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Mike Spivey

Footwear brand introduces new work boot line

A footwear brand has launched a new line of work boots that will benefit veterans in need of job training. Read More

Robert Allen Home & Garden urban bucket with handles with strawberries

Manufacturer relocating after acquisition

A manufacturing holding company has acquired a local maker of home and garden supplies and is moving it out of Michigan. Read More

Padnos paper recycling

Padnos acquires company

A West Michigan recycling business has expanded its capacity through a recent acquisition. Read More

Cedar Springs Brewing Company partial land for West Street facility

Brewery planning new facility

A brewery in the area is planning an expansion project. Read More


Furniture association adds conformance standard

To help ensure worker safety and protect manufacturers from liability, the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) is rolling out a program that provides more structure to the process of safety compliance. Read More

Applied Ballistics

Ballistics company owner zeros in on national honor

A West Michigan business owner who is pioneering technology to step up recreational and military shooters’ performances was recognized for his contribution to ballistics on the national level. Read More

Report: AT&T cuts damage network

Global telecommunications company AT&T, for the past two years, has cut 26% of its Michigan workforce, leading to dilapidation in wireless infrastructure and services for rural areas of the state, according to a recent report. Read More

Sodden Fields Loan

Legislation provides relief to farmers drowned out by rain

Farmers may feel the trickle-down effect of a possible interest rate reduction. Read More

New Holland Spirits tasting room Saugatuck

Spirits maker opening lakeshore tasting room

A West Michigan distillery is opening a tasting room at the lakeshore. Read More

Founders Brewing Co. bottling line

Brewery adds Utah to distribution chain

A change in state law is opening the door for a West Michigan brewery to distribute in its 49th state. Read More

overflowing beer

Couple planning lakeshore brewery

A husband-and-wife team plan to open a brewery at the lakeshore. Read More

Brewery Vivant interior

Cities score well on national breweries-per-capita list

Michigan’s beer scene is among the biggest in the country according to an online research firm. Read More

Alpine Power Systems PowerMAX Fleet battery

Power systems company acquires battery supplier

A distributor of industrial batteries is now part of a power systems company on the state’s east side. Read More

Precision Dispense Technologies metering equipment

Manufacturer launches dispensing business

A maker of manufacturing systems in the area has launched a new company. Read More

Founders Brewing Co. Pale Joe bottle partial

Brewery re-releasing ale

A local brewery is bringing back a specialty beer. Read More

Square Roots NextGen

Tech farming is making its way to GR

One company is hoping to shake up the landscape of farming. Read More

Vine Line Produce

Merger gives new organization diversity

Three produce companies have joined forces in West Michigan to become leaders in the produce distribution sector. Read More

Utility plans $478M upgrade to nuclear plant

A utility is planning $478 million in infrastructure improvements at Cook Nuclear Plant and asking for higher rates to help pay for it. Read More

welder welding GRCC

College offering new welding certificate

A local college is launching a new certificate program for welding jobs. Read More