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Friday, April 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Apr 28, 2017 – Parts and components fail for a number of reasons, including flaws in design, manufacturing defects, and normal wear. Determining the root cause of failure can pose a challenge for manufacturers, often requiring extensive testing and collection of data. Industrial CT scanning is a radiographic testing method that can inspect the internal features of parts ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—April 27, 2017—The CPAs and tax advisors at Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, see major changes ahead for businesses and individuals should President Trump’s proposed tax overhaul become law. The largest and most immediate perceived impact on businesses would be the drop in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Government
Thursday, April 27, 2017
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Genesee County students in eighth through 10th grades and their parents are invited to the spring informational open house for the Carman-Ainsworth (C-A) Baker Career Academy 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, May 4. It is located in a newly renovated stand-alone building on Baker College’s Flint campus at 1122 W. Bristol Road, Flint, 48507. The Academy offers free college ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Thursday, April 27, 2017
20 Years of "Thanks" from all of us at Spud Software. Spud Software was the local hot spot last Friday night as employees and clients gathered to celebrate our first twenty years in business. We may be considered computer geeks, but we do know how to throw a party and have some fun and that was never more evident than Friday night. No, nobody ended up doing a keg stand or donning a cape ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
As part of the celebration of National Community College Month in April, the Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., Christopher Taylor, issued a proclamation urging all citizens to recognize and appreciate the outstanding contributions Washtenaw Community College makes to the community. The proclamation noted that for more than 50 years, Washtenaw Community College has offered services that benefit the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Southfield, Mich. – VerdictSearch has issued their "Top 100 Verdicts of 2016" and the trademark infringement lawsuit litigated by Brooks Kushman, Innovation Ventures LLC v. N.V.E., Inc. involving the popular 5-hour ENERGY ® shot, was listed as one of the top verdicts. The firm secured a $22,136,992 verdict on behalf of its client, Innovation Ventures LLC, in the United States ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Macomb-­OU Incubator (Mac­-OU Inc) was recently awarded $7,000 in Business Accelerator Funds (BAF) to provide accelerator services to client company Alerje. Alerje has designed a unique epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) which fits into a smartphone case and will communicate with a mobile app via Bluetooth technology. During an anaphylactic medical emergency, the mobile app will send ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---April 26, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE) , one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces 12 organizations joined ASE as members during the first quarter of 2017. The organizations are: Answer Health on Demand , a joint venture between physician owned Answer Health, LLC and Emergency Care Specialists, P.C. that is dedicated to ...read more
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
April 24, 2017 OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Allison McFadden-Keesling has been selected as Oakland Community College’s (OCC) 2017 Diversity Champion by the College’s Committee for Diversity and Inclusion. McFadden-Keesling, a librarian at OCC's Highland Lakes Campus in Waterford, received the award for her work on OCC's Human Library , a collection of diverse ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan, April 25, 2017 : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Marcus A. Smetka has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office. Mr. Smetka concentrates his practice in intellectual property with an emphasis on patent and trademark prosecution. In the area of patent prosecution, his focus is primarily in the electromechanical ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Leaders Connect Detroit Breakfast April 28 at TechTown Contact: Faris Alami, (248) 688-5353 Metro Detroit entrepreneurs can network with some of the area’s executive level leaders from the public, private and non-profit sectors at Dr. Rob Pasick’s Leaders Connect Detroit breakfast on April 28 at TechTown Detroit. The event features a panel discussion with three superstar ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships, Community, Event Announcement, Government, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, April 24, 2017
University of Detroit Mercy students saw their hard work evolve from a simple idea to life-changing results when they presented their capstone projects to veterans at the VA Medical Center on April 21. Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students, along with Lawrence Technological University students, collaborated with veterans to create projects to help the veterans in their every-day lives. ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 24, 2017
Karen DeVault, executive assistant at Sonitrol Great Lakes, has been named a winner of Sonitrol’s National Achievement Awards competition. DeVault, a three-time winner of the award, will be honored later this year at the annual Sonitrol National Dealers Association Convention and Awards Banquet in San Francisco. The National Achievement Awards chooses winners based on a series of job ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, April 24, 2017
ANN ARBOR – Online Tech, a leading provider of secure, compliant hybrid cloud services, has acquired Echo Cloud, a Kansas City, Mo., based enterprise cloud company. The acquisition is set to boost Online Tech’s reach in the Midwest market and provide further geographical diversity to its growing cloud infrastructure. Yan Ness, CEO of Online Tech, said the acquisition provides several ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, April 24, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. April 24, 2017 ? Employers: fill your job openings by meeting and prescreening job candidates at the fourth annual JVS Job Connection from 9 a.m.- noon, May 10, at the Southfield Pavilion in Southfield. A few recruitment booths for companies are still available. Open to the general public and veterans at no charge, the job fair is expected to attract hundreds of job seekers. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 24, 2017
NOVI, MICHIGAN (March 31, 2017) – Danlaw, Inc. has been selected to provide the next generation of DSRC based connected vehicle awareness devices to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment (AACVTE). UMTRI is committed to interdisciplinary research that will increase driving safety and is taking the next step ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Government, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, April 24, 2017
Preh was selected in recognition of its dedication to providing HMI products of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Novi, Mich. – Preh has been named a Partner-Level Supplier for John Deere’s 2016 Achieving Excellence Program. The award represents the manufacturer’s highest supplier rating. Suppliers who participate in the Achieving ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017 – TROY, MI — On Wednesday, May 10 , the Troy Chamber of Commerce will host REinvest Michigan, an engaging event including an economic update and a panel of experts to discuss the current business climate and the obstacles they overcame to help create the new economy in Michigan. The event will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. at Altair, 1820 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy. President ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Friday, April 21, 2017
For Immediate Release Contact: Janelle Best, Executive Director Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce Janelle@clarkston.org 248-625-8055 Clarkston, MI April 21, 2017 -- The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce their second annual Food Truck Rally hosted by the Chamber’s Young Professional Network. This year the event will be bigger than ever with 16 food trucks and a brand ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, General News Article
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- The world celebrates intellectual property because IP puts a value on inventions, literary and artistic works and name brands and logos that move commerce, create wealth and make a distinctive mark. As cerebral as it may sound though, intellectual property has a fun side, too. With the celebration of World IP Day on April 26, Michael N. Spink, a shareholder in the Ann ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 20, 2017
TROY, Mich. – April 20, 2017 – Altair ’s product development services division Altair ProductDesign is honored to receive a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. To qualify for the award, Altair maintained a silver composite performance rating for each month of the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Design Systems, Inc. Announces New Leadership Team As a Manufacturing Engineering and Consulting supplier approaching 35 years of dedicated service to our clients, Design Systems, Inc. takes great pride in sharing the recent promotions of three long-term Design Systems, Inc. employees: Mr. Dan Birchmeier – Chief Operating Officer Mr. Joel Schnelbach – Vice President of Operations Mr. ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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 ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, April 19, 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 member John Mucha has been recognized as a 2016 Michigan Top Lawyer. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement. Annually, 1.25 percent of licensed attorneys in the state of Michigan are selected for this ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Media Contact: Heather Nezich, Manager, Communications, ASE, 248.223.8040, hnezich@aseonline.org Livonia, Mich. ---April 17, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, today released the organization’s 2017 Starting Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey . The annual survey provides a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Washtenaw Community College is one of four colleges in the state of Michigan to receive Tree Campus USA certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The national program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. Washtenaw Community College achieved the title ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Energy Sciences to is pleased to announce the personnel additions of Brendan Thomas, Business Development Strategist and Jennifer Schafer, Business Operations Manager, to support the continued growth of Energy Sciences. Brendan is an experienced business development professional specializing in sustainable, strategic, and cost effective energy program design. Jennifer is a marketing and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Are your customers being caught off guard? Internet security is important to all of us. At least, it should be. And while we know that keeping your (or your customers') data secure is probably near the top of your list, you may not be aware of the latest changes to browsers aimed at making the Internet safer for all users. These changes could affect how your customers perceive your business, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Student chefs at Baker College’s Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) continue to excel in culinary competition. Two students repeated the CIM’s top state wins in the post-secondary culinary arts and commercial baking categories, and three others earned additional medals at the 2017 Michigan SkillsUSA competition. Awards were presented April 9 in Grand Rapids at the SkillsUSA Michigan ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Law enforcement agencies, Baker College to help students explore criminal justice careers April 28 OWOSSO, Mich. – High school students interested in careers in law enforcement/criminal justice can still register for the statewide Baker College Policing Day, Friday, April 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Baker College’s Owosso campus. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 26. ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Monday, April 17, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reliance One, Incorporated Promotes Joshua Tabit to Account Manager, Sales Auburn Hills, Michigan – April 13, 2017 – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values. Announces the internal promotion of Joshua Tabit to Account Manager ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, April 17, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan, April 13, 2017 : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Matthew P. Breuer has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office. Mr. Breuer concentrates his practice in the area of business transactions and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations of business entities and real estate. He counsels ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, April 17, 2017
Design Systems, Inc., a Manufacturing Engineering and Consulting company is excited to announce the Grand Opening of our Emulation Lab. We encourage anyone interested in understanding the benefits and functionality of using this very powerful cost and time-savings engineering tool to set up a time to visit our new Emulation Lab. Emulation uses a modeling application to create a visual and ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
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, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Event Announcement
Monday, April 17, 2017
Transportation report estimates 7 million drivers will shift to autonomous vehicles in three U.S. cities Report says cities must take action now to shape a driverless future Six policy solutions outlined to guide city leaders New York – A study by transportation, economics and urban planning experts has found that ridesharing and ridesourcing services using autonomous vehicles (AV) could ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 14, 2017
On March 23, 2017, APACC Board Chair, Grace Lee, was invited to attend a welcome reception for U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao in Washington D.C. The reception was held in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 50th anniversary celebration and over 200 distinguished guests attended the invitation-only event to commemorate the extraordinary milestone. Secretary ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reliance One, Incorporated Promotes Kevin VanBuskirk to Account Manager, Sales Auburn Hills, Michigan – April 13, 2017 – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values. Announces the internal promotion of Kevin VanBuskirk to Account ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, April 14, 2017
The client, an established company in SE Michigan hired an IPS ASP .Net software developer with in depth C# and SQL Server skills to fulfill its growing needs to keep up with custom applications. The candidate with 7 Microsoft certificates will be working on an enterprise application designing and developing a highly scalable web application that run non-stop and is accessible globally. The ...read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017—Troy, MI — DTE Energy is investing in the Troy Chamber’s membership efforts through a newly established partnership. Their contributions will assist the Troy Chamber with attracting new members, promoting existing members as well as achieving awareness for its “ways to save” energy initiative, efficiency tips for businesses. “One of the Troy ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017—Troy, MI — A partnership between Troy Chamber member restaurants and Troy School District (TSD), “Step Up to the Plate” is slated for Sunday, April 23 – Thursday, April 27. During these dates, participating restaurants will offer diners 20% OFF their food purchases if they bring in a “Step Up to the Plate” promotional piece (i.e. ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The US is powering ahead of the world average in terms of capital investment in its economy’s business resources and public infrastructure, strengthening its future growth prospects, reveals a new study by UHY, the international accounting and consultancy network. According to UHY, the US has seen capital investment increase by 33% over the last five years* to $3.7 trillion in 2015 (latest ...read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Farmington Hills, MI, April 12, 2017 – Manufacturing Technology Insights Magazine has ranked E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. (E.M.M.A. International) among the top 10 lean manufacturing solutions providers of 2017. E.M.M.A. International was selected for their evidence-based solutions and systemic fixes to avoid recurring quality, regulatory, and compliance non-conformities, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
When it comes to your business' computers and software, retro isn't cool. Every April 11th, we celebrate National 8 Track Tape Day. Okay, we don't celebrate it because we're techies and 8 track tapes are ancient. But somebody celebrates it, and we're pretty sure they're still out there listening to 8 track tapes. (We're sorry if that's you.) But we believe, in a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ann Arbor-based healthcare analytics company will implement Logicdrop's business intelligence automation platform, Logicdrop Studio ™ FERNDALE, MI -- Logicdrop, a Detroit-area software company specializing in the development of cloud-based business knowledge software, announced today that ArborMetrix, which delivers healthcare technology solutions focused on provider performance, has ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Company Milestone
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries, a global supplier of precision ferrous and non-ferrous Investment Castings, has received NADCAP certification for its Nondestructive Testing Process (NDT). NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is an industry-managed supplier approval program. Barron received certification for its Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection process -- a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – April 11, 2017 – Oakland Community College (OCC) welcomes Eileen Husband as general counsel, formerly general counsel and vice president of legal services at Henry Ford College. Husband brings more than 15 years of local and statewide community college experience to OCC, including g eneral counsel to the Michigan Community College Risk Management Authority ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
In 2016, CSI Leasing became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation (TC). Through the acquisition of CSI, TC has not only added to its already strong network in Asia, but has also formed a truly global platform to accelerate growth with CSI’s extensive network in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. The acquisition enables TC to offer enhanced vendor financing support to ...read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association ( TEMIA ), the authoritative voice for Technology and Telecom Expense Management and Solutions Providers in related areas, hosted a meeting March 20-22, 2017, in New Orleans for its members. In total, 69 people from 37 different companies attended. Members elected six TEMIA Executive Board officers: Mitch Black, President of MOBI ( ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The news from the past few days has been filled with shootings. One at a gym from a disgruntled worker who had been terminated and another school shooting murder/suicide. Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence toward someone working or on duty and some of it can be prevented through training and planning. Active shooter incidents are occurring more often. There used to be a time ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Detroit’s famous potato chip company Better Made, is getting a new sign after 70 years. Their new sign will be installed on April 12th. The Metro Detroit sign company in charge of making and installing this new sign is Phillips Sign & Lighting Inc. This company specializes in creating quality signs for industrial, commercial, retail and public businesses across Michigan. They will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Milestone
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Preh receives prestigious GM award for the fifth time as one of its best suppliers. Novi, Mich . – Preh was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, April 06, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, April 6, 2017 – Comau was named a GM Innovation Award winner during General Motors’ 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 in Orlando, Fla. GM’s Innovation Award recognizes the top suppliers among thousands of global contenders that introduced innovations that benefit customers. Comau was named one of eight 2016 Innovation Award ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Company Milestone

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