Auto Hose Manufacturer Locates In Sault Ste. Marie - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Auto Hose Manufacturer Locates In Sault Ste. Marie

Posted: Updated:

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) - A start-up company has chosen Sault Ste. Marie as the location of a plant that will manufacture a type of braided hose used in the auto industry.

AMI Hose, LLC says its $2.2 million operation will provide 40 jobs.

Company executives say they've improved the technology used to make the Teflon-coated, braided hose.

Local and state economic development officials negotiated a deal with AMI Hose that included loan guarantees, community development block grants for employee training and a 12-year exemption on personal property tax.

Kristen Claus of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. says the incentives helped lure the company to Michigan's Upper Peninsula despite competition from Indiana.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or