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MiBiz Staff

MiBiz Staff

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.

State officials announced today that nearly 6,000 Michigan businesses have received grant funding totaling $52.5 million under a COVID-19 relief program signed into law late last year.

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health President and CEO Tina Freese Decker was named one of the top 25 women in health care this year by an industry publication.

Monday, 15 February 2021 15:55

MiBiz, WOOD-TV8 launch news partnership

GRAND RAPIDS — MiBiz Inc. and WOOD-TV8 launched a new media partnership that includes sharing breaking news between the two outlets and a weekly roundup of business news during the station’s Monday morning “Daybreak” program.

The MiBiz M&A Deals & Dealmakers Awards are back for their 8th installment to highlight best practices and excellence in what can only be described as one of the most atypical deal environments of all time.

Monday, 18 January 2021 12:22

MiBiz Growth Report: January 18, 2021

Here is the MiBiz growth report for January 18, 2021.

PLAINWELL — Ownership of systems integrator Perceptive Controls Inc. has changed hands following the company’s recent sale.

GRAND RAPIDS — Tier one automotive supplier Lacks Enterprises Inc. recently announced several changes to its front office.

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University has announced a new tuition-free program for low-income students in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Grand Traverse, Calhoun and Wayne counties.

HOLLAND — The CityFlatsHotel in Holland is joining the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, with the brand affiliation becoming official on March 15.

HOLLAND TWP. — Harbor Steel & Supply Corp. will be investing $2.4 million into expanding one of the four locations that it operates in West Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS — Brooklyn-based furniture designer Uhuru Design has reached an agreement with Grand Rapids-based Renegade Customs to purchase the custom furniture design firm’s assets.

GRAND RAPIDS — Private equity firm Blackford Capital has invested in Aqua-Leisure Industries Inc.,  a maker of leisure products for water sports and recreation based in Avon, Mass.

KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp. acquired Dania Beach, Fla.-based OrthoSensor Inc., a producer of sensor technology for musculoskeletal care and total joint replacement.

TRAVERSE CITY — Insurance brokerage High Street Insurance Partners Inc. has acquired two more agencies, adding to the firm’s existing market presence in the eastern U.S. and expanding it into the Pacific Northwest.

LANSING — Food and animal safety products manufacturer Neogen Corp. continues its international expansion with the acquisition of a supplier of analytical products deployed in food and beverage quality control laboratories. 

A federal bill has been signed into law that allows states battling high water levels and erosion to create revolving loan funds for coastal mitigation projects. 

Sunday, 03 January 2021 11:51

MiBiz Growth Report: January 3, 2021

Here is the MiBiz growth report for January 3, 2021.

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