Whether via acquisition or partnership agreements, West Michigan’s office furniture makers are looking to fill product holes with their recent spate of deals.

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Amazon.com Inc. has made its first official announcement regarding the ecommerce giant’s long-planned distribution center in southeastern Kent County.

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MACKINAC ISLAND — West Michigan business leaders say that a proposed upgrade of the Soo Locks in the Upper Peninsula is critical for keeping the region’s economy moving forward.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Facing the possibility of higher metal costs, the largest manufacturer in the office furniture industry has reached out to the federal government for relief. 

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By using a wireless lighting control system to receive data and information from its operations, office furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc. is improving its overall energy performance on its factory floors.

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GAINES TOWNSHIP –– Developers representing an online retail behemoth are considering a 100-acre site in southern Kent County for a “massive” distribution facility, MiBiz has learned.

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Over the last few years, manufacturers have developed extensive in-house training programs in a move to combat skilled worker shortages.

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Office furniture manufacturers have been late adopters of automation, particularly inside their West Michigan-based factories.

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Sunday, 10 December 2017 21:56

MiBiz Growth Report: December 11, 2017

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Dec. 11, 2017.

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Grand Rapids-based Steelcase (NYSE: SCS) this week reported preliminary sales of $772 million for its third quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. That compares with sales of $787 million for the same three-month period a year earlier, and with the company’s expectations for sales of $785 million to $810 million.

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