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What Businesses Say

“As we have grown and expanded The Right Place has been a great partner, most recently in our decision to open our new Industrial Tech Center in Walker. The Right Place was our first call when we decided to expand these services. Their unequaled knowledge coupled with their deep regional connections, and their knowledge of available resources made the decision to grow in West Michigan an easy one. ”
Feyen ZylstraNate KoetjeCEO
“For Michigan to truly “win” – we must look at economic development as a team sport – which is why we’re proud to invest in The Right Place. This organization is a perfect example of bringing together the right players – comprised of both business leaders and community leaders – to successfully attract jobs, talent and businesses to our home state of Michigan.”
Consumers EnergyGarrick RochowPresident & CEO
“Every business, at some point in its journey, needs to be pointed in the right direction. It needs help making the right contacts, connecting to the right resources, and knowing where to go for sound business advice. The Right Place has been pointing businesses in the right direction for over 35 years and we believe that supporting the Right Place in helping businesses thrive is part of our obligation to the community.”
Gentex CorporationSteve DowningPresident & CEO
“An investment in The Right Place is an investment in our future. The more smart, forward-thinking businesses we’re able to attract to West Michigan, the more opportunities there will be to grow and learn from each other”
Irwin Seating CompanyGraham IrwinPresident & CEO
“We first engaged with the Right Place team as part of a major expansion, and they were instrumental in assisting with recruitment and training of employees for our growth. We are members of The Right Place’s Manufacturers Council, and as part of the Council we tour other member companies to share best practices, attend educational events on current topics impacting manufacturing, and develop networking relationships with other manufacturers. By investing in The Right Place, we not only receive the benefits mentioned above, but are also contributing to the future economic development of the fine community where we live and work.”
Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc.Pat GreenePresident
“Nobody else goes to work every day with the intention of retaining and creating jobs for the entire West Michigan community. Through their dedicated staff, The Right Place utilizes a variety of tools and contacts to make sure that West Michigan is one of the most attractive places to conduct business in the country. Whether it is convincing a company to relocate to West Michigan, addressing pertinent pending or existing legislation, or providing assistance to current West Michigan companies as they expand their business, The Right Place is always at the ready to get these jobs done.”
Medbio, Inc.Chris WilliamsOwner