Items Tagged with 'Mike Stevens'


Founders selling majority stake to Spanish company

August 30, 2019
Founders Brewing Co. is handing over majority ownership to a Spanish brewer. Read More

Founders offers minor aid for federal workers

Brewery giving discounts to those affected by government shutdown.

January 18, 2019
Although a local brewery has been affected by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, it is also helping others who are affected. Read More

Founders taps into the business of beer

Executive team culled from outside the industry instrumental in brewery’s explosive growth.

June 9, 2017
Ten years ago, the idea Founders Brewing Co. could be among the top 15 breweries in the nation was a pipe dream, even for its leadership. Read More

Founders sets sights on top 10

CEO Mike Stevens warns of misleading numbers in regard to declining growth of craft beer sales.

November 4, 2016
Whether or not the craft beer industry is starting to flat line, Founders Brewing Co. leadership expects to continue its upward charge to become one of the top 10 largest breweries in the country. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum names Legacy Awards Gala winners

March 14, 2016
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has announced the honorees for its eighth-annual Jay and Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala. Read More

Founders uses window of opportunity

Brewer is ready to roll after culmination of $40 million project.

June 26, 2015
Despite growing to be the 17th largest craft brewery — No. 23 overall — in the country last year, Founders Brewing Co. is about to embark on a scale that is new to the company. Read More

Founders adds to downtown’s skyline

Brewing company hopes to have seven-story addition done this summer.

January 23, 2015
Founders Brewing Co. is adding to the Grand Rapids skyline. Read More

Founders deal will not change brand

Spanish brewer Mahou will own 30 percent of the local company.

December 19, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With a $40 million expansion already in the works, Founders Brewing Co. made another play to solidify its position in the global beer industry last week. Read More

Founders’ focus: Just make beer

With its physical expansion completed, brewery makes plans to increase its national footprint.

January 24, 2014
Is the mug half empty, or half full? Read More

Founders Brewing rises on list of top craft breweries

April 11, 2013
Founders Brewing Co. moved up 12 spots on the Brewers Association’s list of top craft breweries — based on sales volume. Read More