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Custom Profile Inc. has acquired the plastic extrusion business from Wisconsin-based Bemis Manufacturing Company.

Four of the top five investments by venture capital firms in the state went to West Michigan companies in the third quarter.

The Grand Rapids chapter of American Institute of Architects (AIA) held its annual Honor Awards Gala last night. Twenty entries were submitted this year, in categories such as: individual buildings, interior architecture and small commercial design. That’s fewer entries than a year ago, but it isn’t a bad thing, according to Thom Danckaert, Grand Rapids AIA board president and lead design architect at Grand Rapids-based Progressive AE.

DP Fox Ventures LLC, the family office of Dan and Pamella DeVos, today announced its acquisition of the Edge Ice Arena in Holland.

Royal Technologies Corporation will invest $33.7 million to construct a new facility in Jamestown Charter Township.

Metal Mechanics expands in Schoolcraft

Written by | Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:37 |

Metal Mechanics Inc. will add seven jobs as part of a $1.25 million investment in Schoolcraft, according to a statement.

CWD Real Estate Investment Inc.’s purchase of the Fifth Third Bancorp. campus in downtown Grand Rapids is a done deal.

Kalamazoo Sanitary Supply Inc. (KSS Enterprises) this week announced the completion of its expanded headquarters facility on the south side of Kalamazoo.

Expansion of WMU BTR Park gets federal funds

Written by | Tuesday, 04 October 2016 15:02 |

Newly-awarded federal funds will help Western Michigan University (WMU) move forward with the second phase of its high-tech business park.

Executives answering the latest survey by Business Leaders for Michigan expect both the state and U.S. economies to grow at a slower pace through 2017.

Tigmaster Company expands in Baroda

Written by | Tuesday, 04 October 2016 10:23 |

Tigmaster Company, a Baroda-based provider of laser cutting, water jet, welding and other services, plans to invest nearly $200,000 into facility expansion project.

A manufacturer of a variety of oral care products has closed a deal with Toronto-based BrushPoint.

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 3, 2016

Written by | Sunday, 02 October 2016 14:19 |

Here’s the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 3, 2016: 

• M&A: Glenmoor Village, a Battle Creek-based manufactured home community, has been acquired by Chicago-based Zeman Homes Inc., according to a statement. Zeman, one of the largest private operators of manufactured home communities, now has seven properties in Michigan, plus sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois and Indiana. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Glenmoor opened in 2002, according to a report in the Battle Creek Enquirer

Third Coast Development LLC continues to invest in projects along Michigan Street to the east of downtown Grand Rapids.

Holland distillery opens Saugatuck tasting room

Written by | Friday, 30 September 2016 10:42 |

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.

Oral health care manufacturer Ranir LLC has acquired the building where it’s been a tenant for more than 20 years.

eAgile partners with German manufacturer

Written by | Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:04 |

eAgile Inc., a manufacturer of radio frequency identification technology (RFID), has partnered with Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH of Germany.

Spectrum Health joins Affirmant Health Partners

Written by | Wednesday, 28 September 2016 16:19 |

Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health is the newest member of a statewide coalition of clinically-integrated health systems.

The Alliance for Economic Success, an economic development organization in Manistee County, recently added new members from Benzie County to its board of directors.

Atlanta-based fast food chain Chick-fil-A Inc. appears to have plans for a store at 2183 East Beltline Ave., just north of Knapp Street NE.

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