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Driven by relatively affordable real estate and a diverse workforce, the West Michigan region has become a growing hub for call centers, administrative back offices and — to a lesser extent — data centers.

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In Michigan and two neighboring states that passed Right to Work laws, wages have grown slower than in three other Great Lakes states that have preserved collective bargaining rights.

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While West Michigan may lack the depth of resources and talent that some regions of the country possess when it comes to the medical device industry, it may have one key advantage: the affordability of its contract manufacturing. 

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The Right Place Inc. has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) to host a free event aimed at connecting West Michigan businesses with supporting resources.

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Dematic, a manufacturer of conveyors systems, will explore the closure of its Grand Rapids manufacturing operations, according to a statement released today.

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Companies who get their products produced in Michigan only use a portion of the state’s highly skilled advanced manufacturing resources.

Published in Manufacturing

New research suggests that West Michigan is losing one of its competitive advantages: its comparatively lower health care costs.

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