Items Tagged with 'Southwest Michigan First'


Fortune 500 company expanding West Michigan product design center

September 27, 2017
A diversified maker of several household brand names is expanding its product design center in the region. Read More

Packaging company expanding plant

June 16, 2017
A packaging company is spending $10.8 million to expand its operation in the region. Read More

Partners representing West Michigan at SXSW Michigan House

February 17, 2017
For the third year, Michigan House will be finding a temporary home at SXSW in Austin, Texas — and this time, they’re bringing Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Read More

Mobile company investing $685K in operation

December 8, 2016
A maker of accessories for mobile devices is expanding its operation in the region and creating 65 jobs in the process. Read More

Lighting maker builds plant

July 7, 2016
An LED lighting maker is building a new plant in the area and planning to create 120 jobs. Read More

Specialty pharmacy plans expansion

June 9, 2016
A specialty pharmacy in the region plans to expand into a new facility and create more than 70 jobs. Read More

Food producer invests $1M in operation

May 13, 2016
A food producer in the region is expanding its operation and creating 55 jobs. Read More

SW Michigan First hosts leadership event

Building passion and executing beliefs are at forefront of the venture.

October 10, 2014
In January, individuals from across all business sectors and organizations will convene in Southwest Michigan to be inspired to believe, follow their passion and share leadership knowledge. Read More

What makes Southwest Michigan First the Best of the Best?

The whole organization makes a commitment to every employee, and every employee to the others.

May 10, 2013
Southwest Michigan First was honored this year as the Best of the Best overall winner for its cutting edge human resources practices by the Michigan Business and Professional Association during its annual Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program. Read More