Manufacturing

Furniture, automotive and other major industries

ARTICLES

West Michigan-made jungle boot debuts at military trade show

Wolverine’s Bates division in Big Rapids is targeting other markets as DOD orders shrink.

August 22, 2014
Bates Footwear, a division of Wolverine Worldwide in Rockford, launched its new Recondo jungle boot last month at a major military products trade show near Washington, D.C. 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

Die Cad takes advantage of ‘woman-owned’ designation

Owner has worked her way to the top over 17 years.

August 22, 2014
Die Cad Group has been around since 1995, but the company changed hands in 2013 and is now a certified woman-owned company, a factor that will likely help it attract new markets. Read More

RFID maker earns patent for packaging product

August 22, 2014
A radio frequency identification company has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent Office for its packaging product that's designed to improve security and brand authenticity across the entire supply chain. Read More

Feds award $23M for new vehicle technology

August 22, 2014
| By AP
Projects across Michigan intended to accelerate the research and development of new vehicle technologies are getting more than $23 million in support. Read More

E-cigarette maker signs Mischa Barton for campaign

August 21, 2014
Actress Mischa Barton will be touring the U.K. countryside to find the next face of “vaping” for a maker of e-cigarettes. 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

Hard cider maker extends distribution

August 20, 2014
A hard cider maker is stretching its distribution footprint out of state. Read More

Kellogg releases diversity report

August 20, 2014
Kellogg has released a report that spotlights its efforts to create a diverse workforce and supply chain. Read More

Brewery expands distribution map

August 18, 2014
A maker of craft beer and spirits is growing its national distribution footprint by four states. Read More