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Caledonia high-tech firming expanding and adding jobs

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West Michigan’s high-tech industry continues to out-pace the national average. Now, heading into 2017 comes the announcement of the expansion of a West Michigan technology.

NVINT Services is on a fast track for growth. The Caledonia-based company that says it “blends physical and virtual strategies into information technology solutions.”

Keeping up with demand, NVINT is making a $364,000 investment that will allow it to grow its facilities and create 26 new jobs.

To make it happen, regional nonprofit economic development organization The Right Place assisted NVINT securing a $175,000 Michigan Economic Development Corporation grant.

The Right Place says West Michigan’s IT Sector Job growth “continues to outpace the national average by double-digit percentage points, 20 percent in West Michigan compared to the national average of 11.6 percent since 2009.”

Patrick Center, WGVU News.

Patrick joined WGVU Public Media in December, 2008 after eight years of investigative reporting at Grand Rapids' WOOD-TV8 and three years at WYTV News Channel 33 in Youngstown, Ohio. As News and Public Affairs Director, Patrick manages our daily radio news operation and public interest television programming. An award-winning reporter, Patrick has won multiple Michigan Associated Press Best Reporter/Anchor awards and is a three-time Academy of Television Arts & Sciences EMMY Award winner with 14 nominations.