GRAND RAPIDS — Universal Forest Products Inc. warned investors today that the coronavirus pandemic could pose serious challenges to the business. 

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GRAND RAPIDS — An affiliate of Grand Rapids-based Universal Forest Products Inc. has acquired the operating assets of Quest Design & Fabrication and Quest Architectural Millwork, collectively known as Quest. 

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Saturday, 28 September 2019 11:05

Growth Report: Sept. 28,2019

Growth report for Sept. 28, 2019.

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 14:27

UFPI acquires Pallet USA, restructures

GRAND RAPIDS — An affiliate of Universal Forest Products Inc. (NASDAQ: UFPI) has acquired Hartford, Wis.-based Pallet USA LLC, expanding Universal’s industrial product-capacity and services in the Midwest.

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Sunday, 18 August 2019 17:00

MiBiz growth report: August 19, 2019

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Universal Forest Products Inc. is acquiring the assets of a Grand Rapids-based wood panel components manufacturer.

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Sunday, 28 October 2018 15:00

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 29, 2018

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Emerging drone technology is helping reduce costs and save time for a range of West Michigan businesses, from farmers to construction companies and beyond. 

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Sunday, 01 April 2018 10:21

MiBiz Growth Report: April 2, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 2, 2018.

• M&A: A subsidiary of Universal Forest Products Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI) plans to acquire “substantially all” of the operating assets of Marietta, Ga.-based North American Container Corp., a producer of packaging products, according to a statement. The deal should close by June 1. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. The acquisition will add steel, corrugated and hardwood packaging to Universal’s lineup of industrial products. North American Container, founded in 1967, operates nine manufacturing facilities in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin and recorded 2017 sales of about $71 million. Universal Forest Products in February reported that it generated $3.9 billion in net sales with net earnings of $119.5 million for 2017.

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A subsidiary of Universal Forest Products Inc. plans to acquire the assets of a Georgia producer of packaging products.

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