Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Genzink gears up for nondestructive testing division

Company hopes that 50 percent of NDT crew’s work will be external.

May 22, 2015
Recently, John Maxson had contractors in his Genzink Steel office nearly every day. Read More

GE Aviation supports Ex-Im Bank

The federal agency will expire July 1 if Congress does not renew it.

May 22, 2015
A West Michigan GE Aviation executive has expressed grave concern about the potential demise of the federal government’s Export-Import Bank, created as part of Roosevelt’s New Deal to help American businesses sell their goods and services abroad. Read More

Furniture maker expands production space

May 22, 2015
A contract furniture maker broke ground this week on a 47,700-square-foot expansion that will connect its two manufacturing facilities. Read More

Metal parts supplier invests $1M in expansion, 38 jobs

May 21, 2015
A maker of grease filters and metal roll form products is relocating its recently acquired New York-based operations to the region and pursuing new markets. Read More

Appliance maker acquires commercial laundry supplier

May 19, 2015
An appliance maker is “driving growth in an adjacent business” by acquiring a company that makes commercial laundry equipment. Read More

Ice cream brand partners on snack line

May 15, 2015
An ice cream favorite is now available in trail mix form, thanks to a partnership between a pair of food companies. Read More

Appliance maker ranks as a top 'Corporate Citizen'

May 15, 2015
An appliance maker is considered one of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” in the country. Read More

Brewery rolls out hard cider brand

May 13, 2015
A major Michigan brewery has started a hard cider brand that it is rolling out across the region and state. Read More

Auto supplier hosts job fair

May 13, 2015
Thanks to a significant expansion, an auto supplier is hosting a job fair on Thursday. Read More

Perrigo buys Mexico pharma operation for $34M

May 13, 2015
| By AP
Perrigo has bought the Mexico operations of Pantheon Pharmaceuticals, expanding its business in that country and giving it the ability to make drugs in soft gel form. Read More