Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Logistics firm expands presence in China, Mexico

Supply Chain Solutions finds its local customers need more international support.

February 12, 2016
A supply chain management company is expanding its operations in China and has entered into a joint venture with a Mexican company — moves that will help the company better support its customers globally. Read More

Transformer maker acquires company

February 12, 2016
A manufacturer in the region is nearly doubling in size and capability after acquiring a company on the East Coast. Read More

Medical device maker acquires $31M portfolio

February 10, 2016
A medical device maker is acquiring another manufacturer’s neuro product portfolio in an all-cash transaction. Read More

Universal Forest names attorney to board

February 9, 2016
Universal Forest Products has appointed a local attorney to its board of directors. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide re-organizes brands and leadership

February 5, 2016
Wolverine Worldwide has a new "brand operating group structure" and has named several executives to lead its groups. Read More

Furniture maker signs 12-year agreement for wind power

February 5, 2016
A global furniture maker has inked a 12-year power purchase agreement for wind energy. Read More

Brewery opens out-of-state distribution

February 5, 2016
A growing brewery in the area is gearing up to ship its beer outside of Michigan for the first time. Read More

West Michigan ranks among best at RateBeer

February 4, 2016
Readers of an international website dedicated to rating beer think highly of the West Michigan beer industry. Read More

Amway year-end sales drop 12 percent

February 3, 2016
Amway has reported its annual sales for 2015, and the direct selling business saw a 12-percent decline from the previous year. Read More

Logistics supplier moves production to Mexico

February 2, 2016
A logistics supplier is moving its manufacturing operations from Grand Rapids to Mexico later this year, eliminating 300 local jobs. Read More