The Michigan Economic Development Corp., the quasi-governmental agency tasked with supporting business attraction and retention efforts in the state, needed to reorganize with layoffs in the wake of a sizeable budget shortfall.
Companies who get their products produced in Michigan only use a portion of the state’s highly skilled advanced manufacturing resources.
The globalized workforce has reshaped how universities in West Michigan and beyond educate their engineering students.
MUSKEGON — A new report shows continued, modest jobs growth for Muskegon County.
A new statewide study aims to assess how creative industries contribute to the Michigan economy.
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.