Items Tagged with 'jobs'


Logistics supplier moves production to Mexico

February 2, 2016
A logistics supplier is moving its manufacturing operations from Grand Rapids to Mexico later this year, eliminating 300 local jobs. Read More

Logistics supplier considers moving 300 jobs to Mexico

January 7, 2016
A logistics supplier with 1,200 employees in Grand Rapids is considering closing its plant in the city and moving 300 manufacturing jobs to Mexico. Read More

Big Three automaker plans $43M investment in plant

December 15, 2015
A Big Three automaker is planning to invest more than $43 million in a plant in the area to support a new components line. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 5 in US for winter jobs outlook

December 8, 2015
The Grand Rapids market will likely see a stable of job opportunities in the first quarter of 2016. Read More

Specialty trade contractors lead employment surge

November 27, 2015
The U.S. construction industry added more jobs in October than during the previous four months combined, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Perrigo plans 800 layoffs and $2B share buyback

October 22, 2015
Perrigo has announced that it will lay off about 800 employees globally as part of a restructuring plan, as well as a $2-billion share repurchase plan. Read More

Mall produces job fair

October 14, 2015
More than 40 retailers will be looking to hire at a job fair this weekend. Read More

Nonresidential construction dip no cause for concern

October 2, 2015
Nonresidential construction employment fell by 700 jobs in August after losing 5,600 jobs in July and 800 jobs in June. Read More

Nonprofits partner on IT jobs for disabled workers

August 10, 2015
A pair of nonprofits are finding ways to create entry-level opportunities in the tech industry for those with disabilities. Read More

Vehicle supplier moves out-of-state production home

August 7, 2015
A supplier to the commercial vehicle industry is moving its interior manufacturing operations from Indiana to its headquarters in the area. Read More