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Automation firm Koops to invest $4.9 million in Holland facility

BY MiBiz Staff Wednesday, August 24, 2016 03:14pm

HOLLAND — Koops Inc., a manufacturer of custom automation equipment, plans to invest $4.9 million into a new 40,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its headquarters in Holland.

The expansion includes plans to add 60 new jobs and additional machinery as part of the expansion project, according to a statement.

Koops, which provides automation equipment to the automotive, aerospace, medical and other industries, received a $360,000 performance-based grant through the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the expansion.

The company also received a 12-year tax abatement through the city of Holland and a $90,500 grant from West Michigan Works! to help it court additional talent.

Lakeshore Advantage, a Zeeland-based economic development firm, assisted in securing Koops’ expansion in the state.

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