When Southwest Michigan First looked to create a robust wellness program, the economic development agency wanted to add a level of thoughtfulness to its programming rather than focus on avoiding unhealthy behaviors or diets and eliminating sedentary lifestyles.
Archive for May, 2015
WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — Elkhart-based Forest River Manufacturing, an RV manufacturing staple in Indiana, is opening a new facility in White Pigeon, Mich. and bringing hundreds of jobs with it.
WHITE PIGEON – One of the area’s largest RV makers broke ground Wednesday in White Pigeon for a huge expansion project.
WHITE PIGEON — Elkhart-based Forest River Manufacturing formally breaks ground today on the company’s first Michigan location.
Located at 500 W. Chicago Road, White Pigeon, the new site will include three roughly 100,000-square-foot plants that will produce new lines, according to a news release. Forest River has yet to disclose what those new products might be, though, said Heather Baker, executive vice president of Southwest Michigan First.
Forest River will break ground this week on a new manufacturing facility in Michigan.
The Elkhart-based company announced plans in January to build three 100,000-square-foot facilities in White Pigeon and create 396 jobs in the next three years.
The winning companies of this year’s Best and Brightest elite awards and Best of the Best awards were announced today during an annual awards event honoring West Michigan businesses for their best practices in human resources.
West Michigan’s 2015 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For were recognized by the Michigan Business and Professional Association on May 7 for their innovation and best practices in human resources during an annual symposium and awards program at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids
PRESS RELEASE: The Shovel Will Hit the Dirt in White Pigeon as Forest River Manufacturing Breaks Ground on New Site
WHITE PIGEON, MI – On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:00 am, Forest River Manufacturing will break ground on its future Michigan site to be located at 500 West Chicago Road, White Pigeon, MI 49099.