Furniture, automotive and other major industries
Jonathan Laning, Kyle Walcott each purchase 25-percent shares of Premier Freight.
For the past 10 years, Jonathan Laning and Kyle Walcott have been learning the ropes at Premier Freight Management Corporation — owned by their fathers, Doug Walcott and Mark Laning — in preparation for the day they will take over. Read More
Company invests in robotic technology to cut costs, enhance safety.
In “Industries of the Future,” Alec Ross, the book’s author and keynote speaker at the West Michigan Policy Forum that was held in Grand Rapids in September, predicts robots soon will take over factory floors across the globe. Read More
Beginning with the carpet sweeper, Grand Rapids-based firm embraces new direction developing pet hair vacuums.
It’s oft repeated “necessity is the mother of invention” and in the case of Bissell Homecare Inc., it was a case of really bad allergies that led to the invention of the carpet sweeper, which would become the company’s first product. Read More