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The Right Place assists Perdue Farms to open new facility in Oceana County
Perdue Foods pet treat division to add 99 jobs, invest $27 million to open facility in the region
LEAP Led M-21 AgTech Taskforce Launches Effort to Attract Businesses on Vital Agricultural Corridor
The Right Place assists Unismack, SA to locate first US operation in Kentwood
Greece-based company, Unismack, SA, a developer and manufacturer of high-quality crackers and other snack foods, to create 185 new jobs and invest in a multi-million-dollar project to build US headquarters, innovation center, and manufacturing facility in Kentwood, MI
The Oceana County Economic Alliance & The Right Place assist local fruit farm with new technology
N J Fox & Sons earns $75,000 grant to convert former cold storage room into pear ripening room
Grand Rapids regional business leaders report strong confidence in local economy; plans for expansions
As pandemic restrictions ease and businesses begin the transition to a post-pandemic mode of operation, The Right Place team met with leaders from 118 area companies in the month of June. These meetings were designed to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing our regional companies, while offering insight into the region’s overall economic health.
The Right Place and Oceana County Economic Alliance assist local fruit processor with major expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Oceana County Economic Alliance (OCEA), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan Community Capital (MCC), and Michigan Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced that family-owned fruit processor, Peterson Farms Inc., will be expanding its operations in Shelby, Mich.
The Right Place assists Roskam Baking Company with plant expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Kentwood, announced that Roskam Baking Company will be expanding its operations at 5565 Broadmoor Ave SE in Kentwood, Michigan. This expansion will result in the creation of 238 new jobs and a capital investment of $85.2 million.
West Michigan Dataconomy: Agribusiness in the region
If you asked someone what industry Michigan is known for, most people would say manufacturing. While it’s true that the state has an overarching strength in a variety of manufacturing sectors, West Michigan holds domestic and global competitiveness in another area, too.
The Right Place assists Agropur, Inc. with local expansion
Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Wyoming, announced that Wisconsin-based Agropur, Inc. will invest $21.3 million to expand its existing local facility, resulting in the creation of 62 new jobs over the next three years.
The Right Place assists Foremost Farms with Greenville expansion
The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the City of Greenville, Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and other state partners, has announced that Wisconsin-based dairy processing cooperative Foremost Farms will invest $57.9 million on a 96-acre site in the Greenville Industrial Park in Greenville.