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GAINES TOWNSHIP –– Developers representing an online retail behemoth are considering a 100-acre site in southern Kent County for a “massive” distribution facility, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Breaking News

Over the last few years, manufacturers have developed extensive in-house training programs in a move to combat skilled worker shortages.

Published in Talent

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc. expects to report a loss in its current quarter as a result of the effects of tax changes in the U.S. and France.

Published in Breaking News

Office furniture manufacturers have been late adopters of automation, particularly inside their West Michigan-based factories.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 10 December 2017 21:56

MiBiz Growth Report: December 11, 2017

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Dec. 11, 2017.

Published in Breaking News

Grand Rapids-based Steelcase (NYSE: SCS) this week reported preliminary sales of $772 million for its third quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. That compares with sales of $787 million for the same three-month period a year earlier, and with the company’s expectations for sales of $785 million to $810 million.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 17:37

Steelcase to acquire California furniture maker

Office furniture maker Steelcase Inc. plans to acquire a California-based maker of height adjustable desking, benching and seating for workstations.

Published in Breaking News

GAINES TOWNSHIP — Technology firm Switch Inc. plans to buy the 700,000-square-foot Pyramid campus that’s home to its data center in southern Kent County, MiBiz has learned. 

An Ann Arbor company that wants to take traditional workplace wellness to an entirely new level using artificial intelligence has drawn a large share of capital from Grand Rapids-based investors.

Published in Health Care

West Michigan educators and at least one business group say the Trump administration’s plan to rescind the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program already is leading to anxiety and uncertainty.

Published in Economic Development
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