Advanced Technology on a Freshwater Sea!
Welcome to the Grand Traverse Bay Area, America's emerging center for Advanced Technology - Unsalted. Here you'll find professionals who invent, design, build and apply precision products for a rapidly changing world. The birthplace of computer-controlled metal machining in the 1950s, Traverse City has grown to become a leading creative center for technology development and systems design.
Today, the bay area is home to an array of advanced flexible manufacturing facilities producing high-precision steel, aluminum, iron and plastic components and products for the energy, automotive, health care and aerospace industries. The bay area is also home to the inventors and entrepreneurs who produce precision gauges and weather instruments, high-power laser systems, surgical instruments, and miniature and industrial scale cooling systems, as well as computer applications that provide logistical controls for first responders and medical facilities across the nation.