From manufacturing resources and capabilities to talent, Michigan offers everything you need to make your aerospace business soar. We’re a leader in materials R&D with Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and the Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). Plus, we’ve got the largest concentration of electrical, mechanical and industrial engineers in the nation. Michigan’s business climate is one of the most favorable in the Midwest. We eliminated personal property tax, which significantly reduces costs for companies that have expensive capital investments in equipment. And we’re consistently ranked among the top 10 states for major new and expanding facilities. In fact, about two-thirds of all Michigan businesses would recommend our state as a place to start a business.