FLINT, Mich., July 1, 2022 — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced today that Island Plastics, a plastics recycler, will invest in a facility in Flint, creating 24 manufacturing jobs. The total capital investment is expected to be $8 million, and Flint was chosen over a competing site in Ohio. In response, state Rep. Cynthia Neeley (D-Flint) issued the following statement:

“I am thrilled that Island Plastics has chosen the city of Flint, and its hard-working people, to grow its business. Although we continue to face adversity, ours is a city on the rise, and I look forward to seeing this project come to fruition.”