Manufacturing

Furniture, automotive and other major industries

ARTICLES

Startup fashions loungewear line

April 23, 2014
A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and a former business attorney in Miami is turning to the fashion industry. Read More

E-cigarette maker acquires UK company for $50M

April 23, 2014
An e-cigarette maker is expanding its penetration into the European market with its fourth acquisition this year. Read More

Whirlpool renews partnership with nonprofit

April 23, 2014
Whirlpool is renewing its longstanding partnership with a housing nonprofit. Read More

Food maker develops online community for Latina moms

April 21, 2014
A food maker is rolling out a branded online community targeted at Latina moms. Read More

Haworth moves swiftly toward sustainability goals

Plan is to include sourcing of 100 percent sustainable wood by the end of next year.

April 18, 2014
Global furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. has committed to sourcing 100 percent sustainable wood and eliminating 56 dangerous chemicals from its products by the end of 2015. Read More

Test kitchen and production line could cook up new Michigan jobs

Officials hope it boosts sales in state by $400M and creates 1,000 jobs.

LANSING — Michigan food entrepreneurs would be able to take their idea and turn it into frozen meals on the shelves of local grocery stores using a proposed mock production line. Read More

Sign maker acquires longtime printer

April 18, 2014
A local printer with a 44-year history has been acquired by a Traverse City-based maker of large banners, signs and displays. Read More

Bank elects retired Steelcase CEO non-executive chairman

April 17, 2014
A bank with a large regional presence has elected the recently retired CEO of Steelcase the non-executive chairman of its board. Read More

Students turn lens on manufacturing

April 17, 2014
An annual high school student video competition aims to promote interest in the manufacturing industry. Read More

Rich DeVos pens autobiography

Many of the lessons the Amway co-founder has learned over the years still apply today.

April 11, 2014
Though he’s written four books previously, “Simply Rich” is Richard DeVos’ most personal so far. Read More