Grow Your Business in Greater Grand Rapids
Centrally located between Chicago and Detroit, Grand Rapids is Michigan’s second-largest city and a hub for research, innovation and a thriving regional economy.
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What We Do
For over 30 years The Right Place has offered confidential, comprehensive business support services in Greater Grand Rapids. Our team has assisted thousands of companies to spur more than $5.1 billion in investments and 47,000 new jobs throughout the region.
- Supply Chain & Partner Opportunities
- Confidential Site Location Services
- State & Local Incentives
- Regional Service Providers
- Regional Business Infrastructure Improvements
- Manufacturing Innovation & Product Development
- International Business Development
- West Michigan Business Research
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What The Right
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Upcoming EventsAll Events
Industry 4.0 Workshop
Industry 4.0 buzz words have been flying around for a few years now, but it seems the mystery remains. What does all of it mean for small and midsized manufacturers? We’re here to break down the jargon and make the complex simple, separating reality from the hype.
3P Webinar Series: Product
Product quality is a given in any manufacturing environment, which is why companies need a robust approach that meets its customers’ requirements as well as international quality standards.
2022 Economic Outlook for West Michigan
Save the date for The Right Place, Inc. signature event of the year. One of the most anticipated economic forecast events in our community, the 2022 Economic Outlook will provide critical perspective to what may lie ahead in the year to come.
Recent NewsAll News
The Right Place assists global manufacturer tesa tape with Sparta expansion
The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Village of Sparta, announced that global adhesives manufacturer, tesa tape, Inc., will be expanding its current location at 324 S Union St. in Sparta. In addition to a capital investment of $36 million, the expansion will bring at least 25 new jobs to the area.
Industry 4.0 Campaign Launched to Support West Michigan Manufacturers
The Right Place, Lakeshore Advantage, Greater Muskegon Economic Development, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West), and Michigan Economic Development Corporation, launched a West Michigan Industry 4.0 campaign to increase manufacturers’ smart manufacturing technology adoption readiness. Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies into operations helps manufacturers to create opportunities for improved efficiency, higher revenues, and increased innovation.
Annual Thanksgiving event series receives awards from International Economic Development Council
Back To Michigan, a collaborative, state-wide event spearheaded by Hello West Michigan and The Right Place, was awarded a Silver and Bronze ranking by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at the Council’s 2021 annual conference.
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Achieving our vision of sustainable growth and economic prosperity for all in the Greater Grand Rapids region will take the support of the businesses and key stakeholders that make up our community.