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Displaying items by tag: Industry 40

Thursday, 12 May 2022 16:36

Huizenga Group acquires Churchill Technologies as automation M&A heats up

West Michigan manufacturing automation firm Churchill Technologies LLC has been sold amid what local advisers describe as a “red hot” sector for M&A.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 09 May 2022 15:32

State opens applications for $3M in Industry 4.0 support grants

Manufacturers throughout Michigan can now apply for grant funding to help cover costs associated with adopting Industry 4.0 technologies.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 01 April 2022 13:57

Koops to acquire Saginaw firm as automation demand remains strong

HOLLAND — A West Michigan automation company is expanding with a new acquisition as demand for services remains strong during severe workforce shortages.

Published in Manufacturing

Monday, 16 August 2021 15:35

Grand Traverse Plastics plans $11.5M expansion in Northern Michigan

WILLIAMSBURG — Tier 1 automotive and material handling supplier Grand Traverse Plastics Corp. has received state support for a planned $11.5 million expansion near Traverse City that’s expected to create up to 43 jobs.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 30 July 2021 14:36

West Michigan organizations to partner on Industry 4.0 workshops for companies

A partnership among West Michigan organizations supporting advanced manufacturing has announced an opportunity for area companies to learn more about Industry 4.0.

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 11:56

Ann Arbor company leans on automation to maximize lifespan of wind turbines

ANN ARBOR — A Southeast Michigan company that started by inspecting wind turbine components by drone has evolved to provide more complex asset management that’s meant to maximize the output of a growing renewable energy sector.

Published in Energy


Thursday, 29 April 2021 13:54

State grants to push Industry 4.0 adoption among manufacturers

ZEELAND — Economic development firm Lakeshore Advantage was one of 10 organizations to receive Michigan Strategic Fund grants to promote Industry 4.0 adoption and readiness among area manufacturers.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 12:52

Global control systems manufacturer expanding 3D printing operation in Zeeland

ZEELAND — A Colorado-based manufacturer that specializes in designing, manufacturing and servicing control systems for the aerospace industry plans to expand its operations in Zeeland.

Published in Manufacturing