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West Michigan-based contract furniture makers Steelcase Inc. and Herman Miller Inc. expect to maintain sales momentum going into 2019.

Published in Manufacturing

Whether the West Michigan manufacturing industry continues on an ongoing growth trend in 2019 or veers into a contraction remains uncertain. Economist Paul Isely, associate dean for undergraduate programs in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University, uses automotive, furniture, agriculture, and “amazingly nowadays” aerospace manufacturing to find the pulse of where the region’s economy is headed in the coming months and years. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:41

Steelcase posts higher earnings for third quarter

Steelcase Inc. posted strong, double-digit gains in sales and earnings for its most recent quarter.

Published in Manufacturing

With vacancy rates across all commercial real estate sectors at near record lows in West Michigan, industry executives say buyers have increasingly turned their attention to vacant land.

Sunday, 30 September 2018 19:51

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 1, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 1, 2018.

Published in Breaking News

As the U.S. wades deeper into a trade war with countries including China, West Michigan-based office furniture manufacturers have been forced to raise prices and re-evaluate their supply chains to mitigate risks.

Published in Manufacturing

Steelcase Inc. and Herman Miller Inc. each posted strong sales and earnings for their most recent quarters and expect growth to continue into the current period.

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:14

Steelcase to acquire U.K. manufacturer for $79 million

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc. is expanding its stable of alternative workplace furniture designs.

Published in Breaking News

Over the last several years, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has sought to make diversity and inclusion a key part of its mission and culture.

Published in Breaking News

A Haworth Inc. policy to avoid sending waste to landfills has put the company in a bind as the recycling industry struggles to react to a glut of materials flooding the market.

Published in Manufacturing
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