Hines Corporation Transfers Ownership Of Michigan Spring & Stamping


SPRING LAKE, MICHIGAN – Hines Corporation has officially transferred ownership of Michigan Spring & Stamping to KERN-LIEBERS.

From their headquarters in Muskegon, Michigan, Michigan Spring & Stamping manufactures a wide range of technical springs, assemblies, precision stampings and wire forms used in a variety of industries, including medical, automotive, recreation, industrial and more. Together with KERN-LIEBERS, Michigan Spring will continue moving forward under the leadership of its President, Tim Zwit.

“Watching this company develop and prosper over the past eleven years into a globally recognized leader of our products has been a positive force in our community,” said Larry Hines, President of Hines Corporation. “I am so proud of this team, the technical support staff and the manufacturing talent. It has been a privilege to have been a part of the organization for over a decade.”

“I’m very excited that Michigan Spring & Stamping is joining the KERN-LIEBERS Group. The company is well established and has been known in the Industry for many years. I welcome the whole team into the KERN-LIEBERS Group and look forward to growing the business further with the leadership of the current management team,” said Hannes Steim, Managing Director of KERN-LIEBERS.

“The Michigan Spring & Stamping team is excited to become part of the KERN-LIEBERS family of companies. Michigan Spring & Stamping has a proud history of providing technical products to our multinational customer base out of three global locations,” said Tim Zwit, President of Michigan Spring & Stamping. “Under the KERN-LIEBERS Group, the opportunities to service our customers by expanding our product capabilities, manufacturing technology and plant locations will help maintain and improve our business for the future.“

About Michigan Spring & Stamping

Michigan Spring & Stamping has been a true supplier partner to their customers since 1947. They work across many industry sectors to improve design performance, reduce costs and conserve energy. Whether their customers serve the surgical, automotive, defense, energy or climate control markets, the talented engineering and manufacturing staff within the company is uniquely equipped to achieve results for some of the most demanding applications on the market. For more information visit


KERN-LIEBERS, a medium-sized family company based in southwest Germany, is a global technology leader for the production of highly complex strip and wire parts and assemblies. The KERN-LIEBERS Group of companies develops and manufactures precision products of the highest quality at over fifty locations around the world. The company has operated facilities in North America since 1975 (Toledo, OH) and has expanded with the region to include facilities in Farmington Hills, MI, Texas and Mexico.

About Hines Corporation

Hines Corporation is a family owned industrial company, based in Spring Lake, MI since its establishment in 1985. It holds a diverse set of North American manufacturing companies serving commercial and industrial markets. For more information on Hines Corporation and its family of companies, visit