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July 17, 2017
Since 1983, Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
July 17, 2017
3-D knitting lab develops prototypes for clients across industries using CNC machines that create products in one phase.
A startup on South Division Avenue is harnessing a technology invented in 1589 for sustainable applications in advanced manufacturing. Read More
Rapid-Line marks one year of being employee owned, poises for growth under employee stock ownership.
Before Mark Lindquist retired as CEO of Rapid-Line in 2016, he invested some shares of his company’s stock in his employees with the vision of later turning over the company to them. Read More
Spectrum Health offers tailored solutions, inviting environment through new facility.
The way people receive their health care is changing steadily. Through a new downtown facility, Spectrum Health is looking to stay ahead of the curve. Read More
Company uses six-month closure to establish new business plan for original Spring Lake location.
Vander Mill Cider has scaled back to its roots at the company’s original Spring Lake location. The location closed shortly following Thanksgiving and didn’t reopen until June 8, after calls from regulars became more vocal about their desire to visit Vander Mill Spring Lake, 14921 Cleveland St. Read More
Mackinac Technology’s energy-efficient window insulation system is drawing interest from as far away as China.
Before officially launching a product, Mackinac Technology Co. has garnered demand from across the globe and already is setting up a Chinese office. Read More
Proposed Cyber Training Act would certify SBDC employees nationwide to help small businesses fight online threats.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A proposed law would make cyber strategy certification the norm among a percentage of Small Business Development Center employees. Read More
The Business Journal has reported several stories the past two weeks focused on IT issues, but there is perhaps no issue more important to small businesses and startups than cybersecurity. Read More
We hear a lot about the abundance of good-paying jobs that don’t require a four-year degree. Read More
The beliefs and attitudes that are the foundation of how you approach business come from many sources. Read More
Blandford Nature Center founder and former director Mary Jane Dockeray is the inaugural recipient of the Association of Nature Center Administrators’ ANCA President’s Award for foundational leadership in the Nature and Environmental Learning Center Profession. Read More
Yes, the West Michigan industrial economy remains on track. Read More