Grand Rapids-based GR Spring & Stamping Inc. announced that it has formed partnership with Automatic Spring Products Corp. of Grand Haven, according to Jim Zawacki, chairman of GR Spring.
KALAMAZOO — In an era when most companies see outdoor grills as mass-produced commodity items, one Southwest Michigan company has cemented its reputation by taking a contrarian approach.
When a career fair turned into a $10,000 disappointment, Jonathan DeWys could have walked away chagrined and started whining that the lack of skilled workers was hampering his company’s opportunities for growth.
Madalyn Bueche, 19, graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 2011 never thinking she’d end up in a manufacturing apprenticeship program at Autocam Corp.
One of our clients does not know it yet, but they are on the cusp of a big culture change.
As the health care industry focuses in on disease prevention, care providers are turning to disposable medical devices to help reduce the spread of infections.
After making strong progress in recent years, Steelcase Inc. wants to further reduce its environmental footprint another 25 percent by 2020.
Customers have started asking more questions about what goes into the products the office furniture industry manufactures.
After a series of delays and an investigation into how the company spent federal stimulus funds, one major West Michigan advanced battery manufacturer says it is set to begin production later this year.
American-made, high-end furniture has a future, and Grand Rapids-based Kindel Furniture Co. has a plan to grow in that market.
It was nearly seven years ago when the Danish sales representative first stopped by Kuhnhenn Brewery looking for American-style IPAs.
For the company started by brothers Eric and Bret Kuhnhenn, exports have become a significant portion of their sales – amounting to more than 12 percent of the Warren brewery’s output in 2012.
But exports were not initially a part of their business plan.
GRAND RAPIDS — Steelcase Inc. expects to grow sales globally in its new fiscal year as executives continue to focus on restoring profitability in European operations.
Companies able to develop a medical device from concept design to manufacturing and even delivery may be a rarity in Michigan, but that’s exactly how industry experts position the Kalamazoo-based Keystone Solutions Group.
When Jack Nyenhuis decided to sell his prototyping and engineering company, he didn’t set out to be the prototypical example of how an acquisition is done.
Maybe the analysts were right.
Attempting to grow the size of the pie is a group effort for members of the thermoset plastics industry.