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MiBiz Staff

MiBiz Staff

Michigan residents will no longer have to contend with COVID-19 gathering and masking restrictions beginning next week.

GRAND RAPIDS — Detroit-based Bobcat Bonnie’s restaurant is planning to open its first West Michigan location at the former Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar in Breton Village.

PORTAGE — Midwest Fastener Corp. plans to create up to 90 jobs as part of a $10.8 million investment to expand its headquarters and distribution center in Portage and operations in Decatur.

KALAMAZOO — Prominent businesses and community organizations will soon move into the newly constructed mixed-use Warner Building in downtown Kalamazoo.

WALKER — Pallet recycler Kamps Inc. announced this week that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to buy an Ohio packaging solutions provider and its subsidiaries.

KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts recently received a $65,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art as part of a nationwide initiative.

Sunday, 06 June 2021 11:47

MiBiz Growth Report: June 6, 2021

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 6, 2021.

Monday, 24 May 2021 09:51

MiBiz Growth Report: May 24, 2021

Here's the MiBiz Growth Report for May 24, 2021.

KALAMAZOO — Zeigler Automotive Group has added a new brand to its portfolio after announcing the purchase of a new location in Northwest Indiana.

GRAND RAPIDS — Faith-based homeless shelter Mel Trotter Ministries has raised $9.8 million so far as part of a nearly $15 million capital campaign to upgrade and expand housing resources and bolster its workforce development program.

OWOSSO — A $25 million grant from a California-based augmented and virtual reality solutions provider will allow Baker College to use the advanced technology across all six of its Michigan campuses and other learning centers.

Amway Corp. and the David & Carol Van Andel Family Foundation last week announced a total of $750,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India, where the country is seeing its worst surge yet overtake its health system.

Sunday, 09 May 2021 13:20

MiBiz Growth Report: May 9, 2021

Here's the MiBiz growth report for May 9, 2021.

NORTON SHORES — Seabrook Plastics Inc., a molder of plastic parts primarily for the automotive and defense industries, recently finalized the sale of its company to a fellow lakeshore-based plastic parts manufacturer.

Sunday, 25 April 2021 11:23

MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2021

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 25, 2021.

JACKSON — Consumers Energy plans to help ramp up the number of fast-charging electric vehicle stations across the Lower Peninsula in the coming years to ensure EV drivers can travel longer distances while maintaining access to charging equipment.

Internet gaming and online sports betting receipts each increased nearly 20 percent in March over the previous month, continuing steady growth for Michigan’s sector that launched in January.

Sunday, 11 April 2021 12:00

MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2021

This is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2021.

HOLLAND — A West Michigan-based business that has developed a video interviewing platform for employers and potential employees has named its first president.

Eight West Michigan schools will receive free wireless internet hotspots to help bridge connectivity gaps for vulnerable students, officials with AT&T and a national and statewide nonprofit announced Monday.

OTSEGO — Otsego Crane & Hoist Co., a manufacturer that specializes in overhead material handling equipment, has been sold to individual investors.

Sunday, 28 March 2021 11:05

MiBiz Growth Report: March 28, 2021

Here's the MiBiz Growth Report for March 28, 2021.

Monday, 15 March 2021 10:57

MiBiz Growth Report: March 15, 2021

Here's the MiBiz growth report for March 15, 2021.

Monday, 01 March 2021 10:52

MiBiz Growth Report: March 1, 2021

This is the MiBiz growth report for March 1, 2021.

Monday, 15 February 2021 10:49

MiBiz Growth Report: February 15, 2021

This is the MiBiz Growth Report for February 15, 2021.

JENISON — An Ottawa County company that specializes in designing and manufacturing wooden pallet and container handling equipment plans to expand its facility.

State officials have awarded $1.8 million in grants that will eventually lead to the preservation of 730 acres of farmland.

A Coopersville-based manufacturer of structural steel and material handling equipment plans to expand its headquarters.

For the fourth year, one of Michigan’s largest agriculture lenders is committing grant dollars to fund educational opportunities for the industry’s next generation.

HOLLAND — Furniture maker Trendway Corp. has announced two new partnerships as it continues to bolster its sales operations in Canada.

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