Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Auto supplier relocating tech center

October 17, 2018
An automotive supplier is moving a tech center in the region to the state’s east side. Read More

Private equity firm acquires manufacturer

October 17, 2018
A local private equity firm has acquired a Michigan maker of metal stampings for the fastener market. 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

West Michigan companies win federal supply chain excellence awards

October 16, 2018
Two companies in the region have been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for sustainability in shipping. Read More

Brewery releases spiced porter

October 15, 2018
A local brewery has released a new spiced porter. Read More

Economist: Recession likely late next year

However, GVSU’s Paul Isely says this recession shouldn’t be as bad as 2008’s.

October 12, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The next recession is on its way. Read More

Michigan races toward vehicle electrification

Five meetings over the past year informed industry leaders of economic opportunities, benefits.

October 12, 2018
More than 70 Michigan organizations convened over the past year to compile recommendations to help get Michigan first to the finish line in the race for vehicle electrification. Read More

Furniture maker commits to 'price stability' amid tariffs

October 12, 2018
An office furniture manufacturer in the region is committing to a year of zero price increases as a way of “dealing” with import tariffs. Read More

Brewery releasing IPA in cans

October 12, 2018
A local brewery is set to release its first brew in cans. Read More

Amway hires CEO

October 11, 2018
After nearly 60 years as a family-run company, Amway has named a global food industry executive as its CEO. Read More