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Michigan tribes face ‘circular exclusion’ from key minority business certification
As a citizen of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and CEO of its non-gaming enterprise, Kurtis Trevan wants to leverage other corporations’ diversity and inclusion goals to the economic benefit of his fellow tribe members, as well as further the tribe’s own inclusionary spending.
Auto industry, suppliers await word from White House on tariff report
After nine months of investigation, the U.S. Department of Commerce submitted a concealed national security report on Sunday that prompted an immediate backlash from the auto industry.
Federal tax reform benefits manufacturers’ investments in automation equipment
For West Michigan manufacturers who are struggling both to find workers and to keep up with order volumes, the recent federal tax reform offers some welcome news.
Expansion of WMU BTR Park gets federal funds
Newly-awarded federal funds will help Western Michigan University (WMU) move forward with the second phase of its high-tech business park.
Mindscape expands with fourth cohort of proprietary digital marketing curriculum
With e-commerce sales on the rise, Mindscape hopes that a newly launched training and consulting division can help clients navigate the increasingly complex world of digital marketing.
Kentwood testing firm helps med device makers meet federal packaging regs
KENTWOOD — As medical device manufacturers work to maintain compliance with ever-tightening federal regulations, one West Michigan consulting firm aims to make at least one part of the process easier.
AUTO FOCUS: Automotive suppliers equipped for free trade
The mood of the country as reflected in the major political parties suggests a sharp turn against global free trade.