Items Tagged with 'Holland'


Worldplay Sport: inspiring kids one donation at a time

The buy-one, donate-one model for equipment is gaining steam.

April 11, 2014
A lakeshore-based company is promoting athletics and charitable giving through its business model. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Construction firm has more than 2,500 days without an incident.

April 11, 2014
Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

Small business outreach could be a model to replicate

April 4, 2014
The city of Holland has an often unappreciated richness of diversity that likely could hold some type of “best of” rank, especially for the creative class generation of millennials. Read More

Grand Angels funds more small companies

The investor group plans to invest in 10 new deals worth $2.3 million.

February 28, 2014
Grand Angels, a Holland-based investment group, made five more funding commitments to small businesses in Michigan in late 2013, including Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing in Grand Rapids, plus Ablative Solutions, ProNAi Therapeutics and Vestaron Corp. in the Kalamazoo area. Read More

Switch to gas ends coal-burning lawsuit in Holland

Sierra Club filed suit against Holland BPW in December 2008.

December 27, 2013
The five-year-old Sierra Club lawsuit against the city of Holland and its coal-burning power plant has finally ended. Read More

Auto parts maker invests $11M in equipment, jobs

November 29, 2013
An auto parts maker plans to complete its expansion in 2014 — investing $11 million and hiring about 50 new employees in the process. Read More

Home-storage manufacturer plans 40 jobs at expanded plant

November 1, 2013
A maker of home-storage systems is consolidating its manufacturing into its expanded facility and plans to hire about 40 new full-time employees by the end of the year. Read More

Charter House Innovations gets state grant for expansion

The Holland manufacturer bought Greystone Seating earlier this year.

October 25, 2013
Charter House Innovations in Holland, which acquired Greystone Seating in Zeeland earlier this year, has been awarded a $200,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant to aid it in its expansion, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Read More

GrooveWalk plays downtown Holland

October 17, 2013
Eleven bands are scheduled to play at 11 different downtown Holland pubs, restaurants and entertainment venues for the city’s popular GrooveWalk on Saturday night. Read More

Auto parts maker plans 100 jobs

October 7, 2013
An automotive parts manufacturer is planning to invest about $3.4 million at its West Michigan plant, which should increase employment there by about 100 people. Read More