Rolar Products Expands Operations with New Facility

Business News |Jan 30, 2023|2 min read
Implementing High-Tech Equipment and Integrated Software Solutions Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is pleased to announce that Rolar Products, a leading provider of precision machined parts for the medical and aerospace industries, has expanded its operations and moved to a new facility at 2076 Northwoods Drive in Egelston Township. Rolar’s new 60,000 ...
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West Michigan Water Infrastructure Project Receives Final Approval from State Legislature

Business News |Dec 9, 2022|4 min read
$60 million in SOAR Funding Approved by Senate and House Appropriations Committees Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) and Lakeshore Advantage, in partnership with Muskegon County, announced today that the Michigan State Legislature has voted to approve the Southeast Regional Force Main infrastructure expansion project. The Michigan Strategic Fund board voted on October ...
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Greater Muskegon Economic Development Receives Prestigious Economic Impact Award

Business News |Dec 2, 2022|3 min read
Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) has been named the recipient of the “Large Economic Impact Deal of the Year” award by the Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC). Consumers Energy nominated GMED for the award for their work in connection with global life sciences leader, Cytiva’s decision to locate future operations in Muskegon ...
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Grant Applications Are Now Open for Environmental Site Assessments in Muskegon County

Business News |Nov 7, 2022|2 min read
$500,000 in Funding to Individual Property Owners for Brownfield Assessments Muskegon, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is now accepting applications for grants for environmental site assessments of brownfield sites in Muskegon County. This opportunity is the result of a $500,000 grant to GMED by the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to support environmental site ...
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Major West Michigan Water Infrastructure Project Receives Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Business News |Oct 5, 2022|4 min read
Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) and Lakeshore Advantage, in partnership with Muskegon County, are pleased to announce the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has voted to support a major West Michigan water infrastructure expansion project. The MSF board voted today to allocate $60 million to connect users of the Coopersville Wastewater Treatment Plant in northern Ottawa ...
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International Biopharma Manufacturer Coming to Muskegon Charter Township

Business News |Aug 3, 2022|2 min read
Cytiva, a global life sciences leader, is investing in additional resins manufacturing operations outside of Sweden for the first time in the company’s history with the acquisition of a new facility in Muskegon. The new chromatography resins manufacturing site is part of Cytiva and Pall Corporation’s 1.5 billion USD capacity expansion investment. Cytiva plans to ...
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Muskegon Heights Receives $250,000 from Consumers Energy Foundation to Support Downtown Improvements

Business News |Jul 22, 2022|2 min read
The City of Muskegon Heights has been awarded a $250,000 Prosperity Award from the Consumers Energy Foundation to support the “Reaching New Muskegon Heights” vision plan for downtown. The application process was led by GMED Community Development Specialist Cathy Brubaker-Clarke. Funds will be used to make improvements at Rowan Park in the heart of downtown, ...
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Muskegon Heights DDA Approves Downtown Vision Plan

Business News |Jun 9, 2022|4 min read
Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) in partnership with the City of Muskegon Heights is pleased to announce that the City’s downtown development authority (DDA) has approved the “Reaching New Muskegon Heights” vision plan for downtown Muskegon Heights. The plan is part of a larger New Muskegon Heights initiative and is the culmination of an 18-month ...
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Marla Schneider Named New GMED President/CEO

Business News |May 15, 2022|2 min read
Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is pleased to announce that Marla Schneider will join the organization as President/CEO beginning June 1, 2022. She will take the reins from Jim Edmonson, who was hired in 2019 to help implement a three-year transition plan for the organization. Schneider spent a decade working as the Vice President of ...
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Norton Shores Approves Tax Abatement for Local Manufacturer Expansion

Business News |May 15, 2022|2 min read
Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is pleased to announce that the City of Norton Shores has approved a 12-year tax abatement for local manufacturer Seal Bond for their new 200,000 square foot production facility at 1251 East Mt. Garfield Rd. in Norton Shores. Seal Bond produces industrial adhesives, sealants and coatings for a variety of ...
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