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ARTICLES

Medical device maker moves into Bridgewater Place

July 25, 2014
A growing maker of medical devices is increasing its downtown footprint by 50 percent by moving across town — a move it hopes will help with recruitment. Read More

Hong Kong company acquires majority stake in printer supplier

July 25, 2014
A Hong Kong-based company will be able to tap into new markets after acquiring a majority stake in a maker of specialty printers. Read More

Stryker names board chair

July 25, 2014
The new chairman of the board at Stryker Corp. is a familiar face. Read More

Private equity firm acquires office supplies company

July 24, 2014
A private equity firm has added to its portfolio of companies by acquiring a maker of office supplies. Read More

Italian auto supplier invests $78.4M in plant, 254 jobs

July 23, 2014
A brake systems maker is planning to invest more than $78.4 million to build a plant and create 254 jobs in the region. Read More

Auto supplier invests $65.5M in plant, 420 jobs

July 23, 2014
A local auto supplier is investing $65.5 million to build a plant in the Lansing area that will create 420 jobs. Read More

Tool and die company plans 35 jobs

July 23, 2014
A tool and die company is planning to create 35 jobs in the area with the help of $6.3 million in private activity bond financing approved by the state. Read More

Diversified manufacturer acquires auto supplier in $300M deal

July 22, 2014
A diversified manufacturer based in Johnson City, Tenn. is acquiring a local auto supplier in a $300-million deal. Read More

Mini Maker Faire calls for makers

July 22, 2014
An informational session will take place on Wednesday for an event this summer that will showcase West Michigan’s do-it-yourself makers. Read More

Kawasaki Engines names SVP

July 21, 2014
A former general manager of Kawasaki Engines is returning to Grand Rapids this month to serve as the division’s senior vice president. Read More