Items Tagged with 'New Orders'


Economy marks a decade of slow and steady recovery

April 26, 2019
West Michigan’s recovery from the Great Recession officially began exactly 10 years ago this month, and recovery still is proceeding at the same slow pace we have been observing since 2009. Read More

Most signs point toward positive 2018 economic outlook

December 22, 2017

Despite the Thanksgiving break and deer season, November usually is a productive month, and this year was no exception.

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‘Orderly’ automotive sales decline keeps economy rolling

July 14, 2017
Yes, the West Michigan industrial economy remains on track. Read More

Local economy remains strong, but red flags are on horizon

May 12, 2017
Good news is always welcome, and according to the latest survey conducted during the last two weeks of April, the West Michigan economy is surprisingly strong. Read More

Hopes for decreased regulation, lower taxes fuel economy

March 10, 2017
For West Michigan, the 2017 rally continues for the industrial markets. Read More

Expect modestly positive growth for West Michigan economy

February 17, 2017
The holidays are over, and we are now into the back-to-work mode of 2017. Read More

Following flat finish, expect modest growth for first quarter

January 13, 2017
December often is a slow month for many industrial firms, and December 2016 was no exception. Read More

Industrial economy ebbs toward negative territory

June 10, 2016
Flat. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data from the last two weeks of May. Read More