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Lumbermen's to distribute copper-enhanced surface

Copper's antimicrobial ability helps reduce health-care-acquired infections.

August 29, 2014
Recognizing an opportunity to offer a simple solution to help combat hospital-acquired infections, Grand Rapids-based Lumbermen’s Inc. is investing in a new product for the medical industry. Read More

Roadwork takes Labor Day off

August 29, 2014
Labor Day travelers will be glad to learn most road construction around the state will be on hiatus during the holiday weekend. Read More

Italian manufacturer breaks ground on first US facility

August 28, 2014
An Italian maker of molds for the plastics industry broke ground recently on its first facility in America, which will be located in Byron Center. Read More

Safest builders, contractors earn honors

August 27, 2014
The Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter honored 21 of its member companies this week for their outstanding safety practices and records. Read More

$5.5M project looks to transform Arena District building

August 27, 2014
A building located in downtown Grand Rapids’ Arena District is about to undergo a major transformation that will make it a class-A space. Read More

Universal Forest picks winner of $20K 'Desperate Deck' contest

August 25, 2014
A woman with a “Desperate Deck” is getting a $20,000 deck makeover. Read More

Brewers find success with environmentally friendly piping

Product takes heat from brewing process and puts it to work elsewhere.

August 22, 2014
Craft brewers seem to be on a continuous journey to become more environmentally friendly. Read More

More contracts awarded for major re-pave of Grand Rapids streets

Work will be completed by end of year or early next spring.

August 22, 2014
The Grand Rapids City Commission has awarded another series of contracts for the major repair of city streets since a majority of voters agreed to pay for it by approving an extension of a temporary income tax increase for the next 15 years. Read More

Home improvement retailer opens store

August 21, 2014
A company that reclaims building materials has opened a local home improvement store. Read More

Developer plots 200-acre community

August 20, 2014
A developer is planning to build out a community of manufactured homes for seniors in the area. Read More