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.
Heightened volatility in order patterns coupled with uncertainty in the global economy and geopolitical environment contributed to flat performance at Herman Miller Inc.
A combination of increased sales and growth by acquisitions over the past year resulted in strong performance for Neogen Corp. in the second quarter of its 2017 fiscal year.
After acquiring Wisconsin-based Bemis Manufacturing Company in October, Custom Profile Inc. will now relocated the company’s operations to West Michigan.
Gabriel North America, a manufacturer of upholstery fabrics based in Denmark, plans to open its first North American sales and manufacturing office in Grand Rapids.
Tim Brown, president and CEO of Palo Alto, Calif-based IDEO has joined the board of directors at Steelcase Inc.
Developers of an apartment project along the Grand River north of downtown Grand Rapids secured state backing.
Developers expect to begin construction early next spring on a $52.7 million office and residential project in Kalamazoo that could create a “tipping point” for downtown development.
Medical device manufacturer Stryker Corp. expects to invest $130 million to build a new R&D campus in Portage.
Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. will consolidate its operations under one roof in Grand Rapids with the purchase of the former American Seating building at 601 7th St. NW
The Michigan Legislature on Thursday passed a pair of sweeping, bipartisan energy bills that just days before had divided business groups over whether the policy changes would negatively impact ratepayers.
Sigma Machine Inc. plans to invest $27.8 million in an expansion project that will increase the company’s presence in the Midlink Business Park in Comstock Township.
Holland-based New Holland Brewing Co. and Los Angeles-based Pabst Brewing Co. have announced a deal aimed at increasing New Holland’s sales and distribution.
Metro Health and the University of Michigan Health System say they’ve reached a final affiliation agreement.
Spartan Motors Inc. has acquired Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. of Snyder, Neb. in a deal that will position Spartan as the fourth largest manufacturer of fire trucks and components in North America.
With President and CEO Peter Kjome departing in February, the Grand Rapids Symphony has appointed Peter Perez as interim president and CEO.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Dec. 12, 2016:
• M&A: Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, has acquired the North American operations of New Zealand-based Tenon Limited. The company will be based in Grand Rapids and operate under a new name, Novo Building Products LLC. Novo is a manufacturer and distributor of speciality building products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Wolverine World Wide Inc. is preparing to bid on a military contract that could result in it producing the Saucony brand of athletic shoe at its Big Rapids facility.
The West Michigan Auto Auction received the first Auction of the Year award from the National Auto Auction Association last month for “its excellence in community service,” according to a statement.
HOLLAND — Children who attend the Little Hawks Discovery Preschool often get an insider’s view of their environment simply by getting outside.
State House lawmakers killed a Senate bill earlier this month that would have provided sportsman’s clubs an exemption from state and local property taxes.
LOWELL — The early excitement built up over a renewable energy facility in Lowell had begun to fade roughly a year ago, and formally ended on Dec. 1 when local officials moved to permanently cut ties with its operator.
The University of Michigan Health System’s acquisition of Metro Health appears on track to close in the near future.