Items Tagged with 'manufacturing'


Manufacturer partners with engineering firm

May 24, 2018
A local maker of intelligent machines has signed a partnership with an engineering services provider for the automotive industry. Read More

Auto supplier hiring up to 75 workers

May 4, 2018
An auto supplier is holding a career fair to fill up to 75 positions. Read More

Manufacturer expanding operation

May 3, 2018
A local manufacturer of industrial personal protection equipment is investing $8.7 million in an expansion. Read More

Manufacturer acquires European automation supplier

April 27, 2018
A local maker of intelligent machines has acquired a global supplier of automation equipment. Read More

Partners hosting Machine Vision & Robotics Summit

April 18, 2018
A pair of partners are hosting a day-long series of free seminars Thursday on automation technologies. Read More

Manufacturer investing $5M in expansion

April 6, 2018
A manufacturer is expanding its operation in the region. Read More

Letter: Industrial base deserves more credit

March 4, 2016
Editor: This is in regard to Lou Glazer’s (Feb. 22) Guest Column (“Why is Pittsburgh better off than Grand Rapids?”) Read More

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