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Tapping Into the Remote Workforce: Building the Next Great Technology Hub of the Midwest
What is being done to lay the foundation for remote work here in our region? We have a unique opportunity to tap into this new wave of remote work to help establish Greater Grand Rapids as the next top technology hub in the Midwest.
$540,000 grant aims to help regional advanced manufacturing and technology companies attract & retain talent
As many as 20 companies have until Feb. 16 to apply for up to $25,000 in funding to offset career training costs
The Top 5 Things Learned at CES 2022
Is there a better way to kick off the new year than learning about the upcoming technology trends of the world?
5 Reasons to attend the 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Summit
The Manufacturing Leadership Summit 2021 will take place Thursday, September 23 in Grand Rapids. Presented by The Right Place, Inc. and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West), the Summit will deliver attendees a line-up of industry experts who will touch on a wide-array of topics surrounding technology, talent and innovation.
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 assists Ada software company with local expansion
Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), announced that software development agency, Michigan Software Labs, will be expanding its current location at 452 Ada Dr. SE in Ada. In addition to a capital investment of $840,535, the expansion will bring 27 new jobs to the area.
The Right Place assists cyber security company with expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced that full-scope cyber security company Vulnerability Discovery & Analysis Labs, LLC (VDA Labs) has expanded to a new location at 5234 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.
The Right Place assists Feyen Zylstra with local expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Walker, announced that industrial technology and electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra will be expanding to a second location in the City of Walker.
West Michigan Dataconomy: Information technology & cybersecurity sectors
Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity are hot topics these days. The industries are in high demand, and are predicted to continue seeing growth in the coming years. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the role these industries play in the West Michigan economy.
The Right Place assists local tech company with expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Grand Rapids, announced that DealerOn, Inc. will be expanding in the City of Grand Rapids. This will result in the creation of at least 44 new jobs and a capital investment of $1.6 million over the next three years.