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It’s likely that New Domestic OEMs will spur the majority of the North American automotive production growth going forward into the next five years.

Former Stryker CEO John Brown and his wife, Rosemary Brown, have donated $2 million to the Kirk Newman Art School at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, according to a statement.

Grand Rapids was second in the nation among metro areas for the concentration of workers in temporary employment, according to jobs website CareerBuilder.com.

Michigan’s growing base of craft hard cider producers have joined forces in a new industry association that aims to improve the supply of raw materials and drive awareness of the beverage among consumers.

The retail development segment typically emerges last from economic downturns. Only once construction has taken hold in the housing and industrial markets do retailers generally look to begin building again.

North Ottawa Community Health System in Grand Haven today launched a $2.5 million public capital campaign to help pay for a new $9.67 million emergency room that will go beyond providing traditional emergency medical care.

While Gov. Rick Snyder famously campaigned against the government picking winners and losers, the state’s economic development agency during his first term made a clear bet on one segment of the Michigan economy: manufacturing.

As Muskegon-area manufacturers continue to get a bounce from the region’s economic recovery, many of them worry that their ability to continue growing will face constraints related to the availability of qualified talent.

Walker-based retailer Meijer Inc. plans to close one of its supermarkets and sell five company-owned standalone gas station convenience stores.

The February announcement that California-based Trader Joe’s would open its first store in the West Michigan market created a social media frenzy and became the instant topic of watercooler conversations throughout the region.

New reports show Michigan’s 2008 renewable energy mandate has worked as intended, but lawmakers must now decide what to do next when the policy sunsets at the end of this year.

As dozens of comedians prepare to take the stage in Grand Rapids as part of the fifth-annual LaughFest comedy festival, corporate managers may find the performers’ interactions with the audience to be anything but funny business.

The strength of the U.S. dollar in the global currency market has proven to be a double-edged sword for many West Michigan manufacturers that do business internationally.

A startup bicycle company aims to capitalize on the growing pool of commuter bicyclists with a new frame design that emphasizes comfort and efficiency.

As it works to close two deals, Chemical Financial Corp. wants to increase its number of outstanding shares to finance pending mergers and perhaps structure future acquisitions.

Despite a drop in statewide unemployment to its lowest level since 2002, nonprofit organizations that provide food assistance to families have seen an increase in demand.

Commercial lending by credit unions could get a boost through an agreement between two federal agencies that would increase access to credit for small businesses.

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