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The Right Place assists two manufacturers expanding in West Michigan
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The Right Place assists two manufacturers expanding in West Michigan

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, in collaboration with its state, regional, and local partners announced the expansion of two companies in the Grand Rapids area. The two projects are expected to bring a total of 110 new jobs and $3.78 million in new capital investment to the region.

NxGen MDx to invest $2.8 million, creating 37 new high-tech jobs
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NxGen MDx to invest $2.8 million, creating 37 new high-tech jobs

The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners in the City of Grand Rapids, has announced the approval of a Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive that will bring 37 new high-tech, life science jobs and $2.8 million in new investment to Grand Rapids, Michigan over the next three years.

Newaygo County Economic Development Office assists growing local manufacturer with new expansion
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Newaygo County Economic Development Office assists growing local manufacturer with new expansion

Today, The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County Economic Development Office (NCEDO) announced that it has assisted North Central Co-op (NCC) with a major expansion to its feed mill in White Cloud, Michigan. The $10,111,742 investment by the company to expand its animal feed manufacturing facility will be supported by a P.A. 198 tax abatement by the City of White Cloud.

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.

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