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 Tyson Foods!

Featured Manufacturer of the Week


Tyson Foods is one of the world’s largest producers of chicken, beef, pork and prepared foods. Their well-known brands include Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm® and Sara Lee®. The company was founded in 1935 and continues to be a family-led business.

With a location in Traverse City, Mich., Tyson has over 400 facilities all around the world and employs over 124,000 team members. The company strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its customers and team members. Tyson also works to provide a safe work environment and serves as a steward of the animals, land and environment.

Congrats to Tyson Foods 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!