Fastener manufacturer invests $77 million to build first U.S. production facility in Michigan

Jan. 5, 2024
Construction on the 365,000-square-foot facility will begin in 2024, with production starting in the fall of 2025.

Norm Fasteners has announced plans to establish its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Bath Township near Lansing, Michigan. The company specializes in the manufacture of high-quality fasteners for an array of industries and is a subsidiary of Norm Holding. Construction on the 365,000-square-foot facility will begin in 2024, with production starting in the fall of 2025. The new plant will feature a holistic approach to production, from annealing and heat treatment of raw materials to cold forging and plating/coating of the final product. Norm Fasteners will invest $77 million into the project over the next three years, generating 200 new jobs in the process.  

In a recent quote, Koray GÜRBÜZ, USA Business Unit Director of Norm Fasteners Co., said, “Norm Fasteners Co. is looking forward to working with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), local organizations and Bath Township officials on our plans.  We appreciate the opportunity to land our first manufacturing investment outside our home country, in Bath Charter Township in Michigan.  We are grateful to see that our goals are being recognized and supported by the local and state communities. We are committed to sustainability and eager to become an important player in Michigan’s EV supply chain.”  



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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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