Skip to Main Content Easy Reading Mode: Off
Site Search

Petoskey Business Receives Michigan Works! Award

Demmer Corporation in Petoskey received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. The company was recognized for its success as an employer and Michigan Works! partner.

Demmer Corporation was very active in the Michigan Works! welding and machining just-in-time trainings. They offered job shadow opportunities to all the machining students. Demmer demonstrated their high level of commitment to employing local talent by hiring two students from the welding program and one from the machining class. 

Demmer Corporation received the award at the June 10 meeting of the Northwest Michigan Workforce Development Board in Traverse City. The Board also presented other awards to several northwest Michigan workers and businesses who have participated in Michigan Works! programs.

Demmer Corporation’s Petoskey facility features welded fabrication, light assembly, production machining (including precision machining of contoured surfaces), drill jigs, and fixtures. Their primary customer base is the defense industry, along with commercial and support work for other Demmer facilities.

In the photo (above): Casey McKinney, Engineer, Demmer Corporation; Casey Cass, Engineer, Demmer Corporation; Don Schorfhaar, Business Unit Manager, Demmer Corporation; John Demmer, Owner, Demmer Corporation; Dave Adams, Chairman, Northwest Michigan Workforce Development Board; and Terry Vandercook, Business Liaison, Northwest Michigan Works!



Related Info:  Northwest Michigan Works! Business Liaisons



Our Township greatly benefits from Network Northwest's experience, depth of knowledge and understanding. Because they work with so many diverse communities in our ten-county region they understand the local land-use issues and are already working on solutions by the time we realize we need some help.
- Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission