Growth Institute
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-787-7509      |     www.gltaac.org    |  gltaac@umich.edu
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