Gentex to open satellite facility in Grand Rapids

A Zeeland-based auto supplier plans to expand its operations with a new West Michigan facility.

Cancer & Hematology Centers launch program to reuse oral cancer medications

A West Michigan cancer center’s new program is helping lower the cost of cancer treatments and divert oral medication waste.  The Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan (CHCWM) has launched a Cancer Drug Repository...

Engineer trade group names deputy director amid workforce shortage

A nationwide shortage of engineers is one of the drivers for a new hire at a state-level engineering trade group.

Winnie Brinks went from the school PTO to Senate majority leader

Winnie Brinks was working as a nonprofit caseworker and volunteering with the East Grand Rapids parent-teacher organization when she got an unexpected call in 2012.

Brewery closures signal change for once booming industry

Shuttered area breweries are on the market. Elk Brewing owners plan to liquidate assets and equipment through an online auction Feb. 7, according to a Monday announcement from OrbitBid. Elk Brewing closed both of its locations...

Accounting firm makes executive promotions

A public accounting, technology and business consulting firm made new appointments to its principal group.

Local hospital supply company debuts newest innovation in medical storage

A new scope drying and storage system from a West Michigan manufacturer will hope to minimize patient infection. 

Whitmer signs $1.1B spending bill that has funding for businesses, housing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed $1.1 billion in supplemental spending, touting new funding to support economic development, affordable housing and community revitalization.

Lambert acquires Detroit-based firm

A public relations, marketing and investment firm completed a new acquisition.

Rolar Products expands, relocates to new Muskegon facility

A Muskegon-based provider of precision machined parts will expand its operations with a new facility.

Recovering gym industry is pumped for 2023

The gym industry was all but declared dying during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is roaring back with a vengeance.







Trinity Health examines in-hospital virtual care model

In an effort to find creative ways to tackle talent shortages in the health care field, Trinity Health leaders are preparing to roll out virtual nursing capabilities at its hospitals statewide in which patients would be interacting with on-screen nurses.

Kum & Go to open first Michigan store in Grand Rapids

A well-known gas station and convenience store brand is making inroads in West Michigan.

West Michigan hospitals make top 1% in US

Healthgrades this week released its 2023 top hospitals in 18 specialty areas, and several West Michigan hospitals made the list.

Heart procedures move out of Michigan hospitals — for health systems that can eat the cost

On Jan. 6, the first heart catheterization procedure was performed outside of a hospital in Michigan.