EarthTronics rolls out smart LED lighting line

A maker of energy-saving lighting products rolled out a line of high-efficiency smart bulbs that allow users to control ambiance and lighting levels with their phones or smart home devices.

Police in a Tesla? Holland goes electric for detectives

HOLLAND — A police department in West Michigan will be solving crimes with a Tesla.

Auxo Investment Partners acquires manufacturers

A local private equity firm acquired a pair of manufacturers based in Indianapolis.

Manufacturing Growth Alliance hones priorities

A 1-year-old alliance designed to fill an advocacy and support gap for second-stage manufacturers in Michigan is finding its footing amid the disruption of 2020.

Kellogg beats greenhouse gas reduction goal

Kellogg Company met its greenhouse gas emissions reduction target ahead of schedule in its manufacturing plants.

UV Angel signs manufacturing deal with Corning

A pathogen control technology maker in Grand Haven is partnering with Corning to scale its clean air products line.

Hudsonville Ice Cream adds limited-edition fall flavor

A local ice cream maker is debuting its next limited-edition flavor in time for fall.

Private equity firm acquires Cheeze Kurls Inc.

A local snack food manufacturer was acquired by the private equity firm Kilroy Partners.

Interphase, Haworth reveal details of West Side design hub

Haworth dealer Interphase Interiors last week unveiled its plan to move its entire operations to a new, $5 million global design hub that’s under construction on Leonard Street NW.

Haworth CFO retiring; successor named

The chief financial officer at Haworth is retiring after 15 years of leadership and will be replaced by a longtime colleague.

Root Functional Medicine opening commercial kitchen, café

A “food as medicine” company is taking its healthy meal service to the next level in a new commercial kitchen and café.

WSI Workforce Strategies Inc. hosting job fair

A staffing and recruiting firm in the area is hosting an upcoming hiring event in Kalamazoo.

Kellogg providing 1.3 million meals for Hurricane Laura relief

Kellogg Company committed to providing over 1.3 million servings of food to support those impacted by Hurricane Laura.

US agency posts online map to track autonomous vehicle tests

DETROIT — If you've ever seen one of those self-driving vehicles with strange equipment on the roof and wondered where it's going, then there's a website for you.

Proos Manufacturing tests its mettle

Proos Manufacturing has come a long way from its roots as a cookie die and casket hardware maker.

Creston Industrial Sales hits its stride

Creston Industrial Sales is setting an ambitious goal to double its revenue in the next five years, and the company’s new president said he is confident in its ability to succeed.

Group hopes to plow path for cannabis growers

A Michigan association is trying to accelerate the timeframe for some potential entrepreneurs to get into the growing portion of the adult-use cannabis industry.

Ford cutting 1,400 US salaried jobs with retirement offers

DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. will offer early retirement incentives with hopes of cutting its U.S. white-collar workforce by 1,400 more positions.

Haviland Enterprises makes structural leadership changes

A local chemical manufacturer promoted several employees as part of a restructuring.

Scholarships to help GRCC students pursue welding career

Grand Rapids Community College was one of three schools in the country to each receive a $100,000 joint grant from Rockford-based Wolverine Worldwide and Metallica Scholars to help students with workforce training and career skills.