Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Manufacturer invests in robotics company

June 20, 2018
A local manufacturer has invested in an out-of-state company that makes robotic systems for soft goods manufacturing. Read More

Couple plans brewery

June 19, 2018
A husband-and-wife team is tapping into a new brewery experience in the region. Read More

Manufacturer acquires automation company

June 18, 2018
A manufacturer in the region has acquired a provider of automation systems for the automotive industry. Read More

GM unveils Wyoming plant upgrade

Overhaul of $119M brings axle production for full-size trucks back in-house, creating 300 jobs.

June 15, 2018
General Motors completed a yearslong $119-million upgrade to its Wyoming components plant, creating hundreds of local jobs in the process. Read More

Utility releases plan for 'cleaner energy future'

June 14, 2018
A utility that serves West Michigan will phase out its remaining coal-fired power plants and rely increasingly on renewable power sources and efficiency to provide electricity, executives said. Read More

Sisters open brewery

June 14, 2018
Three sisters have opened a brewery next to their family business in the region. Read More

Stryker responds to reports of acquisition talks with Boston Scientific

June 13, 2018
A maker of medical devices and equipment in the region has issued a statement in response to rumors it is planning to acquire Boston Scientific. Read More

Trucking supplier acquires manufacturer

June 13, 2018
A maker of products for the trucking industry has acquired a fellow West Michigan manufacturer. Read More

Metrology dealer appoints president

June 13, 2018
A metrology equipment dealer and service provider in the area has named its new president. Read More

Furniture maker acquiring company in education market for $145M

June 8, 2018
A local furniture manufacturer has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a maker of furniture for the education market. Read More