Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Appliance maker upgrades line of under-counter fridges

May 26, 2017
An appliance maker in the region has upgraded one of its product lines. Read More

Downtown brewery opening doors

May 25, 2017
A long-awaited downtown brewery is opening this weekend. Read More

Metal fabricator acquires company

May 24, 2017
A metal fabricator in the region has acquired a company that will help it expand in the agriculture industry. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide retains consumer engagement firm

May 24, 2017
Wolverine Worldwide has entered into a multi-year agreement with a consumer engagement firm that will provide the footwear and apparel maker with solutions related to consumer data and strategy. Read More

Hard cider maker distributes to retailers

May 24, 2017
Two hard ciders from a West Michigan company are now available at local retailers. Read More

Footwear brand hires president

May 23, 2017
An executive with more than 25 years of global “brand-building experience,” mostly in the outdoor industry, is the new president of a footwear brand in the area. Read More

Ford appoints ex-Steelcase exec as president and CEO

May 22, 2017
Ford Motor Company has appointed a former CEO of Steelcase to lead the company. Read More

Brewery wins World Trader of the Year award

May 22, 2017
A local brewery has been recognized for its international efforts. Read More

Furniture dealers navigate ‘blending’ trend

With the popularity of open plan offices plummeting, furniture and space designers say versatility is the name of the game.

May 19, 2017
A recent poll by Refresh Leadership revealed that only 8 percent of employees like working in open concept offices without walls, cubicles or privacy. Area furniture designers are listening. Read More

Case Equipment undergoes rebranding effort

Following 10 years of declining sales, construction equipment manufacturer looks to triple market share with five-year plan.

May 19, 2017
James Maioho is setting up a bulkhead to help resuscitate Case Construction Equipment’s market share and reputation in Michigan. Read More