LANSING, Mich. – Two West Michigan companies are receiving incentives from the Michigan Strategic Fund to expand in the area.
Byrne Electrical Specialists, Inc. in Rockford will be getting a $160,000 grant to help build a new facility in Lakeview in Montcalm County. Byrne is investing $250,000 and Pickle Dock LLC is investing $500,000 to the project. The expansion is expected to create 32 new jobs.
Byrne Electrical is a manufacturer and supplier of power and data distribution systems for homes, businesses, hotels and hospitals.
Also getting a grant is Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC of Kentwood. The company received a $300,000 grant, after getting another $450,000 grant in May. The company is investing $16.2 million to create an estimated 66 jobs.
Hearthside makes grain-based food and snack products for international brands.