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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Kerr Russell attorneys came out in force for a presentation from Wayne State University Law School’s Dean Richard A. Bierschbach. Kerr Russell has a long and proud history of Wayne Law Warriors practicing here. Thank you to Kerr Russell's Mark Stasa and Laina Van Wyke and Wayne Law's Duc Abrahamson for organizing. Other Wayne State attendees included:Wayne Law Alumni Relations: Duc Abrahamson, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Clarkston, Michigan Line2Line Coatings is pleased to announce that the U.S. Government is investing in evaluating their proprietary graphite powder coating technology, known as Additive Abradable Powder Coating (AAPC).  The company has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase I by the United States Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Government, Company Milestone
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Forbes, a nationally recognized developer, owner and manager of luxury shopping destinations throughout the country, to Present at Troy Chamber’s CEO Series Event - November 7TROY, MI — On Wednesday, November 7th, the Troy Chamber will host of the most highly anticipated CEO Series event of the year featuringNate Forbes, President and Managing partner of The Forbes Company, the developer and owner ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the appointments of Brian Calley, of Portland, and Dennis Muchmore of Laingsburg, to the Oakland University Board of Trustees.  "Oakland University and its Board of Trustees are pleased to welcome these two outstanding leaders," said W. David Tull, chair of the Oakland University Board of Trustees. “Their knowledge and experience will be key in helping move the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, Government
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Quality Digest in partnership with DCS is hosting a free webinar showing how model-based definition supports improved product quality and measurement planning Dimensional Control Systems (DCS), engineering software developer, has partnered with Quality Digest, to present a webinar demonstrating how Model-Based Definition can incorporate GD&T, CATIA FTA or CREO and NX PMI, and feed downstream ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
TROY, Mich. — Fundraising that exceeded expectations, moving testimonials from Walsh scholarship recipients and the presentation of an inaugural award, the President’s Award for Outstanding Partner in Education, to the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation, highlighted Walsh’s 2018 Leadership Awards Dinner on October 11 at the Townsend Hotel. Nearly 300 guests, including Senator Marty Knollenberg and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Company Milestone
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report presented to the Oakland Community College Board of Trustees at its October board meeting found the college continued to stay on top of its bottom line. The independent auditing firm Plante Moran awarded OCC a clean audit with an “unmodified” opinion.  In essence, OCC maintained its strong internal controls, with no material weaknesses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Government
Monday, October 22, 2018
Birmingham, Mich. - On Thursday, November 1, George Haralampopoulos of One Degree Principle will present a Professional Edge Workshop on “Six Principles for Achieving Significantly Higher Results in Business & Leadership” at the Birmingham Public Schools Administration Building. The workshop begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m. The BBChamber Professional Edge Workshops are sponsored by DFCU ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Monday, October 22, 2018
Walsh has launched FastTrack, an accelerated degree program that lets students earn an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. “As an upper division school, all of Walsh’s undergraduate students are transferring from other schools,” say Patti Swanson, Vice President and Chief Marketing and Enrollment Officer at Walsh. “Our FastTrack students are able to finish their associate ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Monday, October 22, 2018
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a two-year, $294,536 award to two Oakland University chemistry faculty, Professor Xiangqun Zeng  and Assistant Professor Ziming Yang for the development of a low-cost, low-power multimodal sensor that will help researchers address the challenges of measuring carbon dioxide and methane emissions across the Arctic soil over time, as well as their ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, October 22, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, announces a lunch and learn titled ‘Brexit and Cross Border Opportunities’ on November 12, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Automation Alley in Troy.  The event is designed for business owners expanding globally, as well as economic developers looking for ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Friday, October 19, 2018
Today, Davenport University announced the location for its new Detroit campus in Detroit, Michigan. The campus, centrally located at 3031 W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit, is designed to meet the needs of students and employers in the metro-Detroit community. The new campus joins Davenport’s state-wide education network of 5 campuses with the goal of educating students on the skills employers need. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Education, New Office/Location
Friday, October 19, 2018
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Inside China:  Understanding China's Current and Future Auto Industry” - A Global Perspective https://globalautoindustry.com/inside-china-understanding-chinas-current-and-future-auto-industry/ features Bruce M. Belzowski, Managing Director, Automotive Futures Group in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) and former University of Michigan Transportation ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Southfield, Mich. - Although trade deficits, unfair trading practices and national security considerations have all been referenced as a rationale for recent tariff policies and higher duties, Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, finds that many companies fear substantial cost increases in their well-planned supply ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, October 18, 2018
SHRM Members: Register today! Toast Halloween with fellow Society of Human Resource Managers & Sterling! About the event: This Halloween, it's all about getting more "treats" than "tricks" at Detroit SHRM's HR Connects Networking Event! The wearing of the "Halloween Hat" is proper attire for this event where you can meet friends, old and new, all while enjoying a creative, unique environment at ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Education, Community, New Partnerships
Thursday, October 18, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Nearly 200 college students from 11 universities will converge on the campus of Lawrence Technological University Saturday for the 10th annual Grand Prix, organized by LTU’s Blue Devil Motorsports racing teams.  The event showcases SAE competition vehicles, including scaled-down Indy race cars, hybrid electric vehicles, off-road vehicles and more – all designed and built by ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, October 18, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Angela Emmerling Shapiro will be a featured speaker during the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) Midwest Regional Conference and eDiscovery Symposium on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Greektown Hotel. Shapiro is a panelist for the session titled “AI – Defining, Demystifying and Paths to Really Using Artificial Intelligence.”  Angela ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Joseph J. Pytel, Jr. has joined the firm’s Troy office as Of Counsel.  Mr. Pytel concentrates his practice on providing strategic counseling on intellectual property matters and preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer hardware and software, and mechanical arts. He has more than 15 years of industry ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that firm Principal Jessica Sachs has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” class of 2018. The class will be honored at the publication’s annual luncheon and awards celebration on Thursday, September 20, 2018. “I am honored to be a part of this year’s ’Women in the Law’ class,” said Sachs. “My career successes are the result of great ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Dearborn, MI - On September 27, Ghafari welcomed 400 clients and employees to TechConnect, a strolling event at our Dearborn headquarters that showcased emerging technologies + approaches. Ghafari was founded on the promise of innovation over 36 years ago, a legacy that we’re proud to continue today. At TechConnect, our guests got to watch drone flight demos, explore the world of virtual + ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Milestone, General News Article
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Sterling Insurance Group today announced that The Silicon Review Magazine has named it among the ‘50 Most Admired Companies of the Year 2018.’ “The Silicon Review 50 Most Admired Companies of the Year 2018 program identifies companies which are successful bringing more souvenirs to the IT and Business world than others, and winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Company Milestone
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Sunrise Seminar entitled “The Top 10 Insider Tips for Operating a Gold Standard 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Plan” on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Automation Alley in Troy, Mich.  Join attorneys from the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group as they share their insight on best retirement ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 Installation completed on Gulfstream G550 aircraft Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that it has successfully completed the first installation of a SmartSky Networks 4G LTE system in a customer’s aircraft. Pentastar Aviation developed an Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), which now permits SmartSky ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    No matter how large or small a company is, team members and processes both evolve at different times and it is difficult to keep them both in sync.  Process management should be looked at like any other job in the company. There needs to be a person responsible for maintaining the documentation. Derek Sommer, Owner and CEO of Spud Software, PACManager, and SpudGroup, shares his insight ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce that shareholder Kevin Johns has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of Judson Center, a community based human services center with locations in Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.  Judson Center’s mission is to ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Congratulations to Kerr Russell's Brandy Mathie, named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s "Women in the Law" (Class of 2018). Kurt Vilders, member of Kerr Russell's executive committee, observes: "In addition to being a superior real estate attorney, Brandy approaches her work with a smile and a very practical, real world approach to problem solving. She takes time to teach younger attorneys, and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 15, 2018
Long-term SLM Solutions customer, Sintavia, LLC, announced that it will add a second SLM500 additive manufacturing (AM) machine to its vertically integrated in-house supply chain. Sintavia is a leading volume production Tier One metal additive manufacturer that already owns 4 SLM Solutions printers. Adding a quad-laser industrial SLM500 selective laser melting system will allow them to produce ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Monday, October 15, 2018
Taylor, Michigan– As Hurricane Michael prepared to make landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, Atlas Oil deployed dozens of emergency fueling assets from terminals around the country to ensure the local community had access to fuel supply and uphold its guarantee of 100% uptime for contracted customers in the region.   “Michael’s strength seemed to take a lot of people by surprise,” said Jeremy ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
Global LT, Inc. is thrilled to welcome Robert Fulk to our organization to lead our digital transformation strategy.  Robert is an experienced executive who has built technology platforms, managed product, and IT departments and has led many business transformation projects. He has had a significant career focus in EdTech, with experience in delivering online learning services in Corporate ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 15, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Businesses investing in talent is the focus for Forward Detroit’s investor briefing program from 8-9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Detroit Athletic Club, located at 241 Madison. The fee is $20 for Forward Detroit members.  The program will feature Richard E. Rassel, Chairman, Butzel Long; Jon Kaplan, Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for Discover Financial ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, October 15, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce that shareholder Julie Killian has been appointed to the Technical Issues Committee (TIC) of AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS). This national committee is made up of CPA practitioner volunteers who work to represent the views ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, October 15, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Linda Nattler and Jennifer Theis, intellectual property attorneys in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., served as panelists at the Intellectual Property Essentials event at the Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College on September 27, 2018. Co-hosted by the Entrepreneurship Center and the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, October 15, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University will host its second annual Young Women's Leadership Conference on Friday, Nov. 9 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The event is organized by LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology. The goal, according to CoBIT Dean Bahman Mirshab, is to “ignite the passion and expand the interest of women and girls for education and careers in business, IT, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy Biochemistry Student Tiffany Tieu Ngo recently earned selection as one of only eight U.S. college students to serve as a student representative at the 2018 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24).     Ngo will serve as a student representative for the American Chemical Society at the conference, which takes place in Katowice, Poland, from ...read more
Monday, October 15, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.- Brooks Kushman principal Stephanie Mansfield is serving as General Manager – Conferences for the Industry and Clinical Committee within the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). In this role, Mansfield is responsible for managing all team members, team communications, and development and execution of all Industry and Clinical sessions at the BMES Annual Meeting in Atlanta ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 15, 2018
MIDLAND, Mich. – The Transportation Club of Detroit has announced Northwood University student Riley Olsen of White Pigeon, Michigan, is the recipient of a $3,600 scholarship. Olsen, an operations and supply chain management junior at Northwood, will receive the award at a celebration event in October.“We are proud to see a Northwood student among the recipients of this year’s scholarship ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
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
Monday, October 15, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan- Serapid, Inc., a leading supplier of stage  motion technology, will be participating in the annual LDI Exhibition held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, October 19-21, 2018.  LDI is the premier trade fair for live design professionals in the Americas. The expo features 3 days of educational sessions on technical techniques and access to ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 15, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  After more than a year, the United States, Mexico and Canada reached a trade deal on September 30, 2018. What will the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement – USMCA – (NAFTA 2.0) mean now for U.S. companies already doing business on the ground with Mexico and Canada?  Butzel Long law firm and the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development are co-sponsoring a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, October 15, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Ryan T. O’Malley has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office.Mr. O’Malley concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and appellate law. He has briefed issues for the Nevada Supreme Court in high-profile matters including class certification, federal preemption, arbitrability, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 15, 2018
JVS Human Services electronics recycling division, eCycle Opportunities (ECO), has been awarded a $10,000 grant from ITC. ECO serves individuals and businesses by recycling their electronics in an environmentally responsible way. As part of its community-focused mission, ECO also provides jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.  The grant will allow ECO to recycle ...read more
Thursday, October 11, 2018
National Chairman and CEO of UHY Advisors, one of the country’s largest professional service firms, Anthony P. Frabotta was recognized with The Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants during their annual awards gala at Suburban Collection Showplace.  The Distinguished Service Award is presented to those who have made significant contributions to ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, October 11, 2018
TROY, MI -Billhighway and Mariner Management & Marketing LLC will host the Association Component Exchange (CEX) at hotel Hyatt Centric in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday October 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CEX will provide opportunities for component relations professionals who work with chapters to share successes, strategies and innovations.   “This is the first time this approach has been ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Bosch Rexroth and Tulip announce a strategic alliance to bring Smart Workstation to market The Smart Workstation combines Rexroth’s manual production system with Tulip’s Manufacturing App Platform to increase operator productivity through a powerful Industry 4.0 workstation. See Bosch Rexroth and Tulip’s Smart Workstation collaboration in booth #2137 at The ASSEMBLY Show. Bosch Rexroth and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
AcroPack® communication modules target avionics databus applications with a high-performance design in a tiny footprint.Wixom, MI –  Acromag expands their offering of AcroPack rugged I/O modules based on the PCI Express mini card standard with two new MIL-STD-1553 communication modules. The AP571 provides single function MIL-STD-1553 communication and the AP572 provides full multi-function databus ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
How PAC Uses Processes and Reports for Effective Sales Meetings   What makes the PACManager process so effective? That is exactly the information we will reveal over the next several weeks. Spud introduces a five week series on the process and reports of PACManager, also referred to as PAC - a Process and Cost Management system.  Today, we will explore how processes plus reports make for ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Robert Gaylor, Ken McCarter, Tom Ford, Sharman Cobb-Davenport (front), Hillary Sawchuk (back), Constance O'Malley, Frank Rewold (back), Bev Rewold (front), Sean Rewold, Malcom Dunbar, and Beth Benson. As part of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Oakland University recognized alumni and friends who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas on ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Students are learning from industry leaders how to thwart security threats for automobiles, while at the same time the industry is grooming its future workforce. At this year’s Auto-ISAC Annual Summit in Detroit (September 25-26), The Global Future Workforce Program was held to demonstrate the development of the next generation of cybersecurity specialists who will fill critical positions within ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Company Milestone, Government, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, New Office/Location, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Jennifer Dukarski,Butzel Long attorney, shareholder and leader of the firm’s connected car working group, is a speaker in demand. She will discuss cybersecurity and privacy at several programs focused on automotive and healthcare, respectively, in southeast Michigan in October including:   October 9  – Keynote and Moderator: The Eye, the Brain and the Auto: 8th World Research ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Novastar Solutions, a leading provider of instrument Calibration Services and a Certified HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer Partner, will exhibit in booth 7034 at the 2018 Automotive Testing Expo at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI October 23-25. The Automotive Testing Expo is the world’s largest trade fair for automotive test, evaluation, and quality engineering.   The three-day event will ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce that Denise Asker, Director of Marketing, has been selected for inclusion in the Crain’s Detroit Business inaugural Notable Women in Marketing list, featuring acclaimed women marketing professionals from throughout Michigan working in the ...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
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Sterling Insurance Group Presents:Decoding Cyber and D&O Insurance: Are you protected? Each day, there seems to be another huge cyber-attack or another development in the #MeToo movement. It’s easy to say “glad that’s not my company” – but the truth is, data breaches and sexual harassment claims and lawsuits are happening every day, to companies big and small. having the right risk management ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, New Partnerships
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
CLEVELAND – Blockchain technology might have a revolutionary impact on how all business is conducted. Learn about its many legal challenges and opportunities during “Blockchain is coming: Are you ready” on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at noon. The business hour event will be hosted in the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins LLC and streamed live at www.mcdonaldhopkins.com. We will discuss, amongst other ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Livonia, Mich. --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is pleased to announce the honorees for its annual Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2018.  Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for their admirable work that distinguishes them in the field of Human ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Committed to reducing the “I had no idea” factor around Oakland County’s vast array of regional assets, Leadership Oakland is showcasing two local attractions during its annual fall event on Wednesday, October 24.   The evening begins with a special reception at the Oakland University Art Gallery from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Participants will have access to the latest exhibit, which will have opened only ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Kathleen Westfall, who co-authored with member Daniel Ferris the white paper "New laws for prescribing controlled substances in Michigan: Are you ready?," discussed the legal implications of the opioid crisis at a St. Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital/St. Joseph Mercy Health System continuing medical education conference on September 15. Kathleen maintains a business law practice focused in the areas ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, October 05, 2018
Detroit, MI –  Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Avoiding Global Patent Wars in Autonomous and Connected Vehicles with PatentBooks” https://globalbusinessprofessor.com/avoiding-global-patent-wars-in-autonomous-and-connected-vehicles-with-patentbooks/ features Art Nutter.  Mr. Nutter is Chairman & CEO of PatentBooks, Inc. and global patent and technology expert.  In the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, October 04, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University is a gold sponsor of Oakland County’s observance of National Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 5. A record number of high school students and companies – 1,000 and 43, respectively – will take part in Manufacturing Day activities Friday. It’s the fourth year Oakland County has participated in the event, a celebration of modern manufacturing and an ...read more
Categories: Education
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
Thursday, October 04, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Mark R. Lezotte, a leading southeast Michigan health care attorney with Butzel Long, will serve as one of the moderators during the Crain’s Health Care Leadership Summit from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 at The Henry in Dearborn. The theme for the event is: “Michigan’s $2 Billion Question: How to Best Coordinate Mental and Physical Health.”  Lezotte has ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, October 04, 2018
The Fall 2018 edition of Kerr Russell's Immigration Insider has been published. You can download a PDF of the newsletter here. Increase in Premium Processing Fee U.S Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that beginning October 1, 2018, the fee for premium processing will be raised to $1,410 (from $1,225). USCIS explained that the purpose of the fee increase is “to more ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, continues to monitor the Value Added Tax (VAT) rates in China due to the country’s recent tax reform impacting Chinese companies as well as those doing business in China.In May, the Value Added Tax (VAT) rates in China were lowered—expecting to save businesses 240 ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
ZOLLER Inc. will host its first ever ZOLLER Oktoberfest Technology Day on Thursday, October 18th at its new North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. The one-day event will be an opportunity for visitors to have a hands on look at the latest ZOLLER technology, with presentations from ZOLLER experts, and special guest presentations from REGO-FIX and Tebis. ZOLLER’s tool presetting, measuring, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – When you think about it, careers – along with education, relationships, even life itself – boil down to a series of conversations.  So wouldn’t you like to make more of those conversations become truly conversations worth having?  Lawrence Technological University will kick off its annual “Executive to Executive” business breakfast series Tuesday, Oct. 16 with LTU Professor ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholders Thomas Lewry and Christopher Smith are speaking at two panels hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in Irvine, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Both panels are called hACCess: Essential Developments in Patents and Licensing. During the panels, Lewry and Smith will discuss the challenges IP assets face to stay on top of trends in the rapidly ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Beaumont Hospital, Royal  Oak has once again achieved the highest honor for nursing excellence through the Magnet recognition program of the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Only about 8 percent of the hospitals across the country have earned Magnet status. “Achieving Magnet status is a tremendous accomplishment in its own right. To ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The “Affordable Care Act” (ACA), signed into law by President Obama in 2010, sought to reduce rampant double-digit medical inflation by making health insurance available and attainable for United States citizens and legal residents. Employer-sponsored group health plans cover millions of employees, and employers have struggled to stay abreast of the ACA requirements impacting ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
For Immediate Release October 2, 2018 More than 2,400 students to take part in largest ever Manufacturing Day in Macomb County Macomb County will once again host a coordinated event to coincide with national Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5.  The event provides an opportunity for high school students to visit area advanced manufacturing facilities to see the industry in action and meet ...read more
Categories: Government, Education
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) has announced the 2018 MICPA Award Winners, and many have a Walsh connection. Honorees are recognized for outstanding commitment and leadership, both to the CPA profession and their communities, and will be celebrated at the MICPA Awards Dinner on October 3. Robert M. Johnson, BAC ’85 and MSF ’92 is the newly elected Chair of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. – October 2, 2018 –Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for states, local governments and public school districts, has entered into an exclusive partnership with the Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals Association to broaden the use of Munetrix’s powerful data analytics services to principals tasked with ...read more
Categories: Government, Education, New Partnerships
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Oakland University Center for Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) has received an Engagement Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association(UPCEA), the leading organization of its kind in the world.  The UPCEA recognized OUCARES for its Pre-Employment Skills Training Program, which helps adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) succeed in the job market. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The “Mahindra Agriscience Learning Center” is located at Pingree FarmsCenter was funded by Mahindra Automotive NA’s Urban Ag Grant programGrant part of over $425,000 MANA has given to ag non-profits in SE Mich over past 4 years  Detroit, MI, October 2, 2018 – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this morning to mark the opening of the new Mahindra Agriscience Learning Center at Detroit’s Pingree ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Three hidden disruptors in the international automotive industry” https://globalbusinessprofessor.com/three-hidden-disruptors-in-the-international-automotive-industry/ features Sam Yankelevitch, global supply chain expert, author, trainer and international conference speaker.  In the 5-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Yankelevitch discusses and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Beaumont Accountable Care Organization is the top-performing ACO in Michigan and the seventh best in the country, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The ACO generated $22.5 million in gross savings and resulted in a $9.8 million net share based on an 88.9 percent quality score for contract year 2017. The Beaumont ACO is a voluntary partnership among physicians and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
TROY, MI -Billhighway, a Chapter Management Solution for component-based organizations, is celebrating after being named both a Metro Detroit’s 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and a Crain’s Cool Place to Work for their commitment to excellence in human resource practices and for focusing on what matters most to their team.     “It’s an honor to be both a Detroit 2018 Best and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Kerr Russell member Max Sneyd (intellectual property) is quoted in the Forbes article "Elon Musk Sued By Rescue Diver Following Twitter Attacks" by David Kiley. Excerpt:Michael “Max” Sneyd, an intellectual property and business law attorney at Detroit law firm Kerr-Russell, says Musk will have a hard time defending the charges because he is a de-facto celebrity and publicly made an ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 01, 2018
Consumer Bankruptcy Association Evidentiary Hearing Learning Dinner: “Evidentiary issues in bankruptcy proceedings” – join us on October 25, 2018 for dinner and a lively  interactive discussion on common evidentiary issues encountered in bankruptcy proceedings. Featured speakers: William Blasses, Kerr Russell; Joseph Grekin, Schafer and Weiner, PLLC.; Erika Hart, The Taunt Law Firm; Shanna M. ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Monday, October 01, 2018
CLAWSON, Mich. -   Apex Advisors' Senior Director David Porada will be speaking on a panel hosted by the Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (APACC).  The panel will discuss "Emerging Technology & Innovation: Protecting Intellectual Property and Getting Credit Where Credit is Due."  Mr. Porada is privelaged to be joined by Brooks Kushman attorneys Linda Mettes and Robert Tuttle. The conversation ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                               WATERFORD, MICH. - Following an in-depth audit conducted by ARGUS International Incorporated (ARGUS) and third-party International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) accredited auditors, Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. successfully renewed their ARGUS Platinum ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Monday, October 01, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (October 1, 2018) – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce Shareholder Robyn Lederman has been appointed to serve as Co-Chair of the firm’s Trademark practice. Lederman joined Brooks Kushman in 2002 and has been instrumental in growing and developing the firm’s global footprint and expertise in trademark law. “We expect great things from Robyn as she moves into this new role,” ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, October 01, 2018
UHY Advisors and UHY LLP are proud to welcome members from UHY International, one of the largest global accounting and consultancy networks in the world, to the Motor City for the 2018 International Members Meeting at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit. The meeting will be the largest gathering of UHY International partners in history with representatives from over 95 countries ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
Leading law firm office to occupy nearly 30,000 square feet of Class A office space of new five-story building adjacent to Little Caesars Arena DETROIT – Olympia Development of Michigan and Warner Norcross + Judd LLP announced today that the award-winning law firm will contribute to Detroit’s continuing resurgence by establishing a Class A office location in The District Detroit at 2715 Woodward ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Friday, September 28, 2018
APACC Announces the Honorees of its 2018 Salute to Excellence Awards Farmington Hills, Michigan - APACC – Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce to recognize and award business professionals and owners from the Asian and Pacific Islander American communities at its upcoming Salute to Excellence Awards which will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Tickets and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Friday, September 28, 2018
Pitch Club Michigan, for Entrepreneurs and Startups, Will be Hosted at Automation Alley    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., September. 25, 2018 – Kyyba Innovations and Bodman PLC will be hosting Pitch Club on Wednesday, October 24th  at Automation Alley in Troy.  Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, September 27, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long is co-hosting the 2018 Michigan Defense Industry’s 7th Annual Arsenal of Innovation™ Reception at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Exposition, on Monday, October 8, 2018 at The Army & Navy Club in Washington, D.C. The AUSA Annual Exposition is the largest land warfare tradeshow in North America.  Military and defense industry leaders are ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 27, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – On September 27, 2018 Brooks Kushman attorneys are joining volunteers throughout the world and participating in the Ford Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) inaugural Global Day of Service. The purpose of the Day of Service is to have the Ford legal team and global legal partners give back to their communities, and work towards the common goal of positively impacting the cities ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, September 27, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholders Linda Mettes and Robert Tuttle are speaking on a panel hosted by the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC), Emerging Technology & Innovation: Protecting Your Intellectual Property and Getting Credit Where Credit is Due. Mettes is speaking on the panel and Tuttle is moderating. The panel will focus on Research and Development (R&D) ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Thursday, September 27, 2018
TROY, Michigan, September 27, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR)  announces the final agenda, including additional speakers, for its 2018 Global Altair Technology Conference, taking place at the Palais des Congrès d’Issy in Paris, France from October 16 –18. Volvo Cars, LG, ClassNK, and Team Tao are the latest additions to an impressive list of keynote presentations by Ferrari, Harvard Business School ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Chartwells Higher Education, Oakland University’s food service partner, will be hosting a free, drop-in job fair this Friday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the multipurpose room attached to the new dining space at Hillcrest Hall student housing facility. People with all levels of experience are welcome to attend and apply.  “Even after two successful job fairs this summer, and hiring ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder David F. DuMouchel, who Chairs the firm’s Corporate Compliance, Internal Investigation and Criminal Defense practice, will serve as a panelist during the 2018 Midwest Securities Law Institute Course at Michigan State University College of Law on October 12, 2018. He will participate in a panel presentation titled, “SEC Enforcement. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Stephen C. Waterbury, a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, has been recognized with the inaugural Hall of Fame Award to honor his ongoing successful career in mergers and acquisitions.  The “dean of M&A” in West Michigan, Waterbury has worked on hundreds of deals worth billions of dollars during his nearly four decades practicing law at Warner. He is the first recipient of a ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Keyser Manufacturing Co. develops and manufactures wide range of innovative and cutting edge products for the racing industry. The company prides itself on looking forward, while continuously upgrading and maintaining their current product lines. As a part of their commitment to racing industry for developing cutting edge products, Keyser has designed a new data acquisition product that can ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Milestone
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
TROY, Mich. — Walsh will recognize business and community leaders Richard D. Aginian, David Provost, Alan C. Young and the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation at its annual Leadership Awards Dinner, which takes place at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 11 at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. The annual Leadership Awards Dinner recognizes business and community leaders, distinguished alumni and individuals who have ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, September 24, 2018
Franco, a Detroit-based public relations, marketing and social media firm, today announced the hire of media and PR veteran Ed Garsten as an integrated media consultant. Garsten will advise on Franco’s integrated communications strategies, support media training and crisis work and provide strategic direction on multimedia projects.  “Ed’s 45-year multimedia career has ranged from spinning ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, September 24, 2018
When the Oakland Community College K-9 training program graduated five dogs and trainers in its latest class, two of the graduates were an especially moving reminder of the service and sacrifice of one young man: Collin Rose, a Wayne State University police officer killed in November 2016 while patrolling campus with his K-9 companion, Marsha. Bruno and Cooper were donated to serve in the K-9 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, September 24, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—September 24, 2018— Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping closely held businesses compete in the global marketplace, will present “Using Industry 4.0 to Improve Accounting Performance” as part of Automation Alley’s ongoing Tech Takeover series sharing member expertise in various facets of Industry 4.0. The event will take place at ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
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: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, September 17, 2018
[DETROIT] – This October, SolvIT is proud to be working with Grand Circus to offer additional funding for a coding bootcamp thanks to the TechHire Initiative. On August 21, Mayor Mike Duggan’s Detroit at Work initiative announced the opening of applications for the next ‘Tech Hire Bootcamp’ with Grand Circus, a professional technology training institute in Detroit and Grand Rapids, as the training ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
FBI statistics show that violent crime and property crime have declined nationally since the 1990s. This positive news, however, is tempered by the rapid growth of identity theft. According to a 2018 online survey by The Harris Poll, 60 million Americans have been the victims of identity theft, a number that increases every year. If your identity is stolen, it can be time-consuming, frustrating ...read more
Categories: 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
Inc. magazine today revealed that Alta Vista Technology is No. 2353 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino's Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
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
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s patent and trademark attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” 2019 by Best Lawyers®. The awards, presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area, are presented to the following attorneys:   Gerald T. Welch: 2019 Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Dallas/Fort Worth, TexasGlenn E. ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, August 06, 2018
The five-day MES Summer School was held from July 16 to 20, 2018, in Troy, MI. More courses in the U.S. to come. Software company Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.) continues to build and expand its training program in the U.S., having recently wrapped up a five-day intensive training class in Detroit on model-based development. Based on the successful MES Summer School on Introduction ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, August 06, 2018
Four-course online program offers training to help manage copyrights, cybersecurity risks, and more.   The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will be offering a new online certificate program developed specifically to address the increasing demand on individuals and organizations to safeguard their intellectual property (IP) assets, such as inventions, marks, technological innovations, ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Dearborn, MI – Recognized among ENR’s top 20 global airport designers, Ghafari uses rigorous methodologies to streamline the aviation industry’s toughest projects. The firm’s aviation experience spans the entire spectrum of airport facilities, from passenger terminals and aircraft maintenance hangars, to cargo centers and mission-critical facilities. Watch Ghafari Senior Vice President, Ted ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
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
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that thirteen of its intellectual property attorneys were recently honored in the Michigan edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine. Harness Dickey alumnus Greg Stobbs was also named to the list. The categories for which Harness Dickey attorneys were selected ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, July 16, 2018
International event will feature educators who use custom vehicles to bringSTEM education to communities  DETROIT—Local specialty vehicle manufacturer Triune Specialty Trailers will co-host this year’s Mobile Laboratory Coalition Conference (MLCC) in partnership with the MdBio Foundation, an education non-profit based in Maryland. The conference will be held on Wayne State University’s downtown ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Friday, July 13, 2018
Oxford, MI -  Barron Industries is part of the Farnborough International Airshow Trade mission sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Barron, an Oakland County based manufacturer of precision machined investment castings, is a first-time exhibitor at  the biennial airshow southwest of London, England  starting Monday, July 16.Barron Industries will be part of the Michigan ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,159 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation during the office’s second quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter. ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
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
Friday, June 29, 2018
Kerr Russell attorneysDaniel Schulte, Patrick Haddad, and Katherine Cser arrived bright and early for the “Ask the Experts" panel at Michigan State Medical Society's 7th Annual Spring Scientific Meeting in Dearborn on May 17. Discussing opioid legislation, professional liability insurance, electronic medical records, identifying and preventing workplace harassment, accessibility, patient/physician ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Happy 20th anniversary, Corp! Magazine. Thank you for all you do to keep our business community informed and in the media spotlight. We appreciate you, and Kerr Russell is a proud advertiser. Kudos, Jennifer Kluge, on this amazing accomplishment and on your exceptional team, including William Dunn and J.D. Booth. Corp! hosted a celebratory event on May 16 at Royal Oak's Emagine Theatre. Kerr ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships
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
Darmstadt, June 2018 – PROSTEP AG, one of the leading consulting and software companies in the field of product lifecycle management (PLM), has added new functions for publishing 2D and 3D content on the web to its PDF Generator 3D software, which enables 3D PDF documents to be created automatically. Version 8.0 now allows both the export of 3D data to HTML5 and the automatic generation of BOMs ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
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
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Facility enhancements designed around patient comfort and accessibility with new spa-influenced theme   Dearborn, MI - Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architectural and engineering services for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs, based at Oakland County International airport, announced that Vice President of Maintenance Operations George Terry has received the General Aviation Service Technician Award from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini made the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
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
Friday, June 15, 2018
Yousif B. Ghafari Profiled in American Dreams Special Report  Dearborn, MI – June 15, 2018 - Yousif B. Ghafari, Chairman and Founder of Ghafari Associates, was profiled in a Crain’s Detroit Business special report called “American Dreams”. The report features ten entrepreneurs that represent a cross-section of countries, industries, and stories and have all made a positive impact on their ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Paula’s Pay it Forward, Paula and Gary Longwell, and Kerr Russell's Angie Lyons-Hincks are featured in the latest Beaumont Health "Blend" e-newsletter. Quote: "Angie and her family are angels ... They really are. They took a painful moment in their lives and turned it into a beautiful, positive way to help others in need.” From the Paula's Pay It Forward Facebook page description: "We would ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
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
Friday, June 08, 2018
Global firm is recognized for work at O’Hare International Airport valued at $162 million  Chicago, IL – June 1, 2018 – Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates was ranked among the top 10 architectural firms of the past year by The Real DealChicago, coming in at #7. Ghafari made this list for its extensive work at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, which is collectively ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
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
Monday, June 04, 2018
For some, ‘1 million open tech jobs by 2020’ is a looming, overwhelming statistic. For Grand Circus, it’s a challenge they want to be a solution for, and a direct line to fulfil their vision: to close the talent gap for employers. The professional tech training institute with campuses in Detroit and Grand Rapids has launched The Academy, a program where employers can try out Grand Circus grads for ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – has published their summer edition of their bi-annually published Risk & Business magazine.The magazine features articles written by each of the agency’s commercial insurance and employee benefit producers, as well as the firm’s two principals.  Article topics were hand-selected to cover hop ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Strategically redistributing rainwater for efficiency and cost savings An article written by Gary Winslow, Manager of Ghafari’s Paint Group, appeared in Industrial Maintenance + Plant Operation. Titled “How a GM Plant Turned Raindrops into Dollars”, the article discusses how General Motors, working with Ghafari engineers, implemented a solution at one of their Detroit-area plants that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, May 25, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing Insurance Brokerages in the country – led a Sexual Harassment in the Workplace course at the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA) CPE Mega Conference on Wednesday, May 23. Sterling Insurance Group’s Senior Vice President and Commercial Insurance Producer, Andrew Turnbull, presented the course from an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Birmingham, Michigan, May, 2018–  PROSTEP, the leading PLM migration and integration specialist in the area of product data integration, announces their Premium Sponsorship at SIEMENS PLM Connection Americas 2018 held in Phoenix, AZ on June 4-7, 2018. The event provides PROSTEP experts the opportunity to educate the audience in PLM, secure data exchange, and 3D PDF technologies to expand knowledge ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
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
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Assessment – Key Activities for Risk Mitigation  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Andy Cannon, Director of Business Consulting, and Bill Salatino, Director of Manufacturing Consulting, are co-presenting at a professional development / knowledge-sharing event hosted by the Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) Kohler chapter.  In their presentation – titled “Due Diligence and Asset Assessment – ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Acromag’s software-programmable microBlox signal conditioning modules can now be used to split or duplicate RTD, thermocouple, two-wire transmitter, and other input signals into multiple process control outputs. Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new uBSP signal splitter/duplicator acts as a carrier for their microBlox line of plug-in signal conditioning modules to drive two scalable 4-20mA or 0-10V control ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Global engineering and architecture firm continues to rank among the best in the industry  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari ranked among Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) “Top 500 Design Firms” for the 28th consecutive year. The leading voice on the engineering, architecture, and construction industry, ENR surveys firms in key markets and ranks them based on annual revenue. The “Top 500 Design Firms” lists ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Will politics make U.S. manufacturing great?Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Process Engineering Group President, Larry Denton was recently featured in an article by Engineering News-Record. Titled “Will Politics Make U.S. Manufacturing Great?”, the article discusses the anticipated impact of political efforts to alter trade and tax policies on manufacturers’ willingness to increase their investment in ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com) is pleased to share that Metro Detroit patent attorney Tyson Benson will lead an online webinar presentation offering a practical overview of the revised Bayh-Dole regulations affecting universities and tech transfer offices. The webinar will take place Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 PM EST.   This complimentary, hour long webinar will cover a number of regulation updates ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, May 07, 2018
Message from Kerr Russell's receptionist Angie Lyons-Hincks: “I wanted share with you all some pictures of what you helped make happen. When we started this, I would have been happy with 25 bags. Then with the amount of interest, we changed to 50 bags, but because of you, Facebook and Paula's family, we were able to deliver 126 comfort bags as well as lunch for the staff at the clinic. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, May 04, 2018
Kerr Russell has worked with Hour Media to place advertising in the Michigan Links, a publication of The Golf Association of Michigan. The publication will be distributed to golf clubs all across Michigan and reach thousands of Golf Association members. Kerr Russell launched its new brand advertising with "A Track Record of Results" in November. Working with Identity Public Relations and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Combined Resources Strengthen the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Design Strategic DirectionDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates, Engineering News-Record Midwest’s “2017 Design Firm of the Year”, is proud to announce that it has acquired Concept Design Group, an award-winning architectural and interior design firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.The acquisition will expand Ghafari’s Western ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Soothsayer Analytics builds Data Science Solutions & Centers of Excellence for companies such as Abercrombie, Ford, Steelcase, and Visteon.  As part of Soothsayer’s mission to democratize innovation in the Midwest, they are now offering innovative Leadership Seminars in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, and other emerging technologies.  In tandem with prestigious ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
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
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Executive Vice President Ray Clark and Global Director of Design Joe Gonzalez speaks to ENR  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari Executive Vice President Ray Clark and Global Director of Design Joe Gonzalez were both quoted in a recent Engineering News-Record article about how manufacturing sector clients are seeking highly flexible facilities that enable greater process efficiencies and collaboration among ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Monday, April 16, 2018
Scott Adams Discuss Ways to Improve Project Efficiencies with BIMDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates Director of Virtual Design + Construction was featured in an article by USGlass News Network highlighting key points from a recent webinar hosted by Engineering News-Recording.In this webinar, called “Leveraging BIM and Virtual Reality for Project Efficiencies”, Adams discussed some of the ways ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 05, 2018
MES sets its sights on targeted support of US customers via its local subsidiary, Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.) The Berlin-based software company Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) has opened a subsidiary in Detroit, MI (USA), effective April 1: Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.). With MES, Inc., MES will offer its US customers a local point of contact for the ...read more
Categories: Community, New Office/Location, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 05, 2018
CEO and President Lon Offenbacher Honored with Executive Leadership Award  Annual MSED Award Honors Inteva Growth in Global Footprint and Customer Base  TROY, Mich., April 5, 2018 – Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, is pleased to announce that its CEO and President Lon Offenbacher received the 2017 Executive Leadership Award from ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, April 05, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,588 for Teen HYPE during the office’s first quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  Teen HYPE’s mission is to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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
Monday, March 12, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, was recently named a Top Ten patent firm for the third time in three years by industry news source IPWatchdog. The list, “Top Patent Firms for 2017,” compiles data on the number of U.S. utility patents issued in 2017 in which firms are listed on the front page of the issued ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Design Systems, Inc. University (DSIU) has launched!  We are excited to formally roll out the formation of our training programs to our client base designed to teach the next generation of engineers in all aspects of manufacturing engineering and the development of manufacturing facilities – some things you just can’t learn out of a textbook!  DSIU has courses in place ranging from conveyors to ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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
Categories: Education, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, February 26, 2018
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney Paul Keller has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” class of 2018. The class will be honored at the publication’s annual luncheon and awards celebration on Thursday, April 5, 2018.     “Paul deserves this honor. He is a distinguished lawyer and we are all very happy to have him as a partner,” ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Lansing, Michigan – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that Glenn Forbis has been named to Managing IP’s shortlist for its “Outstanding Litigator: Michigan” award.  The awards ceremony will take place March 15 in New York City.  Forbis is a Principal in the firm’s Troy, Michigan, headquarters.  A patent ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Troy, Michigan – FACTON, the leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC), is starting the new calendar year with great momentum, according to Ruediger Stern, FACTON President North America.   “We are pleased to announce the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted us exclusive use of the FACTON EPC name as our trademark in the U.S.,” said Stern. “We are committed to continuing our growth in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
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
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2018 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. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, January 18, 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 18 of its attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as 2018 Leading Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Seeing 18 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, recently announced as of January, 1, 2018 that patent attorneys Kiyoshi Kozu, Timothy Martin and Steven Wangerow have been named among the firm’s newly elected Principals for 2018.  The three attorneys work in the firm’s Metro Detroit headquarters.  “We are excited to have ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The automotive industry’s only award dedicated to vehicle lightweighting now acknowledges achievements in the four categories of Full Vehicle, Module, Enabling Technology and The Future of LightweightingTROY, Mich. – Jan. 3, 2018 – The 2018 Enlighten Award, presented jointly by Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is now open for submissions. Fostering innovation for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, December 11, 2017
Lake Orion, MI, December 11, 2017 – Leoni Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (Leoni EPS), North America's leading automation solution provider in robotic cable management, automation training, and machine vision systems, is pleased to announce its certification as a Platinum Partner System Integrator (PSI) for Cognex in North America. The partnership with Cognex, a leading supplier of ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in November 2017:  Raytheon, Beverly HillsBest Version Media-Shelby Neighbors, WashingtonTims Five-Mile, Clinton TownshipEvolution Medical Spa, Shelby TwpPro Quality Flooring, MacombKeller Williams-Lakeside, Shelby TwpBrose Jefferson, Inc., WarrenSummit Plastic Molding, Shelby TwpDex YP, St Clair ShoresAdvia Credit ...read more
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, November 13, 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, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in metro Detroit for 2018. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.             This is the ninth consecutive year that Dawda ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
On Nov. 7 at a special event in Detroit, Inforum Michigan released the 2017 Women’s Leadership Report, an in-depth analysis of the status of women at the highest levels of governance and leadership in Michigan’s largest 100 publicly traded companies. The report is a collaborative initiative between Inforum and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. The report, produced by ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com), one of the nation’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, has been named to the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list for the fourth year in a row.  The awards are published annually by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® and include firms ranked nationally and according to metropolitan designations.   Harness Dickey was honored with the following national ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 01, 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 today that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by DBusiness as 2018 Top Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Having 21 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
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
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to welcome intellectual property attorney David Goswami to its Metro Detroit office.  Prior to pursuing a career in IP law, Goswami served as Director of Operations for a boutique title agency based in Royal Oak, Michigan.  “From his first-hand knowledge of running a small business to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 24, 2017 – Coherix, Inc., a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision, today announced Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix, will be speaking at the Integr8™ conference on November 9 in Detroit.   In the panel discussion, Mr. Carlson will be sharing his expertise in 3D vision technology for assembly error proofing in the automotive, semiconductor ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney and litigator Brad Luchsinger has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” class of 2017. According to the publication’s website, attorneys are chosen for displaying “ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers.”    Luchsinger’s practice focuses on ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Automation Alley
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
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article

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