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Metrology dealer appoints president
A metrology equipment dealer and service provider in the area has named its new president.
Wyoming-based Grand Rapids Metrology, or GRM, said yesterday it is appointing Megan Spruit, its current VP of operations, to the role, effective July 1.
She is the fifth generation to work in the 96-year-old family business, which she joined in 2012.
Richard Spruit, her father, has been CEO of Grand Rapids Metrology since 1993 and will remain in his role.
“I feel as though I need to address the announcement of Megan becoming president, both as her father and her employer,” Richard Spruit said.
“As her father, words cannot describe how proud I am. As her employer, there is no question that she has earned this position. Megan has the intelligence, passion, sense of innovation and connection with our stakeholders to lead us into our second hundred years.”
Megan Spruit said she is “passionate” about the new challenge and wants to “honor” the company’s history.
“This is a very exciting time for GRM, and our team is currently working on several innovative projects that will set us up for significant growth within the next few years,” she said.
Megan Spruit's background
Megan Spruit has held positions at GRM in operations, sales, marketing and service management.
She has also worked in marketing, sales, customer service and business development positions at Ticketmaster, Mill Steel Company and Ace Hardware.
Megan Spruit earned a bachelor’s degree in international management and Spanish from Butler University in 2008 and an M.B.A. at Grand Valley State University in 2017.
Grand Rapids Metrology
Founded in 1922 by Charles Irwin and formerly known as Grand Rapids Scale Company, Grand Rapids Metrology is a precision measurement company.
It sells and services temperature/humidity, electronics and dimensioning equipment, as well as industrial and heavy-capacity weighing equipment.
GRM has offices in Grand Rapids, Benton Harbor, Bay City, Battle Creek and Romulus.
The company serves customers in a variety of industries: manufacturing, medical, agriculture, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, aggregate, automotive, waste, recycling and chemical.