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Automotive supplier Benteler Automotive Corp. faces a grim reality: Two-thirds of the company’s maintenance technicians will “retire out” of the workforce over the next few years.
Grand Valley State University has announced the Allendale-based higher education institution had an economic impact of about $849 million on West Michigan over the last year.
As a third-generation farmer at Hamilton-based Koeman Farms, Steve Koeman is monitoring how possible tariffs could affect the economics of his family business.
The shift to a more automated future in which manufacturers need fewer workers to churn out products has the potential to upend how industrialized countries operate.
GRAND RAPIDS — Employers continue to struggle to find people to fill open positions and drive growth in their business.
Expect the U.S. economy to maintain steady growth through 2018 with continued low unemployment, an even tighter labor market that drives up wages, higher business investment and additional increases in interest rates.
Michigan will largely follow the U.S. economy in 2018, with continued job growth and low unemployment.
KALAMAZOO — About a year ago, William Johnston and Bill Parfet, two local businessmen with long-time connections to Southwest Michigan, approached the city of Kalamazoo with a potentially transformational proposal.
Michigan could generate higher returns on its economic development activities by targeting the tax incentives it still offers toward high-tech, high-wage industries.