West Michigan tool and die shops such as Walker Tool & Die seem poised for growth thanks to opportunities with the frenetic automotive product cycle, aggressive industry diversification strategies and a matured view of competing regions. That reversal of fortunes has the industry struggling to keep up, rather than struggling to stay viable.
Steelcase Inc. posted a small sales decline for its latest quarter and expects modest growth for the present period.
A partnership involving two Illinois companies just picked up a portfolio of six industrial properties in West Michigan and one in northern Indiana totalling more than 1.5 million square feet.
They came from a small company, a not-for-profit organization, the region's largest health care provider and a $3.2 billion corporation, yet the chief financial officers recognized in the inaugural MiBiz CFO of the Year Awards have common worries. Among them: maintaining a focus on the long term, even amid the problems of the day.
As office furniture companies from around the country roll out new products this week at the NeoCon trade show in Chicago, a Grand Rapids advisory firm is launching a new division to aid buyers and sellers of companies in the industry.
Seeking to stay alive, Capitol Bancorp is pursuing a new tactic to keep federal regulators at bay.
Amid rising logistics costs, a group of West Michigan executives is banding together to see what results they can produce by tackling the issue collectively.
Michigan companies will have an opportunity to be recognized for their healthy workplace practices in the second annual awards program for the wellness in the workplace.
After a dip in business to start the year, the office furniture industry rolls into NeoCon this week with continued expectation for some growth for the remainder of 2013 and improved business fortunes in 2014.
After developing a strong regional reputation for the quality of its products, one West Michigan manufacturer is looking to expand its market and open new doors for growth.
A seemingly contradictory mix of greater independence and increased collaboration is helping reshape the traditional models of workspace and development in urban areas.
GRAND RAPIDS — Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. is brewing up plans for an expansion the company hopes will help transform its operations and lead to continued corporate growth.
Tami VandenBerg is both a bar owner and the executive director of Well House, a nonprofit that provides housing to homeless people who have exhausted all other options, many of whom have substance abuse problems.
As companies welcome lower utility costs thanks to cheap natural gas, some wonder whether the current energy situation could be doing a disservice to the development of renewable energy — and to the planet.
Say goodbye to the cell phone allowance.
As Guy Goodmonson scaled the 150-foot-tall water tower to reach the top platform that had no handrails, he questioned his sanity more than once.
Last month, Cascade Engineering promoted Christina Keller, daughter of company chairman and CEO Fred Keller, to president of the CK Technologies (CKT) division headquartered in Montpelier, Ohio.