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Grand Rapids-based Spartan Nash to Acquire Indianapolis Food Service Company

Spartan Nash, a Grand Rapids-based grocery distributor, has entered into a definitive agreement with Caito Foods Service, an Indianapolis-based supplier of fruits and vegetables, to acquire certain assets of the company and its affiliate, Blue Ribbon Transport.

Wolverine Solutions Group Acquires $3M Printer, Expands Production Facility

Wolverine Solutions Group, a Detroit-based business communications company, has invested $3 million in a high-definition Screen Truepress Jet 520 HD printer for commercial printing and publishing applications.

Kid Rock Concept Motorcycle Debuts at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas

Polaris Industries Inc., a Minnesota-based global power sports company, has debuted a new three-wheel concept motorcycle at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas that pays tribute to Kid Rock, a musical artist from Detroit.

Chevrolet Previews New Blue Line Concept Vehicles Before SEMA Show

Prior to its scheduled Nov. 1 public debut at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Detroit-based Chevrolet has unveiled its newest concept vehicles, the Malibu and Cruze RS hatchback Blue Line.

Detroit Historical Museum to Present New Music Exhibit this Month

The Detroit Historical Museum in the city’s Midtown neighborhood will debut a new exhibit called “Detroit: America’s Live Music Engine” on Oct. 22.

Gorman’s Home Furnishing’s Showrooms to Feature New Rachael Ray Home Collection

Gorman’s Home Furnishings and Interior Design, a Michigan-based home furnishing company, has announced that it will operate as the exclusive retailer in the state for the new Rachael Ray Home Collection.

Seattle Consulting Firm Opens Detroit Office

Slalom, a Seattle-based business consulting firm, has opened a new office in downtown Detroit, which aims to employ 500 people within the next five years.

Beyond Basics and Taylor Reading Corps Partner to Improve Taylor School District Literacy

In an effort to improve reading scores in the Taylor School District, Beyond Basics, a Southfield-based literacy nonprofit, is partnering with Taylor Reading Corps, a Taylor-based organization that recruits and trains a network of volunteers to enhance learning opportunities in the school district.

Royal Oak Publisher to Release New Compilation of Nain Rouge Stories

Folkteller Stories, a Royal Oak-based publishing company, will release a compilation of its Nain Rogue trilogy on Oct. 1 that features new cover art and interior illustrations.

Global Engineering Company Opens $5M Research and Technology Center in Troy

DSM Engineering Plastics, a global supplier of engineering thermoplastic products, has opened a new $5 million research and technology center at its Americas headquarters in Troy.