Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Yum! Brands CEO joins manufacturer's board

February 21, 2017
A manufacturer in the region has named the head of a global restaurant company to its board of directors. Read More

Craft spirit makers medal at national show

February 20, 2017
A local distillery was named Best of Show at a national trade show. Read More

Jukebox maker acquires UK company

February 17, 2017
A local provider of music and video entertainment options to bars and restaurants has acquired a U.K. jukebox maker. Read More

West Michigan companies are among 'World's Most Admired'

February 16, 2017
Three West Michigan employers have earned a spot on a national business publication’s annual ranking of companies with the strongest reputations in their industries. Read More

Auto supplier plans to expand plant

February 15, 2017
An auto supplier is planning to build a 100,000-square-foot addition to its plant in the region — which could create up to 150 jobs. Read More

Brewery releasing tickets for limited-edition brew

February 15, 2017
The most-anticipated beer in Grand Rapids for many fans goes on sale this week. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide appoints brand president

February 14, 2017
Wolverine Worldwide has appointed a new president to lead one of its brands. Read More

Custom carpet and rug maker acquires company

February 14, 2017
A pair of local custom carpet and rug makers are joining forces after an acquisition. Read More

West Michigan’s cows attract coffee producers

Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters selects Norton Shores to produce Draft Latte for nationwide distribution.

February 10, 2017
An abundance of milk is the main reason Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters picked Norton Shores as the site for producing its canned Draft Latte for nationwide distribution. Read More

Company expands 3-D printing services

With new website, Scarlett Inc. hopes to grow in areas of tooling, end-use parts.

February 10, 2017
Scarlett Inc. launched a new website,, at the end of last year to support its expanded focus on 3-D printing applications. Read More