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Why midsized manufacturers should care about the Fourth Industrial Revolution

February 11, 2019
Good, bad or otherwise, disruption is inevitable. At least, that is what we’ve come to expect. In the modern age, we’ve experienced three industrial revolutions to date — steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization. Yet, another is coming. Are you ready for what’s next? Read More

Local event helps midsize manufacturers plan for Fourth Industrial Revolution

January 21, 2019
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Are you prepared? A local event in Grand Rapids aims to help midsize manufacturers prepare for the coming changes by providing actionable takeaways that can be applied the same day. Called PivotPoint, the event will take place March 13 at the Goei Center in Grand Rapids. Read More

Manufacturer invests in robotics company

June 20, 2018
A local manufacturer has invested in an out-of-state company that makes robotic systems for soft goods manufacturing. Read More

Manufacturer partners with engineering firm

May 24, 2018
A local maker of intelligent machines has signed a partnership with an engineering services provider for the automotive industry. Read More

Auto supplier hiring up to 75 workers

May 4, 2018
An auto supplier is holding a career fair to fill up to 75 positions. Read More

Manufacturer expanding operation

May 3, 2018
A local manufacturer of industrial personal protection equipment is investing $8.7 million in an expansion. Read More

Manufacturer acquires European automation supplier

April 27, 2018
A local maker of intelligent machines has acquired a global supplier of automation equipment. Read More

Partners hosting Machine Vision & Robotics Summit

April 18, 2018
A pair of partners are hosting a day-long series of free seminars Thursday on automation technologies. Read More

Manufacturer investing $5M in expansion

April 6, 2018
A manufacturer is expanding its operation in the region. Read More

Letter: Industrial base deserves more credit

March 4, 2016
Editor: This is in regard to Lou Glazer’s (Feb. 22) Guest Column (“Why is Pittsburgh better off than Grand Rapids?”) Read More