Furniture, automotive and other major industries


Utility plans $478M upgrade to nuclear plant

June 25, 2019
| By AP
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

UAW reaches deal and ends strike at factory

June 25, 2019
| By AP
SALINE — About 1,900 workers at a key auto parts plant ended a nine-hour strike after reaching a tentative deal with a parts supply company. Read More

Power systems company acquires battery supplier

June 24, 2019
A distributor of industrial batteries is now part of a power systems company on the state’s east side. Read More

Furniture maker rolling out mobile charging unit

June 21, 2019
A local office furniture manufacturer has partnered with a Chinese electronics maker on a new product for workers to re-charge their devices. Read More

College offering new welding certificate

June 21, 2019
A local college is launching a new certificate program for welding jobs. Read More

Glass supplier wraps $10M expansion

June 20, 2019
A fabricator of glass products has moved its operations under one roof, increasing its footprint by 150%. Read More

Furniture maker producing ReMarket sale

June 20, 2019
A local office furniture maker is hosting a direct-to-consumer sale this weekend. Read More

Food maker cutting 150 jobs

June 18, 2019
A food maker is eliminating 150 jobs as part of a previously announced re-organization and divestiture. Read More

Fuel distributor acquires company

June 18, 2019
A fuel distributor is expanding its presence in the region with an acquisition. Read More

Distributor acquires Ohio company

June 14, 2019
A West Michigan distributor of cleaning, packaging and safety products to multiple industries has acquired an out-of-state company in the same industry. Read More