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Vander Mill ciders are already award-winners on tap in GR and Chicago.
May 24, 2013
One of the Midwest’s largest and fastest-growing craft cider producers, Vander Mill Cider & Winery in Spring Lake, has just completed a $600,000 expansion project that included renovation and the addition of fermentation equipment and a canning line that will be able to produce 1,800 16-ounce cans of hard cider per hour. Read More
What once cost Metro Council communities more than $230 per mile is now about $40.
May 24, 2013
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) The peculiar-looking pavement condition data collection van working the streets in the member communities of the Grand Valley Metro Council isn’t new, but it keeps improving with advances in software and optical equipment. Read More
May 21, 2013
Breakthrough research on a type 2 diabetes drug target by Metabolic Solutions Development Co. in Kalamazoo underscores the key role of a life sciences incubator, according to local industry leaders. Read More
Nineteen more Chase Private Client offices open in Michigan
Chase Bank recently announced the opening of 19 additional Chase Private Client offices throughout Michigan this year, which provide affluent families and individuals with banking and J.P. Morgan investments. Read More
Changing food trends lead to winners and losers.
Jeff Grogg, a Battle Creek consultant to the food industry across the U.S., sees potential trouble ahead for the sugar industry but lots of new opportunities for the growers and processors of fruits and vegetables. Read More
It isn’t as lame here as some think, according to MAREC researcher.
The Michigan Energy Office has been awarded a $44,000 grant to the GVSU Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center to study solar energy system costs and improvements for more efficient use in Michigan’s climate. Read More
Anthony Chan will be in Grand Rapids this week to talk to private clients.
The global economy ultimately affects individuals — especially high-net-worth individuals whose personal wealth and business capital is subject to constant economic changes on the other side of the globe, as well as the other side of Michigan. Read More
GR Spring & Stamping in Grand Rapids has formed a strategic alliance with Automatic Spring Products Corp. in Grand Haven, to enable both companies to “leverage each other’s product strengths, while allowing for continued focus on core manufacturing strategies,” according to their joint announcement. Read More
May 16, 2013
Allegan-based Perrigo has begun what it claims is the first broad marketing and communications campaign to raise consumer awareness of, and confidence in, generic over-the-counter medications sold by major retailers under their own store brands. Read More
May 16, 2013
Mercy Health Partners in Muskegon is raising funds in the community to help cover the cost of a $4 million advanced breast cancer screening and treatment center it plans to open in Norton Shores this fall. Read More