Companies looking to expand their global reach need look no further than Grand Rapids, Michigan. Global Trade Magazine has just ranked Grand Rapids among the top 10 “Emerging Cities” in the US for global trade.

To develop the ranking, Global Trade Magazine identified 10 specific needs globally minded and competitive companies consider in selecting a new location for expansion and location. Grand Rapids was chosen for the list based on an overall analysis of how the region is excelling in those categories of interest.

While Grand Rapids is no stranger to the global market place, this designation further validates Grand Rapid’s ability to compete on a global scale. It also highlights the region as a good potential investment for companies looking to grow strategically. To read more about this ranking, please visit

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