• Did you see: “Auto parts suppliers hiring as fast as they can”

    As the manufacturing recovery continues in Michigan, auto parts suppliers are expanding to keep up the pace. NPR reports:

    Detroit automakers are creating thousands of new jobs amid a sales boom. And as they expand, their suppliers are racing to keep up, adding tens of thousands of new jobs.

    At Bridgewater Interiors in Warren, Mich., for example, the pace is intense. Hundreds of union employees scurry to fill a growing list of orders. The factory floor is packed with stacks of foam cushions, seat covers and headrests.

    "They don't know whether to believe the recovery is real," [Vice President Ron Hall] said. "We're here living it, and we've been living it long enough now, for two years, that we know that it's real."

    Check out the full article at NPR.

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