Items Tagged with 'manufacturing'


Manufacturing is cool (and so is beer)

September 4, 2015
Five years ago, Grand Rapids Business Journal rarely mentioned craft beer in its pages, and then usually only as an afterthought. Now there is a reporter assigned to cover the beat, Pat Evans, who frequently appears on television for segments with partner station WZZM TV13 and has written a book on beer in Grand Rapids (“Grand Rapids Beer: An Intoxicating History of River City Brewing”). Read More

Manufacturers could benefit from vehicle repair policy changes

April 17, 2015
One should never underestimate what Michigan can produce. Read More

Street Talk: West Michigan: lower unemployment, higher growth

Add Chinese consumers as friends.

May 17, 2013
The growing number of consumers in China is a good thing for manufacturing centers like West Michigan, according to Brad Haverkamp. Read More

Key automotive parts maker is expanding

October 1, 2012
Another local manufacturer is expanding its production base, and city commissioners will hold a public hearing next week on a tax-abatement request from the company, which is planning to make a major investment over the next two years. Read More