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Brandon Marquoit, owner of a commercial printing services business, had reached a breaking point.  “We were totally hamstrung and had no more space to grow or run our business,” he stated.

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Sunday, 31 March 2019 11:25

Smart Approaches for Selling a Business

Selling a business and transferring ownership is essentially a financial transaction, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an emotional one as well. Whether the owner is selling a family business with history and tradition behind it or a business that he or she has built, grown, and nurtured, there’s more than money on the line.

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At Gibson we believe that workplace safety is about protecting your business’ most important assets – your employees. Injuries and illnesses in the workplace not only endanger the wellbeing of your people, but they also result in lost work days, decreased productivity, and lower employee morale.

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Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:45

Challenging The Industry One Custom Bin At A Time

When Dave Gargett first started at Decade Products in 2000, they had very few accounts and one salesperson. That salesperson was Dave. “I was told I would have my own territory and could be based out of my hometown, Grand Rapids, MI. I quickly learned that my territory was the entire USA,” remembers Dave. Flash forward 20 years and Dave is now the National Sales Manager and has six regional sales representatives reporting to him, and Decade Products has grown right along with him.

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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 14:29

Employer of Choice Conference

Join Axios HR and Chemical Bank on March 25th for the first annual Employer of Choice Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The half-day conference will feature special keynote speaker Francesca Gino, author of the New York Times bestseller Rebel Talent. Additionally, industry experts from sponsor organizations will lead targeted breakout sessions on culture development, talent attraction, and building an award winning company culture in 2019. These breakout sessions will equip business leaders with practical tools and methods for becoming true employers of choice in West Michigan.

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Sunday, 03 February 2019 22:30

Behco-MRM Brings Universal Robots to Life

In the last 5 years, the Michigan manufacturing market has witnessed the introduction of a new collaborative robot (Cobot) on the production floor.  Designed to work alongside workers, Cobots are solving the labor problems for companies that have dirty and/or repetitive work.

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Good, bad or otherwise, disruption is inevitable. At least, that is what we’ve come to expect. In the modern age, we’ve experienced three industrial revolutions to-date – steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization. Yet, another is coming. Are you ready for what’s next? 

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Sunday, 09 December 2018 17:33

The Value of a Graduate Degree

What is a graduate degree? A graduate degree can be a master’s, specialist, or doctorate degree earned after completing coursework beyond the bachelor’s level.

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As a four-student engineering team at Lake Superior State University discovered, ambient lighting rarely fits the bill for sophisticated vision applications.

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Sunday, 25 November 2018 23:01

The Missing Middle

When it comes to training, key members of our manufacturing workforce are being overlooked.

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