Manufacturing

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.
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 Conveyor Concepts of Michigan LLC is expanding its Coopersville facility.
Feature Story A GRCC student works in a manufacturing pneumatics class.

$9.8M federal grant to fund skills training for workers


Feature Story Land O'Lakes donated 10,000 pounds of its dog food to Harbor Humane. The food will serve pets at the shelter, in foster care, and at the pet food pantry.
Feature Story Hudsonville Ice Cream dropped off pints of their most popular flavors at Spectrum Health hospitals earlier this year as part of its Random Acts of Ice Cream campaign.

Hudsonville’s Random Acts of Ice Cream honors everyday heroes


Feature Story Joe Matthews is the Vice President of Purchasing and Diversity Officer for Zeeland-based Gentex Corp.

Love of language translates into action


Feature Story Six 2020 Discover Manufacturing Week scholarships, valued at $500 each, are available to high school seniors pursuing a manufacturing-related career in Michigan.
Feature Story JR Automation worked with GM to build a mask assembly line in metro Detroit in just six days.

Lakeshore manufacturers refocus to provide essential products


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21 Lakeshore expansion projects create 1,000 jobs in 2019