Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, manufacturing, travel and tourism, transportation, advertising, marketing and PR and sustainability. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey

ARTICLES

Diversified manufacturer acquires auto supplier in $300M deal

July 22, 2014
A diversified manufacturer based in Johnson City, Tenn. is acquiring a local auto supplier in a $300-million deal. Read More

Innovation competition offers $1M to startups

July 22, 2014
A Michigan-based international startup competition is offering more than $1 million in cash and in-kind prizes for the most innovative startups — with the brightest idea receiving $500,000. Read More

Kawasaki Engines names SVP

July 21, 2014
A former general manager of Kawasaki Engines is returning to Grand Rapids this month to serve as the division’s senior vice president. Read More

Software improves cart management for waste industry

System can be adapted to track residential recycling, too.

July 18, 2014
Cascade Cart Solutions, a Cascade Engineering company, introduced new web-based, cloud-managed software this past spring to improve tracking, maintaining and reporting on cart fleets for the waste industry. Read More

Cooks for the Cure serves dinner parties

July 18, 2014
What do KitchenAid, Susan G. Komen, celebrity chefs and you have in common? Read More

University research attracts conference on reproduction

July 18, 2014
Groundbreaking reproductive research being done at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has helped draw the largest international conference on reproductive research to Grand Rapids. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide closes 140 stores in 'strategic realignment'

July 16, 2014
The Rockford-based footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide is planning to close 140 stores as part of a new “strategic realignment plan.” Read More

Law firm names office director

July 16, 2014
A Michigan-based law firm has named the new resident director of an office in the region. Read More

Contract manufacturer plans $3.3M expansion, 45 jobs

July 16, 2014
A contract manufacturer for the medical device and biotechnology industries is planning a 20,000-square-foot expansion that will add up to 45 jobs. Read More

E-cigarette maker inks $60M investment deal with conglomerate

July 16, 2014
An e-cigarette maker has signed an investment deal for up to $60 million with one of the largest distributors of tobacco products throughout the Middle East and Africa. Read More