ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced its intention to invest $23 million over the next five years to expand its advanced technologies capabilities at its technical center in Troy, MI. This project is expected to create 125 engineering and technical jobs at the company by 2014. The Troy technical center is part of the company's global engineering network that also includes technical centers in Cameri, Italy; Cwmbran, U.K.; Bangalore, India; Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Osasco, Brazil. ArvinMeritor applied for and received a MEGA grant (Michigan Economic Growth Authority) through the MEDC (Michigan Economic Development Corp.) valued at $2.2 million. The city of Troy has proposed support for the project through consideration of PA 198 personal property and facility rehabilitation exemptions. In addition, Oakland County has offered support valued at up to $1.6 million with training grants available through its workforce development program.