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MI Governor works to lure Toyota plant

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Detroit News – 07/20/05

Here is a column that discusses a trip taken by the MIchigan governor to Japan to meet with companies including Toyota. Many states are lobbying for the next rumored Toyota plant (in addition to the one recently announced for Ontario).

Quoting the article:

And she'll make the debatable case that this union stronghold should not be the obstacle to foreign automotive investment that many think it is.

The United Auto Workers “would not be a roadblock,” Granholm insists. “I have spoken with (UAW President) Ron Gettelfinger, and they welcome international investment. “It's not something that would be a negative. Outsiders have a harder (time) shifting the paradigm than Toyota does.”

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is an anthology titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus. His next book, to be released in 2018, is Measures of Success.

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