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Tuesday, 03 August 2021 11:00

Dick DeVos to step down as president of The Windquest Group

GRAND RAPIDS — Dick DeVos has announced plans to step down as president of The Windquest Group.

Published in Finance
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 17:33

DeVos-backed spirits brand Jos. A. Magnus & Co. relocates from D.C. to West Michigan

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP — An award-winning spirits brand backed by the DeVos family is relocating to West Michigan from Washington, D.C.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Thursday, 06 August 2020 16:45

The Right Place leader Birgit Klohs to retire after 33 years

Birgit Klohs, the dean of economic developers in West Michigan and across the state, plans to retire after more than three decades of leading The Right Place Inc.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 03 May 2020 18:03

Craft distilleries face ‘dire’ consequences as pandemic obliterates on-premise sales

Michigan distilleries that switched to hand sanitizer production are keeping the lights on, but they face a tough road ahead with on-premise sales at bars and restaurants at a standstill for the foreseeable future. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Thursday, 19 March 2020 08:58

DeVos-owned distillery to donate hand sanitizer to area health care providers

HOLLAND —  Coppercraft Distillery is joining a number of distilleries in the state with plans to produce hand sanitizer. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 23 July 2017 14:19

Grand Rapids coffee roaster under new ownership

GRAND RAPIDS — The new owner of Schuil Coffee Co. LLC hopes to leverage nearly two decades of experience in the packaged food and e-commerce industries to grow the 36-year-old roastery.


Friday, 23 December 2016 09:30

DeVos family to acquire controlling stake in hard cidery

Members of the DeVos family are increasing their investment play in the craft beverage industry with the acquisition of a majority interest in a Newaygo County maker of hard ciders, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:27

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 17, 2016

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 17, 2016: 
• M&A: Grand Rapids-based Ranir LLC, a manufacturer of a variety of oral care products, has acquired Toronto-based BrushPoint, a maker of toothbrushes. In the deal, for which terms were not disclosed, Ranir will increase its product offerings and distribution footprint in the U.S., Canada and Europe. The BrushPoint acquisition comes on the heels of a deal in July of this year in which Ranir purchased the Rembrandt teeth-whitening brand from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Last month, the company also said it had purchased the 200,000-square-foot facility at 4701 East Paris Ave. SE where it had been a tenant for 20 years.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 30 September 2016 10:42

Holland distillery opens Saugatuck tasting room

Months after initiating a deal with Windquest Group, the family investment office for Dick and Betsy DeVos, Holland-based Coppercraft Distillery LLC has expanded with a tasting room in Saugatuck.

Published in Breaking News