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Sunday, 19 June 2022 18:28

MiBiz Growth Report: June 20, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth report for June 20, 2022

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 06 June 2022 15:27

Pfizer investing $120M in Portage to increase production of antiviral used to treat COVID-19 

PORTAGE — Pfizer Inc. will invest $120 million in Kalamazoo County to increase production of the antiviral medication Paxlovid that’s used to treat COVID-19.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 13 March 2022 18:04

PE-backed Angstrom Technology pursues acquisitions to fill cleanroom market gaps

WALKER — A couple of recent strategic acquisitions should further prepare cleanroom designer and builder Angstrom Technology Ltd. for overseas projects as the company continues a private equity-backed string of acquisitions.

Published in Manufacturing

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 10:02

Report: Michigan pharmaceutical, biotech construction remains strong with more to come

Construction projects within Michigan’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry totaled nearly $450 million between 2015 and 2020, according to an analysis that forecasts many more projects over the next half decade.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 11 January 2021 15:20

West Michigan health systems see high demand as COVID-19 vaccinations expand

Spectrum Health began offering COVID-19 vaccines Monday to people eligible under a second phase of a statewide vaccination rollout. The health system plans to expand the effort to additional locations and set up mobile clinics in the days ahead.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 10 December 2020 15:08

State officials detail more COVID-19 vaccine plans; major insurers to cover costs

LANSING — State officials expect Michigan to receive nearly 260,000 initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc., based on federal estimates.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 16 August 2020 16:41

New $160M COVID-19 vaccine contract ‘takes GRAM to the next level’

GRAND RAPIDS — The $160 million federal contract to produce a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s ready elevates Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Inc. into what Tom Ross calls the “big leagues.”

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 03 February 2019 22:06

Behind the numbers: Experts offer explanations for steep falloff in medical patents in Michigan

At first glance, the 2019 Health Check report published by Grand Valley State University seems to suggest that medical innovation in Michigan and nationally slowed dramatically in recent years. But health care and legal experts say the medical patent numbers in the report don’t quite reflect reality. They cite an array of factors that likely drove steep declines from 2014 to 2017 in the number of medical patents issued and assigned, both nationwide and in Michigan.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 19:23

Pfizer taps new state incentive with $465 million investment at Portage campus

Pfizer Inc. is the first manufacturer to take advantage of the Good Jobs for Michigan incentive program signed into law a year ago by Gov. Rick Snyder.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 18 February 2018 19:01

DÉJÀ VU? MPI Research sale expected to benefit SW Michigan, despite loss of HQ

MATTAWAN — The proposed sale of MPI Research Inc. to Charles River Laboratories International Inc. for $800 million would end local ownership for a company that’s one of the largest employers in the greater Kalamazoo area.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 17 September 2017 12:26

Kalamazoo-based FlowTech sells to new owners to pursue next stage of growth

KALAMAZOO — After two years of looking for manufacturing companies to buy, Dave Kersjes and Steve Remstad found an opportunity in FlowTech Inc., a small producer of fluid and air filtration products.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 27 November 2016 15:40

Energy bills head to lame-duck showdown; House Republicans, biz groups split

LANSING — Sweeping energy policy reform that has taken nearly two years to move through the state Legislature could face a contentious debate during the remaining days of the post-election lame duck session.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 04 September 2016 15:18

MiBiz Growth Report: Sept. 6, 2016

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Sept. 6, 2016:

• M&A: Lansing-based Eckhart Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm LFM Capital of Nashville, Tenn., acquired Auto Craft Tool & Die Inc. and 3 D Sales Inc., both of Algonac, Mich., in a deal to add more controls, robotics, and automation-based solutions and distribution capabilities. Auto Craft operates facilities in Marine City, where it makes material handling systems and specialized tooling for industrial manufacturers. The company manufactures door and instrument panel carriers and automatic guided carts. The related 3 D Sales business distributes industrial ergonomic and work cell components. The deal, the terms for which were not disclosed, was the first for Eckhart, a manufacturer of ergonomic assembly line equipment that last year joined the LFM Capital portfolio. The Nashville-based private equity firm focuses on lower middle-market manufacturers and industrial services providers with enterprise values in the $15 million to $75 million range.

Published in Breaking News