Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Auto supplier hosts job fair

January 24, 2017
A lithium-ion battery supplier is hosting a job fair this Thursday for up to 35 positions. Read More

Aviation supplier laying off 74 employees

January 20, 2017
An aviation supplier has announced it will be laying off 74 employees at its local office. Read More

Furniture maker wins award for work-life balance

January 20, 2017
A furniture maker in the area is being recognized for its commitment to providing employees with a work-life balance. Read More

Self-tinting glass maker outfits Micron in Singapore

January 20, 2017
A West Michigan company’s self-tinting glass is part of an award-winning building in Singapore. Read More

Truck supplier moving production from plants

January 19, 2017
A global supplier to the truck industry has announced plans to transition production from two lakeshore plants — a move that will impact hundreds of workers — as part of its North American restructuring. Read More

Food maker eliminating 250 jobs

January 18, 2017
A food maker in the region has announced that it will eliminate 250 jobs. Read More

Owner sells contract packaging company

January 18, 2017
A contract packaging and fulfillment company in the area has been acquired. Read More

Trade commission rules on washer 'dumping' case

January 18, 2017
An appliance maker in the region has been vindicated again in its claims that competitors were participating in unlawful “dumping” practices. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien of Long Road Distillers

January 17, 2017
Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien — the co-owners of Long Road Distillers — are the featured guests in episode 17 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

American Seating says goodbye to the ballpark

Company intends to sell architectural fixed seating business to Irwin Seating; will focus on transportation seating.

January 13, 2017
American Seating announced its intentions to exit the fixed seating market, which includes seating for outdoor sports stadiums, auditorium and lecture halls, and performing arts theaters, earlier this month. Read More