October 18

Auto supplier relocating tech center

An automotive supplier is moving a tech center in the region to the state’s east side. Read More

Brewpub opens doors

A new brewpub has opened in the region as part of a four-phase urban revitalization project. Read More

Partners hosting Cyber Security Conference downtown

A group of partners are producing the Michigan Cyber Security Conference downtown this week. Read More

Metered parking pops up in Wealthy, Cherry corridors

The city of Grand Rapids last week introduced hundreds of metered parking stations to Wealthy and Cherry streets, where previously, street parking was free. Read More

Amway hires CEO

After nearly 60 years as a family-run company, Amway has named a global food industry executive as its CEO. Read More

College opening campus in Detroit

A locally based college plans to open a new campus in Detroit. Read More
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Law firm expanding Midland office

A locally based law firm is growing its presence in Midland. Read More
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Private equity firm acquires manufacturer

A local private equity firm has acquired a Michigan maker of metal stampings for the fastener market. Read More
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Grand Awards spotlighting theater scene

The Grand Awards will celebrate the “best of the Grand Rapids theater community” this weekend. Read More
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Grocery chain appoints SVP

A locally based grocery chain has promoted an executive to be its senior vice president of center store and fresh merchandising. Read More
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Manufacturer acquires auto supplier

A local maker of automotive trim components has acquired an out-of-state supplier in the wheel market. Read More
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GRPS rolling out hospitality and tourism academy

Grand Rapids Public Schools and several industry partners have developed a new academy focused on hospitality and tourism. Read More
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West Michigan companies win federal supply chain excellence awards

Two companies in the region have been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for sustainability in shipping. Read More
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Q&A: Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson, president of the Frey Foundation, said she’s been “privileged to do well” in her career, “while also doing good.” Read More
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Firm opens 105-room hotel

A Michigan hotelier has opened a new 66,332-square-foot hotel in the region. Read More
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Brewery releases spiced porter

A local brewery has released a new spiced porter. Read More
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Law firm hires attorney

A law firm in the area has added a new attorney. Read More
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Innovation always at the forefront for R&A

Rutherford and Associates is making waves in the beer distribution network. Read More
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Inside Track: Competition breeds excellence for Hahn

Peter Hahn said he has always known he wanted to be a doctor. Read More
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Connecting disease origins through metabolism

As technology continues to reshape how we interact with the world, advances in science and medicine are helping us live longer than ever before, a positive outcome tempered by a parallel and concerning rise in certain diseases.
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HireReach sets bar for employment practices

The Business Journal story reporting on changes in hiring practices at Mercy Health is nothing short of riveting for its success in eliminating bias in the selection and training process. President Bill Manns initiated the implementation of a new process five years ago to address diversity and turnover.
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