Michigan Alternative & Renewable Energy Center
“Working here with MAREC has jump-started our business plan and we’re exceeding our targets.”
Past Incubator Members
MAREC is Muskegon’s principal publicly operated business incubator. Former tenants include:
• EarthTronics, maker of CFL lighting and the WindTronics product lines, including its innovative Blade Tip Power System™ for wind turbines. EarthTronics grew from ten employees while at MAREC, to a workforce of about 110 at its Muskegon-based corporate headquarters and Windsor, Ontario production facilities.
• Smart Vision Lights LLC recently completed a three-year stay at MAREC and in August 2011, moved from MAREC to launch a business expansion into new space in Muskegon. Smart Vision Lights creates LEDs for industrial lighting applications. The LEDs, the housings, and controllers are created by the company in standard and custom configurations to be applied to assembly lines for quality control checking and other needs.
All told, past and present incubator tenants include companies specializing in wind energy development, LED inspection lighting products for manufacturing, LED lighting innovation for home and business, alternative energy financing ventures, alternative energy storage, solar energy consulting, virtual assistance, and other high-technology enterprises.
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