The Rapidian

Manufacturing

MFP Automation Engineering to Host Manufacturing Day

by (cknauf)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under

MFP to Open Doors to Students and Community   Grandville, Michigan, Monday, September 29, 2014 – MFP Automation Engineering will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 4556 Spartan Industrial Dr., SW, Grandville,...

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Joe Biden speaks at American Seating Company

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 02-02-2012 under NEWS

On Wednesday morning, January 31, Vice President Joe Biden visited Grand Rapids for the second time in less than six months. He gave a roughly  45-minute talk at the American Seating Company on the city's northwest side. Biden praised...

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Local manufacturing workers react to Austin Bunn's "RUST"

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 10-04-2011 under OPINION

"It was a good run," said Marty Green, former employee of the General Motors Metal Fabrication plant in Wyoming, Mich. Marty sums up much of the sentiment radiating from "RUST." Namely, that the era of Michigan-as-titan-of-industry—of sweaty, hard-...

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Former manufacturing employees shake off the "RUST"

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 09-26-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Marty Green started his manufacturing career at the General Motors Metal Fabrication plant on 36th Street in Wyoming in 1985. Although he experienced some bumps along the way by way of short-lived layoffs, he still enjoyed his time at GM. ...

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