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Bissell CrossWave Pet Pro

Home care company rolls out multi-surface cleaner

A local maker of home care products has released an upright cleaning machine that can vacuum and wash both hard and soft surfaces. Read More

GRIMM team web screenshot

Tech firm expands into West Michigan

An out-of-state cybersecurity firm has entered the Michigan market by opening a research lab in the region. Read More

Burke Porter Group machine manufacturer

Manufacturer partners with engineering firm

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

Founders Brewing Co. Barrel Runner ale beer bottles

Brewery releasing tiki-inspired ale

A local brewery is set to crack open a new barrel-aged ale. Read More

Amazon fulfillment center worker employee picking

Amazon ordering up to 1,000 jobs for West Michigan

Amazon is planning to invest $150 million in a new fulfillment center in the area — and create loads of full-time jobs in the process. Read More

Energy company buying power plant for $93M

The U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese company has agreed to purchase a West Michigan power plant. Read More


MOS leadership keeps pace with technology

A local business still is going strong as the baton is passing from one generation to the next. Read More

Kellogg's Wild Berry Froot Loops cereal bowl

Cereal brand pours new flavor

A major cereal brand is getting its first new flavor in 10 years. Read More

GVSU Students

GVSU engineering students, Beaumont Health collaborate

Students of the Grand Valley State University School of Engineering had a successful school project. Read More

Long Road Distillers Michigin gin bottle

Spirit makers bring home medals

West Michigan’s craft spirits scene is once again flowing into the national spotlight. Read More

Farmers’ share of food dollar hits record low

American farmers are earning less than ever before. Read More


Farmers await ethanol increase decision

President Donald Trump is considering increasing the amount of ethanol in gasoline. Read More

Stryker CHG Hospital Beds plant

West Michigan companies rank among 'America's Best Employers'

A group of West Michigan companies have been named to Forbes’ ranking of “America’s Best Employers.” Read More

Cat Footwear construction students work boots

Footwear brand gives work boots to students

A footwear brand has given work boots to high school seniors interested in careers in construction. Read More

Bill Drueke

Chessboard maker finds his endgame

William “Bill” F. Drueke III and his father and grandfather never played chess. But that didn’t stop the family from becoming a globally known maker of chess sets from World War I to the 1980s. Read More

Long Road Distillers Straight Corn Whisky bottle glass

Spirits maker releasing new whiskey

A Grand Rapids distillery is rolling out a new whiskey. Read More

Court dismisses $5-million lawsuit against IT firm

A lawsuit filed against a Grand Rapids-based tech company was dismissed. Read More

Gentex headquarters Zeeland

West Michigan companies win GM's Supplier of the Year award

General Motors has recognized three West Michigan companies for their innovation and quality craftsmanship. Read More

Equipment dealer turns shortage to advantage

A 61-year-old Grand Rapids small business is having a banner year, turning pre-owned machinery into profits. Read More

Report touts region’s innovation

The Michigan Economic Center says Michigan is well-positioned to grow hundreds of businesses and tens of thousands of new jobs. Read More