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Displaying items by tag: Cascade Engineering Inc

Monday, 25 May 2020 14:44

Workplace health screenings become the norm as state moves to next phases of reopening

The coronavirus pandemic never shut down D&M Metal Products Co. in Comstock Park, but it did change the way employees arrive at work.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 16 February 2020 11:00

Q&A: Christina Keller President & CEO, Cascade Engineering Inc.

Christina Keller has led family-owned plastic-injection molding manufacturer Cascade Engineering Inc. since 2018. Keller recently spoke at an event focused on women’s leadership and increasing opportunities for women and others in the West Michigan workforce, and detailed the efforts Cascade Engineering has taken to increase diversity and foster an inclusive working environment. A 10-year veteran of Cascade Engineering, Keller spoke with MiBiz about why being inclusive is important for West Michigan businesses that want to keep growing. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 28 April 2019 17:47

Returning Citizens – More Than a Workforce

It’s no secret: West Michigan companies need to find a deeper pool of talent. For businesses, the questions are always the same: Where do we find them? How do we attract them? Who will train them? How do we keep them?

Published in Sponsored content

Sunday, 23 December 2018 19:04

Crystal Ball 2019 Manufacturing Roundtable: Manufacturing execs shift focus to internal operations, efficiencies in 2019

West Michigan-based manufacturing executives think 2019 marks a good time to take a pause from the recent breakneck pace of capital investments and acquisitions to focus on operations. That’s the general consensus from local manufacturing leaders across a range of industries who participated in a forward-looking roundtable discussion with MiBiz earlier this month. 

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 28 September 2018 20:49

Q&A: Christina Keller: President and CEO, Cascade Engineering

Cascade Engineering Inc. has tapped Christina Keller, daughter of founder and chair Fred Keller, to lead the family-owned plastic-injection molding manufacturer. 

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 28 September 2018 19:27

Second Chances: West Michigan companies see ‘banning the box’ as a solution to talent crunch

Companies and job-placement organizations in West Michigan say an executive order signed by Gov. Rick Snyder comes as a good first step in addressing the state’s skilled trades shortage.

Published in Economic Development


Sunday, 13 May 2018 19:00

From Boardroom to Classroom: Execs-turned-educators bring practical knowledge to students

A handful of West Michigan executives find that practical business experience can carry over from the boardroom to the classroom.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 20 August 2017 10:22

Balancing current needs with future investments, West Michigan auto suppliers plot strategies

GRAND RAPIDS — While the automotive sector may be nearing the end of a strong sales cycle, West Michigan-based suppliers remain bullish on the industry.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 05 March 2017 16:31

Suppliers balance ‘Trump Bump’ with concerns over trade policies

Sentiment among automotive suppliers improved during the first part of 2017 as executives regained some degree of certainty following the results of the presidential election.

Published in Manufacturing

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:59

The Highland Group becomes certified B Corp

The Highland Group of Grand Rapids LLC, a digital marketing firm headquartered in the Cherry Hill neighborhood, has earned certified B Corporation status, according to a statement.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 29 May 2016 11:11

Going 3-D: Manufacturers say tech drives sustainability, revenue

West Michigan office furniture manufacturers could soon be incorporating scrap wood into the production of their products through a new partnership with Michigan Technological University.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 07 February 2016 23:23

Cheap oil presents mixed bag for West Michigan manufacturers

While plummeting oil prices over the last month have led to relief for consumers at the pump, the news has been mixed for West Michigan manufacturers, particularly for suppliers of the oil-and-gas industry.

Published in Manufacturing


Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:37

Essence Restaurant Group receives B Corp certification

The owner and operator of restaurants Bistro Bella Vita, The Green Well Gastro Pub and Grove, as well as an unopened eatery in the Monroe North neighborhood, has become the first restaurant group in the nation to achieve the designation.

Published in Breaking News