Employer Success Stories

July 18, 2023

Livonia Tool & Laser

Livonia Tool & Laser is a veteran-owned manufacturer of high-quality products for the material handling and fabrication industries.  Facing a challenge in finding skilled welders, they worked with Michigan Works! Southeast who introduced them to a promising young graduate from the Hillsdale Area Career Center Welding Program. The manufacturer was […]
July 18, 2023

Carnico Foods

Carnico Foods is a locally owned meat processing facility that opened its doors in 2022.  A brand-new company, Carnico faced the challenge of finding quality talent to kickstart their business. Carnico worked with their Business Services Coordinator at Michigan Works! Southeast to receive an On-the-Job Training (OJT) Grant, crafting a […]
May 25, 2023


Ritz-Craft, a provider of exceptional homes, recognized the importance of skilled craftsmen and quality products in meeting their customers’ needs. However, they faced a challenge of lacking skilled welders, which hindered their ability to ensure structural integrity. To address this, Michigan Works! Southeast identified the need for training and assisted […]