GAO Tek Serves Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI

About Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI

Grand Rapids-Kentwood is a metropolitan area located in the state of Michigan, in the United States. It consists of the city of Grand Rapids and the neighboring city of Kentwood, along with several surrounding communities in Kent County. This region is situated in the western part of the state and is one of the largest metropolitan areas in Michigan.

 

Geography

Grand Rapids-Kentwood is located in West Michigan, approximately 30 miles east of Lake Michigan. It is situated along the Grand River, which flows through the city of Grand Rapids. The region is known for its diverse landscape, with rolling hills, forests, and numerous lakes, making it a scenic and attractive place to live. Grand Rapids-Kentwood is strategically important to GAO Tek Inc. Grand Rapids-Kentwood and its neighboring cities are among GAO Tek’s major markets since GAO focuses on the North American market. Ranked as one of the top B2B technology suppliers, GAO Tek has many customers in this region and ships products overnight here from its office in the city of Toronto or New York City.

Economy

Grand Rapids-Kentwood has a diverse and robust economy. It is known for its manufacturing sector, including automotive, furniture, and medical equipment manufacturing. The region has also experienced growth in the healthcare, technology, and service industries. Major employers in the area include Spectrum Health, Meijer, Steelcase, Amway, and many others. Many of the industry leaders in Grand Rapids-Kentwood have used GAO Tek’s technologies and products, including products from these categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones and Network and IoT Products.

Education

The metropolitan area is home to several institutions of higher education, including Grand Valley State University, Calvin University, and Aquinas College. These institutions contribute to the region’s highly educated workforce and research initiatives. Some leading education institutions in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI have deployed GAO Tek’s leading-edge products to teach and invest in next generation of talents from Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI.

Transportation

The metropolitan area is well-connected by road, with Interstate 196 and US Route 131 providing easy access to other parts of Michigan. Gerald R. Ford International Airport, located in nearby Cascade Township, serves the region with both domestic and limited international flights. Companies in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI have been using GAO Tek’s products in building, maintaining, and operating cars, buses, trucks, roads, bridges, airplanes, airports etc.

 

Top Industries in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI

Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI is a global economic powerhouse and has many globally and regionally influential industries, such as:

  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Healthcare and Medical Research Industry
  • Information Technology Industry
  • Agriculture and Food Processing Industry
  • Renewable Energy Industry
  • Retail and Hospitality Industry
  • Education Industry
  • Construction and Real Estate Industry

 

Manufacturing Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

The Grand Rapids area has a strong manufacturing sector, with companies specializing in automotive parts, furniture, aerospace, and medical devices. Customers in manufacturing industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, AZ have purchased in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers are particularly interested in GAO Tek’s Environmental Test Instruments, including Anemometers, Colorimeters, Gas Analyzers, Hygrometers, Infrared Thermometers & Cameras, Moisture Analyzers & Meters, Radiation Meters, Refractometers, Sound Level Meters & Calibrators, Temperature & Process Calibrators, Temperature Data Loggers, and Turbidimeters.

Here are the leading companies in manufacturing industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Steelcase Inc.
  • Herman Miller, Inc.
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Amway Corporation
  • Grand Rapids Chair Company
  • Bissell Homecare, Inc.
  • Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • Dematic

 

Healthcare and Medical Research Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

The region is known for its robust healthcare and medical research institutions, including Spectrum Health, Van Andel Institute, and various medical device manufacturers. Customers in healthcare and medical research industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Life Sciences Testers, including Melting Point, Peristaltic Pumps, Polarimeters and Viscometers.

Here are the leading companies in healthcare and medical research industry in Grand-Rapids Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Spectrum Health
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Mercy Health
  • Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Grand Valley Health Plan
  • Cherry Health
  • Wedgwood Christian Services

 

Information Technology Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

Grand Rapids is experiencing growth in the tech sector, with software development, IT services, and startups playing an increasingly important role in the local economy. Customers in information technology industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Structural Testers, including Coating & Material Thickness Gauges, Crack Detectors, Flaw Detectors, Gloss Meters, Hardness Testers, Manometers, Other Material Analyzers, Surface Roughness Gauges & Testers, Thermal Imagers & Industrial Endoscopes, Thickness Gauges, Ultrasonic & Mass Flow Meters and Vibration Meters.

Here are the leading companies in information technology industry in Grand Rapids- Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Open Systems Technologies
  • OST (Open Systems Technologies)
  • Atomic Object
  • C/D/H (Conway, Dierking & Hillman, Inc.)
  • iMPact Business Group
  • Worksighted
  • CQL (Custom Software)
  • BizStream

 

Agriculture and Food Processing Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

Agriculture is significant in the surrounding areas, with food processing, distribution, and agribusiness contributing to the local economy. Customers in agriculture and food processing industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Water Testers, including Conductivity Testers, Ion Meters, pH Meters and Water Quality Testers.

Here are the leading companies in agriculture and food processing industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Gordon Food Service
  • Michigan Turkey Producers
  • Hudsonville Creamery and Ice Cream
  • Byron Center Meats
  • Kingma’s Market
  • Riveridge Produce Marketing
  • Sunrise Acres Egg Farm
  • Visser Farms

 

Renewable Energy Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

As sustainability gains importance, there’s a growing focus on renewable energy, including wind and solar power generation and related technologies. Customers in renewable energy industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Many customers have purchased GAO Tek’s Commercial Gas Detectors, including Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Combustible Gasses, Formaldehyde, Hydrogen, Hydrogen Bromide, Hydrogen Cyanide, Hydrogen Chloride, Hydrogen Flouride, Hydrogen Sulfide, Methane, Multi Gas Detectors, Nitric Oxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, Oxygen, Ozone and Other Gasses.

Here are the leading companies in renewable energy industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Rockford Construction
  • Varnum LLP (Energy Practice)
  • Verde Energy
  • Energy Alliance Group of Michigan
  • Harvest Energy Solutions
  • E3M Solutions
  • Michigan Energy Services
  • The Geek Group

 

Retail and Hospitality Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

The area boasts a vibrant retail and hospitality sector, including hotels, restaurants, and entertainment venues, catering to both residents and tourists. Customers in retail and hospitality industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Here are the leading companies in retail and hospitality industry in Grand Rapids- Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
  • The Gilmore Collection
  • SpartanNash
  • AHC+Hospitality (Amway Hotel Corporation)
  • Experience Grand Rapids
  • Meyer C. Weiner Company, Ltd.
  • Great Lakes Franchise Brands

 

Education Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

Several universities, colleges, and educational institutions contribute to the local economy and provide educational opportunities. Customers in education industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Here are the leading companies in education industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Grand Valley State University
  • Davenport University
  • Aquinas College
  • Calvin University
  • Cornerstone University
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Kendall College of Art and Design
  • Ferris State University – Grand Rapids

 

Construction and Real Estate Industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

The construction and real estate industries are essential for infrastructure development and urban expansion in the region. Customers in construction and real estate industry in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI are interested in GAO Tek’s all major categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones, Network and IoT Products.

Here are the leading companies in construction and real estate industry in Grand Rapids Kentwood and most of them are GAO Tek’s customers:

  • Rockford Construction
  • Wolverine Building Group
  • Owen-Ames-Kimball Co.
  • Triangle Associates
  • Elzinga & Volkers
  • GDK Construction
  • Orion Construction
  • Pioneer Construction

 

Helping Customers in Grand Rapids-Kentwood with Compliance

With its products and services, GAO Tek has been helping its customers in Grand Rapids-Kentwood to comply with the U.S. federal regulations, MI regulations, and Grand Rapids-Kentwood regulations or by-laws. For example, on the MI level, we have worked with:

  • Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)
  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)
  • Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)
  • Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD)
  • Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO)
  • Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC)
  • Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS)
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Kent County Health Department

 

Helping Customers in Grand Rapids-Kentwood

GAO Tek provides online support or onsite support at customers’ premises in Grand Rapids-Kentwood and has been working with partners in Grand Rapids-Kentwood to supplement our support work. GAO Tek ships its products overnight to customers in Grand Rapids-Kentwood from our office in New York City or the City of Toronto.

Here are some of GAO Tek’s other customers in Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI. They have purchased GAO Tek products from these categories: Environmental Testers, Chemical & Water Testers, Structural Testers, Electrical and Electronics Testers, Drones and Network and IoT Products.

  • Steelcase Inc.
  • SpartanNash
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Universal Forest Products, Inc.
  • Herman Miller, Inc.
  • Amway Corporation
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Bissell Homecare, Inc.
  • Dematic
  • Universal Holding Corporation
  • Grand Rapids Chair Company
  • Kelloggsville Public Schools
  • Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • American Seating
  • Farmers Insurance
  • ChoiceOne Bank
  • West Michigan Community Bank
  • Founders Brewing Co.

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