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New Holland shifts strategy to market rollouts

Company’s HR plan taps into experienced personnel from other breweries.

January 23, 2015
Even with its new west-side Grand Rapids taproom and brewing facility a year away, New Holland Brewing Co. still had a big year in 2014. Read More

Founders adds to downtown’s skyline

Brewing company hopes to have seven-story addition done this summer.

January 23, 2015
Founders Brewing Co. is adding to the Grand Rapids skyline. Read More

Brewer doubles on success

January 23, 2015
When new leadership took over Saugatuck Brewing Co. in 2009, the brewery was producing approximately 500 barrels of beer annually. Read More

Appliance maker calls for videos for national ad spot

January 22, 2015
An appliance maker and country music star are inviting people to submit videos for a chance to perform in front of “tens of millions of people.” Read More

A bigger company requires bigger logistics

SpartanNash is a global distributor of groceries, including U.S. military clients.

January 16, 2015
When Michigan’s Spartan Stores Inc. merged with Nash Finch Co. of Edina, Minn., in 2013, it created one of the nation’s largest combined retailer/wholesalers of groceries, with a logistics network serving stores in more than 40 states plus the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Azores, Bahrain and Egypt. Read More

Founders Brewing releases KBS

January 16, 2015
Founders Brewing Co. will dedicate a whole week to the limited release of one of the highest-rated beers in the world. Read More

Universal Forest acquires majority stake in $12M Australian company

January 16, 2015
Universal Forest Products has acquired a packaging supplier to support its growth in international markets. Read More

Food maker acquires majority stake in $70M Egyptian company

January 15, 2015
A food maker in the region has bought a majority stake in a $70-million Egyptian company. Read More

Amway acquires energy drink maker

January 14, 2015
Amway has acquired an energy drink maker, which the company expects will help it reach young entrepreneurs and future independent business owners. Read More

Auto supplier rolls out next start-stop battery

January 9, 2015
An auto supplier will unveil a new battery and power system for advanced start-stop vehicles during the North American International Auto Show. Read More