Economic Development

Bay Carbon, a Bay City manufacturer of silicon carbide coated graphite and precision machined high purity graphite, has announced the company is being recognized as one of the 2015 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program sponsored by the Edward Lowe Foundation and presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. The company will be honored at an awards ceremony during the annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 7, 2015 in Lansing, Michigan.

Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Bay Carbon are known for their technological innovation, market expansion, job creation, and community impact.