• Photo Recap: Shareholders' Meeting 2023

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  • Haviland Celebrates 10 Years of Complete Employee Ownership

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es Inc. attrib­ut­es its suc­cess to being an employ­ee-owned, Employ­ee Stock Own­er­ship Plan (ESOP) com­pa­ny. Hav­i­land is cel­e­brat­ing 10 years of being 100% employ­ee owned in 2022. Haviland’s success…
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    October is Employee Ownership Month!

    Every Octo­ber we cel­e­brate Employ­ee Own­er­ship Month. It’s a spe­cial month that gives us the oppor­tu­ni­ty to rec­og­nize and cel­e­brate our unique own­er­ship struc­ture. Because we are employ­ee-owned, our success…
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    Haviland adds new board member

    A chem­i­cal man­u­fac­tur­er and dis­trib­u­tor appoint­ed a new mem­ber to its board of direc­tors. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es this week announced the appoint­ment of Jen­nifer Alt­stadt to its board of…
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    Haviland Enterprises appoints new president and CEO

    The board of direc­tors at Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said Mon­day, June 27, it appoint­ed Meg Post as pres­i­dent and CEO, fol­low­ing her pro­mo­tion to pres­i­dent last fall. Effec­tive July…
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    Photo Recap: HEI Shareholders' Meeting 2022

    We took an evening to cel­e­brate our employ­ee own­ers’ hard work and ded­i­ca­tion to our cus­tomers, com­mu­ni­ty, fel­low employ­ees, and shareholders.Haviland’s team is made up of out­stand­ing indi­vid­u­als who work…
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    Photo Recap: River Bank Run 2022

    TeamHav­i­land logged over 217 miles at the 2022 Amway Riv­er Bank Run! Con­grat­u­la­tions to all par­tic­i­pants and thank you to every­one who made the day possible.
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    Meet the Team: Andrew Kanoza

    Name: Andrew Kanoza Role: Qual­i­ty Tech­ni­cian How would you describe Hav­i­land in 3 words? Grow­ing, Cul­ture, Adap­tive Tell us some­thing most peo­ple don’t know about you: I had long glorious…
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    Meet the Team: Matt Osterhaven

    Meet The Team Q&A | April 2022 Name: Matt Oster­haven Role: HEI Vice Pres­i­dent of Finance What made you want to go into finance? Math was always my favorite subject…
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  • Haviland Welcomes Vonn Schopp as HPC Director of Manufacturing

    A chem­i­cals man­u­fac­tur­er hired a new direc­tor for one of its port­fo­lio enti­ties. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said Wednes­day, April 6, it hired Vonn Schopp as direc­tor of man­u­fac­tur­ing for…
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    Haviland Hires Matt Osterhaven as VP of Finance

    Hav­i­land Release | Jan­u­ary 14, 2022 Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, Inc., announced today that Matt Oster­haven joined its Senior Lead­er­ship Team as Vice Pres­i­dent of Finance. Oster­haven assumes the role pre­vi­ous­ly held…
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  • Haviland Release Under Control

    Hav­i­land Release | Decem­ber 7, 2021 At 6:54 p.m. today, local emer­gency per­son­nel respond­ed to a chem­i­cal release at Hav­i­land Prod­ucts Company’s man­u­fac­tur­ing facil­i­ty in Grand Rapids, Michi­gan. We can…
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    Haviland Enterprises, Inc. Announces Promotion of Meg Post to President

    Hav­i­land Release | Octo­ber 21, 2021 Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, Inc. announced today the pro­mo­tion of Meg Post to Pres­i­dent. Post will report to Mike Karasiewicz, CEO, and will work direct­ly with…
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    These 200-plus small businesses retooled, stepped up to help Michigan survive COVID-19

    In a wartime-like effort, the spring of 2020 brought busi­ness­es of all types and polit­i­cal lean­ings togeth­er against a com­mon enemy.
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  • Haviland Enterprises appoints Bissell SVP as board member

    A man­u­fac­tur­er and dis­trib­u­tor of spe­cial­ty and com­mod­i­ty chem­i­cals appoint­ed a new board mem­ber. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said last week that it appoint­ed Sean Regan to its board of…
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  • Haviland Enterprises hires director of health, safety and environmental

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said last week that it recent­ly hired Lau­rel Fly­the to join its team in the new role. Fly­the will be respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing com­pa­ny­wide HSE
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  • Haviland Enterprises hires marketing manager

    Klahr will be respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and exe­cut­ing mar­ket­ing strat­e­gy across the company’s two divi­sions, Hav­i­land Con­sumer Prod­ucts and Hav­i­land Prod­ucts Com­pa­ny. In addi­tion, she will work with the company’s…
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  • Haviland Enterprises makes structural leadership changes - Grand Rapids Business Journal

    This new struc­ture and team expand the respon­si­bil­i­ty and account­abil­i­ty of these lead­ers while devel­op­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive syn­er­gies,” said Mike Karasiewicz, pres­i­dent and CEO of Hav­i­land. Ensur­ing align­ment through­out the organization…
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  • Haviland rolls out hard surface disinfectant

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es is pro­duc­ing a broad-spec­trum dis­in­fec­tant that can be used to kill the COVID-19 virus on hard sur­faces. The Grand Rapids-based chem­i­cal man­u­fac­tur­er said it is rolling out Rely+On…
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    Chemical manufacturer producing ethanol-based hand sanitizer

    A local chem­i­cal com­pa­ny is work­ing to pro­duce and sell more than 100,000 gal­lons of hand san­i­tiz­er it is mak­ing from dena­tured ethanol. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, work­ing with chemical…
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  • Grand Rapids chemical company making hand sanitizer for nursing homes others in need

    Grand Rapids chemical company making hand sanitizer for nursing homes, others in need

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, Inc., which man­u­fac­tures and dis­trib­utes indus­tri­al and pool clean­ers, plans to make its first batch of san­i­tiz­er Thurs­day, March 26 and dis­trib­ute it for free to 22 organizations…
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