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Displaying items by tag: Michigan Strategic Fund

Sunday, 28 October 2018 15:26

State extends funding to pair of capital funds

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.

Published in Small Business

The Michigan Milk Producers Association plans to invest $24 million to expand its existing dairy plant operations in St. Joseph County.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

SpartanNash Co. will not meet the original employment projections included in a 2013 state incentive package.

Published in Breaking News

After months of secrecy, Amazon.com Inc.’s interest in a proposed Kent County facility is now official.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 13 May 2018 17:55

MiBiz Growth Report: May 14, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 14, 2018.

Published in Breaking News

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.

Published in Breaking News

After a major customer moved a supply contract to a Chinese company, a Muskegon-area manufacturer needed capital to retool for the new business coming in to replace what it had lost.

Published in Finance

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market continues to restructure long-standing debt tied to a state economic development incentive as it attempts to stabilize its finances.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 04 February 2018 14:23

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 5, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Feb. 5, 2018

• M&A: Grand Rapids-based Alliance CNC Cutter Grinding Services Inc. was acquired by GWS Tool Group LLC of Tavares, Fla., according to a statement. Alliance CNC is a designer and manufacturer of tight tolerance drills, reamers and micro-tools. With the deal, GWS adds hole-making tool capabilities to its existing focus in round tools, endmills and inserts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Alliance CNC will continue to operate out of its Grand Rapids area plant with its existing management team. GWS Tool Group is a vertically integrated manufacturer of engineered cutting tools for the aerospace, defense, power generation, automotive and medical industries.

Published in Breaking News

For the fourth time since 2014, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market has asked permission to keep paying only the interest on its loans tied to a state economic development incentive as it seeks to restructure its debt load.

Published in Breaking News
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