The marketing initiative, dubbed ‘Project Greenlight,” identified seven sites in Kent and Muskegon counties with multimodal transportation access that are prime for new projects or redevelopment.
The expansion will make way for the company to add 81 new jobs. The company had considered relocating to Texas after it received a contract for a new product that it expects will increase sales by 50 percent by 2016.
GRAND RAPIDS — A key change in managerial structure could position Gerald R. Ford International Airport for future growth and stronger regional representation.
Downers Grove, Ill.-based food processor Hearthside Food Solutions LLC intends to invest $10.7 million and add 91 jobs over three years at its Kentwood facility on 32nd Street.
Ionia-based Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch Inc. plans to expand its production facility to add additional egg-laying and pullet growing capacity.
West Michigan’s business outlook continues to improve, but local economic development officials see a potentially tumultuous time ahead for their statewide partners at the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Once touted as a bright example of the growing life sciences sector in West Michigan and a new era of molecular medicine, Sequenom Inc. now plans to shut down its local lab.
MACKINAC ISLAND — While Southeast Michigan leaders at this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference acknowledge that their region’s economy still has room for improvement, they’ve started to pivot from a focus on fixing immediate problems to tackling long-term solutions instead.
Grand Rapids-based Terryberry Co. LLC will invest approximately $2.6 million into its facility at 2033 Oak Industrial Drive, said company officials today at a press conference.
Software design and development firm Atomic Object LLC announced today its plans to expand its operations and move into a new facility along Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids.