Items Tagged with 'Wolverine Worldwide'


Wolverine tannery report shows widespread pollution

EPA-ordered analysis and MDEQ testing show extent of toxic chemicals spreading to the Rogue River.

March 29, 2019
A new report presented to the public recently paints a bleak picture of the pollution spreading from Wolverine Worldwide’s former leather tannery site. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide partners with Chinese company

March 4, 2019
Wolverine Worldwide has signed a joint venture agreement with a Chinese sportswear company to help it make inroads in Asia. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide signs licensing deal with slipper company

February 15, 2019
A maker of footwear in the area is planning to roll out new lines of slippers for one of its brands after reaching a licensing agreement with a slipper company. Read More

Downtown hosting Women's Day event

January 23, 2019
Four West Michigan organizations are producing a day-long event celebrating International Women’s Day. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide expanding HQ

January 14, 2019
Wolverine Worldwide is adding three facilities designed to improve employee experience at its headquarters. Read More

Declining confidence prompts stock dip

Analyst says trade war, predictions of 2019 economic slowdown stoked investors’ fears in 2018.

January 11, 2019
West Michigan’s public stocks saw an average decline of 8.4 percent last year amid what Wall Street is calling the worst dip since the Great Recession. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide suing 3M for damages

December 19, 2018
Wolverine Worldwide has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking damages from 3M for allegedly “concealing information” about Scotchgard and causing environmental harm. Read More

Wolverine halts water settlement talks

Manufacturer will not pay to extend Plainfield’s municipal water to PFAS-contaminated areas unless 3M shares cost.

December 14, 2018
After nine months, Wolverine Worldwide has ended settlement negotiations with two local townships over paying costs associated with PFAS contamination from Wolverine’s alleged waste disposal practices. Read More

Change Ups: Wolverine launches interactive display at airport

December 7, 2018
Rockford-based Wolverine Worldwide installed a 47-foot interactive display at Gerald R. Ford International Airport that offers digital touchscreens that conveys information for travelers such as weather conditions and local event calendars. Read More

PFAS assessment planned for northern Kent County

Evaluation will gather participants’ blood samples, personal health information, post-filter water tests.

November 30, 2018
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department will begin recruiting participants from northern Kent County for an assessment regarding PFAS exposure. Read More