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Monday, August 19, 2019
DETROIT — University of Detroit Mercy freshmen will begin their college careers with a day of service work. Students will split in two groups and work throughout Detroit on Aug. 21-22. The annual tradition is part of Prologues, Transitions and Viewpoints (PTV), Detroit Mercy’s orientation program. The service portion of PTV introduces incoming Detroit Mercy students to service learning and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Monday, August 19, 2019
Auburn Hills, MI., August 19, 2019 – HIROTEC Group, a global automotive supplier specializing in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment, announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art exhaust production and stamping facility in Fayetteville, Tennessee.  HIROTEC Manufacturing America LLC, a new subsidiary of HIROTEC AMERICA, finalized the ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Monday, August 19, 2019
CLEVELAND ­— Lawyer of the Year honorees Stephen M. Gross and Peter M. Bernhardt headline a list of 41 McDonald Hopkins LLC attorneys who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America.   Gross, who is a member in the firm’s Detroit office and chair of the Automotive Practice Group, was named Lawyer of the Year in the Bankruptcy and Creditor ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 16, 2019
Beaumont Health's net income increased to $209 million through the second quarter of 2019, an increase of $206.4 million over the same period in 2018. The organization saw operating revenues rise to $2.32 billion, a $65.5 million increase over the $2.26 billion reported in the second quarter of 2018. Net operating income for the first six months of 2019 was $66.2 million (2.9% operating margin), ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Thursday, August 15, 2019
DETROIT, Mich. –  Sixty Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 (copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC).  Moreover, the following firm attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year -- Lansing -- : James J. Urban (Construction Law); and Detroit --: Robert A. Hudson (International Trade and Finance).  Notably, David ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, August 15, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 15, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that Grace Mata Gomez has rejoined the Firm. Grace, who was previously with the Firm before relocating to San Diego in 2015 due to her husband’s job transfer, returned to her native Central Illinois to practice out of the Firm’s Peoria, Illinois office.“I advise clients on matters related to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm’s lawyers in Southeast Michigan have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice areas as a Best Lawyers in America® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 15, 2019
August 14, 2019– TROY, MI — On Thursday, September 26, the Troy Chamber will host an event highlighting four of the area’s top female business leaders for breakfast and a panel discussion. The event will take place at Beaumont Hospital Troy in the Moceri Learning Center Qazi Auditorium (44201 Dequindre Rd,Troy) from 8-9:30 a.m. Moderating the discussion will be WJR Radio Detroit Anchor and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Steven L. Oberholtzer, managing shareholder of the Ann Arbor office of Chicago-based  Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the area of patent law.  Oberholtzer has appeared on Best Lawyers 10 times since 2007 and joins 11 of his Brinks’ colleagues ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 15, 2019
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., - Fourteen Dawda Mann attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2020 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Additionally, Edward C. Dawda was named “Lawyer of the Year” in Corporate Law – a designation awarded to those with the highest overall peer feedback within their practice area and metropolitan region. Best Lawyers is one of the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 15, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  Media Contact: Tracy Neil August 15, 2019                                                                                                   Pentastar Aviation                                                                                                                               ...read more
Categories: Government, General News Article, New Partnerships, Company Milestone
Thursday, August 15, 2019
­­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —August 15, 201942 Foster Swift Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America©42 lawyers from Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020.Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, August 15, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is proud to announce that the firm has been ranked in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers list of Best Lawyers. Brooks Kushman President Frank Angileri, and shareholders Mark Cantor, Elizabeth F. Janda, John S. LeRoy, Thomas A. Lewry, Marc Lorelli, John E. Nemazi, David Randall, and Sangeeta G. Shah were listed as 2020 “Best Lawyers in America.” In addition, due ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 106 of the firm’s attorneys in Michigan have been included in Best Lawyers in America® 2020 edition.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List ofAmerica’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000  For the 2nd Time, Fakhoury Global Immigration appears on the Inc. 5000,Ranking No. 4494 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of Over 66 Percent  NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Fakhoury Global Immigration (FGI) is No. 4494 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Southfield, Mich.—August 14, 2019—James Biehl, CPA, a shareholder with Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping growth-driven companies compete in the global marketplace, recognizes that while many business owners decide to buy the buildings in which they operate to bolster equity in their investments, there is an additional approach they should consider ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Oakland University, Washtenaw Community College sign transfer agreements for business and healthcare programs Leaders from Oakland University and Washtenaw Community College have signed agreements that will help streamline the transfer process for students pursing bachelor’s degrees in business administration, applied health sciences and nursing.  The new agreements allow students from ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University, a pioneer in providing loaded laptops to all undergraduate students, has just upgraded the hardware.  Students in LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology, and most majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, will be receiving new Fujitsu T938 Lifebook laptops, which offer 16 GB of RAM, a 512-GB solid state hard drive, and an HD 13.3-inch ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Detroit-based Pratt & Miller Engineering joins Lynx team    DETROIT, MI., (Aug., 13, 2019) – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Rheinmetall Defence are partnering with Pratt & Miller Defense for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition. The Detroit-based company will provide engineering analysis to help ensure the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle meets or exceeds the Army’s ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019, Ann Arbor, Mich. —Otava, a global leader in secure cloud services for enterprise and channel partners, announced today that it was selected by Gallagher-Kaiser (GK), a supplier of paint finishing systems, commercial HVAC and mechanical automotive systems, to provide data protection services essential to working with members of the automotive industry.     Recently, ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
SOUTHFIELD—Srini Kambhampati has been named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University. He succeeds Hsiao-Ping Moore, who retired.   Kambhampati comes to LTU from The University of Texas at Tyler, where he was associate provost for research. Earlier, from 2011 to 2017, he was S.A. Lindsey Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology.   Kambhampati ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
McDonald Hopkins attorney Tim Lowe is providing this blog post to help business owners protect their most valuable assets by providing relevant information on state non-compete laws. States across the country continue to revise laws to limit the use of non-compete agreements. The trend started last year in Massachusetts, and continues now on both coasts.  Critical amendments have been made to ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Register Today for the Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit  Troy, Michigan – August 1, 2019 – WIT Inc. is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the first annual Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit. The Summit will take place Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the Detroit Marriott Troy in Troy, Michigan. This is a one-day event to network, learn new strategies, and explore ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, August 12, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 12, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard has donated $12,500 to the Heart of Illinois United Way as part of its 150th anniversary “12 Months of Giving” philanthropic initiative. The gift was announced at the Heart of Illinois United Way’s annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event on May 9, 2019.The mission of “Power of the Purse” is to enhance and strengthen ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 09, 2019
Troy, MI — The Troy Chamber of Commerce announced today its board of directors has selected Tara Tomscik-Husak as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Tomscik-Husak who currently serves as the Senior Director of Life Enrichment at Common Sail Investment Group, will assume the role of Troy Chamber President and CEO on August 12. “I’m ecstatic to be working alongside such a talented ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Friday, August 09, 2019
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has turned a former meeting room into a high-tech haven for video game players in a fast-growing student competition called eSports.   The new LTU eSports arena features 12 custom-built gaming computers with 4K monitors, a coach’s station, and a 4K big-screen TV for spectators to watch—and for players to go over game film after a competition. The ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, August 09, 2019
Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation is pleased to announce they have been recognized for their corporate culture by being named one of Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work in Michigan for 2019. Input from Pentastar employees on an engagement and satisfaction survey, administered from the third party Best Companies Group, led to their recognition and placement on the list.   “We have a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Spud Software is pleased to announce our partnership with Win’s Electrical Supply. Win’s Electrical Supply is a chain of privately-owned electrical supply stores and lighting showrooms. They have retail stores throughout Flint, Burton, Owosso and Otisville. Win’s believes in personal quality and service, and they recognize the importance of offering more face-to-face time with clients rather ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Mount Clemens, Michigan - Covalent Resource Group, a business specializing in software development consulting/technical staffing and recruiting is proud to announce their national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (GLWBC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).   “I want to inspire other ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 08, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 8, 2019 – Howard & Howard celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in a celebration that took place on July 25 at the Firm’s home office in Royal Oak, Michigan. Attendees enjoyed food, drinks, and prizes during the afternoon celebration. Paul Keep from the Historical Society of Michigan was on hand to present Howard & Howard with a plaque recognizing its 150 years of ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2019 — Walsh and Washtenaw Community College (WCC) have signed an additional articulation agreement solidifying both institutions’ longstanding commitment to provide a clear and accessible pathway to higher education. The agreement offers more flexibility because it applies to any student meeting the minimum requirements for a bachelor of accountancy, bachelor of business ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Crain’s Detroit Business recognition couples with Trion’s 2019 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award  TROY, Mich. –  The old adage “the cobbler’s kids have no shoes” certainly doesn’t refer to Troy-based Trion Solutions.  The company that provides Human Resources services to more than 600 businesses nationwide also happens to be renowned for the HR programs it conducts in its own ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Scholarship recipients pictured from left: Catherine Johnson, God Is Raising Devoted Ladies of Excellence; Glen Konopaskie, Pontiac Transportation Museum; Brent Sykes, Pontiac Youth Assistance; and Shannon Smith, Lighthouse of Oakland County. Not pictured: Melissa McQueen, Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Each year, as part of the OU-Pontiac Initiative, OU's Master of Public ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
TROY, Michigan (USA) /Iserlohn, Germany – August 5, 2019 –  ETA, Inc. (Engineering Technology Associates), an engineering and software innovator with over 36 years in the transportation and engineering community, has signed a partnership with UBECO Germany. UBECO GmbH specializes in developing roll-forming software PROFIL. The PROFIL software system has been used for the design of cold rolled ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Auburn Hills, MI., August 7, 2019 – HIROTEC AMERICA, a member of the HIROTEC Group, a global automotive supplier specializing in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment, announced the appointment of Bob Hayes to Director and Chief Operating Officer.   Bob has been with HIROTEC for over 15 years and has served as HIROTEC Tooling de Mexico’s ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
TROY, Mich. – Altair, (Nasdaq:ALTR) a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, is pleased to announce  the winners of the 7th annual Altair Enlighten Award. The awards were presented this evening at the 2019 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, MI. “The winning products demonstrate the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
FRASER, Mich. – AIM Computer Solutions, a provider of enterprise ERP technology solutions and business process improvement consulting to discrete and repetitive manufacturers, recently hosted customers at its quarterly user group meeting. Customers attended the event at the company headquarters and accessed the event remotely. AIM executives shared information about the features and benefits ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC is pleased to announce that Randal R. Cole has been appointed to the firm’s Management Committee. Randal will work with the other members of the committee, Edward C. Dawda, Curtis J. Mann, Wayne S. Segal, and Marc K. Salach, to direct the leadership of the firm. Randal joined Dawda Mann as an Associate in 2001 and was made a Member ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
At Spud Software, it is our mission to continue providing our employees with the best possible work life experience. Not only do we have great health benefits, 401k, true flex time, above average pay, and an amazing culture, we will now provide the convenience and health benefits of our very own Spud Café. Chef Jeff will focus on organic, healthy options for our employees, providing them with ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Rebecca S. Davies is a featured speaker during the 2019 National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) State of Michigan Conference August 26 and 27 in Novi. Her presentation is titled, “Wage and Hour Update.” Davies concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. She ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that Adrianna Agosta Nichol has joined the Firm. She will practice out of the Royal Oak office. She joins Howard & Howard’s growing Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group. “Every client of mine is my most important, and I approach my practice with this key premise in mind.” –Adrianna Agosta Nichol Adrianna has ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 05, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Lynn Capp Sirich has been selected as a “2019 Women in the Law” Honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  With over 27 years of experience in all areas of family and domestic relations law, Ms. Sirich skillfully guides her clients through this legal process, always mindful of the fact that she is assisting clients through an emotional and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 05, 2019
Airports Council International recently indicated that the Colombian aviation sector will be among the top-10 fastest growing in the world over the next 30 years. In light of this forecast, Operadora Aeroportuaria Internacional (OPAIN) recognized the realities of decreasing non-aeronautical revenue areas, disconnected passenger flows, and inconsistencies of terminal and holdroom environments at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government
Monday, August 05, 2019
Ghafari Associates was awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architecture and engineering services for a new automotive plant for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. (MTMUS) in Huntsville, Alabama in June, 2018. This joint venture represents a $1.6 billion investment by the two global automakers.  The nearly six million-square-foot complex to be developed on a greenfield site will be ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 05, 2019
Southfield, Mich.—August 5, 2019— Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping growth-driven companies compete in the global marketplace, is pleased to announce that four senior accountants have been promoted to tax managers. The announcement of the new tax manager promotions was made by Clayton & McKervey President Rob Dutkiewicz, CPA, and includes the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 05, 2019
DETROIT — Emma Hagel is passionate about the public policy concepts involved in civil engineering. University of Detroit Mercy’s educational environment — from encouraging professors to an array of professional opportunities — helped that passion blossom into a life-changing experience.   Hagel, a senior studying civil engineering at Detroit Mercy, recently participated in a legislative fly-in ...read more
Categories: Education, Government, General News Article
Monday, August 05, 2019
Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), has released its 2019 report on the Largest Staffing Firms in the United States. ICONMA is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of the 157 companies that generated at least $100 million in US staffing revenue in 2018.  “This year's report is the most comprehensive bottom-up analysis of the industry's competitive landscape and market share,” said ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 02, 2019
TROY, Mich., – Walsh has announced the recipients of its full academic DeRoy Testamentary Foundation Scholarships, named for the foundation started by philanthropist, automotive businesswoman and community leader, Helen L. DeRoy. This year’s DeRoy Scholars are Aysha Abdul Shahid of Warren and Anna Duffer of St. Clair Shores. Both students earned associate degrees in accounting at Macomb Community ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, August 02, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Schaeffer has joined the Firm. He joins Howard & Howard’s Business Litigation Practice Group. “I represent clients in state and federal courts, as well as before state, federal, and regulatory agencies.”  –Christopher L. Schaeffer Chris focuses his practice in all areas of business and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, August 02, 2019
Five Beaumont hospitals rank in the top 15 in Metro Detroit; seven Beaumont hospitals earn national 'high performing' ratings. To celebrate Beaumont's success, new website BeaumontProud.org has launched today. Beaumont Health's Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe hospitals have earned national recognition by U.S. News & World Report in the "America's Best Hospitals" rankings released today. Beaumont ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Friday, August 02, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Students can register now for fall semester classes that begin Monday, Aug. 26 at Lawrence Technological University (LTU). Day, evening, weekend and online options are available, including many fast-track certificate programs in growing career fields.    LTU offers more than 100 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs that can lead to careers in areas such as ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, August 02, 2019
On Saturday, June 15, members of Comau’s North American leadership team, led by CEO & President Brendan Blennerhassett, spent time giving back to the community through volunteer work at Gleaners Foodbank and through providing a Comau MATE exoskeleton for the organization to test.    As part of their commitment to United Way for Southeastern Michigan and its affiliated organizations, the Comau ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, August 01, 2019
SOUTHFIELD— A Lawrence Technological University physics professor has won a three-year, $179,997 grant from the National Science Foundation to model the behavior of superheated “soups” of subatomic particles that were formed in the earliest moments after the Big Bang.   The ultimate goal, according to George Moschelli, assistant professor of physics in the LTU College of Arts and Sciences, is a ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Auburn Hills, MI. – HIROTEC AMERICA, a member of the HIROTEC Group, a global automotive supplier specializing in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment, announced it has signed a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics.      This new agreement will allow HIROTEC AMERICA to sell and integrate ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Brazil Automotive Industry: Prospects for 2019-2020” features Julian G. Semple, Auto Industry Consultant of Brazil-based CARCON Automotive, and Brazilian automotive industry expert.In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Semple discusses these questions:How is the Brazilian auto market recovering from the recession (2015-2016), and what are ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Farmington Hills, Mich. – July 31, 2019 – Marx Layne & Company, a full-service public relations, marketing and digital media agency was selected as the agency of record for three new clients: the Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority (DDA);Luca Mariano Bourbon and Whiskey; and Ann Arbor Art Fair. The announcement was made today by Marx Layne President Michael Layne.   “We’re pleased to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Southfield, Mich.— Susan Tuson, CPA, a shareholder with Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping growth-driven companies compete in the global marketplace, encourages U.S. manufacturers and entrepreneurs to know their options when it comes to overseas business expansion.     “When the idea of expanding a business overseas is considered, the first ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Daniel Quick (Member, Troy) has been elected Treasurer of the State Bar of Michigan.   “I am honored to be serving the State Bar of Michigan as Treasurer,” said Mr. Quick. “I look forward to working with my fellow officers, the Board of Commissioners and the Representative Assembly along with our members to continue to advance and enrich ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
DETROIT— University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) and Wayne State University’s (WSU) ReBUILDetroit program recently received a renewal grant of more than $19 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The ReBUILDetroit program works to encourage undergraduate students from underrepresented or economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, July 29, 2019
As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with Delta College.    The new agreement helps transition qualified students from Delta College to Oakland University in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It benefits students by increasing the number of transfer credits ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, July 29, 2019
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Linda J. Armstrong has been named a “2019 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  She is one of 30 female attorneys who will be honored during a luncheon on September 5, 2019 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy. The event will celebrate the individuals who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, July 26, 2019
Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that Bill Blancke and Paxton A. Fleming have joined the firm. They will practice out of the Royal Oak, Michigan and Las Vegas, Nevada offices, respectively. “I counsel clients on intellectual property matters with the goal of meeting their business needs.” – Bill Blancke Mr. Blancke concentrates his practice in ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 26, 2019
Oxford, MI – Barron Industries is exhibiting its metalcasting technologies at the Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS) sponsored by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industry Association August 13-15.  A supplier to the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies for the past 35 years, Barron uses the investment casting process to manufacture  Aluminum, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Detroit, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorneyReginald A. Pacis will be a featured speaker during the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (MAPAAC) Immigration General Information Educational Seminar on Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Grand Rapids. Topics that will be addressed include: Immigration Documents: Basics you should knowImmigration Agencies: Who does what?Basics of ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Automation Alley startup portfolio company Critical Signal Technologies (CST), a provider of personal emergency response systems to the health care industry, was recently acquired by electronics giant Best Buy for an undisclosed amount. In 2009, Automation Alley, through funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), invested $451,964 in the Novi, Michigan-based ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., – SICK, Inc., a leading manufacturer of sensor solutions for industrial applications, is announcing a partnership with MassRobotics. With this partnership, local and global robotics startups and corporations will have better access to innovative sensor and safety solutions from SICK. MassRobotics is a nonprofit organization located in Boston, Mass. After seeing the massive ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce Tiffany Fidler, Ph.D. has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law.” This award recognizes 30 women in Michigan’s legal community for their commitment to excellence in the practice of law, leadership in the profession, mentoring and dedication to volunteerism and pro bono activities. Michigan Lawyers Weekly will ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
In-Vehicle real-time system with high computing power and comprehensive bus support: Wixom, Michigan: SCALEXIO, the dSPACE universal real-time platform for hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and rapid control prototyping (RCP) projects, expands further with: The SCALEXIO AutoBox. The SCALEXIO AutoBox is a powerful in-vehicle prototyping system that offers tremendous processing power, precise real-time ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Mitchell (“Mitch”) Zajac will receive the Detroit Bar Association’s “One to Watch” Award during the 2019 Summer Breeze event at the Detroit Shipping Company on July 24.   Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Zajac is an associate and registered patent attorney, focusing his practice in the areas of automotive, intellectual property (IP), compliance, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
We welcome, Consultoria Integral Del MERCOSUR (CIME), our new member firm in Paraguay, to the global accountancy network UHY, extending our coverage within the Americas region. The firm is in the process of adopting the UHY branding and will soon be known as UHY Consultoría Integral Del MERCOSUR (UHY CIME).   Consultoría Integral Del MERCOSUR (CIME), was established in 2000. With a team of 26 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Office/Location
Monday, July 22, 2019
SOUTHFIELD—On Saturday, July 20, a team of two faculty members, four students, and five recent alumni of Lawrence Technological University departed for South Africa on a three-week trip to design and construct maker spaces, community centers, schools and other much-needed work using materials previously considered almost worthless.Scott Shall, associate dean and associate professor of LTU’s ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
TROY, MI —Troy Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy vibrant savory seasonal menus crafted just for Troy Restaurant Week from Sunday, August 18 through Friday, August 23. The week-long event features 22 fine dining and family restaurants throughout Troy. Most menus include 3 courses and range from $15 to $45 for lunch and dinner. You can make reservations and view menus on troyrestaurantweek.com. Not all ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Join New Horizons 2019 Annual Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament Friday, September 13th for “One day of golf, providing many opportunities for life!” Sponsored by FCA Foundation. Event Highlights Include: Four-person scramble, $10,000 cash hole-in-one, Closest to the pin, 50/50 raffle, Lots of door prizes, 18 holes of golf, Cart and range balls, Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner, and Trophy for top 3 ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, July 15, 2019
Acromag’s latest OpenVPX™ carrier boards feature five mezzanine slots to interface a combination of I/O, communication, FPGA, GPU, or CPU modules to the bus over a high-speed PCIe Gen 3 link.Wixom, MI – July 15, 2019 – Acromag expands their offering of OpenVPX™ solutions with the new Model VPX4520 and VPX4521 6U carrier cards providing mezzanine slots for one XMC and four mini-PCIe or AcroPack ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Event to benefit an estimated 2,100 high school studentsMacomb County will once again host a coordinated event to coincide with national Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 4.  The event provides an opportunity for high school students to visit area advanced manufacturing facilities to see the industry in action and meet people who make things.Since 2014, more than 10,000 students have ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Government, Education
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Grand Rapids, Mich.– Divorce is often the first thing that comes to mind when family law is referenced. However it is one of a number of areas that encompass this law practice. To provide an informative perspective to those with similar legal needs, Foster Swift’s family law practice is launching a new blog entitled, Your Family Law Advocate.   Family law is an area where irreversible decisions ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, July 01, 2019
Rosswag Engineering has announced the acquisition of its third selective laser melting system from SLM Solutions. The third SLM®280 machine delivered to their facility in Pfinztal, Germany, expands their production and development capabilities with the metal additive manufacturing technology.   A division of Rosswag GmbH, one of the world’s leading providers of open die forged products with ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Beam-IT, Italy’s largest additive manufacturing service bureau, and SLM Solutions have signed an agreement to deepen their long term cooperation. Beam-IT expands its product portfolio with two new SLM® machines for their production and to work on the development of new parameters. The exchange of knowledge regarding new research results and parameter development are planned to create added value ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities now available as event enters its third year   Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301     TROY, Mich.---June 20, 2019---Anticipating 1,000 attendees, Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and leading ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
SLM®500 quad-laser machines have been selected by Rolls-Royce to help develop its Additive Layer Manufacturing capability. The machines will play an important role in helping Rolls-Royce in the competitive adoption of additive layer manufacturing for aerospace components. SLM Solutions focuses solely on metal additive manufacturing technology and pioneered multi-laser machines. This years-long ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- May 28, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is pleased to announce that Cynthia Hutchison, senior director, has been recognized on the Crain’s Detroit Business list of Notable Women ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, May 24, 2019
Oxford, MI – Barron Industries is aiming to increase its exports of investment castings to Canada. Participating in a recent Canadian trade mission, company officials met with existing and prospective partners who require performance-critical castings and assemblies. The first stop on the mission was Doppelmayr Canada in St. Jerome, Quebec which uses Barron’s high-strength investment castings in ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Event Announcement, Government, New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Over the nearly three decades since the concept of Lean manufacturing has been implemented, it has changed the way manufacturing companies do business.But technology has brought on the next phase: Industrie 4.0.Brought into popular use at the 2011 Hannover Messe in Germany, Industrie 4.0 is a cyber-physical system that facilitates more precise and timely decisions based on actual events rather ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Washington, D.C.– The Global Research Business Network (GRBN) today announces that work has begun on the creation of the second edition of the Invest in Insights Handbook.1 Since its release, many Insights leaders have leveraged version 1.0 the Invest in Insights Handbook to measure their ROI and demonstrate their value to the business. Leaning on these experiences, version 2.0 will include new ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Friday, May 03, 2019
Informational meeting set for May 7; deadline to register for trade mission is June 28  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich., May 3, 2019 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is seeking small and medium-sized Michigan businesses ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Media Contacts:Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich., April 30, 2019 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 today at its Technology in Industry Reveal at the Detroit Institute of Arts. ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 12, 2019
Event will draw hundreds of tech and manufacturing professionals to Detroit Institute of Arts for Smart Technology Expo, Tech Talks and dive into report’s key findings  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- April 12, 2019 --- Automation Alley, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries is increasing capacity to meet the soaring demand from its defense customers for aluminum, stainless and carbon steel precision castings. The company is growing its workforce by more than 30 percent and investing in new equipment to bring on a second and third shift at its 65,000 square foot manufacturing facility in southeast Michigan. An exhibitor at the  Michigan ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 11, 2019
Lübeck- Metal additive manufacturing technology is accelerating industrial development in the automotive sector, as shown by the repeated success of the Bugatti sports car brand in achieving consistent function integration and significant performance optimization of components. Multiple metal 3D printed functional components from Bugatti have been previously featured in the press, and all were ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 11, 2019
Defense companies eye region’s engineering talent, technical acumen and industrial capability for potential $42 billion project to replace aging Bradley Fighting Vehicle Leading global defense companies Raytheon and Rheinmetall Defence are hosting a supplier day on March 14 at Automation Alley in Troy, Mich. as they seek new Southeast Michigan partnerships and potential suppliers to meet the U.S. ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, March 01, 2019
New Orleans, LA,   February, 2019 –  PROSTEP, the leading PLM integration and PLM Migration specialist in the area of product data integration, today announces their platinum sponsorship at this year’s COExperience in New Orleans, LA Feb. 24-27.     PROSTEP will be hosting a panel discussion entitled: Moving Towards the Digital Thread - From Migration to Integration.  Additionally PROSTEP will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Harness Dickey, one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2019 edition of the international World Trademark Review 1000. The publication, which includes both law firms and practitioners, identifies the world’s leading experts in trademark law from 70 global jurisdictions and 18 U.S. states. Harness Dickey is ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, February 11, 2019
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466   TROY, Mich.--- Feb. 12, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is bringing back its collaborative team of academic and corporate partners to create a data-rich guide to Industry 4.0 implementation, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, February 01, 2019
Chicago, IL – Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates is excited to announce the completion of American Airlines’ Hangar 2 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, the longest clear span, dual threshold airline hangar in the world. The new facility was unveiled at a grand opening celebration on January 25 attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Ghafari team members, and over 200 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, February 01, 2019
Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit raised $1,750 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society during their fourth quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ teammates have the option of wearing blue jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, January 31, 2019
This new processor board provides cost-effective, high-performance computing plus support for many I/O peripherals including XMC and AcroPack® mPCIe mezzanine modules.Wixom, MI – Acromag, Inc. introduces the AcroExpress® VPX6860 6U OpenVPXTM single board computer. The VPX6860 series features the 6th Generation Skylake Intel Xeon E3-1505M processor and CM236 PCH chipset for wide-ranging I/O ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Friday, January 25, 2019
Program seeking interested manufacturers to serve as host sites  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- Jan. 25, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is rolling out a new program that will provide university students ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, January 11, 2019
Dearborn, MI – Ghafari Associates is proud to announce that we received the following rankings in Crain’s Detroit Business’ “2019 Book of Lists”, a compilation of the business newspaper’s popular lists published throughout the year:·         #2 – Largest Architectural Firms·         #3 – Largest Engineering Companies·         #99 – Private 200 (Southeast Michigan’s largest privately-held ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, January 07, 2019
GONGOS APPOINTS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER Decision Intelligence Company Announces Key Roles Alongside Growth ROYAL OAK, MI – January 7, 2019 – Gongos, Inc. names Debie Pomorski Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Cheryl Halverson Chief People Officer (CPO), as announced today by president & CEO Camille Nicita. Both women operated in key roles in 2018—a year in which the company ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Milestone
Friday, January 04, 2019
2019 milestone year to bring additional member perks and new programming to sharpen Industry 4.0 focus; business-generating trade missions continueMedia Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- Jan. 7, 2019 --- 2019 marks Automation Alley’s 20th anniversary as a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Dearborn, MI – In this rapid-fire Q+A, Ki discusses a wide array of topics ranging from the firm’s approach to business development and how Ghafari promotes an inclusive culture to succession planning and personal career highlights.  “My career has never been static,” she says. “I enjoy what I do and bring that enthusiasm to the table on a regular basis. I love seeing the energy around new ideas ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, November 19, 2018
Dearborn, MI –For the fifth consecutive year, Ghafari was recognized as a “Top Workplace” by the Detroit Free Press. The annual awards program is based on the belief that “the most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in”. As such, “Top Workplaces” are evaluated solely on the basis of employee feedback – Ghafari team members completed an anonymous 24-question survey focused on ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, November 16, 2018
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that Matt Cutler a Principal in the firm’s St. Louis, Missouri office, recently received the 2018 “Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award” presented by the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association. This year’s award recognizes the hard work that Cutler and his Notre Dame classmate Randy Soriano are doing to serve wounded military service members and the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 29, 2018
Plus, MEDC Smart Technology Expo  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich. --- October 29, 2018--- Automation Alley is pleased to announce additional details about its second annual Integr8 global Industry 4.0 conference taking place in Detroit on ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Digital engineering in Linear Motion Technology: Rexroth is expanding its range of eTools Engineering tools and configurators guide the user purposefully through the digital selection process and sustainably reduce the time-to-market With its extensive range of eTools, Bosch Rexroth makes engineering and ordering processes for Linear Motion Technology easier and more convenient. Thanks to Bosch ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Monday, October 15, 2018
Dearborn, MI - Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently published its annual list of the “Top 100 Green-Buildings Design Firms”, which included Ghafari at #97. Companies were ranked by “green revenue” generated in 2017, which ENR defines as design revenue from projects registered with and actively seeking certification from third-party ratings groups under objective sustainable-design standards.At ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Barron Industries is participating in the Association of the United States Army’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition being held October 8-10 in Washington, DC. Barron produces components for the Stryker A1 30mm, the latest upgrade to the Stryker family of vehicles, which is being displayed at the exposition. A supplier to General Dynamics Land Systems for more than 30 years, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, October 04, 2018
PLYMOUTH, MI– The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) has developed a comprehensive, introductory-level Manufacturing Process Development course designed for those new to the manufacturing industry. Spanning two days with four half-day sessions, the course introduces attendees to such topics as Quality Management Systems, Problem Solving Skills, Lean Manufacturing and Culture & ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, September 24, 2018
The firm’s interactive consulting and team management approach allowed for timely decisions regarding the facility’s spatial, operational, and environmental dynamics.  Dearborn, MI - Plastics industry leader INCOE Corporation USA announced a successful move into their new 138,000 SF global headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The $20+ million state-of-the-art facility was designed to improve ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 20, 2018
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., September 20, 2018 - Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 16 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Managing Member Curt Mann made the announcement.   The Super Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, September 20, 2018
TROY, Mich. --- September 20, 2018--- Automation Alley is pleased to announce strong sponsorship support of its second annual Integr8 global Industry 4.0 conference, taking place in Detroit on Wednesday, November 14. The conference is focused on the eight core technologies of Industry 4.0: the Industrial Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence, Big Data, cloud computing, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The following Berry Moorman attorneys have been named to the 2018 Super Lawyers list:Donald F. Carney Jr. – Estate and Trust LitigationSheryl A. Laughren – Employment and LaborJohn J. Schrot Jr. – Family LawHarvey B. Wallace II – Estate Planning and ProbateSuper Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The XMC730 provides flexible, high-density I/O with high-performance DMA to solve a variety of SWaP-challenges.Wixom, MI - Acromag expands their general purpose I/O offering with an XMC version of their very popular PMC730 multi-function I/O module. The XMC730 performs analog input, analog output, digital I/O and counter/timer functions. Three models provide front 68-pin SCSI-2 I/O connection or ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Monday, September 10, 2018
TROY, Mich. --- September 10, 2018---In a nod to the organization’s growing influence in Industry 4.0, Automation Alley’s Executive Director and CEO, Tom Kelly, has been tapped by the World Economic Forum to moderate its Community Dinner event on Wednesday, September 19, in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. The event is part of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, September 10, 2018
Harness Dickey, one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that five attorneys in its Metro Detroit office are included in the 2018 list of Michigan Super Lawyers, while one is named to this year’s list of Rising Stars.    The lawyers include:  Michigan Super Lawyers 2018Michael BrennanLisabeth CoakleyGlenn ForbisPaul Keller Robert Lenihan Michigan ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Taking an operations-focused approach, Ghafari team members are helping clients elevate their performance and efficiency.  Dearborn, MI – Bill Herrmann, Vice President of Ghafari Productivity Solutions group shares how the firm partner with their clients to help them operate more efficiently. “At a high level, we’re focused on generating value for our clients by developing and implementing lean ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous gift from alumnus Russell Belinsky and the Belinsky Family Trust, which will be used to launch the Belinsky Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) this fall. The $500,000 gift will provide resources, insights, and expertise to help launch sustainable, investment-ready student startups, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, August 24, 2018
Russian Entrepreneur Shares Expertise with Detroit Business Community Contact: Faris Alami, CEO         Phone: 248-688-5353faris.alami@myisminc.com International Strategic Management (ISM) in Troy, together with Global Ties Detroit and Automation Alley, is honored to host Maria Knyazeva, a Russian, at the Automation Alley in Troy. Maria is an Exchange Fellow ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s industrial engineering team recently produced a simulation for a food processing client using FlexSim’s discrete event simulation software. Facing a compressed schedule, we were able to quickly illustrate and evaluate the planned sortation line process for the client’s warehouse and gather valuable throughput and utilization data. Using FlexSim, we stress-tested our ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 20, 2018
Ted Oberlies Discusses the Importance of Strengthened Investments in Technology for Worker Productivity Senior Vice President of Ghafari’s Aviation Group, Ted Oberlies, was quoted in an article about improvements in U.S. worker productivity that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. Titled “U.S. Worker Productivity Improves at Best Pace in Three Years”, the article cites strengthened investments in ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, August 10, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- Aug. 10, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces that Maryann Daddow has been promoted to senior director of finance and Cynthia Hutchison has been promoted to senior director, Automation Alley.    Hutchison had been director of business development and government affairs at Automation Alley and will continue in ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, August 10, 2018
Anastasios Douvikas, Ghafari’s director of ICT + Security spoke with the firm’s editorial team to discuss some of today’s biggest security concerns at airports and beyond. Douvikas has more than 15 years of experience, specializing in information technology, data center infrastructure, structured cabling, AV distribution, LAN architecture, BMS networks, fire alarm and mass notification systems, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Annual list showcases the 10 Best Collaboration Solution Providers. Menawat & Co. selected for its expertise in providing cutting edge cybersecure technology solutions and services.   Xplorex IT (www.xplorexit.com) - Enterprise Technology Magazine has chosen Menawat & Co. (www.menawat.com) for its 10 Best Collaboration Solution Providers list 2018. The positioning is based on evaluation of ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, Government
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- August 8, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces the appointment of several new members to its board of directors. Board members serve as the nonprofit association’s governing body and provide oversight vital to the development of programs, services, events and committees. The new members are:   Charles Conlen, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Dearborn, MI - Leading industry publication Engineering News-Record recently published its “Top 500 Sourcebook” for 2018, an annual report that analyzes market trends and ranks the largest U.S.-based architecture and engineering firms across different sectors and project types.This year, Ghafari achieved the following rankings:#108 // Top 500 Design Firms#1 // Automotive Plants (our 12th ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Helena Leurent to bring global perspective to Integr8’s focus on smart factory innovation    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301     TROY, Mich.---July 24, 2018--- Helena Leurent, head of future of production with the World Economic Forum, is headed to Detroit, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, July 20, 2018
Global Architecture + Engineering Firm to Design $1.6 Billion Greenfield Project for Joint Venture  Dearborn, MI - Global award-winning firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architecture and engineering services for a new automotive plant for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. (MTMUS) in Huntsville, Alabama. This joint venture represents a $1.6 billion ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, July 06, 2018
The one-million-square-foot facility will be the largest thin-film solar module facility in the United States  Dearborn, MI - Global architecture, engineering, and process design firm Ghafari Associates is set to design the new First Solar module manufacturing plant in Lake Township, Ohio. The one-million-square-foot facility will sit on a greenfield site and once complete will be the largest ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Wayne State University has announced that Avalon International Breads will operate a retail location in the new home of the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The café is set to open before fall classes begin at the end of August. The popular Detroit-based bakery will occupy approximately 700 square feet on the first floor of the building at the southwest corner of Woodward and Temple in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, June 28, 2018
NOVI, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was proud to be a sponsor of this year's Management Information & Business Show, hosted by the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA).  The 2-day event is MICPA’s largest of the year, and typically draws in over 1,000 CPAs from across the state. This year’s theme was Bright Ideas Illuminate. “Sterling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Event expected to draw 750 attendees to Detroit; early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities available at integr8conference.com    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich.---June 27, 2018---Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – is pleased to announce Scott McInerney - Commercial Producer & Certified Risk Architect – has earned his CIC credit.Congratulations to Scott McInerney! Recently, Scott earned his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation. There are 5 segments that are required to pass, which include 2 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Wayne State University’s undergraduate degree program in global supply chain management is among the nation’s top 25, according to Gartner, a leading industry research company that releases rankings every other year. WSU is a new entrant, included on the list for the first time in 2018 alongside Pennsylvania State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Ohio State and Arizona State universities. Programs are ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Education
Monday, June 18, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was pleased to support the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Spring Soiree. The event brought in a record-breaking amount of donations this year, raising almost $70,000 for the Association. "Having lost both my Father and Grandmother to this horrible disease, this ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Monday, June 18, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466  TROY, Mich.--- June 18, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announced today that the total amount of export sales made by Michigan companies as a result of participation ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Company Milestone
Monday, June 11, 2018
Registration now open for Sept. 17 boot camp  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466    TROY, Mich.--- June 11, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has partnered with Cleary University to offer a 35-hour, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – along with Auto Owners Insurance was a sponsor of the Association of Builders and Contractors of Southeast Michigan (ABC SEMI) Annual Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. It was a night to put on your best attire and enjoy good friends and food while recognizing the best that the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Troy, Mich., May 22, 2018 --- The New Economy Initiative (NEI) has awarded Automation Alley a year-long grant to help minority, women and veteran-owned businesses embrace Industry 4.0, the smart factory revolution characterized by the convergence of digital and physical technologies. The grant aligns with Automation Alley's existing Industry 4.0 programs for startups, manufactures and defense ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 30, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466TROY, Mich., April 30, 2018 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 (the Fourth Industrial Revolution), today at its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 27, 2018
Mike Ilitch School of Business students will manage $2 million portfolio to gain real-world investment experience The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Friday, March 09, 2018
TROY, Mich. -- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has been invited by the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and the U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council to host an information session at Automation Alley on March 14, 2018  regarding opportunities to participate in the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.    Expo ...read more
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business global supply chain management students took second place in the 37th annual Operation Stimulus Conference and Case Competition, hosted by the Denver Transportation Club. The competition featured 19 teams from 17 schools. The team was coached by Lori Sisk, professor of supply chain management, who was also awarded Educator of the Year by the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
(DEARBORN, Mich.) — The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of cars and commercial vehicles. But is the available, emerging American workforce adequately prepared to take their place and contribute to this position of manufacturing expertise? That question will be addressed during the North American International Auto Show, which opens to global automotive media and industry leaders today in ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, January 22, 2018
Enhanced 2018 Technology in Industry Report to debut April 30 at the Detroit Institute of Arts  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301 TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has assembled a ...read more
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Representatives from Beaumont Health, Strategic Staffing Solutions join board      TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has elected Kurt Saldana, president of Quality Metalcraft, as its new board president and Rochelle Black, Oakland University vice president of government and community affairs, as secretary of the ...read more
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Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management Bertie Greer has been named associate dean for strategy and planning at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She will officially start the position on Monday, Jan. 8.  "Bertie brings her experience in administration and reaccreditation to the position," said Ilitch School Dean Robert Forsythe. "I am delighted to have her ...read more
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is proud to announce a $123,000 contract with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to determine whether regulatory burdens spur or stall innovation in the auto industry. Through this major grant, Ilitch School researchers will construct a database of corporate responsibility practice types, along with an analysis of their costs ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, December 11, 2017
Event to examine global economy, projected international trends  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich. — Dec. 12, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, will host its annual Global Business Outlook ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business welcomed Scott Tainsky, associate professor of management and director of sport and entertainment management, to the faculty in the fall semester. With Tainsky on board, Wayne State M.B.A. students can now pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management, and undergraduate classes are also being offered.  Tainsky earned his ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, October 30, 2017
Keynote presentations and breakout sessions announced for Automation Alley’s Nov. 9 Industry 4.0-themed conference in Detroit  “With Industry 4.0, the backbone of factories will become their digital thread”  TROY, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced keynote presentation and breakout session topics for its ...read more
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Friday, October 20, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Kylie Bergmann has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Kylie has been a key player at Dawda Mann for over four years,” said ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Marick F. Masters, professor of management in the Mike Ilitch School of Business and director of Labor@Wayne, received a $50,000 grant from the National Academy of Arbitrators Research and Education Foundation to produce two videos pertaining to employment mediation and employment arbitration.  “Employment mediation and arbitration are dispute-resolution techniques used increasingly to resolve ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – US Signal, a Midwest-based IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of object storage to its portfolio of cloud storage solutions. The new service provides a cost-effective method for storing large quantities of non-transactional or unstructured data, making it ideal for uses cases such as long-term file retention of archive data or backup datasets. It can ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, October 06, 2017
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe – Automation Alley 248-457-3301 Kathleen Achtenberg – MEDC 517-335-4590  Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobsNew STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses   Business leaders from 12 Michigan companies are traveling to Mexico to meet with prospective partners, distributors and end customers ...read more
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hundreds of tech, manufacturing professionals plus industry leading speakers expected for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  DETROIT, Mich. — Sept. 21, 2017 — Discounted group passes of three, ...read more
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The DEP CAE Engineering Conclave 2017, which took place on September8, 2017, at the Westin, Southfield in Detroit, USA brought together 300+ CAD and CAE users and decision makers to discuss trends and news on simulation and development topics. The event focused on advanced CAE technologies for lightweighting, optimization, morphing, automated meshing, fast modeling, and process ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 —  With assistance from Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, another international company is setting up shop in Southeast Michigan. APAG Cosyst of Switzerland has moved out of Automation Alley’s International Business Center in Troy, Mich. and into a facility in Madison Heights, Mich. The company is expected to hire 13 ...read more
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Industry leaders, business executives to convene in Detroit on Nov. 9 for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich. — Sept. 6, 2017 —  Howie Choset, professor of robotics at Carnegie ...read more
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Effective Aug. 17, Marina Houghton, CPA, will become interim chair of the accounting department at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business. A WSU accounting and management alumna, Houghton has been involved with the Ilitch School for more than a decade, serving multiple terms on the Board of Visitors and as an executive in residence. “We're looking forward to tapping into ...read more
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Monday, August 14, 2017
TROY, Mich., Aug. 14, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has created a new steering committee focused on promoting the advancement of modeling, simulation, visualization and immersion (MSVI) technologies across the state. Joining the MSVI Steering Committee are corporate, academic and government leaders who will establish a networking ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Professor Marick Masters has been named president of the Detroit Area Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The organization’s monthly dinner meetings provide a forum for management, labor, academics and neutrals to explore issues of industrial relations and human resources. Masters is a professor of management and adjunct professor of political science at Wayne ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Michael Silvio, a Mike Ilitch School of Business part-time faculty member in global supply chain management, has been hired as vice president of logistics innovation at Surgere, an industry leader in providing visibility and control within a digitized supply chain, including RFID, robotics and advanced data analytics. Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Integr8™ conference planners prep for an anticipated 500 manufacturing and technology professionals to head to Detroit, Nov. 9  TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced that its Integr8™ conference, the country’s first cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, is gaining buzz ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jennifer Emerick is keeping construction of the new Mike Ilitch School of Business on schedule and on budget. It’s her job as senior project manager to deliver a modern new business school for students at Wayne State University—and she’s doing just that. Emerick is heading up the project with the Christman-Brinker team, a Detroit-based joint venture overseeing construction management of the ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Executive of the Year Award. La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. As a champion for vulnerable ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Special VIP ticket package also available to first 100 members  TROY, Mich., June 13, 2017 —  Automation Alley is offering its members a special early bird rate and VIP ticket package to attend Integr8™, the technology and manufacturing business association’s new interactive, cross-discipline global Industry 4.0 conference. Integr8™ will feature world-renowned speakers, panels and a technology ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, June 05, 2017
The Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Society Nashville Chapter recently awarded scholarships to five Mike Ilitch School of Business supply chain management students. The scholarship winners were Rachel Cryanski, Karolina Kusza, John Floyd, Corbin Henderson and Rachel Jones. The total value of the scholarships won was $7,000. John C. Taylor, chair of the department of marketing and global supply ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Q1 of 2017 marked the launch of a new initiative at Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, focused on helping Southeast Michigan’s manufacturing and technology companies better prepare for Industry 4.0, or the smart manufacturing technologies associated with the fourth industrial revolution.  The initiative kicked off in February with the debut of ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 17, 2017
Integr8™ to feature world-renowned speakers, panels, technology expo and more, Nov. 9 in Detroit  TROY, Mich., April 17, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, is presenting a new interactive, cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technology that will take place in Detroit this fall.  The conference, titled Integr8™, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Event Announcement
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
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