Furniture, automotive and other major industries
Pfizer said Friday that it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic — but not until after a long, hard winter.
A new doctor- and dietitian-led grab-and-go café is officially open in East Hills.
UFP Industries is expanding its supply base in the construction market with the acquisition of three companies based in New Hampshire.
A contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices is looking to hire dozens of full-time CNC machinists.
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. revealed plans Tuesday to transform a long-vacant book warehouse into a hub for automobile innovation in Detroit's oldest neighborhood.
With the great outdoors deemed a safe space now more than ever due to the pandemic, the Merrell footwear brand is seizing the opportunity to connect with new customers and increase its sales.
When you’re just starting out in business, the road has plenty of bumps. When you throw in COVID-19, it becomes a wild ride.
Grand Rapids is a hotbed for startups, so it wasn’t a surprise when Michigan State University affiliate Conquer Accelerator chose five Grand Rapids-based startups that represent various industries to invest in.
Stryker completed the previously announced acquisition of Wright Medical Group, a global medical device company focused on extremities and biologics.
A group of investment firms is injecting capital into Proos Manufacturing to support the company’s “rapid growth” in domestic and international e-commerce fulfillment.
A local staffing firm is partnering with an area manufacturer to help it fill over 50 positions at a job fair Thursday.
A new report found Grand Rapids has the most manufacturing jobs per capita of any large metropolitan area in the U.S.
A sheet metal workers union is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week across the state with Zoom meetings that will include facility tours and career information.
Citing the rise in home cooking since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Whirlpool brand rolled out a new extra large-capacity dishwasher with a third rack.
A producer of flavors and extracts in the region expanded its portfolio of certified organic flavors.
DETROIT — General Motors is posting huge third-quarter numbers, pulling in $4 billion in profit over three months after losing money due to the virus outbreak.
A distributor of specialty building materials in the Chicago area acquired a local building products dealer and manufacturer.
Trendway refreshed its standard material offering of fabrics, finishes, patterns and color palette inspirations.
A manufacturer and distributor of specialty and commodity chemicals hired a new marketing manager.
Manufacturers from across the region teamed up with West Michigan Works! and Grand Valley State University film students to create a virtual Discover Manufacturing Week experience for West Michigan high school students.
A local private equity firm acquired a Chicago-area manufacturer of corrugated steel rule dies.
Perrigo is investing $44.7 million to move its North American corporate headquarters to Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids in a move that will create 170 jobs.
A West Michigan staffing and recruiting firm is hosting a job fair in Grand Rapids next month on a Saturday.
Small manufacturers across the state are invited to the last event of a series being hosted by the Manufacturing Growth Alliance to celebrate Michigan’s $105-billion manufacturing industry during Manufacturing Month.