MiBiz Growth Report: May 9, 2021
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Molding Solutions completes acquisition of Norton Shores plastics molder
NORTON SHORES — Seabrook Plastics Inc., a molder of plastic parts primarily for the automotive and defense industries, recently finalized the sale of its company to a fellow lakeshore-based plastic parts manufacturer.
MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2021
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Consumers Energy plans to ramp up electric vehicle fast-charging stations
JACKSON — Consumers Energy plans to help ramp up the number of fast-charging electric vehicle stations across the Lower Peninsula in the coming years to ensure EV drivers can travel longer distances while maintaining access to charging equipment.
Michigan sports betting gets March Madness boost
Internet gaming and online sports betting receipts each increased nearly 20 percent in March over the previous month, continuing steady growth for Michigan’s sector that launched in January.
MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2021
This is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2021.
Holland video interviewing platform hires first president
HOLLAND — A West Michigan-based business that has developed a video interviewing platform for employers and potential employees has named its first president.
AT&T to provide 8 West Michigan schools with free wireless internet hotspots
Eight West Michigan schools will receive free wireless internet hotspots to help bridge connectivity gaps for vulnerable students, officials with AT&T and a national and statewide nonprofit announced Monday.
Otsego equipment manufacturer acquired by individual investors
OTSEGO — Otsego Crane & Hoist Co., a manufacturer that specializes in overhead material handling equipment, has been sold to individual investors.
MiBiz Growth Report: March 28, 2021
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MiBiz Growth Report: March 15, 2021
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MiBiz Growth Report: March 1, 2021
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MiBiz Growth Report: February 15, 2021
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Automated Machine Systems plans $1.5M expansion in Jenison
JENISON — An Ottawa County company that specializes in designing and manufacturing wooden pallet and container handling equipment plans to expand its facility.
State awards $1.8 million to preserve more than 700 acres of farmland
State officials have awarded $1.8 million in grants that will eventually lead to the preservation of 730 acres of farmland.
Conveyor Concepts of Michigan plans expansion to Coopersville facility
A Coopersville-based manufacturer of structural steel and material handling equipment plans to expand its headquarters.
GreenStone Farm Credit Services announces grants for young, beginner and small farmers
For the fourth year, one of Michigan’s largest agriculture lenders is committing grant dollars to fund educational opportunities for the industry’s next generation.
Trendway expands Canada sales presence with two new partnerships
HOLLAND — Furniture maker Trendway Corp. has announced two new partnerships as it continues to bolster its sales operations in Canada.
State awards nearly 6,000 businesses with COVID-19 relief grants
State officials announced today that nearly 6,000 Michigan businesses have received grant funding totaling $52.5 million under a COVID-19 relief program signed into law late last year.
Spectrum Health CEO named among top women leaders in health care
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health President and CEO Tina Freese Decker was named one of the top 25 women in health care this year by an industry publication.
MiBiz, WOOD-TV8 launch news partnership
GRAND RAPIDS — MiBiz Inc. and WOOD-TV8 launched a new media partnership that includes sharing breaking news between the two outlets and a weekly roundup of business news during the station’s Monday morning “Daybreak” program.
Winners of the 2021 MiBiz Deals & Dealmakers Awards
The MiBiz M&A Deals & Dealmakers Awards are back for their 8th installment to highlight best practices and excellence in what can only be described as one of the most atypical deal environments of all time.
MiBiz Growth Report: January 18, 2021
Here is the MiBiz growth report for January 18, 2021.
Industrial systems integrator sold to Kalamazoo company
PLAINWELL — Ownership of systems integrator Perceptive Controls Inc. has changed hands following the company’s recent sale.
Nick Hrnyak named CEO of Lacks Enterprises amid leadership changes
GRAND RAPIDS — Tier one automotive supplier Lacks Enterprises Inc. recently announced several changes to its front office.
GVSU unveils tuition-free program for low-income students in 6 counties to address equity gaps
ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University has announced a new tuition-free program for low-income students in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Grand Traverse, Calhoun and Wayne counties.
CityFlatsHotel in Holland joining Tapestry Collection by Hilton
HOLLAND — The CityFlatsHotel in Holland is joining the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, with the brand affiliation becoming official on March 15.
Harbor Steel & Supply plans $2.4 million expansion to its Holland Twp. facility
HOLLAND TWP. — Harbor Steel & Supply Corp. will be investing $2.4 million into expanding one of the four locations that it operates in West Michigan.
Renegade Customs sells assets to Brooklyn’s Uhuru Design
GRAND RAPIDS — Brooklyn-based furniture designer Uhuru Design has reached an agreement with Grand Rapids-based Renegade Customs to purchase the custom furniture design firm’s assets.
Blackford Capital invests in Massachusetts-based water sports manufacturer
GRAND RAPIDS — Private equity firm Blackford Capital has invested in Aqua-Leisure Industries Inc., a maker of leisure products for water sports and recreation based in Avon, Mass.