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Amway XS Sports Nutrition line

Amway launches sports nutrition line

Amway is rolling out a new product line for the “thriving” sports nutrition market. Read More

Steelcase Brody

Furniture maker wins Edison Award

A product by a local office furniture maker that helps workers maintain their focus has been recognized with an international innovation award. Read More

35 Oakes St. SW Grand Rapids Blue35

Field-measurement startup expands operation

A startup maker of field-measurement software and hardware has outgrown its home and leased an entire floor in a downtown office building. Read More

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Health care startup wins regional Comcast innovation contest

A local health care startup has been named a regional winner and a finalist for a national competition that awards more than $440,000 total to up-and-coming companies. Read More

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Grand Rapids ranks No. 113 for Hispanic entrepreneurs

Grand Rapids ranks in the bottom quarter for Hispanic entrepreneurs when compared to the 150 most-populated cities in the country. Read More

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Furniture maker re-designs website

An office furniture maker in the region has re-designed its website to provide an improved user experience. Read More

Lacks Home Products Coach House Accents garage door products

Manufacturer files lawsuit against Home Depot

A local manufacturer of home exterior products has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Home Depot USA. Read More

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Packaging supplier invests $2M in digital technology

A local maker of packaging products has invested $2 million in new digital technology that will enhance its ability to serve a range of clients. Read More

John Hendrickson

Perrigo names CEO and board chair

Perrigo has appointed a new CEO and a new chairman to replace Joseph Papa, following Papa’s “resignation and departure.” Read More

KitchenAid Kelly Senyei

Appliance maker ranks among '100 Best Corporate Citizens' in US

An appliance maker in the region has been recognized as one of the top corporate citizens the country. Read More

Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids

Staffing firm hosts job fair

A staffing firm will be recruiting next week on behalf of 30 companies looking to fill positions in the skilled trades and advanced manufacturing. Read More


‘Kitchen takeover’ business serves up fun

Some of Ben Price’s favorite cooking moments are when he can change someone’s mind about a food they used to dislike. One time a woman told him, “I hate Brussels sprouts and these are delicious.” Read More

Ram Electronics printed circuit board PCB microchips semiconductors

Partners acquire electronics maker

A pair of former manufacturing executives are embarking on a new journey with an electronics company in the region. Read More

Kellogg Company world headquarters

Food maker ranks among top 50 in US for diversity

A food maker in the region is considered one of the top companies in the nation for diversity — for the fifth straight year. Read More

Trivalent Group IT

IT firm makes acquisition

An IT firm in the area is expanding its presence into mid Michigan via acquisition. Read More

downtown Holland MI

City ranks as No. 1 'small city to start a business' in US

People across the nation looking to dive into entrepreneurship may want to take a close look at a city in West Michigan. Read More

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Pop distributor acquires plant and exclusive Michigan distribution rights

A major beverage facility in town has changed hands. Read More

Brothers sell tool-and-die shop

A tool-and-die shop in the area owned by two brothers has been purchased by an entrepreneur looking to capitalize on the growing market in West Michigan for specialized machining. Read More

Workrite Ergonomics monitor mount

Ergonomics company acquires competitor

A maker of ergonomic products for the workplace has acquired an industry competitor. Read More

eVideon targets patient outcomes in health care

A technology company has created a product to increase patient education, which it hopes will also increase positive outcomes for hospitals. Read More