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John Wiegand

John Wiegand

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Uvex Winter Holding, a safety equipment manufacturer based in Fürth, Germany, has acquired a minority stake in Grand Rapids-based Hex Armor.

In a bid to increase transparency among consumers and government, Senate Democrats today announced a bill requiring publicly-traded companies to disclose employees by location.

Thursday, 09 February 2017 13:31

Haworth sales up 6.6% in 2016

After a year of modest sales growth, Haworth Inc. today reported annual sales of $1.94 billion for 2016.

Thursday, 09 February 2017 05:00

Carbide Specialties acquired by Riverside Tool

Carbide Specialties Inc. of Grand Rapids has been acquired by an Elkhart, Ind.-based tooling company.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 06:00

Amway sales dip for third consecutive year

Sales at direct-selling giant Amway Corp. slid for the third consecutive year as key international markets softened in 2016.

After spending the early part of her career as a communicator with the United Nations and the U.S. Treasury Department, Kara Alaimo witnessed glaring disconnects between organizations and people communicating across different cultures. Her new book, “Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to practice global public relations and strategic communication,” seeks to shed some light on those differences and help people communicate more effectively. The book is built on interviews with senior communications professionals from 31 different countries and divides the globe into 10 distinct cultural units. Alaimo will visit Grand Valley State University as part of its APR Speakers Series on Feb. 13 to discuss her research and book. Alaimo spoke with MiBiz  prior to the event about how businesses should prepare to communicate across borders in an increasingly globalized and hostile world. 

Changes to the federal tax code implemented at the beginning of the year could alleviate burdensome financial and bureaucratic rules for many craft beverage makers. 

Businesses confronted with the risk of cybersecurity attacks need to avoid falling into the mindset that “it can’t happen to us.” 

PLAINWELL — Jim Turley remembers the call he received late one September night in 2014 as a moment that “altered our life.” 

Following through with campaign promises, the Trump administration has set its sights on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

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