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Undercar Products Group expands Wyoming facility

Written by | Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:20 |

With $50 million in new business from General Motors and Ford Motor Co., Wyoming auto supplier Undercar Products Groups Inc. has expanded its facility at 4247 Eastern Avenue SE.

Grand Rapids-based Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors has acquired two Greenville accounting practices, Dean Jensen CPA PC and Christine W. Kohn PLLC, according to a statement.

Neogen acquires BioLumix

Written by | Wednesday, 01 October 2014 13:39 |

Lansing-based Neogen Corp. (Nasdaq: NEOG) has acquired all the outstanding stock of BioLumix Inc. of Ann Arbor, according to a statement.

Chemical Financial Corp.’s $120 million acquisition of Northwestern Bancorp Inc. in Traverse City is set to close by the end of the month.

Standard Lumber acquired by Wisconsin distributor

Written by | Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:56 |

Wisconsin-based US LBM Holdings LLC, a conglomeration of building materials distributors, now has West Michigan ties.

An ambitious new expansion plan by Grand Rapids-based Founders Brewing Co. has the company prepared to move into the highest echelon of U.S. craft breweries, executives say.

Tom+Chee coming to Bucktown Shopping Center

Written by | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:57 |

Visitors to CWD Real Estate Investment’s Bucktown Shopping Center will have another restaurant choice beginning next spring.

Gov. Rick Snyder remains hopeful that lawmakers can pass increased funding this fall for the state’s roads.

Dublin- and Allegan-based Perrigo Company plc announced two transactions today, one to expand into the women’s health category and another to out-license a group of preclinical assets it acquired in the deal for Elan Corp. last year.

While other semi-professional basketball teams have come and gone from West Michigan, the Grand Rapids Drive — backed by the National Basketball Association and the Detroit Pistons — aims to prove it has staying power.

Metrics for the honor include “commitment to sustainable architecture, number of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals and project recognition,” according to a release by the firm.

North American sales up for Steelcase

Written by | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 14:43 |

Steelcase Inc. today reported quarterly sales of $786.7 million, an increase of 3.8 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Kalamazoo-based Zeigler Auto Group Inc. has acquired the Rosen Nissan store in Gurnee, Ill., said President Aaron Zeigler.

Comerica Bank’s economic activity index for Michigan grew 6.7 percentage points in July to 133.7. The July reading was the third straight monthly improvement in the index after six months of declines.

Michigan’s Small Business Development Center will hold a Small Business Resources and Information Day on Friday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids-based information technology company Data Strategy LLC announced a merger with Network Storage Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind.

Mark Sellers, owner of Hopcat, Stella’s Lounge, McFaddens and Grand Rapids Brewing Company, will launch The Shrunken Head next summer, according to a news release.

A key acquisition that closed toward the end of July lifted Herman Miller Inc. to solid sales growth in its most recent quarter

Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer Inc. agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty in a settlement with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), according to a statement.

Grand Rapids-based Scott Group Custom Carpets LLC has acquired Hokanson Carpets Inc. of Texas, according to a statement.

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