rss icon

Sunday, 01 May 2016 09:36

MiBiz Growth Report: May 2, 2016

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 2, 2016.

  • M&A: Brad Davis and Lynne Bosgraaf, both formerly executive team members at Grand Haven-based Light Corp., have acquired Ram Electronics Inc., a manufacturer in Fruitport of printed circuit boards, custom wire harnesses and other components. The deal came about as Ram’s previous owner, Don Neidlinger, looked to retire. Zeeland-based Rua Associates LLC advised Davis and Bosgraaf on the deal, the terms of which were not disclosed. The executives partnered with Mercantile Bank Corp. to structure a loan through the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s collateral support program. The program provides collateral to fund down payments on expansions or mergers and acquisitions.
  • M&A: Lansing-based Neogen Corp., a manufacturer of food and animal safety products, acquired Brazil-based Deoxi Biotecnologia Ltda, an operator of an animal genomics laboratory, according to a statement. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Deoxi’s management and staff will remain with the company.
Published in In the News

ALLEGAN — John Hendrickson assumed command at Perrigo Co. plc as the company faces problems in Europe that will cut into 2016 earnings.

Published in In the News

A Southwest Michigan biosciences firm plans to use a recent investment to move its cold weather- and drought-resistant seed technology from the research phase into developing new markets.

Published in In the News

Most research firms project the commercial real estate market in West Michigan will maintain slow but steady growth in 2016. 

Published in Design Build
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 18:59

SpartanNash names new CFO

Grocery distribution and retail company SpartanNash Inc. (Nasdaq: SPTN) has named Chris Meyers its new CFO, effective April 11.

Published in In the News

The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine completed the acquisition of the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center on Jan. 1. The medical school plans to use the Innovation Center to expand its research work.

Published in In the News

While airport executives invest in providing better customer service, the broader aviation industry faces a looming pilot shortage, leading to a period of uncertainty for facilities managers, communities and economic developers as they wait to see how airline carriers respond.

Published in Crystal Ball

Downtowns across West Michigan have transformed into destinations for some of the area’s leading life sciences and biomedical research institutions. For proof, one needn’t look beyond Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo where Michigan State University and Western Michigan University, respectively, have each made significant investments in medical learning and research facilities

Published in Commercial Real Estate

A new rehabilitation clinic near Calvin College’s campus is the first of what Steve Vanderkamp believes could become multiple locations in the future in the Grand Rapids area.

Published in Health Biz

According to a statement from the university, its fall 2015 student census was 23,556 students, down 1.5 percent compared to last fall. New students, however, grew 0.1 percent to approximately 3,100 students.

Published in In the News
Page 6 of 13

Breaking News

October 2018
S M T W T F S
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Follow MiBiz