A combination of commercial and government work and projects to implement new technology has aerospace suppliers in West Michigan flying high.
The largest commercial baker in West Michigan is also notable for being one of the quietest companies in a region known for its reserved business climate. In fact, Roskam Baking Co. has such a penchant for obscurity that it doesn’t even put its name on its buildings.
Steelcase Inc. and Herman Miller Inc. both anticipate modest sales growth for the present quarter.
Executives at Seabrook Plastics Inc. eschew the notion that manufacturers need to be running near capacity to be profitable.
Although it recently won an honorary title as Beer City U.S.A. from an online straw poll, metro Grand Rapids should be known by another nickname: Snack City U.S.A.
Companies are in a mode of evaluating their business portfolios and refocusing their activities for maximum gain.
Contrary to widespread belief, Asia does not have a lock on electronics manufacturing.
The message for West Michigan manufacturers who have help wanted signs out at their shops is clear: Help is on the way.
An updated office furniture industry outlook shows business picking up in 2013 after starting the year down a bit.
A heightened level of new launch activity in the automotive sector coupled with a supply chain running at near full capacity has led to a wave of new business for one West Michigan firm.
Michigan manufacturers added more jobs than their peers in any other state in July, according to new statistics released last month by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Almost every manufacturer in West Michigan that survived the roller coaster economy of the last decade has a story to tell.
Automotive industry participants are in the pleasant position of being part of the good news for a change, as the North American automotive industry continues to be a bright spot in the economic landscape.
As the so-called “blueberry capital of the world,” it’s no surprise that lakeshore community of South Haven has its share of agriculture-related businesses.
The latest activity index for the office furniture industry has business on the upswing as it moves into the latter half of the year.