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Displaying items tagged: Feyen Zylstra LLC

Sunday, 20 November 2022 19:14

MiBiz Growth Report: Nov. 21, 2022

Below is a snapshot of growth activity that was published in our Nov. 21, 2022 print edition. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 20 November 2022 18:30

Construction firms worry labor availability may disrupt major project pipeline

Ahistoric influx of federal stimulus and infrastructure funding, combined with the state’s full-court press for large battery manufacturing plants, is on a collision course with a widespread construction labor shortage.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 11 November 2022 16:43

Feyen Zylstra sells Industrial Tech division to automation integrator ATS Global

WALKER — What started out as a conversation between executives at Feyen Zylstra LLC and ATS Global about deepening their partnership for Industry 4.0 technologies ultimately led to the two companies striking a deal. 

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 13 February 2022 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: February 14, 2022

Here is a snapshot of company activity from our February 14, 2022 print edition.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 14:33

Feyen Zylstra receives $250,000 in federal funding for new innovation center

WALKER — Electrical services and industrial technology firm Feyen Zylstra LLC is partnering with the federal Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Institute to create a new innovation center.

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 21 December 2021 08:41

Service provider expects automation demand to remain strong in 2022

As businesses face a profound talent crunch prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have turned to automation to fill the gaps. The shift has proven to be a major boon to companies like Walker-based electrical services and industrial technology firm Feyen Zylstra LLC.

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 30 July 2021 14:36

West Michigan organizations to partner on Industry 4.0 workshops for companies

A partnership among West Michigan organizations supporting advanced manufacturing has announced an opportunity for area companies to learn more about Industry 4.0.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 04 July 2021 17:00

Cybersecurity experts say automation also brings risk

For manufacturers adopting Industry 4.0 technology into their operations, experts warn: With automation comes risk.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 25 April 2021 16:30

Executives prioritize being adaptable, inclusive in leading multigenerational workplaces

In her 23 years at Grand Rapids-based tech firm Open Systems Technology Inc., Meredith Bronk has seen the company grow from seven employees to more than 300.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 18 January 2021 15:32

Feyen Zylstra acquires Dynics Services Group

GRAND RAPIDS — Feyen Zylstra LLC, a Grand Rapids-based electrical services and industrial technology firm, has expanded its footprint into North Carolina following a recent acquisition.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 17 January 2021 18:42

Small and medium manufacturers lag behind in Industry 4.0 race

As a company that has operated for more than 70 years, Jenison-based Nu-Wool Co. Inc. certainly was not oblivious to the fact that higher levels of technology and automation could transform its production process, according to executives.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 03 January 2021 18:20

‘Manufacturing Millennial’ helps industry appeal to younger workers

While Jake Hall might not tout the same beastly social media metrics as some famous American socialites, he considers himself a rare influencer in the manufacturing industry. 

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 12 April 2020 19:31

Automation providers see an opening during production pause

 As businesses have been forced to pause operations in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, manufacturers are using the opportunity to explore and research new technologies that could change their future processes. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:23

Recession could spur manufacturers’ investments in automation

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic may prompt a new spike in the adoption of automation among the region’s manufacturers and have a lasting effect on an already shifting labor market.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 19 January 2020 15:15

STILL PROCESSING: Overloaded with big data, manufacturers struggle to extract valuable information

The ongoing Industry 4.0 revolution has the potential to transform how companies organize, operate and profit. At the same time, manufacturers are struggling to pinpoint and extract value from this new ability to gather seemingly limitless amounts of data.

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 20 September 2019 09:19

ABC announces winners of Excellence in Construction awards

GRAND RAPIDS — Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Michigan has announced the winners of its 33rd annual Excellence in Construction awards.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 14:00

Feyen Zylstra plans $5.3M expansion in Walker

WALKER — Industrial technology and electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra LLC plans to invest $5.3 million in a new facility in Walker.