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Tuesday, 02 August 2022 13:37

Ada manufacturer Burke Porter Group acquired by New York investment firm

A New York investment firm has acquired Burke Porter Group Co., an Ada-based producer of automated diagnostic, testing and production equipment for the life science, automotive, aerospace and other specialty industrial markets.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 19 January 2020 14:18

ADAC joint venture accelerates radar technology for hands-free vehicle access

ADAC Automotive, a Grand Rapids-based Tier 1 automotive supplier, is working toward a new strategy that will bring supplier-initiated technological advances into the sector. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 16 September 2018 19:47

MiBiz Growth Report: Sept. 17, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Sept. 17, 2018.

Published in Breaking News

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 10:10

Burke Porter Group acquires SE Michigan emissions systems engineering firm

A West Michigan-based industrial testing equipment and assembly systems manufacturer has acquired WinterPark Engineering LLC of Auburn Hills.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 19 August 2018 20:55

West Michigan auto suppliers embrace technology to meet automaker demands

ACME — As automakers race to incorporate more technology in their vehicles, automotive industry suppliers are starting to rethink their operations in West Michigan and beyond.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 03 August 2018 23:22

End of a cycle? M&A activity plateaus for West Michigan manufacturers, advisers say

Before Landscape Forms Inc. acquired Kornegay Design last year, the Kalamazoo-based designer and manufacturer of site furniture, accessories and lighting mulled several acquisition targets that shared its design culture and core beliefs.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 05 August 2018 20:00

MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 6. 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 6. 2018.

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 26 July 2018 09:25

Burke Porter to acquire Italian refrigeration systems firm

Industrial equipment manufacturer Burke Porter Group continues to expand its European holdings with the acquisition of an Italian firm specializing in the design and engineering of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 09:02

Burke Porter makes capital investment in California automation systems provider

A West Michigan industrial equipment manufacturer has made a capital investment in Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Grabit Inc., a provider of automation systems for soft goods manufacturers and warehouse logistics sectors.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 13 May 2018 17:55

MiBiz Growth Report: May 14, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 14, 2018.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 13 May 2018 19:00

Auto suppliers push into tech deals to mitigate disruption

Manufacturers in the automotive supply chain are scooping up acquisitions in emerging technologies to break into new markets before their competition. By moving into alternative powertrains, connected car technologies, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, suppliers want to position themselves to get ahead of disruptions as the industry shifts to the “car of the future,” according to Jeff Zaleski, U.S. automotive deals leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, a global consulting firm.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:10

Burke Porter acquires Belgian automation company

Industrial equipment manufacturer Burke Porter Group is expanding its product portfolio and manufacturing presence with the acquisition of Van Hoecke Automation.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 04 February 2018 14:23

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 5, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Feb. 5, 2018

• M&A: Grand Rapids-based Alliance CNC Cutter Grinding Services Inc. was acquired by GWS Tool Group LLC of Tavares, Fla., according to a statement. Alliance CNC is a designer and manufacturer of tight tolerance drills, reamers and micro-tools. With the deal, GWS adds hole-making tool capabilities to its existing focus in round tools, endmills and inserts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Alliance CNC will continue to operate out of its Grand Rapids area plant with its existing management team. GWS Tool Group is a vertically integrated manufacturer of engineered cutting tools for the aerospace, defense, power generation, automotive and medical industries.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 29 January 2018 12:36

Burke Porter Group acquires Wisconsin equipment maker

Industrial equipment manufacturer Burke Porter Group has acquired a Wisconsin-based maker of assembly and testing stands.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 27 November 2016 15:44

Business as usual, for now: West Mich. automotive suppliers adopt wait-and-see approach

After one of the largest political upsets in recent history, West Michigan automotive suppliers have started assessing how a Donald Trump presidency could affect their industry. 

Published in Manufacturing

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:15

DeBoer tackles deals with engineer-like precision, focuses on human element

It’s been a busy year and a half for David DeBoer.

Published in M&A Award Profiles