Technology and Innovation

Feature Story Ottawa County's humanoid robot, dubbed Francesca, helps visitors to the Fillmore Complex find their way through the building to the correct department.

Wayfinding robot 'Francesca' returns to Ottawa County


Feature Story Entrepreneurs Luciano Hernandez V and his dad, Luciano Hernandez IV, show off their product at the Surge Celebration.
Feature Story Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland Teen Center Director, Sara Delbene, helps a teen with her homework on a Wi-Fi enabled device.
Feature Story Groundworks is open again for one-on-one appointments with coordinator Dan Zuberbier.

Groundworks, HDL’s ‘incubator for creativity,’ reopens


Feature Story Gentex technology on display at SURGE Celebration 2018.

SURGE marks five years of launching startups


Feature Story Dave Koster is the general manager of the Holland BPW.
Feature Story Woodward Inc. is expanding its aerospace manufacturing capabilities.
Feature Story Koops Automation Systems team members work together to assemble an automated system.
Feature Story utomated Machine Systems is growing its existing Georgetown Township facility with a 35,000-square-foot expansion.
Feature Story A trove of on-demand e-learning and Zoom classes —183 in all — paved the way for Ottawa County emploees to stretch their work knowledge. Pictured from left: HR Director Marcie VerBeek and employees Sarah Allen and Kara Bostrom Young.

E-learning, Zoom pave way for Ottawa County employees to expand skills


Feature Story Conveyor Concepts of Michigan LLC is expanding its Coopersville facility.
Feature Story While at Grand Valley, Jordan Vanderham developed a mask that makes it easier to breathe while working or playing in below-freezing air.
Feature Story “One-third of everything we eat depends on pollination,” says Don Lam, of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association (HABA). “Imagine losing one bite out of every three.”