Sealed Power in Muskegon, MI
A recent story in the News & Observer stated SPX Corporation was expanding in Charlotte, NC.
SPX was formerly Sealed Power Corporation. The photo above is that of the Sealed Power headquarters building in Muskegon. The striking (and well constructed) facility had been vacant for several years as SPX moved from a major supplier of automotive piston rings to a diversified industrial manufacturer.
Fortunately…. the building has been sold and reconfigured as offices for several businesses.
Sealed Power was the only Fortune 500 company located in Muskegon….the manufacturing was done in huge multi-story buildings (since torn down) located in the city’s industrial area.
The interesting story is that Sealed Power transformed itself from a Ford….GM….Chrysler supplier to a completely different company ($5 B sales).
Though it left Michigan….SPX did change itself into a better and different business.