PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP — A maker of sugar-free candies will invest $2.3 million to expand its operations north of Grand Rapids.
KALAMAZOO — Recycler Schupan & Sons Inc. plans to invest $10.1 million into expansions at a pair of locations in Southwest Michigan.
Smaller public universities in Michigan will have to come up with less matching funding to secure state grants that support startup companies coming out of research labs.
The Michigan Strategic Fund steered additional money into two capital funds that support high-tech startups and growing small businesses in the state.
The Invest Michigan Pre-Seed Fund II received $3 million to invest in startups through loans or equity. Grow Michigan LLC will receive $9.6 million for a second mezzanine-style fund that will provide loans to growing small businesses.
After months of secrecy, Amazon.com Inc.’s interest in a proposed Kent County facility is now official.
HexArmor, a Grand Rapids-based personal protective equipment manufacturer, will invest $8.7 million into a Kent County facility and plans to create roughly 50 jobs over the next three years.