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  • Made in Michigan: American Plastic Toys

    Made in Michigan: American Plastic Toys

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 6:22 PM EST2013-11-27 23:22:36 GMT
    Kitchen sets, golf clubs, dump trucks - you name it, they're all on your kids' wish list. We'll show you how you can have a Made in Michigan holiday season, Wednesday on ABC12 News at 6.
    It's the Holiday shopping season, and you might be surprised where many of those plastic toys on store shelves are coming from these days.
  • Made in Michigan: G5 Outdoors

    Made in Michigan: G5 Outdoors

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 6:31 PM EST2013-11-20 23:31:47 GMT
    It's a second generation family company with its sights set on being number one. Wednesday at 6 on ABC12 News, we'll show you what it takes from start to finish at G5 Outdoors.
    Considered the 'new kid on the block', a Memphis manufacturer has its sights set on being number one.
  • Made in Michigan: Spatz Bakery in Saginaw

    Made in Michigan: Spatz Bakery in Saginaw

    Thursday, November 14 2013 12:29 PM EST2013-11-14 17:29:01 GMT
    (11/13/13) Imagine baking bread so tasty that people have it delivered from Saginaw to Florida and Arizona. And imagine keeping the business in the family for more than 150 years.Bakery work comes naturally
    Imagine baking bread so tasty that people have it delivered from Saginaw to Florida and Arizona. And imagine keeping the business in the family for more than 150 years.
  • Made in Michigan: Duke's Smoked Meats

    Made in Michigan: Duke's Smoked Meats

    Thursday, November 7 2013 7:20 AM EST2013-11-07 12:20:18 GMT
    When a Colorado businessman was looking for a location to produce his jerky, he chose Michigan. We'll show you around the plant and introduce you to Duke, Wednesday on ABC12 News at 6 p.m.
    Four years ago, a Colorado businessman searched the country for a location to make beef jerky.
  • Made in Michigan: Gallop Brush Company

    Made in Michigan: Gallop Brush Company

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 6:25 PM EDT2013-10-30 22:25:31 GMT
    The next time you cruise through a car wash just about anywhere in the world, take a look at what's scrubbing you vehicle - the brushes. Chances are, they were made right here in Michigan. Watch ABC12
    The next time you're cruising through a car wash, take a good look at what's scrubbing down your car.
  • Made in Michigan: Webasto commercial truck components

    Made in Michigan: Webasto commercial truck components

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-07-24 22:26:45 GMT
    (7/24/13) Quality standards have to be high if a manufacturer is going to compete in the world market. The workforce in a mid-Michigan plant takes pride that it's able to meet and exceed expectations.Webasto
    Quality standards have to be high if a manufacturer is going to compete in the world market. The workforce in a mid-Michigan plant takes pride that it's able to meet and exceed expectations.
  • Made in Michigan: Metropoulos Amplification

    Made in Michigan: Metropoulos Amplification

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-07-17 22:26:25 GMT
    (07/17/13) - George Metropoulos grew up with dreams of playing rock 'n' roll on the big stage. In some ways, his dreams have come true. "We've built amplifiers that have gone to KISS, Bon Jovi, they've
    George Metropoulos grew up with dreams of playing rock 'n' roll on the big stage. In some ways, his dreams have come true.
  • Made in Michigan: Luczak Guitars

    Made in Michigan: Luczak Guitars

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-07-10 22:30:46 GMT
    (07/10/13) - It might just be the next big thing to be known as a Made in Michigan product. Since 1985, Ron Luczak has been crafting handmade Luczak Guitars out of this tiny garage on Flint's east side. "It's
    It might just be the next big thing to be known as a Made in Michigan product.
  • Made in Michigan: Vernor's Ginger Ale

    Made in Michigan: Vernor's Ginger Ale

    Monday, July 8 2013 1:56 PM EDT2013-07-08 17:56:51 GMT
    (7/3/13) Nearly 150 years ago, Detroit pharmacist James Vernor began serving ginger ale from a mixture he had developed and stored in a wooden keg for four years. It was zippier than other soft drinks
    Nearly 150 years ago, Detroit pharmacist James Vernor began serving ginger ale from a mixture he had developed and stored in a wooden keg for four years.
  • Made in Michigan: Nickels Boat Works, Inc.

    Made in Michigan: Nickels Boat Works, Inc.

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:23:05 GMT
    For six decades, their sailboats have been made right here in Mid-Michigan. We'll introduce you to a company that is known throughout the sailing world, Wednesday on ABC12 News at 6.
    Mid-Michigan has a long history in the automotive business, but few know about the sailboat industry. There are boats raced around the world and they're made in Michigan.
  • Made in Michigan: L. J. Gascho Furniture Company

    Made in Michigan: L. J. Gascho Furniture Company

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-05-15 22:26:11 GMT
    They were featured on ABC's first 'Made in America', and they're continuing to expand.Rebecca Trylch shows us how one furniture manufacturer is keeping its product made in Mid-Michigan, Wednesday on ABC12
    Their dining room table was featured in the first-ever 'Made in America' special on 'ABC World News'.
  • Made in Michigan: Campus Den

    Made in Michigan: Campus Den

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-05-08 22:30:57 GMT
    Sparty, the Wolverines and everything in between.We know you love supporting your teams by wearing your favorite college T-shirts. Wednesday on ABC12 news at 6, we'll take you inside a massive Mid-Michigan
    You might call John Damoth the College T-Shirt King of the country.
  • Made in Michigan: TEAMTECH

    Made in Michigan: TEAMTECH

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 6:29 PM EDT2013-05-01 22:29:36 GMT
    You've seen their work in some of the highest performance cars, including the Chrysler SRT Viper. Wednesday at 6, we'll show you how this Made in Michigan company is taking on the automotive giants.
    When race car drivers want to make sure they're strapped securely to their seats, they turn to a Saginaw County business that makes safety harnesses.
  • Made in Michigan: Vlasic

    Made in Michigan: Vlasic

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-04-24 22:24:17 GMT
    It's known as 'America's Pickle' - Vlasic. It's not just made in Michigan, it's made inside a massive facility in Mid-Michigan. ABC12's Marc Jacobson will give you an inside look, Wednesday on ABC12 News
    On Michigan maps, it's Imlay City, but you might call it Pickle City, USA.
  • Made in Michigan: SMI Snowmakers

    Made in Michigan: SMI Snowmakers

    Wednesday, February 27 2013 6:30 PM EST2013-02-27 23:30:08 GMT
    They're putting snow on ski slopes at resorts all across the globe - and the place that's making it happen is right here in Mid-Michigan. We'll show you where it's happening, Wednesday on ABC12 News at
    It's a Mid-Michigan based company that helps to put snow on the slopes at more than 1,000 ski resorts across the globe.
  • Made in Michigan: Cadillac ATS

    Made in Michigan: Cadillac ATS

    Wednesday, February 20 2013 6:28 PM EST2013-02-20 23:28:04 GMT
    It competes with BMW and Mercedes - the award-winning Cadillac ATS. ABC12 talks to the men and women behind this Made in Michigan luxury sedan, Wednesday on ABC12 news at 6.
    One of this year's hottest cars is turning heads around the world.
  • Made in Michigan: 'As Seen on TV' products brought to life in Mid-Michigan

    Made in Michigan: 'As Seen on TV' products brought to life in Mid-Michigan

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 6:21 PM EST2013-02-06 23:21:04 GMT
    Some 'As Seen on TV' products are not only made locally, they're also tested, designed and brought to life in a Mid-Michigan lab. Marc Jacobson will show you how they do it, Wednesday on ABC12 News
    Many of the infamous 'As Seen on TV' products are made in Caro, Michigan by Wow Products USA.
  • Made-in-Michigan: Quadski travels on land and water

    Made-in-Michigan: Quadski travels on land and water

    Wednesday, November 21 2012 5:56 PM EST2012-11-21 22:56:34 GMT
    (11/21-12) Production has started on a unique vehicle that could give a boost to the state's manufacturing industry. It's an all-terrain vehicle that converts to a watercraft in five seconds.And it's made
    Production has started on a unique vehicle that could give a boost to the state's manufacturing industry. It's an all-terrain vehicle that converts to a watercraft in five seconds.
  • Made in Michigan: Hugrz

    Made in Michigan: Hugrz

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:16 AM EST2014-02-06 16:16:48 GMT
    Celebrities like Miley, Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson are grabbing them. They'll make your boots look cute and keep your feet warm without having to spend a lot of money. They're called Hugrz, and
    It's become a must-have fashion item among many A-list celebrities - and it's Made in Michigan.
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