Each week, our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan team picks from more than 1,000 member companies to name a Featured Manufacturer of the Week. Our latest winner is Merrill Aviation!

Featured Manufacturer of the Week


For over 50 years, Merrill Aviation & Defense has worked to make anything possible. From concept to completion, the company’s top-to-bottom capabilities allow it to design, build, test and deliver nearly every operation possible. As a supplier to the aerospace, defense, energy, automation, transportation and heavy equipment markets, Merrill specializes in design, fabrication, machining and integration solutions.

With their years of experience, Merrill has created best-in-class proprietary solutions that include a remote weapons station, mobile lift system and the Merrill Valve Test. Merrill operates out of a 700,000-square-foot facility that houses its large fabrication and world-class machines.

Congrats to Merrill Aviation & Defense for being PTMIM’s Featured Manufacturer of the Week!


Others looking to support the ongoing growth of Michigan manufacturing and connect with more than 1,000 diverse manufacturers throughout the state can join our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan (PTMIM) program.

PTMIM offers a number of benefits to members, including an official PTMIM poster to display, a company page on the PTMIM website, a PTMIM logo for the company’s website and the chance to win Featured Manufacturer of the Week – all at no cost!

Learn more about the PTMIM program here or become a member here for the opportunity to be named our next Featured Manufacturer of the Week!