Corp., a German manufacturer of diesel engines, has awarded a
$16-million contract to PKC Group Oyj, a Finnish supplier with
an office in Farmington Hills, Mich., through the Pure Michigan
Business Connect program.
connected with PKC Group at a Detroit Regional Chamber
Connection Point supplier summit in 2011. Such state and
regional events serve as purchaser-supplier matchmaking
engagements that provide procurement opportunities to Michigan
Deutz produces engines
for construction, off-highway and static power markets in North
America. Its senior buyer, Nick Price, said his company needed
to increase its manufacturing capacity to meet customer demand
in North America. PKC will make wiring harnesses for
Deutzs diesel engines.
PKC Group designs,
manufactures and integrates electrical distribution systems,
electronics and related architecture components for the
commercial vehicle industry and other segments. The company has
two business areas: wiring systems and electronics.
The Michigan Economic
Development Corp. and the Detroit Regional Chamber have
conducted supplier summits with 35 other companies since
joining forces. In March, for example, Ford Motor Co. led a
supplier summit that resulted in meetings with 317 Michigan