August 25

Customer contact center laying off workforce

A company expects to lay off all of the employees at its local customer contact center. Read More

Food distributor makes Fair Food Pledge

A local food distributor and retailer has made a new commitment to “corporate responsibility.” Read More

Cascade Engineering names president of four business units

The youngest daughter of Cascade Engineering’s founder has been named president of four of the company’s business units. Read More

Automation supplier plans new facility

A maker of automated machinery in the region is planning to build a new 40,000-square-foot facility and create 60 jobs. Read More

Attorney earns spot on national 'Under 40 Hot List'

A local attorney has been named to the national “Under 40 Hot List” by Benchmark Litigation. Read More

Real estate firm names managing director

There’s a new managing director at a commercial real estate firm in town. Read More

Bar chain hiring for new location

A locally based bar chain is hiring for its second location in the region, which will open this fall. Read More

Agricultural company sells and saves 300 jobs

Three hundred jobs in the region have been saved after an agricultural company facing bankruptcy sold its assets. Read More

Investor buys two office buildings

A pair of office buildings off of a retail corridor in town have been sold. Read More

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City’s ‘sustainable jobs’ goal is a recipe for failure

The Business Journal has in the past commended city of Grand Rapids endeavors toward environmental sustainability, from the biodiesel fuel project in 2002 to the Butterworth Solar Project anticipated to be running by the end of this year.

Do what you love — but as pastime or profession?

It is fun to watch someone take an idea that you entertained and make a successful enterprise out of it. If it is a good idea and you don’t act on it, someone else will.

Why business should say yes to a carbon tax

From global economic powers like the United States, Japan and Russia to developing economies like Rwanda, Bangladesh and Iran, more than 190 countries convened as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in late 2015.
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GRM June 2015   Grand Rapids Magazine

Grand Rapids Magazine is a celebration of all the people, places, art and industry that make this one grand place to live work and play.


  Blue 2015 Summer   Michigan Blue Magazine

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