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Whirlpool Zera Food Recycler

Appliance maker rolling out food scrap recycler

An appliance maker is rolling out a product that will help consumers looking for an easy way to recycle their food waste. Read More

Brewery Vivant interior

Brewery is finalist for national Good Food Award

A Grand Rapids brewery is among the national finalists for a Good Food Award. Read More

Cody High School Detroit multi-purpose room

Furniture maker partners with automaker on repurposing program

A furniture maker in the region is partnering with an automaker to repurpose tens of thousands of pieces of office furniture and equipment. Read More

New Holland Brewing Co. Dragon's Milk bottle production line

Brewery distributing to Pacific Northwest

For the second time this month, a West Michigan brewery said it is adding the Pacific Northwest to its distribution footprint. Read More

Central Interconnect Wade Thompson left and Neil Brown

Founder sells long-time audiovisual company

Two local entrepreneurs have purchased a long-time audiovisual company in town and plan to double its revenue. Read More

DTE promises to be a major jobs supplier

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) DTE Energy is making an appeal to high school and college students to come work for the utility after completing their education. Read More

Bombay Cuisine deck

Restaurateur opening urban brewery

A new brewery is set to open in Grand Rapids. Read More

Trader Joe's Kentwood Beer City sign

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 3 city for 'beer lovers' in US

A beer is not hard to find in metro Grand Rapids, according to a new study. Read More

North Central Co-op feed mill

Cooperative investing $10.1M in new plant

A cooperative of farmers is building a $10.1-million plant in the region. Read More

Founders Brewing Co. bottling line

Brewery distributing to Pacific Northwest

A Grand Rapids brewery will begin sending its products to the full West Coast this winter. Read More

WMCAT video production students

First lady honors nonprofit

A local arts and technology program caught the attention of First Lady Michelle Obama. Read More

Amway headquarters

Amway releases Global Entrepreneurship Report

Amway’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Report reveals that while interest and support for entrepreneurship is growing, gender and education gaps exist regarding who is most likely to take the leap to become a business owner. Read More

Gray Skies Distillery craft spirit and cocktail mixer

Craft spirits maker releasing whiskey and brandy

A Grand Rapids distillery is releasing two specialty spirits. Read More

Manufacturer launches business school

A group of 10 students went back to school this September, but they aren’t taking a traditional education path. Read More

Michigan tech industries 'promising'

Michigan’s advanced industries have a promising future, but education in the state has to improve. Read More


Manufacturer divests workstation line

A manufacturer has sold off its line of height-adjustable workstations and machine bases — as part of its strategy to focus on processes and products that improve the way plastic products are made by its customers. Read More