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IP Consulting invests nearly $700,000 in Kentwood facility

BY MiBiz Staff Wednesday, October 12, 2016 02:00pm

KENTWOOD — A West Michigan information technology firm specializing in cyber security, network infrastructure and other services plans to upgrade its facility in Kentwood.

IP Consulting Inc. will invest nearly $700,000 to purchase new computers, IT equipment, furniture and other facility upgrades, as well as to cover its annual lease costs.

The company expects to create 25 new jobs as a result of the investment.

The Right Place Inc., a Grand Rapids-based economic development firm, assisted IP Consulting in securing a $180,000 performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

More than 14,000 people in West Michigan work in the high-tech industry, according to a study by The Right Place. The study also notes that the region’s high-tech sector has grown 20 percent since 2009.

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