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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Kerr Russell is sponsoring - alongside Vertex and Watt Tieder - the 2018 Midwest Surety & Construction Claims Conference, July 18th and 19th in Chicago. Kerr Russell attorneys Mark Cunningham and Broc Gullett will be among the presenters. Register for the conference here. From the event description: "Please join us this year at the sixth annual Midwest Surety & Construction Claims Conference. We ...read more
Categories: Education
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
Thursday, June 21, 2018
DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy graduate Christina Jones tells anyone who will listen about the school’s ReBUILDetroit program and with good reason. Jones credits ReBUILDetroit with putting her on a path to success and opening up opportunities she never thought possible.   “I always say BUILD has done everything for me,” Jones said. “This wasn’t at all what I had planned for my life. I ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 21, 2018
PONTIAC, MI- DASI Solutions, in conjunction with Cranbrook Institute of Science, SAE, Baker College and DelRay Technologies, will be conducting a week-long STEM summer camp this June, geared toward middle school students who are interested in engineering and design. The Engineering & Innovation Camp will teach students about science, technology, engineering & math through real-world experiments ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Livonia, Mich. --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is seeking nominations for ASE’s 2018 Michigan HR Executive of the Year award. The call for nominations was announced by Mary E. Corrado, president and CEO of ASE.  “The HR Executive of the Year award is a coveted honor in Michigan’s HR community,” Corrado said. “We seek to ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Partnership offers full range of Microsoft suite of services in a single source for clients. Farmington Hills, MI.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Coretek Services (Coretek), an industry-leading IT professional services and consulting firm, announced today that the company has engaged in a partnership with Total Solutions, Inc. (Total Solutions).  President and Chief Executive Officer Ron Lisch made this ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, June 21, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Samantha Southern has an empowering message for college-bound students.  “Apply for all kinds of scholarships and graduate college debt free like I’m doing,” said Southern, 19, of Clarkston, Mich. “Many college scholarships go unused because most students do not bother to apply for them. Especially apply for scholarships that require an essay. Most students don’t want ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Jon Robert Steiger has re-joined the firm, after 15 years as a partner with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the largest litigation specialty firm in the world, where he was involved with some of the most significant litigation matters in any U.S. courts.  He now brings that experience to the lower cost Howard & ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 21, 2018
This year marks the 50th anniversary for UHY LLP Michigan (formerly Follmer Rudziewicz). To commemorate this special milestone, the firm has exciting plans, including pledging $50,000 in the form of $1,000 donations to 50 different local charities who need it most. They’re also sponsoring a temporary exhibit filled with 20th century accounting artifacts at the Detroit Historical Society in the ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Farmington Hills, MI– The Detroit Chapter of TiE today announced that TiECon Detroit 2018 will be held on October 06, 2018 at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, Michigan. This year the event “Ignite2Disrupt: All About AI” will focus on the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the technologies that are drastically transforming the future of work in a ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that 34 of our attorneys have been named to Illinois Leading Lawyers and Illinois Emerging Lawyers 2018. Leading Lawyers is a rating service of top lawyers from more than 100 practice areas who have been recommended by their peers. The annual selections are made using a multiphase process that includes a statewide survey ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
University of Detroit Mercy, designated a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will soon have another point of pride as it introduces an updated undergraduate curriculum, effective this fall. This new curriculum will be fully aligned with recently released post-secondary guidelines ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Government
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Cancer survivor and Harvard-trained scientist, Bernadette Zwaans, Ph.D., recently became the first Beaumont researcher to receive a prestigious, KO1 career development grant from the National Institutes of Health. The award supports her work on radiation cystitis, a side effect of cancer treatment.“Once you receive cancer treatment, I know from my personal experience, your body is changed ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors, Education
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
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
ASK PURCHASES MOORES PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUILDING IN REO TOWN LANSING Lansing, Michigan – 6/20/2018 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) is pleased to announce the location of their new headquarters at 316 Moores River Drive in Lansing, Michigan. ASK purchased the former Moores Park Elementary School and plans to move into the new building in early Fall of 2018. What started as ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Milestone, New Office/Location
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
TROY, Mich.—Walsh faculty member David A. Dieterle, Ph.D.’s recently completed work Economics: The Definitive Encyclopedia from Theory to Practice has been named one of Booklist’s Top 10 Reference Books of 2018. Booklist is published by the American Library Association and is renowned for providing the most reliable reviews of reference materials for libraries. Dieterle’s work was published by ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision addressing the enforceability of class or collective action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Court confronted a major dispute in labor and employment law. The Court resolved a circuit split through the review of three cases ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
On May 21, 2018, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission (“MCRC”) voted that sex discrimination as addressed in the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (“ELCRA”) will include discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. While ELCRA’s federal counterpart, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, does not explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
dSPACE Opens New Facility in New Hudson, Michigan, USAExpansion extends production, testing and shipping capabilitiesMore space to handle production for increasing demand for HIL systems Capacity to build large mechanical test benchesWixom, Michigan,June 19, 2018: dSPACE has expanded its North American operations with the opening of a new production, testing and shipping facility in New Hudson, ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Detroit Startup Week is a free, volunteer-led event on June 18-22, 2018 that celebrates entrepreneurship in Detroit and provides free workshops and community events to promote the growth of innovative startups in the city. On June 19, Brooks Kushman attorneys David Berry and Tiffany Fidler will be moderating and speaking on a paneldiscussing how companies large and small can ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
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
Hamtramck, MI- Bromberg & Associates is proud to be selected as one of this year’s Corp! Magazine Economic Bright Spots award winners. Bromberg & Associates has been recognized as a Corp! Magazine’s Michigan Bright Spots award winner for the 2nd year in a row, having previously received the award in 2017. Corp! Magazine, a statewide business publication in Michigan, recognizes companies that ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Company Milestone, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Central Michigan University's College of Medicine was granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, completing the charge by the CMU Board of Trustees in 2009 to address a burgeoning shortage of physicians across the state and beyond. "This accreditation marks a historic day for Central Michigan University and affirms the quality of CMU's College of Medicine," ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, 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
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that 30 of our attorneys have been named to Michigan Leading Lawyers 2018. Leading Lawyers is a rating service of top lawyers from more than 100 practice areas who have been recommended by their peers. The annual selections are made using a multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, research and review ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.– Kyyba Innovations, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit are hosting Pitch Club on Wednesday, July 25th  at Grand Circus in Detroit. Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, June 18, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorneys Geaneen M. Arends, Mark R. Lezotte and Paul M. Mersino will be among several attorneys participating in the fourth Small Business Legal Academy Detroit in conjunction with Startup Week June 18-19. Mersino will moderate a panel on June 19 featuring Arends and Lezotte discussing organizational and tax considerations for small businesses.  Geaneen ArendsArends ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, June 18, 2018
The arts are such an important part of what makes a community, and, in the Motor City, we have a long and impressive history of innovative and entrepreneurial creators who carve their own unique artistic paths. One of the most recent additions to Detroit's performance community is Opera MODO (founded in 2011). Kerr Russell sponsored their most recent production, a modern adaptation of Rossini's ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, June 18, 2018
Taylor, Mich.—Atlas recently appointed Mark Kryska as Vice President of Technology and Rocio Cabrera as Director of Procurement as the company continues to expand its Fueling Innovation campaign focused on system and process automation to support accelerated growth in the business. “The company’s position as an industry thought leader brings new opportunities every day to the technology ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, New Product or Service Offering
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
University of Detroit Mercy is making it easier than ever to get involved in environmental issues like water quality, global warming, air quality or waste management with its accelerated Environmental Engineering master’s program.   Individuals can earn a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or civil engineering and a Master’s of Environmental Engineering in just five ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, June 18, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466  TROY, Mich.--- June 18, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announced today that the total amount of export sales made by Michigan companies as a result of participation ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Company Milestone
Monday, June 18, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – The New Economy Initiative (NEI) has awarded a one-year grant of $40,000 to the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) Collaboratory for the support of its accelerator program that will enable the growth for small manufacturers and emerging hardware startups in Southeast Michigan.  “As a leading resource to small and start-up companies developing innovative, engineered products, the ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education
Friday, June 15, 2018
Winterthur – The Kistler Group reports new orders totaling around USD 210 million to the end of May. Year on year this represents growth of 11% or 7% after currency adjustment. This continuous growth is accounted for by the Swiss measurement technology expert's unswerving focus on the future-oriented trends of digitization and Industry 4.0. Kistler is underpinning this strategy by earmarking the ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
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
Friday, June 15, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Third Annual Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium will provide key insight on the latest developments from top southeast Michigan experts including: Paul Krutko, President and CEO,Ann Arbor SPARK, Renee Phillips, Counsel,General Motors; Houman Shadab, Co-Founder, New York-based Clause.IO;Will Orlewicz, Corporate Counsel; Magnum Manufacturing, and, Butzel Long attorneys.  A ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, June 15, 2018
Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, today announced it has opened a UK office to directly support UK manufacturers in automotive and aerospace and defense pursuing digital transformation initiatives. The new UK office joins existing European operations in France, Germany, and Switzerland as well as the company’s strong network of integration and ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Aras Corporation hosts the second quarterly PLM ReInvented MeetUP! on Thursday, July 21, 2018. Kevin Williams of NVIDIA, will present, “End-to-End AI for Autonomous Vehicles.” The meetup will kick off with networking and food at 5:30 PM at the VistaTech Center, located at Schoolcraft College in Livionia.  “We realized that there is a need in the engineering community to network and discuss the ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
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
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan –Former Oakland Community College student Lillian Bishop knows how to take advantage of an opportunity.Bishop, of Ferndale, Mich., jumped on the rare opportunity to showcase her singing chops at a news conference Tuesday to kick-off the Arts, Beats and Eats festival during Labor Day Weekend in Royal Oak. She sang the iconic song in the classic Detroit Institute of Arts’ ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – The intersection of design and sound is the focus of an art installation created by Lawrence Technological University’s College of Architecture and Design for an architecture exhibition in Venice, Italy.  The exhibition, called “Time Space Existence,” is being held in three grand palaces in Venice -- Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and Palazzo Rossini. It’s organized by a Dutch arts and ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
TROY, Mich. – Lease Corporation of America (LCA) is proud to announce the celebration of 30 years in business.  “We are pleased with and thankful for the performance of our employees over the last three decades.  Additionally, I would like to thank our customers who have utilized our lending facilities almost 100,000 times.  We also have been greatly aided by our top-notch professionals and our ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Techstars Startup Week™is a free, five-day celebration of our community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship - led by local entrepreneurs and hosted in amazing spaces all over town. And we want you involved! You can register for the event - to be held June 18 through the 22 - here. Kerr Russell member Max Sneyd will present "Starting Your Start Up Right" on June 21 at ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rinehart Motion Systems leveraged LHP’s Functional Safety Expressway to open the doors to new business and safety certification.    COLUMBUS, INDIANA ---Last November, LHP introduced the Functional Safety Expressway as a response to the new safety-critical regulations (ISO 26262) that are impacting the design and development of all on-highway vehicles, including trucks, buses, trailers, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Rob Dutkiewicz, president of Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping closely held businesses compete in the global marketplace, has joined the North America Board of Directors of PrimeGlobal, one of the five largest associations of independent accounting firms in the world. As a board member, Dutkiewicz will help foster access to best ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DETROIT -UHY Advisors Corporate Finance, LLC welcomes its newest director Jeremy Falendysz who will join the team in Detroit. Falendysz is an experienced investment banker with over 15 years in the industry representing a total deal value of over $60 billion. He worked on Wall Street for 10 years, including as vice president in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division, in addition to positions ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Two of Butzel Long’s attorneys and shareholders specializing in immigration law will be featured speakers during two separate conferences presented by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in San Francisco.  Bushra A. Malik will be a presenter at both the 2018 AILA Global Immigration Forum and the 2018 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law.  On June 12, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
DETROIT – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced that Nigel Francis has been named as the institute’s chief executive officer and executive director effective immediately. Francis succeeds Chris Conrardy, who had been serving as the interim executive director since January.  LIFT, operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
GE’s patented engine system modeling technology is now available for use by Altair customersTROY, Mich. – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) is pleased to add GE’s Flow Simulator software to the Altair Partner Alliance(APA) and offer direct licenses to Altair customers. Flow Simulator is an integrated flow, heat transfer, and combustion design software that enables mixed fidelity simulations to optimize ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Hosted by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the four-hour workshop on June 13th  will examine the vital roles played by CPAs, attorneys and investment bankers in helping their clients navigate a successful transaction process. “This seminar will help illuminate the core objectives of M&A and the values and demands of a transaction.   We strive to be an advocate for the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
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
SOUTHFIELD – In the movie “Black Panther,” the fictional element called vibranium has amazing chemical and physical properties.  But a chemist would want to know – where would it go on the Periodic Table of the Elements?  Two faculty members at Lawrence Technological University have just had an academic paper published that has a bit of fun combining science and Hollywood movie magic.  “Black ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, June 08, 2018
Novi, Mich. – Preh was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. With Preh having received the award six times, GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought new innovations to the company. ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
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
Friday, June 08, 2018
CSI Leasing is pleased to share a recent IDC paper, What to Look for in a Leasing Company. IDC is a leading global provider of market intelligence and advisory services for the IT industry.   The paper is a Q&A in which an IDC analyst responds to five questions posed by CSI. Topics discussed include: Reasons why companies choose leasingTips on vetting a leasing providerGlobal and end of lease ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, June 07, 2018
JVS is proud to present its 2018 Business Leadership Award to Broder & Sachse Real Estate at the 21st annual Strictly Business Networking and Awards Luncheon June 14 at the MGM Grand Detroit. Strictly Business is a fundraiser for JVS workforce development programs that help metro Detroiters build their lives and careers.  Broder & Sachse Real Estate is a leading urban real estate development ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, June 07, 2018
SERAPID to Exhibit at the Fabtech Canada Expo in JuneSTERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. SERAPID, Inc., a leading supplier of die handling technology will be exhibiting at the upcoming Fabtech Canada Expo held at the The Toronto Congress Centre in Ontario, June 12-14, 2018.FABTECH Canada is the bi-annual expo for the fabricating, welding, metal forming and finishing industries. The event is sponsored by the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, June 07, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – There’s a very sophisticated game of real estate musical chairs going on this summer on the campus of Lawrence Technological University.                 Only in this game of musical chairs, everybody will get a seat when the work is completed.  Lawrence Tech is opening a new residence hall in August, its fourth. That means more than 300 new students will be living on campus. And ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, June 07, 2018
GlobalAutoIndustry.com and its partner PatentBooks Inc. (patentbooksinc.com), are pleased to announce an invitation-only Early Adopter Roundtable for the Geolocation & Autonomy PatentBook occurring on-line June 14, 2018 @ 10AM EDT.  The Roundtable discussion will be led by Art Nutter, CEO of PatentBooks and Bill Berlinger, Manager of Corporate Technology Licensing of Caterpillar.   The Early ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, June 07, 2018
John V. Levonick, special counsel in the Financial Services Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton, will be speaking at the 2018 National Settlement Services Summit taking place in Detroit, MI on June 6–8, 2018. Mr. Levonick will be joining the panel titled "Data is Gold: A Miner’s Guide" on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00-10:50 AM. The National Settlement Services Summit brings professionals from across ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, June 07, 2018
 WATERFORD, MI. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that Aaron Cook has joined the company as Director of Corporate Training and Development. In his new role, Cook will report to Robert Rufli, Vice President of Flight Operations and Director of Operations, and will oversee flight crew training and other training programs for the entire company.   “We ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, is proud to announce the firms inclusion in Intellectual Asset Management`s (IAM) annual Patent 1000, a guide that recognizes the world`s top patent law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Michigan firms were first included in the IAM Patent 1000 publication in 2014. Since then, Brooks ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – For the second straight year, Lawrence Technological University is the world champion of autonomous vehicles.  LTU won the Self-Drive Challenge competition at the 26th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held June 1-4 at Oakland University in Rochester.  The winning vehicle is called ACTor, for Autonomous Campus Transport/Taxi. The two-seat Polaris Gem electric vehicle ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Livonia, MI. GraphiColor Exhibits, leading Michigan trade show display and signage production company recently announced a change in ownership. Anita and Don Mitzel, owners and operators of GraphiColor Exhibits since 1984, announced today the sale of their company to exhibit-industry expert Nigel Vance-Lousada. Nigel comes to GraphiColor with over 30 years of industry experience. Nigel is the ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Product or Service Offering, New Partnerships, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
JVS is proud to recognize the passion, drive and creativity of a young professional at the 21st annual Strictly Business Networking and Awards Luncheon June 14 at the MGM Grand Detroit. JVS will present its 2018 Rising Entrepreneur award to Samantha Friedman of Fuse45. Strictly Business is a fundraiser for JVS workforce development programs that help metro Detroiters build their lives and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
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
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
Monday, June 04, 2018
 Auburn Hills, MI.– HIROTEC Group, a global automotive supplier specializing in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment, announced it has partnered with PTC and other suppliers to develop the X-Factory™, a revolutionary smart manufacturing experience that will be displayed at the LiveWorx® Digital Transformation Conference from June 17th -20th ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Monday, June 04, 2018
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Digitalization of the Global Auto Industry and its Supply Chain” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/digitalization-of-the-global-auto-industry-and-its-supply-chain/  features Fathi Tlatli, President Global Sector Automotive at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation.  In the 13-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Tlatli discusses and answers these ...read more
Categories: 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
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Connected and autonomous car technology is evolving at a brisk pace, yet there is still a great deal of uncertainty about the capabilities of these vehicles. Considering this, the Third Annual Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium will provide expert insight on the latest developments.  A half-day program will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, June 01, 2018
5TH ANNUAL SUSHI, SALSA & SOUL “INCLUSION IS THE DIFFERENCE”  The Minority Business Coalition invites Certified and Minority Owned Businesses  to Network during the National Women's Conference Detroit, Michigan – For the fifth year in a row, three of the largest ethnic chambers in Michigan will come together to showcase how minority supplier development is done in Detroit.    This year the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Friday, June 01, 2018
The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), which provides an opportunity for engineers and computer scientists from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed autonomous unmanned vehicles, will return June 1-4 to Oakland University.   “Student teams participating in IGVC not only immerse themselves in robotics and autonomy but engage in multiple classic systems ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement, Community, General News Article
Friday, June 01, 2018
Houston, TX. June 1, 2018 —Atlas’ Emergency Fueling Team is preparing for what is predicted to be a highly active 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1. Coming off its largest deployment in company history, Atlas has invested in new talent, training and technology that enhance and extend capabilities to provide fuel supplies and logistics vitally needed to sustain mission-critical ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, May 31, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Jennifer Dukarski served as a moderator recently for the Workshop on Autonomous Vehicles in Society: Building a Research Agenda, co-sponsored by the Michigan State University Center for Business and Social Analytics, in cooperation with the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research and the School of Planning, Design and Construction. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Detroit, MI –Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Immigration and Compliance for Global Companies” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/immigration-and-compliance-for-global-companies/ features Carolina Rojas Newman.  Ms. Rojas Newman is President, Global Immigration at MSI Global Talent Solutions.  In the 17-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Rojas Newman discusses and answers these ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Rochester High School senior Marie Numan is the 2018 recipient of OU's Huntington Ford Scholarship. Pictured from left: Pat Scoggin, Christie Scoggin, Bridgette Morris (2017 Huntington Ford scholarship recipient) Marie Numan, Rajaa Numan (Marie's mother) and David Numan (Marie's brother). Marie Numan has a strong passion for helping others. The Rochester High School student, who will attend ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
On June 6 at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Americas Conference at the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce in Detroit, Michigan, GRIDSMART will announce its collaboration with The NEXT Education to create a Certification program for Installers.   In rapidly evolving technologies and their adoption, the variability of installation is a real business issue. The purpose of the Certification ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, Education
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
PROLIM Global Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Aaditya Vidyarthi as Head of APAC and Europe. He is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of PROLIM’s business in these two key geographies, effective immediately.   Aaditya joins PROLIM from Siemens PLM Software, where he was responsible for mid-market sales of the Siemens PLM Software portfolio. He ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
It sounds like a pop song, but this article is not about puppy love or teenage drama.  It is about a common business practice that if not set up properly, can result in unexpected consequences.   What is Co-Branding?Co-branding is a partnership where two businesses agree to designate a product or service with brands from joint manufacturers or sponsors.  Think about it as a strategic marketing ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Mark Reuss, executive vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors Company, will headline JVS’s 21st annual Strictly Business Networking and Awards Luncheon. Serving as honorary chair and keynote speaker, Reuss will welcome an anticipated crowd of over 700 business and community leaders to the fundraising event at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at the MGM ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
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
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys have been appointed/reappointed to committees within the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2018-2019 term.    The attorneys and their appointments/reappointments are as follows:  Timothy D. Gronewoldhas been reappointed to serve as a Member of the Labor & Employment Law Section Council. He ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Detroit – Tata Technologies, a Tata Group company, announced today that it is relocating its North American headquarters from Novi to Detroit in early 2019.  Tata Technologies CEO Warren Harris and COO Sonal Ramrakhiani made the announcement at the company’s soon-to-be headquarters at 6001 Cass Ave. in Detroit. They were joined by Mayor Mike Duggan, Platform Executive Chairman Peter Cummings, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Government, Community, General News Article, New Office/Location
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—For the fifth consecutive year, Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has accorded a Highly Recommended ranking to the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, and a Recommended ranking to the firm’s offices in Michigan and North ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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
Friday, May 25, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Raul Rangel, will be featured during a professional development program presented by the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) Michigan Chapter on May 31, 2018 at Wayne State University in Detroit.  Rangel will serve on a panel along with Fernando Gonzalez Saiffe, Head Consul of Mexico in Detroit. The moderator is Angel Habib Ramirez, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, May 25, 2018
Macomb Community College faculty, staff and students collaborated to design and fabricate the commemorative torchesOn June 21, when County Executive Mark Hackel hoists the torch and kicks off the Macomb County Bicentennial Relay from the county administrative building in downtown Mount Clemens, he will not only be carrying a torch bearing symbols of Macomb County’s distinguishing characteristics, ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, General News Article, Education
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is proud to announce six of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. Brooks Kushman is also the only firm to be recognized in the top tier as “Highly Recommended” for each ranking: Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, and Trademarks. The comprehensive guide published by MIP lists leading IP firms and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Oakland University Alumni Association Board voted at its most recent meeting to elect Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett as its chairperson for the next two years.  As chair, Barnett work will with the Alumni Association to set the agenda for alumni engagement and outreach for the organization.  Barnett graduated from Oakland University’s School of Business with a degree in Marketing. ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, May 24, 2018
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - PRLog -- FocalPoint Business Coaching has awarded Friedemann Steinbach, a FocalPoint Business Coach based in the South Eastern Michigan area with one of its marquee awards, recognizing him as the top-performing new FocalPoint Coach for 2018. This global award recognizes the FocalPoint Business Coach who has exceeded their own expectations and built the largest or most impactful ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Detroit, MI – Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Patents: Obstacles or Opportunities for Worldwide Autonomous Vehicles?” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/patents-obstacles-or-opportunities-for-worldwide-autonomous-vehicles/ features Art Nutter.  Mr. Nutter is Chairman & CEO of PatentBooks, Inc. and global patent and technology expert.  In the 16-minute Audio Interview, Mr. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Registration is now open for New Horizons premier "Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament" is being held on Friday, Spetember 14, 2018 at two courses: Pine Trace Golf Club in Rochester Hills and Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club in Clarkston.  The proceeds from this event will be used towards job training and placement services for individuals with disabilities.Register online at www.newhorizonsrehab.org and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Being selected for a Fulbright is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But for Detroit Mercy Professor of Mechanical Engineering Nihad Dukhan, it’s now a twice-in-a-lifetime experience. Dukhan, who was a Fulbright Scholar during the 2014-15 school year, was recently selected as a Fulbright Specialist this summer at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul.   The Fulbright Program, which is ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
WHATOCC is now home to both the Consular Corps of Michigan and the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC). A welcome reception, ribbon cutting and two significant art announcements will be made at the event. Interviews with all organization VIPs available at the event.   WHO ·         Oakland Community College·         Consular Corps of Michigan·         Asian Pacific American ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement
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
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
 PBS Professional® workload manager to continue maximizing utilization on Cray systemsTROY, Mich. – May 22, 2018 – Altair(Nasdaq: ALTR) announces a 3-year extension to its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Cray Inc. Under the terms of this agreement, PBS Professional will remain bundled as the preferred commercial scheduler on new systems manufactured and shipped by Cray. “Our ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Have you taken a walk in your customer’s shoes?  The Lawrence Technological University Collaboratory business accelerator will host the fourth event of its “Innovation by Design” series on Friday, June 8, on “Customer Journey Mapping.”  Design thinking expert Marc Bolick, managing partner of Design Thinkers Group USA, and Terri Burch, DTG’s Detroit-based service designer, will ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
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
Thursday, May 10, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John Paul Rea, director, MCPED; 586-469-5285; JohnPaul.Rea@macombgov.org               Date: May 10, 2018 Macomb County launches digital guide for children’s summer programming and camps Macomb County’s Make Macomb Your Home initiative recently launched a tool designed to help parents find interesting and fun summer activities for their children. With 12 ...read more
Categories: Government, Education, Community
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
Thursday, April 26, 2018
PLYMOUTH, MI, April 26, 2018 – In an effort to support the ongoing development of business skills among manufacturers, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) will offer a series of four free workshops geared towards improving strategic planning. A strong state and national economy has fueled a boom in sales for many Michigan manufacturers. Facilities are busier, more productive ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
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
Monday, April 09, 2018
After designing projects in the state for many years, Ghafari makes it official with its first office in the SouthwestDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates, an award-winning architecture, engineering, process design and construction services firm, announces the opening of its newest office in Fort Worth, Texas. James E. Jobes, AIA has been promoted to Vice President and will lead the new office.The ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
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
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Acromag extended their line of software-programmable signal splitters with four new models providing current or voltage output and support of wide-range DC power options including bussed wiring and redundancy. Acromag’s new SP330 series of isolated signal splitter/duplicators are designed to accommodate a broad variety of applications. Very similar to the recently introduced SP230 loop-powered ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Darmstadt, March 2018 – Adobe and PROSTEP have expanded their long-standing cooperation in the field of 3D PDF technology in order to provide companies with optimum support when it comes to establishing drawingless processes in accordance with the VDA guideline 4953-2 or MIL-STD-31000. Under the new agreement PROSTEP is now also able to offer customers the option of creating PDF-based technical ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Friday, March 16, 2018
Computer science is a vital driver in today’s global innovation economy, but most U.S. high schools are unable to offer rigorous CS courses. Without CS in high schools, our students are missing out on essential computational skills that will help them succeed in any career they wish to pursue, and professional skills that could lead to an economically secure future. The TEALS program seeks to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
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
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Acromag releases four loop-powered splitter/duplicator models that are Windows or Android-programmable by USB to control two proportional 4-20mA outputs from a single current, voltage, or temperature input signal.   Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new SP230 series of isolated signal splitters/duplicators are designed for easier installation and setup. Four models, covering a broad range of sensor ...read more
Categories: 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
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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 28, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to congratulate firm client Pear Therapeutics on the recent FDA approval of their innovative prescription digital therapeutic application. This marks the first time that the FDA has approved a mobile app to treat Substance Use Disorder, or SUD.  "With this recent approval from the FDA, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com), a premier  intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that six attorneys from its Troy office were recently named to the 2017 list of Michigan Super Lawyers while one was named to the Rising Stars list.  These honors are granted to only the most respected lawyers in the state, with no more than 5% of lawyers in each state making the Super Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Tuesday, September 05, 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 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.       “Best Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to share that innovative scooter maker and client, BOXX Corp. (https://www.boxxcorp.com) has successfully launched a Regulation Title III crowd investing campaign to raise investment capital for the opening BOXX 1000 product production.   The BOXX® scooter uses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 28, 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 attorneys Edward Dawda, Susan Sadler and Theresa Joswick have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year.” Managing Member Curt Mann made the announcement.     Best Lawyers is the oldest ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
TROY, MI – August 22nd, 2017 - Fisher Unitech, a leading provider of 3D printers and product development technology, today announced the expansion of the company’s 3D printing business footprint with the addition of Cimquest Inc.’s Stratasys related business. Effective immediately Fisher Unitech will take over the Cimquest territory in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article, Company Milestone
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that two intellectual property attorneys in its Metro Detroit office were named “Lawyer of the Year” 2018 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:Beth Coakley: 2018 Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Troy, MichiganGlenn ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
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
Monday, August 07, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jeoyuh Lin has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office.  Lin is a former Patent Examiner and Judicial Intern with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  He also served most recently as in-house counsel to an automotive supplier ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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 19, 2017
    Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs, based at Oakland County International airport, announced today it has purchased a Falcon 2000EX to add to its fractional aircraft fleet. Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini made the announcement.     “We answered a growing demand from our members for nonstop capabilities to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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 inaugural Michigan edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine. The categories for which Harness Dickey attorneys were selected include Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Wixom, Michigan: Acromag, Inc. (Dave Wolfe, President/COO) recently announced a reorganization of their Embedded Solutions and Process Automation Divisions. This reorganization will better align product planning with customer needs and to strengthen the sales channels. As part of the restructure, Mr. Russell J. Nieves accepted the position of Vice President of Sales and Mr. Robert M. Greenfield ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, July 10, 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 members Ed Dawda and Theresa Joswick and the firm’s real estate practice group each have been recognized in Chambers USA 2017, an annual ranking of the country’s best law firms and attorneys in their ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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 29, 2017
Intellectual property law firm welcomes former engineer turned patent attorney John Munro to its Metro Detroit headquarters  Troy, Michigan – Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent  attorney John Munro has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office.  Munro is a former patent attorney in ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, June 26, 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, sponsored the Third Judicial Court and Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2017 Law Day Program and had two associates, Nina Abboud and Ryan Olson, attend as attorney volunteers to mentor high school students. Managing ...read more
Categories: Community, 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
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Peabody, MA - TÜV SÜD, one of the world’s leading providers of testing, auditing, inspection and certification has expanded its lab in North Carolina to include full EMC testing capabilities.  The RTP lab, formerly owned by Advanced Compliance Solutions, specialized in emissions and wireless testing with extensive expertise in short range, long range, wideband, ultrawideband and IoT radio ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
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 31, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new executive master of science in automotive supply chain management to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The program is slated to begin in fall 2017. The degree is focused on the automotive industry and other industries with complex manufacturing. This unique program is offered in the heart of the auto industry ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, 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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