From farm to table

COMPANY
Packers Canning Co., dba Honee Bear Canning Co.

WEBSITE
honeebear.com

LOCATION
72100 M 40
Lawton, MI 49065

YEAR FOUNDED
Honee Bear Canning was founded in 1943 and Packers Canning in 1967. The two entities existed as a partnership between the grandfather of Steve Packer, current president and chief executive officer, and another family. The Packer family became sole owners in 1967.

Passionate About Protein

COMPANY
Proteos

WEBSITE
proteos.com

LOCATION
4717 Campus Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

REGIONAL FOOTPRINT
8,000 square feet in Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Innovation Center

YEAR FOUNDED
2003

A Culture Molded By Family

COMPANY
Sturgis Molded Products (SMP)
HEADQUARTERS
1950 Clark Street
Sturgis, MI 49091
WEBSITE
smpco.com
YEAR FOUNDED
1966

Wear It Well

COMPANY
Edwards Garment

WORLD HEADQUARTERS
4900 S 9th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

WEBSITE
edwardsgarment.com

EXECUTIVE
Gary Schultz, President and CEO

Go Off-Road: Turn Off Sprinkle Road and Ride on into Zeigler Motorsports

COMPANY
Zeigler Motorsports
THIS REGIONAL LOCATION
Celebrating its grand opening on June 14, 2017, this facility boasts 85,000 square feet at 5001 Park Circle in Kalamazoo, Michigan and sits on 50 acres offering outdoor test track experiences.
THE BIG PICTURE
Zeigler Motorsports is part of the Zeigler Automotive Group with 79 franchises in 23 locations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and New York.

WHERE THE TEMPERATURE IS JUST RIGHT

DENSO MANUFACTURING MICHIGAN IN BATTLE CREEK MAKES CARS HEAT UP (OR COOL DOWN) EFFICIENTLY

COMPANY
DENSO Manufacturing Michigan, Inc. (DMMI)

REGIONAL LOCATION
DMMI occupies 1.38 million square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, and administrative floor space on more than 100 acres of land at 1 Denso Road in Battle Creek, Michigan. Operations began locally in 1986.

PRODUCTION LINES: Special-Lite, Inc.

COMPANY
Special-Lite, Inc.

HEADQUARTERS
Decatur, Michigan

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS
Niles, Michigan; Marshall, Arkansas

YEAR FOUNDED
1969

The Sound of Music

Walking by a restored historic building in downtown Marshall, Michigan, you just might hear a few mandolin chords coming from behind the closed doors of Northfield Musical Products. Its storefront on W. Michigan Avenue is home to the company’s Marshall headquarters, which features a workshop area and showroom. This is no ordinary music store. Here you will find racks of specialty woods for use when master grade mandolins are commissioned, a full selection of instruments for trying out the various Northfield lines, and lots of charm and history to soak in while sitting in the front room.

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