Manufacturing

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ARTICLES

Ranir acquires teeth-whitening brand

July 26, 2016
A global maker of oral care products has acquired a well-known teeth-whitening brand. Read More

With new cafés opening, does our coffee cup overfloweth?

Local owners say the West Michigan market could be just about bottomless.

July 22, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With three of the city’s best-known coffee roasters each ready to open their second retail locations, differentiation is a focus. Read More

Companies on board with mission to Mars

At least 50 West Michigan firms are involved in building the rockets and tech.

July 22, 2016
When the first astronauts take off for Mars in the 2030s, a handful of West Michigan companies will have a hand in getting them there. Read More

Feds rule on washer 'dumping' by appliance makers

July 22, 2016
The feds have issued a preliminary ruling against two competitors of an appliance maker in the region for underpricing washing machines produced outside of the United States and sold into the U.S. market. Read More

Skincare company brews beer-based soap

July 21, 2016
A local maker of skincare products is rolling out soap bars made with beer from a brewery in town. Read More

Energy company reaches $176M settlement for oil spill

July 20, 2016
An energy company has reached a $176-million settlement for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history — a pipeline rupture that polluted a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River. Read More

Legislation would boost program for manufacturers

Small, mid-sized companies get support services through MMTC.

July 15, 2016
New federal legislation would expand support for small and mid-sized manufacturers across the country. Read More

Craft spirits maker medals at international competition

July 15, 2016
A local craft spirits maker has added more awards to its collection at an international competition judged by consumers. Read More

Auto supplier hosts job fair

July 15, 2016
An auto supplier in the region is hosting a job fair next week to fill up to 40 positions in support of its growth. Read More

Auto supplier invests $37M in operation

July 13, 2016
An auto supplier is planning to invest $37 million at its manufacturing operation in the region and create 125 jobs. Read More