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As global consumers continue to develop an appetite for American craft beers, many Michigan-based microbreweries have seized the opportunity to expand distribution into foreign markets.

Seeking to further its mission of stabilizing neighborhoods, a Battle Creek nonprofit organization launched a pilot microloan program to provide financing for small businesses.

The potential ownership change, which would be the second in the last two years for the religious retailer, was one of the primary outcomes at the hearing in federal bankruptcy court for parent company Family Christian LLC.

Three years after staving off bankruptcy with support from a government-backed loan, a Manistique-based manufacturer of recycled paper now plans to shut down its operations by Tuesday, March 24, according to a filing with the state.

On the same day it’s being honored for its impressive track record of growth, Holland-based JR Automation Technologies LLC announced it has new ownership. 

A new study shows that, despite the abundance of cranes in the sky constructing new apartment units around Grand Rapids, it’s not nearly enough.

When general contractor Triangle Associates Inc. wants to survey tall buildings or provide customers with an aerial perspective of their projects, the firm can now turn to a new piece of technology: an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), better known as a drone.

This may finally be the year Republicans in the Legislature move forward with their agenda to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law.

Just eight months after launching the company to acquire a portion of Johnson Controls Inc.’s automotive interiors unit, Motus Integrated Technologies LLC has cut a deal to expand its business.

When someone urged her to seek a grant from the philanthropic arm of a global pharmaceutical maker, Karen Kaashoek initially passed.

Three Muskegon-area manufacturing companies have banded together to create their own on-site health care clinics to better manage employee health.

With Governor Rick Snyder pushing hard for clean energy, MiBiz sat down with energy analyst Sam Gomberg to talk about what it means for Michigan’s energy businesses and the business sector as a whole.

Throughout its life as a company, JR Automation Technologies LLC has developed a relatively straightforward formula for growth.

North Ottawa Community Health System’s plan to implement a new model for emergency care along with development of a $9.7 million facility follows a broader movement in health care to prevent unnecessary and costly ER visits.

Three veterans of the office furniture industry want to bring their collective expertise to new product development.

Seven years ago, Michigan had 14 entries on an annual list of the 100 best-performing hospitals in the U.S. In the prior year, 16 Michigan hospitals made the list.

The City of Grand Rapids’ plan to use state funds to convert six parcels of underutilized property along the Grand River into green space has sparked a debate over land use and sustainable riverfront development.

As Byron Center-based SpartanNash Co. continues to focus on integrating the two food distribution and grocery retail operations that it merged 15 months ago, executives say they could be ready to consider additional acquisitions after another three months.

The Manistee-based Little River Band of Ottawa Indians last month filed paperwork with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Minneapolis to open a long-planned casino in Fruitport Township at the site of the former Great Lakes Downs racetrack. 

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