Manufacturing

Feature Story Gentex talent acquisition specialist Chris Pollack speaks to a group of the company's interns gathered at Zeeland’s Lawrence Street Park last week.
Feature Story Team members from Zeeland High School's robotics team — known as Built on Brains, or B.O.B. — were one of two teams to compete at the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics World Championship in Houston last month.

Robotics students are next tech workforce


Feature Story Symbiote makes customized furniture products and solutions for the biotechnology, education, healthcare, and security industries.

Furniture-maker expands operations in Zeeland


Feature Story LG Energy Solution is making a $1.7 billion investment that will double the workforce.

LG Energy Solution’s expansion to create 1,200 new jobs


Feature Story Jennifer Owens is CEO of Lakeshore Advantage.
Feature Story Grace Klang at Western Michigan University's engineering campus. 

Scholarships support students studying advanced manufacturing


Feature Story Sydney Ritsema was the recipient of the Herbert F. and Mabel L. Olney Memorial Scholarship. She graduated from Ferris State University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in forensic psychology. 
Feature Story An expansion at Art Mulder and Sons Trucking will add 147,000 square feet of new facility space and create up to 55 new jobs.

Art Mulder and Sons Trucking plans $31M expansion


Feature Story Gentex plans to utilize its expertise in digital vision, software development and industrial design to help eSight develop the next generation of mobile electronic eyewear.

Gentex partners with eSight to focus on advanced digital eyewear


Feature Story Jubilee Ministries Executive Director Steve Grose and Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Don Wilkinson speak to a crowd before a ceremonial groundbreaking at Park Vista Place, a joint project of the two, on East 40th Street in Holland.

More housing coming to West Michigan, still more needed


Feature Story Students visit Wolverine Coil Spring during Discover Manufacturing Week. 

‘Eye-opening’ event helps students discover manufacturing


Feature Story Lakeshore Advantage received an award from the  International Economic Development Council.

Lakeshore Advantage garners international award


Feature Story Public Thread "upcycles" scrap fabric to create new products. Industrial sewing skills are in demand for a variety of West Michigan industries.

GRCC launches industrial sewing certificate program


Feature Story Impact Fab in Holland is Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies.

Industry 4.0 campaign launched to support West Michigan manufacturers


Feature Story A rendering of the $1.2 million facility USA Sign Frame and Stake is building in Zeeland Township.

Investment in green technology grows sign-maker


Feature Story Advanced Architectural’s plans to invest $1.1 million to expand its facility at 959 Industrial Drive in the city of Allegan.
Feature Story Luciano Hernandez V and his dad, Luciano Hernandez IV, display their product, Spirit Fire Lights, at the SURGE Celebration.