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ARTICLES

Teamwork: the way to faster, better drug trials

July 1, 2016
Designing therapies that change the status quo is a complex balancing act. Clinical trials are at the heart of this endeavor, a gateway between the ever-accelerating pace of basic research and thoroughly vetted therapeutic strategies that have a positive impact on patients. Read More

Shaking up GR’s comfort zone

Low-key UK furniture spinoff gets ready to make some noise with its acoustic pods.

July 1, 2016
The West Michigan furniture industry could receive a healthy shot of originality from an overseas company very soon. Read More

Food maker opens cereal café in New York

July 1, 2016
A food maker in the region is trying out a new concept on Monday: a cereal café. Read More

Supplier snags top Honda award

June 30, 2016
Honda has recognized a local company for is corporate citizenship with an award that is given annually to only one of its 600 North American suppliers. Read More

Coffee company releases compostable single-serve cups

June 29, 2016
A coffee company in the region is rolling out compostable single-serve coffee cups. Read More

Manufacturer plans $5.6M expansion

June 28, 2016
A Holland-based automated equipment maker is creating 250 jobs and investing $5.6 million into the region via an expansion. Read More

Utility spends $200M with West Michigan businesses

June 27, 2016
A utility is reporting that it spent $200 million with businesses located in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties last year. Read More

But where can I put my picture of Fido?

Furniture makers design to balance nomadic workers, need for connection.

June 24, 2016
Choice has become a buzzword in the office furniture industry. Read More

VR takes space planning to the next level

Prospective buyers will be able to ‘tour’ locations with furniture already in place.

June 24, 2016
Thanks to quickly evolving virtual reality technology, or VR, furniture manufacturers now can let clients move through a future office space outfitted in their products. Read More

Herman Miller takes a bite from Apple’s playbook

NYC retail store part of strategy to draw companies by wowing individuals.

June 24, 2016
This fall, Herman Miller Inc. of Zeeland will complete its move into its new New York City flagship location at 251 Park Avenue South in Gramercy by opening its first permanent North American retail store aimed at individual consumers. Read More