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Saturday, April 04, 2020
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University is the No. 1 private university in the Detroit area in terms of the value of its education, according to a new study by the New York City-based financial technology company SmartAsset.  SmartAsset considered tuition, student living costs, scholarship and grant offerings, student retention rates, and starting salary for new graduates in making its ...read more
Categories: Education
Saturday, April 04, 2020
With its work deemed essential, GLR is remaining open for business and is now supplying critical materials to the frontlines of the coronavirus battle. It is supplying elastic headbands to a number of customers who are manufacturing face masks for hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. While already supplying hundreds of thousands of elastic headbands made up of 70% polyester and 30% rubber, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Government
Friday, April 03, 2020
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued on March 31, 2020 a Notice of Waiver for Patent Related Timing under the CARES Act.  A copy of the Notice is at the bottom of this page. The Notice provides for the extension of many deadlines for certain actions and/or fees that are due between now through and including April 30, 2020, where a certification statement is filed stating the extra time ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 03, 2020
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University nursing students are on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even before their graduation.“We have eight nursing students working right now,” said M. Therese Jamison, director of LTU’s nursing program. They’re working as patient care technicians at Ascension hospitals in Southfield and Warren, at Trinity Health’s St. Joseph Hospital in ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, April 03, 2020
Richard Olawoyin, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, has been appointed to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc.’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advisory Council (IDEAC).  Richard Olawoyin "We are proud to have one of our ISE department faculty colleagues appointed to ABET's IDEA Council, working on the national stage to help increase ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 02, 2020
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholders Erica Klein and Anna Robinson published an article for the American Bar Association’s Landslide® publication. Their article, “Combating Online Infringement: Real World Solutions for an Evolving Digital World,” they discuss how the rapid evolution of the internet-based technology in the past decade has introduced unprecedented opportunities for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 02, 2020
To support businesses implementing new remote work-from-home environments, Windstream Enterprise (WE), a managed communications services provider, recently launched a free 90-day trial of its award-winning OfficeSuite UC® and HD Meeting® services and video conferencing to all new and existing customers. New and existing customers are eligible for this free trial, providing enterprises with an ...read more
Categories: Education, Government, Community, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 02, 2020
TROY, Mich., April 2, 2020 — Walsh has ranked as having one of 2020’s Best Online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Programs by Student Training in Education and Public Service (STEPS). STEPS recognizes schools providing students with quality, affordable online learning opportunities in fields of public service. Programs were ranked based on accreditation, format and course delivery, curriculum and ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Thursday, April 02, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2020  CONTACTS:  University of Detroit Mercy Ricky Lindsay Communications Specialist Marketing & Communications 313-578-0331 lindsarw@udmercy.edu University of Detroit Mercy Biology student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship DETROIT — Sara Abdulelah, a junior Biology student in Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science, has been named a 2020 ...read more
Categories: Education, Government
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    Carl Leone has been named head coach of the Oakland University esports program, Director of Athletics Steve Waterfield announced on Monday, March 30.   "I am thrilled to be a part of Oakland University’s inaugural esports program,” Leone said. “I am honored to be able to apply my knowledge of esports to support future student-athletes.”   Leone joins the Golden Grizzlies after ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Ventilators also donated to Henry Ford and Acension Health Systems   OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – April 1, 2020 – Oakland Community College will donate much-needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Beaumont Health System this week, with plans pending to deliver additional PPE to other Oakland County-area health systems. The Beaumont delivery will include exam gloves, masks, and goggles culled ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, March 30, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long is hosting a free webinar from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 on The CARES Act: What Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need to Know  To register, visit www.butzel.com/events.On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (or “CARES” Act) (Pub. L. No. 116-XXX) (H.R. 748). The Act provides more ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 30, 2020
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University’s buildings may be closed, but the education of thousands of students is humming along online.In a week, LTU’s eLearning Services office and faculty moved nearly 700 courses to an online format. Approximately 350 faculty members made the move.How was this done? “With very little sleep,” said Lynn Miller-Wietecha, LTU’s director of eLearning Services, ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, March 30, 2020
With much of its business deemed essential during the COVID-19 economy, GLR remains open supplying products to medical, food sorting, and transportation industries among others. The company is deemed ‘critical manufacturing’ along with its parent company, Mac Valves, as the valves they manufacture go into medical supplies such as oxygen concentrators and ventilators. Great Lakes Rubber’s supply ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Government
Monday, March 30, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 30, 2020 — Liesl Scullen, Walsh Coordinator of International Student Advising, has received the 2020 Scott Cooper Award for Excellence in International Student Advising. The award was presented by the Michigan Association of International Educators (MAIE) and honors an advisor who demonstrates exceptional dedication to student service and a commitment to peer education in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Monday, March 30, 2020
Livonia, Mich. ---March 30, 2020 --- GraphiColor Exhibits, typically busy with building exhibits and displays for the hopping spring trade show season, has temporarily shifted gears to help medical centers in Detroit and throughout the country. Using materials typically designated for exhibits, GraphiColor is now building and deploying patient care rooms for use in medical centers and temporary ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, March 27, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 27, 2020 — Walsh was one of three schools in Michigan and 122 institutions across the United States to be named to the 2020 Transfer Honor Roll by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK). The award recognizes colleges and universities committed to providing the pathways, resources and support community college transfer students need to be successful. Recipients were selected based ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Wixom, Michigan, March 26, 2020 The DS5366 Smart Charging Solution from dSPACE offers automobile manufacturers and providers of charging stations a complete solution for developing and testing technologies for smart charging. The solution  adheres to international standards, guarantees interoperability, and supports developers of onboard chargers, charging columns, and, in the future, inductive ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, March 26, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 26, 2020 — Walsh has expanded its Student Emergency Assistance Fund to provide additional support for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will provide stipends for students experiencing a financial hardship related to COVID-19 because of a change in income status for themselves, their spouse or their parent (if the student is a dependent). Students must be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Livonia, Michigan – March xx, 2020  CADIA announces a partnership with Lead One Lead All to deliver Live Virtual Workshop Offerings.  Led by auto industry veteran and D&I professional, Cheryl Thompson, these single topic, interactive trainings will bring remote teams together around a common theme and allow them to explore professional development topics through presentation, dialogue and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. – As “Social Distancing” initiatives expand, relevant information is crucial to help businesses navigate during these turbulent times. Butzel Long law firm, the Michigan Chapter of the National Association for Surface Finishers (MINASF) and IHS Markit are hosting a free webinar from 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020 titled, “Automotive Industry Outlook and Workforce Issues as ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 25, 2020 — Walsh has received a Gold Award in the Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) Program for its 2019 campaign, which was created in partnership with Soul Motor Co., headquartered in Detroit, MI. CAA is an elite, national program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising and promotions of their schools. Walsh’s ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., - Brooks Kushman Shareholder Christopher Smith was published in the March 2020 issue of The Licensing Journal in an article he co-authored titled, “Dawn of a New Era: Licensing and Standards in the Coming Age of 5G.” In his article, Smith and Cyhan discuss how the emergence of 5G technology in our era of technological development is leading to significant questions as to how ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Kathleen Spencer, special instructor in Oakland University’s School of Nursing, has been named to Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2020 list of Notable Women in Health. Along with other honorees, Spencer is featured in a special section of Crain’s March 16 online and print issue.  The honorees were selected for demonstrating the ability to effect change in the health care industry. They have also ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Royal Oak, Mich., March 24, 2020 – Royal Oak, Michigan-based Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that William A. Gonzales has joined the firm. He will practice out of the Las Vegas, Nevada office. “I apply my compassionate and assertive nature to achieve the best outcomes for my clients.” –William A. GonzalesWill concentrates his practice in business/commercial litigation, representing local ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2020 CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary Erwin Associate Vice President Marketing & Communications 313-993-1254 erwingj@udmercy.edu    University of Detroit Mercy’s MBA program ranked No. 22 in nation for Management by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate School Rankings”  DETROIT— University of Detroit Mercy’s MBA program ranked No. 22 in the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Government, Community, Company Milestone, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long has assembled a team to operate immediately to answer urgent client questions regarding Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21. Those clients looking for answers as to whether they need to close tomorrow and/or how they need to change business practices should schedule a call with the Butzel Long team.  The Butzel Long team is prepared to have ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Owens has joined the firm’s Troy office as a Member.  Mr. Owens advises businesses and individuals in trust and estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning and general business law. He counsels high net worth clients regarding strategies to mitigate or eliminate federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, March 23, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 23, 2020 — While some universities and colleges are cancelling their next semester and others are feverishly working to bring courses and services online, Walsh has transitioned 100 percent of all courses and student services to remote delivery in a week’s time. On March 13, Walsh moved all exams, classes and student services to a remote delivery format. Final exams were ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, March 23, 2020
Southfield, Mich.---March 23, 2020---The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses, particularly small businesses, focused on survival. According to Clayton & McKervey shareholder Julie Killian, CPA, who is also an appointed member of the AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) technical issues committee, the most important survival step to take after ensuring the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, March 20, 2020
 In an effort to share COVID-19 testing and admissions information with the community, Beaumont Health will begin providing daily updates on its website. "During this public health crisis, we have an obligation to share our COVID-19 data with the many communities we serve," Beaumont Health CEO John Fox said. "We want to be transparent. The numbers reflect the gravity of the pandemic and our ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, March 20, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. – With the American economy rapidly closing for business, employers must grapple with how to manage their workforce, save costs, and protect their most valuable assets. Butzel Longis hosting a free webinar from 12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 to address key issues impacting employers. To register, visit www.butzel.com/events.  Butzel Long attorneys will discuss legal issues ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 19, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. – Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler announced the suspension of North American operations through (at least) March 30. In response to this announcement, the Butzel LongAutomotive Legal Team is hosting a free webinar from 9-10 am on Friday, March 20, 2020. To register, visit www.butzel.com/events.  The webinar will focus on the legal rights and obligations of suppliers up and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Livonia, Mich. ---March 18, 2020 --- ASE, Michigan’s largest employer association, released a survey today that tracked employer’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey, launched on March, provides a comprehensive look at efforts and measures employers have taken or are considering in response to both human resource and business continuity concerns.Mary E. Corrado, ASE President and CEO, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Beaumont Health launched a free online COVID-19 risk assessment tool today, March 18, which allows patients to answer a series of questions about their symptoms and help them determine whether to stay home or seek medical attention. To use the free online risk assessment tool, visit: beaumont.org/coronavirus After answering the questions, the online tool will suggest what action a patient ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Dr. Barbara Ducatman has been appointed chief medical officer for Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and associate dean of clinical affairs at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine effective April 1. She is replacing Dr. Leslie Rocher, who is retiring after 41 years as a physician and 30 years with Beaumont. Dr. Ducatman joined Beaumont Health in 2017. Since then, she has served as ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Current and Future State of Electric Vehicles Globally”https://globalautoindustry.com/the-current-and-future-state-of-electric-vehicles-globally/  features Aakash Arora.  Mr. Arora is Managing Director and Partner of Boston Consulting Group’s Boston office, and is a core member of BCG’s Automotive practice area and the Automotive & Mobility ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, March 13, 2020
As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to evolve, Beaumont Health is taking multiple steps to help reduce the spread of the disease. * Beaumont Health has launched a Coronavirus Hotline: 248-551-7000. * Visitor safety restrictions to be put in place at all eight Beaumont hospitals. "We appreciate the community's support and understanding as we take steps to help keep people healthy and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, March 12, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 12, 2020 —  Effective Friday, March 13, Walsh will transition all classes to a remote delivery format for the spring semester. Final exams for the winter semester will be administered remotely. Students will have access to academic advisors, faculty, career advisors, tutors and other support services via phone or virtual appointments. Walsh locations will be closed until April ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Royal Oak, Mich., March 12, 2020 – Howard & Howard, a Royal Oak, Mich.-based law firm, has announced the rollout of a print ad and complementary social media campaign to create culture and brand awareness in Detroit, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Peoria, Ill., the firm’s four largest markets.The campaign’s theme centers on print ads identifying the firm’s 11 Strongly Held Beliefs, featuring photos of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, March 12, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. – Information is critical for businesses as they navigate the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Butzel Long has launched an online Coronavirus Resource Center to serve clients and meet their informational needs as they address the legal, regulatory, and commercial implications of COVID-19.  “Our priority is to ensure our clients are well-informed on the legalities ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Troy, MI— The Troy Chamber of Commerce and its Nonprofit Network (NPN) will host the 15th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference, presented by PNC Bank on Thursday, April 23, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m., at Walsh College, Troy campus (3838 Livernois). The annual conference marks fifteen years of revenue sharing given to nonprofit Troy Chamber organizations made possible by the conference’s sponsorship and ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Southfield, Mich.---March 10, 2020---Investment in data analytics programs remains on an upswing as more businesses discover the benefits to uncovering trends, hidden patterns and correlations that would otherwise remain buried in a huge amount of raw information.  According to Clayton & McKervey senior manager Ben Smith, ensuring a company is properly collecting and analyzing data is essential to ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 10, 2020 — Walsh will host Waiver Wednesdays for prospective students on March 11, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Prospective students can meet with a Walsh academic advisor virtually, by phone or at all locations to have transcripts evaluated, learn about Walsh’s bachelor’s and master’s programs in business and technology and receive an on-the-spot admission decision. Application ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020  CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary Erwin Associate Vice President Marketing & Communications 313-993-1254erwingj@udmercy.edu   University of Detroit Mercy Master of Community Development open house March 28  DETROIT— University of Detroit Mercy’s (Detroit Mercy) Master of Community Development (MCD) program through the School of Architecture ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Company Milestone, Event Announcement, Government
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholders Todd Dishman and Mark Jotanovic to attend the 2020 National Patent Application Drafting Competition this week at the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO. Brooks Kushman is also sponsoring the event this year. The annual International Patent Drafting Competition takes place at the beginning of each year to offer student teams the opportunity to ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, March 09, 2020
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that James Plemmons has been elected as a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America.  The Litigation Counsel of America is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society. Membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Litigation Counsel of America recognizes deserving, experienced, and highly ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, March 09, 2020
A new $117,700 grant awarded to Oakland University will fund a feasibility study for a Small Business Support Center in downtown Pontiac. The project will evaluate how university, city, county and state resources can be integrated into a single entity to develop, sustain and promote non-technology companies including retail, restaurants, cleaning services and more.   The grant is an Economic ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, March 09, 2020
LIFT and Amatrol Announce National Rollout of IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing Advanced Manufacturing Curriculum for High SchoolsInnovative curriculum engages students in new ways of learning and prepares them as multi-skilled technicians for the advanced manufacturing workplace.  DETROIT - In response to the significant need for employees with “upscaled” knowledge and skills in the advanced ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, March 06, 2020
Novastar Calibration Lab Expands Scope of Accreditation to Provide New Services  Livonia, MI, March 6, 2020 – Novastar Solutions announced today that it has expanded its scope of accreditation to accommodate demand for dimensional inspection services. Novastar has added this capability to its ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 A2LA scope of accreditation.  “We have expanded our calibration lab to include an ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone
Thursday, March 05, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive Related Contracts in Mexico: What You Need to Know”https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-related-contracts-in-mexico-what-you-need-to-know/ features Juan Carlos Banuelas, a multi-cultural, international lawyer (raised in Germany and Mexico), with emphasis in the negotiation and drafting of international contracts (terms & conditions ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Oakland County Medical Main Street (MMS) will be hosting a panel discussion, “Bench to Bedside: Moving Medical Devices & Technology from Concept to Clinical Application” at its co-host Lawrence Technical University’s (LTU) Southfield campus on April 8.“Fostering strong life science connections is an important part of our diversified economy – an economy that generates an average of $1.5 million in ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Monday, March 02, 2020
Harness Dickey is pleased to congratulate firm client eLumigen for winning LEDs Magazine’s Sapphire Award for its LED Rough Service A19 Lamps. The innovative LED lamps, which are designed for use in high vibration or harsh industrial environments, won in the “SSL Lamp and Retrofit Designs” category.   “Our company is proud to have won the prestigious Sapphire Award,” says Dr. Mahendra ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2020 edition of the international World Trademark Review 1000. The publication considers leading trademark practices and practitioners around the globe and identifies winners located in more than 80 global jurisdictions, 18 U.S. states, and the D.C Metro Area  In addition to the firm’s inclusion in the WTR 1000, Harness Dickey Principal ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Birmingham, MI – March 2020 – As part of Aras’s 20th Anniversary, Aras has selected PROSTEP INC to be part of ACE2020, an event highlighting new and innovative ways to interact with the Aras integration platform.  Aras ACE2020 will be held March 16-18, 2020 in Boston, MA.  ACE2020 will showcase the longstanding partnership between Aras and PROSTEP with an array of PROSTEP solutions: Aras PLM ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Darmstadt, Germany -  Birmingham, MI – March 2020 PROSTEP INC and parent company PROSTEP AG are Platinum sponsors at this year’s annual COE event, which will be held April 26 through 29, 2020 in Miami, FL. COE (Community of Experts of Dassault Systemes Solutions) brings together users of Dassault Systemes software and provides unprecedented access to education, training, networking, product ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Brown & Brown of Detroit is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Hart to the team. Josh will bring his insurance expertise to the role of Commercial Insurance Advisor.     In his new role, Mr. Hart will expand our office’s Michigan presence to the Traverse City area, where he is based. In addition to Traverse City’s wealth of tourism and recreation, industry is also booming.  Todd Piersol, ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that veteran intellectual property attorney Greg Schivley has been named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law” class of 2020. The class will be honored at the publication’s annual luncheon and awards celebration on Thursday, April 9, 2020.    As a veteran attorney with a career in intellectual property law that spans more than 40 years, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Robert Lyscas has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center). The announcement was made by Mike Coast, President of The Center.  Previously, Lyscas served as Vice President of Manufacturing Services for five years. He now is responsible for overseeing seven departments including Manufacturing Services, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Darmstadt, February 2020 – Modern shipbuilding - starting with shipbuilding prefabrication - is a logistical challenge. In order to maintain an overview right from the start and to be able to intervene on a daily basis, for example in the event of staff shortages, the Bremen-based Fr. Lürssen shipyard, the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) at RWTH Aachen University and PROSTEP AG have launched the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, February 06, 2020
TROY, Mich., Jan. 31, 2020 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, is starting the decade strong by announcing the promotions of nine associates in Southeast Michigan. Promotions in the area include: Cheryl Tront – Troy – Internal Processing Team Assistant (Senior level)Grant Pollack – Troy – Investment Analyst (Senior level)Michael Cannon – Troy – Assurance ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Organizers seeking nominations for six award categories Macomb County leaders have announced Tuesday, April 21 as the date for the 8th annual Macomb Business Awards, an initiative which recognizes outstanding businesses located in the county’s 27 communities. This year, local companies can be considered for awards in six different award categories:  Champion of Workplace Culture – offering ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Darmstadt, February 2020 – PROSTEP AG recently became a member of the Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems (ASAM). The leading PLM consulting and software company is thus underscoring its readiness to become involved in the work performed by committees in new business areas like autonomous driving and help develop the necessary standards. All standardization-related ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466   TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2020—A new Industry 4.0 Accelerator program—the first of its kind in the U.S.—is launching in Michigan with the goal to help small and medium-sized technology and manufacturing companies along their digital ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Darmstadt/Bonn, January 2020 - PROSTEP AG has entered a partnership with LeanIX, the manufacturer of the Enterprise Architecture Suite (EA-Suite), with the aim of providing customers with optimal advice on the development of their enterprise-wide Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) architectures. As a certified LeanIX partner, the leading PLM consulting and software house can now also offer its ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, January 30, 2020
New location, demonstration areas and tech talks expected at Industry 4.0 gathering  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.—Jan. 30, 2020—Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association and Industry 4.0 knowledge ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, January 30, 2020
DETROIT (February 3, 2020) – The Michigan Israel Business Accelerator, the state’s only organization that exclusively promotes commerce between the State of Michigan and the State of Israel, invites Michigan companies focused on Industry 4.0 technology to join a delegation to Israel February 22-28, 2020. Israel is fast becoming an international hub of Industry 4.0 innovation because of its ...read more
Thursday, January 16, 2020
The new AP730 provides a mix of analog and digital input and output channels on a single mPCIe-based module for high-density, high-reliability data acquisition and control applications.Wixom, MI – January 6, 2020 - Acromag adds another military-grade measurement and control module to their AcroPack series of ruggedized mini PCIe I/O modules. The new AP730 multi-function I/O module performs analog ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
TROY, MI, January 14, 2020 -- Immigration attorney and business owner Rami D. Fakhoury has been included in Marquis Who's Who for 2020. Mr. Fakhoury's inclusion is based upon his noteworthy accomplishments as Managing Director of Fakhoury Global Immigration, one of the leading independently-owned business-based immigration firms in the United States.Born in Jordan, Mr. Fakhoury lived in several ...read more
Thursday, January 09, 2020
New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc. of Auburn Hills is pleased to announce that on Friday, April 24, 2020, we will host our 30thAnnual Charity Auction “Kentucky Derby” Gala at Petruzzellos Banquet Hall in Troy.  This evening is dedicated to raising funds that directly benefit job training and placement programs for individuals with disabilities.Please consider helping us with a sponsorship ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, January 06, 2020
Oxford, MI – Oakland County Michigan Works! has selected Barron Industries, a manufacturer of engineered metal components for applications across the globe, as its first-ever Business of the Year. The company engaged Oakland County Michigan Works! to help it fill critical skilled trades openings. With assistance from OCMW and the state’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act program, Barron has ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, General News Article, Government
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Event to examine projected trends in two-way trade, investment flows as well as growth opportunity by industries, countries and regions around the world  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466   TROY, Mich. — December 10, 2019 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Darmstadt, December 2019 – Autonomous driving is of strategic importance for digital transformation of the automotive industry. PROSTEP AG is therefore actively participating in key funding projects for the validation and verification of autonomous driving functions such as V&V and SET Level 4to5, which were recently approved by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Friday, November 22, 2019
ICONMA has been named a MichBusiness Technology Guru. MichBusiness described recipients of the Technology Guru award as companies leading the way with cutting edge technology ideas or innovative solutions.  “We are excited to be recognized by MichBusiness as a Technology Guru,” said Konrad Fernandez, Vice President, IT Digital Services & Solutions at ICONMA. “We work hard to bring our clients ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, November 11, 2019
Harness Dickey Principal and longstanding Executive Committee member Michael Patrick Brennan passed away on November 6, 2019. He was 65 years old.   Brennan spent the bulk of his remarkable career with Harness Dickey. He joined the firm in the fall of 1984 after working in-house with The Procter & Gamble Company. He served as a member of Harness Dickey’s litigation team for twelve years before ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
New COM Express Type 10 Carrier Hosts Four AcroPack® mPCIe I/O Modules for a Mix of Processing Functions on a Mini-ITX PlatformAcromag’s newest carrier board interfaces four I/O module slots to an Intel® Atom® COM Express Type 10 CPU module on a Mini-ITX format.Wixom, MI – November 4, 2019 – Acromag broadens their family of rugged AcroPack mini-PCIe I/O module carrier cards with the new Model ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Friday, November 01, 2019
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the nation’s largest patent and trademark law firms, is proud to earn both national and metropolitan top tier rankings in the 2020 list of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.   Harness Dickey is included in the following national and metropolitan rankings: National Tier 2Trademark LawNational Tier 3Copyright LawLitigation – ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Community
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Creative Director Alex Awn to Lead Design & Creative Communication Practice ROYAL OAK, MI – October 29, 2019 – Gongos, Inc., a decision intelligence company, today announced the appointment of Amy Perifanos to Vice President, Strategy & Implementation, a newly formed practice area for the company. The Strategy & Implementation group drives growth for BtoC and BtoB organizations by developing and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Darmstadt, October 2019 – Blockchain and additive production not only go well together – they are also arousing great interest. Over 70 participants from industry, development and the research community attended the User Day held at the Center for Applied Aviation Research (ZAL) in Hamburg, where PROSTEP, together with other consortium partners, presented the results of the joint SAMPL (Secure ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Students will meet with Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist at the event to discuss their findings on Industry 4.0  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Joe Steele, LIFT, jsteele@almmii.org   TROY, Mich.—October 29, 2019—Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
NASCAR, Detroit Lions and cycling leader Trek to discuss using AI, Big Data tools for a competitive advantage and amped up fan engagement  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich.—October 23, 2019—Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
FLINT September 23, 2019 -- Automation Movers International has been selected for the 2019 Best of Flint Award in the Employment Agency category by the Flint Award Program. Each year, the Flint Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Friday, October 11, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 – PROSTEP, a PLM consulting and software company, offers companies wanting to move all or part of their PLM and ERP systems to the cloud and integrate them with each other a cloud-capable solution. Thanks to its modular architecture and the use of microservices, Version 9 and higher of the world’s leading OpenPDM solution can be used in hybrid cloud scenarios. OpenPDM is ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Community, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, October 10, 2019
John Kovac, Microsoft director of U.S. Industry Manufacturing, and Martina Koederitz, general manager of IBM’s U.S. Industrial Market in North America, bring their digital perspective to industries looking to modernize with disruptive technologies    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that Christopher Bond has rejoined its Metro Detroit office as an Associate.  “We are happy to have Chris back on our team after working in-house with a Japanese automotive supplier for the past two years,” said Harness Dickey Principal Michael Wiggins. “His knowledge and experience working with our clients will make for a smooth transition. We look forward ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Plus, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center partners with Automation Alley to present Smart Technology Zone sessions focused on supply chain  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301     TROY, Mich.—October 2, 2019 - Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, September 27, 2019
Rochester Hills, Michigan – August, 2019 -  PROSTEP, the leading PLM integration specialist in the area of product data integration, moved away from their computers to give back to the community at Rochester Hill’s Leader Dogs for the Blind. The event, which provided Leader Dogs with all 15 PROSTEP employees was completed not only as a company team-builder but also a way to give back to the local ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, September 27, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive R&D and Alternative Energy Solutions in India” https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-rd-and-alternative-energy-solutions-in-india/features Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, Automotive Research Association of India.  Rashmi serves as the Chair / Vice Chair of various national bodies such as Transport Engineering Division Council (TEDC), ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 - The shipbuilding experts from PROSTEP, a PLM consulting and software company, will be presenting two new integration scenarios based on their open integration platform OpenPDM Ship at the ShipConstructor EMEA Conference 2019. OpenPDM Ship facilitates the integration of SSI's Autodesk-based ship development solution ShipConstructor with other CAD and PDM systems. The SSI ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 - PROSTEP AG will be presenting its new OpenPDM Ship integration platform to a wider audience for the first time at the 19th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) in Rotterdam. OpenPDM Ship uses standardized connectors to connect shipbuilding-specific development platforms with all the leading PDM/PLM and ERP systems as well as ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, General News Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
Darmstadt/Turku, September 2019 – CADMATIC Ltd, a leading developer of 3D-based design, engineering and information management software for the marine, process and energy, and construction industries, and vendor-independent PLM consulting and software company PROSTEP AG are intensifying their cooperation delivering end-to-end digital thread shipbuilding and shipping solutions.  Building on many ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Company Milestone
Monday, September 16, 2019
 Sterling Heights, Mich. Sept. 2019 – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing independent insurance agencies in the country – has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.  Only 267 independent ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, September 16, 2019
Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301   TROY, Mich.—September 16, 2019—Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces that IBM and Intel have signed on as event sponsors for its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, September 13, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “SAE CyberSecurity for Commercial Vehicles: An American Perspective” https://globalautoindustry.com/sae-cybersecurity-for-commercial-vehicles-an-american-perspective/  features Gloria D’Anna, engineer, strategist, entrepreneur and multiple patent holder, and author of the book "SAE's CyberSecurity for Commercial Vehicles".  In the 13-minute Audio ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Berry Moorman P.C. is pleased to announce that eight of our attorneys from the Detroit, Birmingham, and Ann Arbor offices have been named to Michigan Leading Lawyers 2019. At Berry Moorman P.C., the following attorneys have been designated:Donald F. Carney, Jr.:                   Trust/Wills/Estate  David M. Foy:                                Employment: ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, September 09, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive Production in Mexico: Update” https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-production-in-mexico-update/ features Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation and Global Vehicle Forecasts at LMC Automotive.  In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Schuster discusses these questions:·         How has the assembly landscape in Mexico changed ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 05, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Cognitive Sourcing and AI in the Global Supply Chain” https://globalautoindustry.com/cognitive-sourcing-and-ai-in-the-global-supply-chain/ features Richard Barnett, Sr. VP Marketing at LevaData, and overall global supply chain expert.  In the 26-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Barnett discusses these questions:·         What do you mean by Cognitive ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that three attorneys in its Metro Detroit office are included in the 2019 list of Michigan Super Lawyers while two are named to this year’s list of Rising Stars.   The selected attorneys include:  Michigan Super Lawyers 2019 Lisabeth Coakley Glenn Forbis Paul ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
TROY, Mich., August 20, 2019 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm with locations across Michigan, Ohio and Florida is strengthening its Michigan presence by relocating in downtown Detroit. The new, expanded 6,000-square-foot office is located at 1249 Griswold St., Suite 201 in the historic Farwell Building in Detroit’s Capitol Park district. Headquartered in Troy, ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Global Approach to Most Effectively Reducing Car Emissions” https://globalautoindustry.com/the-global-approach-to-most-effectively-reducing-car-emissions/ features Nick Molden.  Nick is Chief Executive Officer of UK-based Emissions Analytics Ltd - the leading independent global testing and data specialist for real-world emissions. Nick is also ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 05, 2019
Airports Council International recently indicated that the Colombian aviation sector will be among the top-10 fastest growing in the world over the next 30 years. In light of this forecast, Operadora Aeroportuaria Internacional (OPAIN) recognized the realities of decreasing non-aeronautical revenue areas, disconnected passenger flows, and inconsistencies of terminal and holdroom environments at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government
Monday, August 05, 2019
Ghafari Associates was awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architecture and engineering services for a new automotive plant for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. (MTMUS) in Huntsville, Alabama in June, 2018. This joint venture represents a $1.6 billion investment by the two global automakers.  The nearly six million-square-foot complex to be developed on a greenfield site will be ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Brazil Automotive Industry: Prospects for 2019-2020” features Julian G. Semple, Auto Industry Consultant of Brazil-based CARCON Automotive, and Brazilian automotive industry expert.In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Semple discusses these questions:How is the Brazilian auto market recovering from the recession (2015-2016), and what are ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, July 26, 2019
Oxford, MI – Barron Industries is exhibiting its metalcasting technologies at the Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS) sponsored by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industry Association August 13-15.  A supplier to the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies for the past 35 years, Barron uses the investment casting process to manufacture  Aluminum, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Automation Alley startup portfolio company Critical Signal Technologies (CST), a provider of personal emergency response systems to the health care industry, was recently acquired by electronics giant Best Buy for an undisclosed amount. In 2009, Automation Alley, through funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), invested $451,964 in the Novi, Michigan-based ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, July 15, 2019
Acromag’s latest OpenVPX™ carrier boards feature five mezzanine slots to interface a combination of I/O, communication, FPGA, GPU, or CPU modules to the bus over a high-speed PCIe Gen 3 link.Wixom, MI – July 15, 2019 – Acromag expands their offering of OpenVPX™ solutions with the new Model VPX4520 and VPX4521 6U carrier cards providing mezzanine slots for one XMC and four mini-PCIe or AcroPack ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Monday, July 01, 2019
Rosswag Engineering has announced the acquisition of its third selective laser melting system from SLM Solutions. The third SLM®280 machine delivered to their facility in Pfinztal, Germany, expands their production and development capabilities with the metal additive manufacturing technology.   A division of Rosswag GmbH, one of the world’s leading providers of open die forged products with ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Beam-IT, Italy’s largest additive manufacturing service bureau, and SLM Solutions have signed an agreement to deepen their long term cooperation. Beam-IT expands its product portfolio with two new SLM® machines for their production and to work on the development of new parameters. The exchange of knowledge regarding new research results and parameter development are planned to create added value ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities now available as event enters its third year   Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301     TROY, Mich.---June 20, 2019---Anticipating 1,000 attendees, Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and leading ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
SLM®500 quad-laser machines have been selected by Rolls-Royce to help develop its Additive Layer Manufacturing capability. The machines will play an important role in helping Rolls-Royce in the competitive adoption of additive layer manufacturing for aerospace components. SLM Solutions focuses solely on metal additive manufacturing technology and pioneered multi-laser machines. This years-long ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- May 28, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is pleased to announce that Cynthia Hutchison, senior director, has been recognized on the Crain’s Detroit Business list of Notable Women ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, May 24, 2019
Oxford, MI – Barron Industries is aiming to increase its exports of investment castings to Canada. Participating in a recent Canadian trade mission, company officials met with existing and prospective partners who require performance-critical castings and assemblies. The first stop on the mission was Doppelmayr Canada in St. Jerome, Quebec which uses Barron’s high-strength investment castings in ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Event Announcement, Government, New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Over the nearly three decades since the concept of Lean manufacturing has been implemented, it has changed the way manufacturing companies do business.But technology has brought on the next phase: Industrie 4.0.Brought into popular use at the 2011 Hannover Messe in Germany, Industrie 4.0 is a cyber-physical system that facilitates more precise and timely decisions based on actual events rather ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Washington, D.C.– The Global Research Business Network (GRBN) today announces that work has begun on the creation of the second edition of the Invest in Insights Handbook.1 Since its release, many Insights leaders have leveraged version 1.0 the Invest in Insights Handbook to measure their ROI and demonstrate their value to the business. Leaning on these experiences, version 2.0 will include new ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Friday, May 03, 2019
Informational meeting set for May 7; deadline to register for trade mission is June 28  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich., May 3, 2019 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is seeking small and medium-sized Michigan businesses ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Media Contacts:Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich., April 30, 2019 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 today at its Technology in Industry Reveal at the Detroit Institute of Arts. ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 12, 2019
Event will draw hundreds of tech and manufacturing professionals to Detroit Institute of Arts for Smart Technology Expo, Tech Talks and dive into report’s key findings  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- April 12, 2019 --- Automation Alley, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries is increasing capacity to meet the soaring demand from its defense customers for aluminum, stainless and carbon steel precision castings. The company is growing its workforce by more than 30 percent and investing in new equipment to bring on a second and third shift at its 65,000 square foot manufacturing facility in southeast Michigan. An exhibitor at the  Michigan ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 11, 2019
Defense companies eye region’s engineering talent, technical acumen and industrial capability for potential $42 billion project to replace aging Bradley Fighting Vehicle Leading global defense companies Raytheon and Rheinmetall Defence are hosting a supplier day on March 14 at Automation Alley in Troy, Mich. as they seek new Southeast Michigan partnerships and potential suppliers to meet the U.S. ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, February 11, 2019
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466   TROY, Mich.--- Feb. 12, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is bringing back its collaborative team of academic and corporate partners to create a data-rich guide to Industry 4.0 implementation, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, January 25, 2019
Program seeking interested manufacturers to serve as host sites  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- Jan. 25, 2019 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, is rolling out a new program that will provide university students ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, January 07, 2019
GONGOS APPOINTS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER Decision Intelligence Company Announces Key Roles Alongside Growth ROYAL OAK, MI – January 7, 2019 – Gongos, Inc. names Debie Pomorski Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Cheryl Halverson Chief People Officer (CPO), as announced today by president & CEO Camille Nicita. Both women operated in key roles in 2018—a year in which the company ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Milestone
Friday, January 04, 2019
2019 milestone year to bring additional member perks and new programming to sharpen Industry 4.0 focus; business-generating trade missions continueMedia Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich.--- Jan. 7, 2019 --- 2019 marks Automation Alley’s 20th anniversary as a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, October 29, 2018
Plus, MEDC Smart Technology Expo  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich. --- October 29, 2018--- Automation Alley is pleased to announce additional details about its second annual Integr8 global Industry 4.0 conference taking place in Detroit on ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, September 20, 2018
TROY, Mich. --- September 20, 2018--- Automation Alley is pleased to announce strong sponsorship support of its second annual Integr8 global Industry 4.0 conference, taking place in Detroit on Wednesday, November 14. The conference is focused on the eight core technologies of Industry 4.0: the Industrial Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence, Big Data, cloud computing, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, September 10, 2018
TROY, Mich. --- September 10, 2018---In a nod to the organization’s growing influence in Industry 4.0, Automation Alley’s Executive Director and CEO, Tom Kelly, has been tapped by the World Economic Forum to moderate its Community Dinner event on Wednesday, September 19, in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. The event is part of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous gift from alumnus Russell Belinsky and the Belinsky Family Trust, which will be used to launch the Belinsky Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) this fall. The $500,000 gift will provide resources, insights, and expertise to help launch sustainable, investment-ready student startups, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, August 24, 2018
Russian Entrepreneur Shares Expertise with Detroit Business Community Contact: Faris Alami, CEO         Phone: 248-688-5353faris.alami@myisminc.com International Strategic Management (ISM) in Troy, together with Global Ties Detroit and Automation Alley, is honored to host Maria Knyazeva, a Russian, at the Automation Alley in Troy. Maria is an Exchange Fellow ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, August 10, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- Aug. 10, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces that Maryann Daddow has been promoted to senior director of finance and Cynthia Hutchison has been promoted to senior director, Automation Alley.    Hutchison had been director of business development and government affairs at Automation Alley and will continue in ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- August 8, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces the appointment of several new members to its board of directors. Board members serve as the nonprofit association’s governing body and provide oversight vital to the development of programs, services, events and committees. The new members are:   Charles Conlen, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Helena Leurent to bring global perspective to Integr8’s focus on smart factory innovation    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301     TROY, Mich.---July 24, 2018--- Helena Leurent, head of future of production with the World Economic Forum, is headed to Detroit, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Wayne State University has announced that Avalon International Breads will operate a retail location in the new home of the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The café is set to open before fall classes begin at the end of August. The popular Detroit-based bakery will occupy approximately 700 square feet on the first floor of the building at the southwest corner of Woodward and Temple in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, June 28, 2018
NOVI, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was proud to be a sponsor of this year's Management Information & Business Show, hosted by the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA).  The 2-day event is MICPA’s largest of the year, and typically draws in over 1,000 CPAs from across the state. This year’s theme was Bright Ideas Illuminate. “Sterling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Event expected to draw 750 attendees to Detroit; early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities available at integr8conference.com    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich.---June 27, 2018---Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Wayne State University’s undergraduate degree program in global supply chain management is among the nation’s top 25, according to Gartner, a leading industry research company that releases rankings every other year. WSU is a new entrant, included on the list for the first time in 2018 alongside Pennsylvania State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Ohio State and Arizona State universities. Programs are ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Education
Monday, June 18, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466  TROY, Mich.--- June 18, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announced today that the total amount of export sales made by Michigan companies as a result of participation ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Company Milestone
Monday, June 11, 2018
Registration now open for Sept. 17 boot camp  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466    TROY, Mich.--- June 11, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has partnered with Cleary University to offer a 35-hour, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Troy, Mich., May 22, 2018 --- The New Economy Initiative (NEI) has awarded Automation Alley a year-long grant to help minority, women and veteran-owned businesses embrace Industry 4.0, the smart factory revolution characterized by the convergence of digital and physical technologies. The grant aligns with Automation Alley's existing Industry 4.0 programs for startups, manufactures and defense ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 30, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466TROY, Mich., April 30, 2018 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 (the Fourth Industrial Revolution), today at its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 27, 2018
Mike Ilitch School of Business students will manage $2 million portfolio to gain real-world investment experience The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
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Friday, March 09, 2018
TROY, Mich. -- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has been invited by the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and the U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council to host an information session at Automation Alley on March 14, 2018  regarding opportunities to participate in the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.    Expo ...read more
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business global supply chain management students took second place in the 37th annual Operation Stimulus Conference and Case Competition, hosted by the Denver Transportation Club. The competition featured 19 teams from 17 schools. The team was coached by Lori Sisk, professor of supply chain management, who was also awarded Educator of the Year by the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Enhanced 2018 Technology in Industry Report to debut April 30 at the Detroit Institute of Arts  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301 TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has assembled a ...read more
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Representatives from Beaumont Health, Strategic Staffing Solutions join board      TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has elected Kurt Saldana, president of Quality Metalcraft, as its new board president and Rochelle Black, Oakland University vice president of government and community affairs, as secretary of the ...read more
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Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management Bertie Greer has been named associate dean for strategy and planning at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She will officially start the position on Monday, Jan. 8.  "Bertie brings her experience in administration and reaccreditation to the position," said Ilitch School Dean Robert Forsythe. "I am delighted to have her ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is proud to announce a $123,000 contract with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to determine whether regulatory burdens spur or stall innovation in the auto industry. Through this major grant, Ilitch School researchers will construct a database of corporate responsibility practice types, along with an analysis of their costs ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, December 11, 2017
Event to examine global economy, projected international trends  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich. — Dec. 12, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, will host its annual Global Business Outlook ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business welcomed Scott Tainsky, associate professor of management and director of sport and entertainment management, to the faculty in the fall semester. With Tainsky on board, Wayne State M.B.A. students can now pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management, and undergraduate classes are also being offered.  Tainsky earned his ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, October 30, 2017
Keynote presentations and breakout sessions announced for Automation Alley’s Nov. 9 Industry 4.0-themed conference in Detroit  “With Industry 4.0, the backbone of factories will become their digital thread”  TROY, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced keynote presentation and breakout session topics for its ...read more
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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
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Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, October 06, 2017
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe – Automation Alley 248-457-3301 Kathleen Achtenberg – MEDC 517-335-4590  Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobsNew STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses   Business leaders from 12 Michigan companies are traveling to Mexico to meet with prospective partners, distributors and end customers ...read more
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hundreds of tech, manufacturing professionals plus industry leading speakers expected for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  DETROIT, Mich. — Sept. 21, 2017 — Discounted group passes of three, ...read more
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The DEP CAE Engineering Conclave 2017, which took place on September8, 2017, at the Westin, Southfield in Detroit, USA brought together 300+ CAD and CAE users and decision makers to discuss trends and news on simulation and development topics. The event focused on advanced CAE technologies for lightweighting, optimization, morphing, automated meshing, fast modeling, and process ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 —  With assistance from Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, another international company is setting up shop in Southeast Michigan. APAG Cosyst of Switzerland has moved out of Automation Alley’s International Business Center in Troy, Mich. and into a facility in Madison Heights, Mich. The company is expected to hire 13 ...read more
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Industry leaders, business executives to convene in Detroit on Nov. 9 for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich. — Sept. 6, 2017 —  Howie Choset, professor of robotics at Carnegie ...read more
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Effective Aug. 17, Marina Houghton, CPA, will become interim chair of the accounting department at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business. A WSU accounting and management alumna, Houghton has been involved with the Ilitch School for more than a decade, serving multiple terms on the Board of Visitors and as an executive in residence. “We're looking forward to tapping into ...read more
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
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Professor Marick Masters has been named president of the Detroit Area Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The organization’s monthly dinner meetings provide a forum for management, labor, academics and neutrals to explore issues of industrial relations and human resources. Masters is a professor of management and adjunct professor of political science at Wayne ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Michael Silvio, a Mike Ilitch School of Business part-time faculty member in global supply chain management, has been hired as vice president of logistics innovation at Surgere, an industry leader in providing visibility and control within a digitized supply chain, including RFID, robotics and advanced data analytics. Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Integr8™ conference planners prep for an anticipated 500 manufacturing and technology professionals to head to Detroit, Nov. 9  TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced that its Integr8™ conference, the country’s first cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, is gaining buzz ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jennifer Emerick is keeping construction of the new Mike Ilitch School of Business on schedule and on budget. It’s her job as senior project manager to deliver a modern new business school for students at Wayne State University—and she’s doing just that. Emerick is heading up the project with the Christman-Brinker team, a Detroit-based joint venture overseeing construction management of the ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Executive of the Year Award. La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. As a champion for vulnerable ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Special VIP ticket package also available to first 100 members  TROY, Mich., June 13, 2017 —  Automation Alley is offering its members a special early bird rate and VIP ticket package to attend Integr8™, the technology and manufacturing business association’s new interactive, cross-discipline global Industry 4.0 conference. Integr8™ will feature world-renowned speakers, panels and a technology ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, June 05, 2017
The Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Society Nashville Chapter recently awarded scholarships to five Mike Ilitch School of Business supply chain management students. The scholarship winners were Rachel Cryanski, Karolina Kusza, John Floyd, Corbin Henderson and Rachel Jones. The total value of the scholarships won was $7,000. John C. Taylor, chair of the department of marketing and global supply ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Q1 of 2017 marked the launch of a new initiative at Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, focused on helping Southeast Michigan’s manufacturing and technology companies better prepare for Industry 4.0, or the smart manufacturing technologies associated with the fourth industrial revolution.  The initiative kicked off in February with the debut of ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 17, 2017
Integr8™ to feature world-renowned speakers, panels, technology expo and more, Nov. 9 in Detroit  TROY, Mich., April 17, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, is presenting a new interactive, cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technology that will take place in Detroit this fall.  The conference, titled Integr8™, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Event Announcement
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
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