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Kent County recognized as a top county for manufacturing
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Kent County recognized as a top county for manufacturing

Using data compiled by U.S. Census Bureau, Michigan's 83 counties have been ranked by highest number of manufacturing jobs. This ranking used the average number of residents employed in manufacturing from 2012-2016. Out of the 83 counties in Michigan, Kent County ranked No. 4 with the average number of manufacturing jobs totaling 58,285.

Grand Rapids named one of the best metros in the US for STEM professionals
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Grand Rapids named one of the best metros in the US for STEM professionals

The city of Grand Rapids was recently named one of the best metros in the U.S. for STEM professionals. WalletHub, a personal finance website, compared the 100 largest metro areas in the nation to determine the best markets for STEM professional

The Right Place board of directors changes for 2018
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The Right Place board of directors changes for 2018

The Right Place, Inc. recently appointed six new board members to the 2018 Right Place board of directors, replacing seven retiring board members. Leadership of the board of directors remains unchanged, with three officers continuing their terms.

The Right Place assists local company with expansion at notable area building
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The Right Place assists local company with expansion at notable area building

Today, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Wyoming, we're announcing that local company Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC (dba Advantage Solutions) will expand its sales and marketing operations and consolidate several local operations into the former Klingman’s building, 1001 28th Street, Wyoming.

The Right Place assists ITS Partners with local expansion
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The Right Place assists ITS Partners with local expansion

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced that locally-based ITS Partners will invest $2.5 million towards a new headquarters and add 68 high-tech jobs.

The Right Place assists Service Express with local expansion
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The Right Place assists Service Express with local expansion

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), announced that locally-based Service Express will expand its West Michigan presence by making enhancements to a current location and establishing a second location at 3855 Sparks Drive in Grand Rapids.

The Right Place assists Litehouse, Inc. with area expansion
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The Right Place assists Litehouse, Inc. with area expansion

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Lowell, announced that refrigerated salad dressing manufacturer Litehouse, Inc. will invest$12.1m and add 77 new jobs at its Lowell facility.

Newaygo County Economic Development Office assists new Ceres Solutions Co-op with latest expansion
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Newaygo County Economic Development Office assists new Ceres Solutions Co-op with latest expansion

Today, The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County Economic Development Office (NCEDO) announced they have assisted Ceres Solutions Co-op (formerly North Central Co-op) with the next phase of the company’s investment in White Cloud, Michigan.

Ionia County Economic Alliance &The Right Place partner with Herbruck's Poultry Ranch to enable major expansion
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Ionia County Economic Alliance &The Right Place partner with Herbruck's Poultry Ranch to enable major expansion

Today, the Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA), The Right Place and Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and other state and local partners, announced a major public-private partnership to expand Herbruck’s Ionia-based farm, creating 33 jobs and $16.3 million in capital investment.

The Right Place assists major insurer with technology center expansion
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The Right Place assists major insurer with technology center expansion

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Grand Rapids, announced that Lansing-based insurer Auto-Owners Insurance will expand its technology center operations at 3949 Sparks Drive in Grand Rapids.

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