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Thursday, 26 May 2022 10:12

MiBiz Growth Report: May 23, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth report for May 23, 2022:

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 28 April 2022 12:30

Plainwell asphalt service provider Tustin’s sells to individual investor

PLAINWELL —  Ownership of asphalt maintenance service company Tustin’s Asphalt Sealing Inc. is changing hands.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 24 April 2022 18:49

MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2022.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 24 April 2022 18:08

Small biz experts, owners stress smooth transition efforts with ownership changes

After sharply declining at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of small business deals is nearing 2019 levels again as owners find reasons to exit and sellers see companies that have weathered a two-year storm.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:02

MiBiz Growth Report: March 28, 2022

Recruitment platform Job.com has acquired QCI Healthcare Staffing, a Grand Rapids-based health care staffing agency. The deal was the fourth staffing agency acquisition by Job.com, which seeks to acquire small to medium-sized staffing agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 13 February 2022 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: February 14, 2022

Here is a snapshot of company activity from our February 14, 2022 print edition.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 07 December 2021 15:39

Four employees purchase Cadillac-based fireplace and chimney business from founders

CADILLAC — A decades-old Northern Michigan fireplace and chimney business was recently purchased by four of its own employees.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:00

Aging workforce complicates succession planning for manufacturers

Family-owned manufacturing companies are facing similar challenges as the industry at large as succession planning is complicated by an aging workforce.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 11 April 2021 12:00

MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2021

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

Published in Economic Development

Friday, 02 April 2021 16:02

Otsego equipment manufacturer acquired by individual investors

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

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 14 February 2021 16:00

Matthew Baas assembles growing number of deals for ‘Main Street’ companies

Max Friar, managing partner at Grand Rapids-based M&A firm Calder Capital LLC, routinely found his company passing on potential clients because of the size of their businesses.

Published in Small Business
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:23

Industrial systems integrator sold to Kalamazoo company

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

Published in Manufacturing

Monday, 11 January 2021 14:02

Trio of West Michigan fastener companies sold to private investors

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP — A trio of Ottawa County-based businesses that serve as a one-stop-shop in the fasteners industry has changed hands.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 25 October 2020 17:48

M&A deals for distressed companies expected to pick up in months ahead

The COVID-19 pandemic that slammed the economy this spring could generate more M&A deals in the months ahead.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 25 October 2020 16:28

Companies show how to make a deal during a global pandemic

The sale of Paragon Recruiting LLC, a small Holland firm that specializes in recruiting for the information technology industry, was two years in the making. 

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 27 September 2020 08:55

MiBiz Growth Report: September 27, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for September 27, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 31 August 2020 11:22

MiBiz Growth Report: August 31, 2020

Here is the MiBiz growth report for August 31, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 24 August 2020 12:38

Tribally owned firm acquires Re-source Industries Inc. of Muskegon

GRAND RAPIDS — Waséyabek Development Co., the non-gaming economic development arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indians, continues to build out its portfolio of companies with the acquisition of a Muskegon-based manufacturer. 

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 02 August 2020 10:08

MiBiz Growth Report: August 2, 2020

MiBiz growth report for August 2, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 16 August 2020 11:54

MiBiz Growth Report: August 16, 2020

MiBiz growth report for August 16, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 16 August 2020 18:30

Market downturn could spur M&A activity among global auto suppliers

The recent and sudden downturn in the automotive industry is likely to lead to a flurry of bankruptcies and sell-offs by distressed suppliers, not unlike what the industry witnessed on the heels of the Great Recession.

Published in Manufacturing

Monday, 10 August 2020 05:40

Greenville manufacturer acquires precision tooling company

Greenville-based FabX Industries Inc. has acquired Elite Tooling LLC in Kalamazoo.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 24 July 2020 10:53

Retail signage maker C.G. Witvoet & Sons acquired by Jackson investment firm

WYOMING — Fourth-generation family-owned custom sign maker C.G. Witvoet & Sons Co. has been acquired by a Jackson-based investment group.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 05 July 2020 11:54

Pandemic injects some reluctance into small business M&A market

couple of small business deals Andrew Longcore has been approached about lately illustrate the effects on the M&A market this year from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Small Business

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 21:35

MiBiz Growth Report: May 27, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 27, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 13 March 2020 14:33

Laser Access acquired, plans $1.6 million expansion

GRAND RAPIDS — Laser cutting service Laser Access LLC is under new ownership and plans to expand its facility in Walker. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 15 March 2020 09:22

MiBiz Growth Report: March 15, 2020

MiBiz Growth Report for March 15, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Friday, 06 March 2020 05:00

Calder Capital expands into Chicago area markets

GRAND RAPIDS — Hiring an M&A adviser in the Chicago area expands business broker Calder Capital LLC into new markets in the Midwest.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 01 March 2020 10:06

MiBiz growth report: March 1, 2020

Here is the MiBiz growth report for March 1, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 17 February 2020 16:03

D.C. Martin & Sons Scales Inc. acquired by Mettler-Toledo

WYOMING — Industrial scales and weighing systems supplier D.C. Martin & Sons Scales Inc. has been purchased by Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

Published in Manufacturing

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