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NCEDO and The Right Place assist Harbison Walker International with $1.4 million investment in Newaygo area operations
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NCEDO and The Right Place assist Harbison Walker International with $1.4 million investment in Newaygo area operations

Today, The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County Economic Development Office (NCEDO) announced that it has assisted HarbisonWalker International in expanding its Newaygo County operations. The $1,470,000 investment by the company to expand its manufacturing facility will be supported by a P.A. 198 tax abatement by Everett Township.

The Right Place assists local tech firm with new expansion
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The Right Place assists local tech firm with new expansion

The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the City of Kentwood have announced the approval of a $180,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for Kentwood-based IP Consulting, Inc.

The Right Place Inc. Receives Two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council
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The Right Place Inc. Receives Two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council

Grand Rapids-based economic development organization The Right Place, Inc. received two awards recently from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Right Place received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its website (www.rightplace.org) and a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its RPI Insider investor newsletter.

Birgit Klohs Receives Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council
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Birgit Klohs Receives Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council

Birgit Klohs, President and CEO of The Right Place, Inc. has received the Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at a recognition dinner on Monday, Sept. 26, during the IEDC Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH.

​The Right Place attracts California manufacturer to West Michigan
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​The Right Place attracts California manufacturer to West Michigan

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners in the City of Kentwood, today announced the approval of a $400,000 Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive that will bring 73 new jobs and nearly $4.2 million in new investment to Kentwood, Michigan over the next three year.

The Right Place attracts new German-based company to Grand Rapids
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The Right Place attracts new German-based company to Grand Rapids

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., today announced that German-based HTS Hydraulische Transportsysteme GmbH will establish its first North American location in West Michigan. The new facility (HTS Direct, LLC), located at 3532 Roger B Chaffee Blvd., Wyoming, MI 49548, will provide sales, warehousing, service, and distribution for all North & South American sales.

Grand Rapids area ranked as third best in USA for Job Creation & Economic Development
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Grand Rapids area ranked as third best in USA for Job Creation & Economic Development

For the second consecutive year, Area Development Magazine ranked the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA is the third best area in the country for businesses to prosper. The sixth annual “Leading Locations” study was published on Area Development’s website this week.

The Right Place assists software embedded software and electronics engineering firm in expanding West Michigan presence
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The Right Place assists software embedded software and electronics engineering firm in expanding West Michigan presence

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners, today announced the approval of a $200,000 Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) high-tech grant for DornerWorks, Ltd. that will bring 25 new high-tech jobs and $1.3 million in new investment to Grand Rapids, Michigan over the next three years.

The Right Place retains key film manufacturer in West Michigan
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The Right Place retains key film manufacturer in West Michigan

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners in the City of Grand Rapids, today announced the approval of a Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive that will bring 50 new jobs and $17.1 million in new investment to Grand Rapids, Michigan over the next three years.

West Michigan Celebrates Economic Development Week May 8-14, 2016
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West Michigan Celebrates Economic Development Week May 8-14, 2016

West Michigan is celebrating Economic Development Week from May 8-14. Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to highlight the importance and value of economic development’s role in building vibrant communities.

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