At Southfield-based Harbour Results Inc., Laurie Harbour leads a company of analysts and consultants who use data and experience to help small- to medium-sized manufacturers develop strategies to improve their operations, reduce risks and optimize business.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 14 April 2019 20:10

DEEP DIVE: PFAS — Reacting to changes

As PFAS emerged unexpectedly as the latest contamination scare, West Michigan-based companies are stepping up with new services aimed at addressing the problem and helping residents, businesses and regulators find answers.

Published in Economic Development

Michigan’s handling of past chemical contamination incidents offers perspective on what it’s going to take to clean up the state’s PFAS problems. Expect it to take decades, billions of dollars and some awkward dances of cooperation. Reporting on PFAS to date has focused mostly on environmental concerns and pointing blame at the companies and organizations that have discharged the emerging contaminant into water supplies. MiBiz's three-part series will go beyond the heated rhetoric to offer a dose of reality about how to handle the complex challenges stemming from the equally complex chemical.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 31 March 2019 22:17

MiBiz Growth Report: March 31, 2019

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for March 31, 2019.

Published in Economic Development

SPONSORED: Amid a talent crisis, West Michigan manufacturers need to develop a purposeful approach to attracting workers based on company culture and values. Simply being present on social media or posting on the latest job board isn’t enough to appeal to workers in a tight labor market.  

Published in Sponsored content

Responsibly managing corporate finances increasingly requires the best financial executives to expand their scope by branching out into other roles. That was one key message this year’s winners in the MiBiz CFO of the Year Awards shared during a best practices panel discussion this week.

Published in Breaking News

Automotive component suppliers have struggled with customer demands for price reductions on existing business and in conjunction with new contracts since GM began the practice almost 20 years ago.

Published in Manufacturing