Items Tagged with 'Lakeshore Advantage'


Report finds lakeshore businesses are in good shape

Most are spending on R&D, introducing new products and planning to expand.

July 17, 2015
A West Michigan business report provides a snapshot of continued strength of Ottawa County and northern Allegan County businesses despite talent development concerns. Read More

Automation supplier invests $2M in expansion

June 24, 2015
A supplier of automation equipment and software to multiple industries is building a new plant in the area as it expands. Read More

Automation supplier invests $1.5M in expansion

August 7, 2014
A diversified maker of custom automated equipment is opening the doors to a $1.5-million expansion to meet customer demand. Read More

Startup secures $23K in services

July 29, 2014
Recognizing the growth potential of a startup’s approach to keeping it local through its gift-giving platform, a regional economic development nonprofit has awarded it $23,650 in services. Read More

Milk producer invests $96.3M in plant expansion, 100 jobs

May 27, 2014
A milk producer is planning to undergo a $96.3-million expansion at its plant in the region and create 100 jobs in the process. Read More

Business report reveals lakeshore industry strengths

Local businesses are outperforming their national counterparts.

May 9, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Businesses along the lakeshore are outpacing comparable companies in the Midwest and the nation in manufacturing and new product development. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage names president

April 10, 2014
The nonprofit promoting economic development in Ottawa County has named a new president. Read More

Challenge Manufacturing plans 180 auto jobs, $10M expansion

March 27, 2013
Two economic development agencies — The Right Place in Grand Rapids and Lakeshore Advantage in Zeeland, in collaboration with The Michigan Economic Development Corp., the city of Holland and the city of Walker — have announced the approval of a $1 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for Walker-based Challenge Manufacturing Co. Read More