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A Micron Singapore building with Pleotint Suntuitive glass

Self-tinting glass maker outfits Micron in Singapore

A West Michigan company’s self-tinting glass is part of an award-winning building in Singapore. Read More

Kellogg Company world headquarters

Food maker eliminating 250 jobs

A food maker in the region has announced that it will eliminate 250 jobs. Read More

SAF-HOLLAND plant worker

Truck supplier moving production from plants

A global supplier to the truck industry has announced plans to transition production from two lakeshore plants — a move that will impact hundreds of workers — as part of its North American restructuring. Read More

AccuServe worker

Owner sells contract packaging company

A contract packaging and fulfillment company in the area has been acquired. Read More

Whirlpool washing machine

Trade commission rules on washer 'dumping' case

An appliance maker in the region has been vindicated again in its claims that competitors were participating in unlawful “dumping” practices. Read More

Kyle Van Strien and Jon O'Connor Long Road Distillers

GRBJ Podcast: Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien of Long Road Distillers

Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien — the co-owners of Long Road Distillers — are the featured guests in episode 17 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

American Seating says goodbye to the ballpark

American Seating announced its intentions to exit the fixed seating market, which includes seating for outdoor sports stadiums, auditorium and lecture halls, and performing arts theaters, earlier this month. Read More

Chateau Grand Traverse

Michigan wineries diversify to stay fresh

Big and small winemakers in the region have something in common: The need to stay relevant as Michigan’s beverage industry grows. Read More

Karl Sanborn

Mixed reality presents opportunities for manufacturers

Open Systems Technologies (OST) has a giant rocket ship and a purring orange cat sitting in its lobby. Read More

Interphase Interiors

New ownership leads company to best sales year

For Interphase Interiors, 2016 has been a terrific year. The company, which changed hands in 2015, said it logged its best sales year and was one of 30 Haworth dealerships to be awarded the 2016 Best In Class distinction. Read More

City turns to sensors for data

A new technology in Grand Rapids launched last weekend could help the city become more efficient. Read More

Thornapple Brewing Co. equipment

Partners opening brewery on 28th Street

A new “local watering hole” is set to open on 28th Street. Read More

data center

Tech company expanding operation

A technology company in the area is investing $364,000 to grow its operation. Read More

Peckham office workers cubicles workstations

Nonprofit hiring disabled workers for IT jobs

A nonprofit focused on vocational opportunities for people with disabilities and barriers to employment is looking for people to fill entry-level IT jobs. Read More

Volta Power Systems energy storage system

Battery maker relocating operation

A maker of lithium-ion batteries in the region is expanding into a new location. Read More

Jo-Anne Perkins

Q&A: Jo-Anne Perkins

After attending college in Toronto, Jo-Anne Perkins joined the family business and rotated through all the various functions until her late 20s when she left, with the family’s blessings, to start her own company. Read More

Carlos Sanchez

GRBJ Podcast: Carlos Sanchez of Ferris State

Carlos Sanchez — director of the Ferris State University Latino Business and Economic Development Center — is the featured guest in episode 16 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

The Mitten State

The Mitten State looks to branch out to wider audience

When The Mitten State opened its first retail store in Eastown, ownership received some immediate feedback about its women’s fit. Read More

Chrysler Pacifica

Demand for electric vehicles drives job growth

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Growing demand in the electric vehicle market has led one West Michigan company to increase its workforce by 140 employees this past year. Read More

Gray Skies Distillery craft spirit and cocktail mixer

Craft spirit makers medal at international competition

A pair of local distilleries were awarded medals at an international competition in New York. Read More