Furniture, automotive and other major industries
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and West Michigan economic developers recently held their first-ever furniture industry symposium, and supply chain disruptions led the list of concerns.
A local staffing and recruiting agency will host a job fair this month on behalf of a maker of hydraulic cylinders.
DETROIT — He plotted to steal up to $1.5 million in union dues, and the money he diverted was spent on golf clubs, vacation homes, booze and lavish meals, fostering a culture of corruption within the United Auto Workers union.
Mission Design & Automation is opening a new 50,000-square-foot facility next month and plans to add at least 109 high-tech jobs.
A 50-year-old manufacturer of fleet and industrial cleaning solutions was chosen as Michigan’s 2021 ESOP Company of the Year.
Pop-Tarts is calling all dessert-for-breakfast lovers with three new toaster pastry flavors inspired by some of America’s favorite sweet treats.
A global contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices is investing $60 million through 2024 to build a new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Kentwood.
Pringles is introducing its next limited-edition chip flavor.
Whirlpool Corporation is enhancing its voice-command capabilities as a launch collaborator for Google Assistant voice notifications, a new functionality available through Google’s intelligent personal assistant software.
DETROIT — Stellantis wants to make the area around its Detroit Assembly Complex the most environmentally friendly neighborhood in the city, the automaker announced Thursday.
Kellogg and Little Debbie are joining forces to transform a childhood treat into a cereal.
Wolverine Worldwide promoted an employee to its executive leadership team and hired a new global brand president of Sperry.
A global maker of consumer self-care products and pharmaceuticals is exiting its businesses in Brazil and Mexico.
Furniture designer and manufacturer Herman Miller rolled out a new online purchasing experience for its customers.
During a 15-month period with an unusual level of disruption, the West Michigan commercial furniture and design industry rebounded faster than expected, but according to three local CEOs, challenges remain.
As more and more employers reopen their workplaces after the pandemic forced them to make adjustments, they are missing one thing: employees.
The Citizens Business Conditions Index for the first quarter of the year was in “upbeat territory,” the financial institution said.
The owner of a Jenison-based manufacturer sold the company to an out-of-state buyer.
The Behler-Young board of directors announced it elected Dave DeJonge to be president of the company.
A West Michigan mergers and acquisitions firm is restructuring the way it serves clients to provide a more targeted level of service.
Whirlpool Corporation made a global commitment to reach a net-zero emissions target in its plants and operations by 2030.
Pringles is harnessing the flavors of Wendy’s spicy chicken sandwich in its newest limited-edition chip flavor.
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing’s state-of-the-art, large-scale fill-and-finish facility, designed and constructed in collaboration with CRB and opened last year, has been named a 2021 Facility of the Year Award winner by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.
Feeding America West Michigan will be able to provide 200,000 more meals to people affected by COVID-19, thanks to a donation from Subaru of America.