in Cass County

Our two-county region boasts of a diverse economy featuring agriculture, automotive, food, and life sciences-just to name a few leading industries. We also have a second-to-none outdoor scene. Many pictures we see of Michigan could be the Pacific Northwest, Colorado, or even tropical beaches-and it’s all right here!

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With the Lake Michigan shoreline within driving distance, over 200 waterways, and miles of public trails, Cass County has plenty of opportunities for biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor adventures. Between its role in the underground railroad to being the birthplace of kitty litter (yes, really!), Cass County has a variety of local museums that highlight the unique history of the communities. From Ice Festivals to County Fairs, you will enjoy a variety of festivals and events that bring local community members together to celebrate and enjoy all Cass County has to offer.

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Cass and Van Buren County are full of strong businesses growing and creating a culture to develop a talented workforce. Market Van Buren operates a Business Expansion and Retention program to offer practical solutions to employers wanting to preserve and grow a strong business and talented employees. This program includes supporting businesses in writing grants to secure funding for automation technology, free trainings, tools, and assessments available through organizational partners, and connecting local suppliers and producers to increase the exchange of materials and goods within the community. Our strong involvement and partnership with local employers led to 5 business retentions and expansions, 531 jobs created and retained which equaled a total of $45.1 million in overall economic impact during the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
Hydro, Cassopolis

CHT USA, Cassopolis

EQ United, Cassopolis/Mason Township

Midwest Energy & Communications, Cassopolis

Lyons Industries, Dowagiac

Duo Form Plastics, Edwardsburg

North American Forest Products, Edwardsburg

Fab Master Co. Inc., Marcellus

Creative Foam, Dowagiac

With the Lake Michigan shoreline within driving distance, over 200 waterways, and miles of public trails, Cass County has plenty of opportunities for biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor adventures. Between its role in the underground railroad to being the birthplace of kitty litter (yes, really!), Cass County has a variety of local museums that highlight the unique history of the communities. From Ice Festivals to County Fairs, you will enjoy a variety of festivals and events that bring local community members together to celebrate and enjoy all Cass County has to offer.

Contact

Julia Wall

Economic Development Coordinator

Market Van Buren
269-215-4861
marketvanburen.org