Impact Awards: Paragon Metals


Paragon Metals is an automotive supplier of automotive, truck, industrial and heavy equipment to Ford, Chrysler, General Motors, Volvo and Behr, headquartered in Hillsdale. The company recently expanded its footprint and worked with Michigan Works! to find new talent including holding job fairs, posting jobs on MITalentConnect and hiring several unemployed, laid off, dislocated or underemployed employees who qualified for On the Job Training grants. Paragon also received a Going PRO Training Fund grant to help start an electrical apprenticeship program and hire 10 new employees.