Students from Baker College of Jackson won the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense competition in Grand Rapids. The 10-member team competed against teams from colleges and universities throughout the state and will represent Michigan at the Midwest regional competition, March 28-29, in Palos Hills, Ill.
Dematic, the Grand Rapids-based United States operation of the logistics equipment manufacturer based in Luxembourg, has rolled out Dematic iQ, software that extends beyond traditional warehouse control systems into knowledge-based logistics optimization.
An ex-lunchroom aide who authorities say paid students to beat up a fourth-grader has been sentenced to 7 days in jail and a year of probation.
The Grand Rapids-based technology consulting firm C/D/H has moved its southeast Michigan office from Royal Oak to downtown Detroit.
Consumers Energy is encouraging businesses from the Indiana line to the Upper Peninsula to save energy by sponsoring the West Michigan Battle of the Buildings, a friendly competition that will run through the rest of this year.
The summit will also feature pitches by job seekers and presentations on best practices that are being used currently.
More than 40 large thefts of gasoline, diesel fuel and equipment have been reported in the Grand Rapids area since October.
The Midwest dominated the Top 20 list.
The West Michigan industrial economy experienced continued growth in the latest survey of corporate purchasing managers conducted by Brian G. Long, director of supply management research at Grand Valley State Univeresity’s Seidman College of Business.
Employers in the Detroit area, West Michigan and the state as a whole are expected to hire at a brisk pace during the second quarter, according to the latest Employment Outlook Survey, released Tuesday by the Milwaukee, Wis.-based temporary help firm Manpower Inc.