Link Engineering Co., a 76-year-old testing firm based in Plymouth, is continuing its expansion in Metro Detroit by hiring more workers and opening a new tech center in Dearborn.
Link Engineering acquired a 120,000-square-foot facility in Dearborn that will facilitate growing its 290-employee workforce. It also has two interns and a stable of independent contractors. It received a state tax credit last year to hire 59 new people. It has added 20 jobs over the last year and expects to continue hiring for its new facility.
"It gives us the space to grow our business," says Tim Duncan, vice president of test operations for Link Engineering Co.
The new Dearborn tech center will provide the space to double Link Engineering Co.'s vehicle testing capacity. Two-thirds of its 120,000 square feet is enough to handle both testing and laboratory space. The firm designs, develops, installs, and operates a wide array of test systems for the automotive and aerospace industries, among others.
Source: Tim Duncan, vice president of test operations for Link Engineering Co.
Writer: Jon Zemke
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