Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) is a large-scale component manufacturing facility in Detroit that is helping to revitalize the city through significant job creation, currently employing more than 1,000 workers at its Detroit facility. It works to create sustainable career pathways for its employees by activating effective engineering and logistical practices that increase performance and profitability. Its success has led to a significant staff expansion that offers access to programs for professional development.
DMS was formed in 2012 and became the first comprehensive manufacturing facility brought to the city in decades. Two-thirds of its 1,000 salaried and hourly team members are Detroit residents, establishing itself as an employment anchor. DMS also offers its employees tuition assistance for a wide range of higher education opportunities.