Items Tagged with 'Lacks Enterprises'


Creston takes its employees back to school

Industrial supplier teams up with GRCC to offer classes on machining equipment and machine theory.

November 1, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) To make sure its staff is well-trained in a competitive market, supplier company Creston Industrial Sales provided special customized courses through Grand Rapids Community College. Read More

Manufacturer hosting job fair

October 30, 2018
A manufacturer in the area is hosting a job fair this week in partnership with a staffing firm. Read More

Manufacturer acquires auto supplier

October 16, 2018
A local maker of automotive trim components has acquired an out-of-state supplier in the wheel market. Read More

Manufacturers invite students to explore

Discover Manufacturing Week aims to build excitement in young people about skilled trades careers.

September 28, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) West Michigan manufacturers will host 260 events next week to dispel misconceptions about the industry and fire up students’ interest in future jobs. Read More

Manufacturer files lawsuit against Home Depot

April 26, 2016
A local manufacturer of home exterior products has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Home Depot USA. Read More

Five years in, Lacks has healthier workforce

Faced with rising health costs, the manufacturer bet on its employees — and it worked.

February 19, 2016
Lacks Enterprises saw its health care costs per employee rise by more than 30 percent over a two-year period, creating an unsustainable situation for the company. Read More

The doctor will see you now

Lacks Primary Care Clinics deliver innovative solution to rising health care costs.

May 8, 2015
A Grand Rapids-based company has successfully pioneered a new method of delivering health care to employees through an employer-sponsored clinic in partnership with CareATC. Read More

Employees who are ‘true consumers of health care’ bring down costs

May 8, 2015
As health care costs to employers and consumers continue to rise, the echo chambers of despair offer no solution. Read More

Richard Lacks Jr. steps down as company president

First nonfamily member leader has solid experience with the supplier.

December 19, 2014
Richard Lacks Jr., president and CEO of Lacks Enterprises, announced earlier this month he would step down as president of the company Jan. 1. Read More

Lacks Enterprises names non-family member president

December 11, 2014
After more than 40 years, Lacks Enterprises is announcing its first non-family member president. Read More