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Member Press Releases

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Friday, July 13, 2018
Kerr Russell member Max Sneyd (intellectual property) presented “Starting Your Start Up Right” as part of Detroit Startup Week to an engaged and enthusiastic crowd. From the session description: "Before you can put your idea into practice, you need to protect yourself and your intellectual property. Attorney Max Sneyd will provide quick, actionable feedback on how to protect yourself and your ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 13, 2018
Oxford, MI -  Barron Industries is part of the Farnborough International Airshow Trade mission sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Barron, an Oakland County based manufacturer of precision machined investment castings, is a first-time exhibitor at  the biennial airshow southwest of London, England  starting Monday, July 16.Barron Industries will be part of the Michigan ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Friday, July 13, 2018
Microsoft recognizes Coretek Services as an Azure Expert Managed Service Provider   New program gives clients confidence that they are selecting a highly qualified Microsoft Azure expert with proven results. Farmington Hills, MI.-- Coretek Services (Coretek), an industry-leading IT professional services and consulting firm, announced today that the company has been named one of only ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, July 13, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been named to Nevada Business Magazine’s 2018 “Legal Elite” and “Best Up and Coming Attorneys.” The Howard & Howard attorneys named to the 2018 “Legal Elite” list are as follows:W. West AllenRobert W. HernquistMatthew J. KreutzerJay Young The Howard & Howard attorney named to the 2018 “Best ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 13, 2018
Total capital investment of $96.5 million will create 700 jobs over 5 yearsPlymouth, MI – Loc Performance Products, Inc. is expanding into the Lansing market, creating new jobs and enhancing manufacturing capabilities to its customers in the defense and industrial markets.Loc’s acquisition of Demmer Corporation operations at 1600 N. Larch St. in Lansing is expected to generate a total capital ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
TORRANCE, CA - Greekbill, a platform provider of financial software for fraternal organizations, today made known they would be integrating the greekbill platform to optimize the financial operations of George Bush’s centuries-old fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE).   “We are excited to partner with Delta Kappa Epsilon and provide them with solutions to meet their organization’s goals” said ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Darmstadt– PROSTEP AG, one of the leading PLM consulting and software houses, and PLM vendor PTC are stepping up their collaboration involving the integration of the digital and physical product worlds. PROSTEP has developed three preconfigured OpenPDM CONNECT solutions for connecting PTC's IoT platform ThingWorx to the PLM systems 3D EXPERIENCE, Teamcenter and SAP PLM on the basis of its OpenPDM ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, July 12, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,159 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation during the office’s second quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter. ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
SOUTHFIELD -- Tech Transit, Lawrence Technological University’s student transportation system, posted its sixth straight year of record ridership in the 2017-18 school year.  Eric Green, director of the system, said ridership hit 14,550 in the last school year, up from 12,400 the year before and 11,200 the year before that. When introduced in the 2012-13 school year, ridership was 4,040.  Tech ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, July 12, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Jennifer Dukarski,Butzel Long attorney, shareholder and leader of the firm’s connected car working group, will be a featured speaker during the Autonomous Vehicle Safety Regulation World Congress from October 23-25, 2018 at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.  She will participate in the Product Liability session (October 23, 2018) on the “Litigating Automated Vehicle ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Three new 1GbE Network Interface Card (NIC) mezzanine modules provide a flexible, high-density solution for Ethernet communication over fiber or copper media. Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new XMC610 Series modules provide four independent gigabit Ethernet interface ports when used on VME, VPX, PCIe or other embedded computing carrier boards. The industry-leading Intel® I350 Ethernet Controller interfaces ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, July 12, 2018
JVS will offer a 10-week training program beginning September 13 in Southfield for individuals working in career development. The Facilitating Career Development Course is based upon 12 professional competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).  Led by nationally trained and certified instructor Karen Gutman, the class will offer hands-on, practical learning ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering, Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, July 12, 2018
We spy with our little eye ... Kerr Russell member Joanne Geha Swanson in the program of this year’s Detroit Bar Association Annual Meeting. Joanne, we are so proud of your leadership and everything you do for this community. Thank you to William Blasses for sending this from the event ... while it was still in progress! From Joanne's recent recognition by Crain's Detroit Business as a Notable ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  Follow Miroslava's LinkedIn Pulse blog here.   The last few weeks have brought an incredible amount of content concerning the separation of families happening at the border under the current administration's zero tolerance immigration policy and the lack of planning concerning a resolution for those families that were separated prior to the signing of the recent Executive Order. As it is ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. – Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for states, local governments and public school districts, was pleased to support the efforts of the Pontiac-based Baldwin Center with a donation of $1,000 on July 9.  The donation is intended for use with the Baldwin Center’s STEM program, which provides engineering related ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Powertrain Strategies for the 21st Century: A Global Perspective” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/powertrain-strategies-for-the-21st-century/  features Bruce M. Belzowski, Managing Director, Automotive Futures Group in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA).  In the 14-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Belzowski discusses and answers these questions:1.       ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Shengnan Qiao at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Shengnan Qiao, who spent two years as a joint Ph.D. student in Oakland University’s Eye Research Institute (ERI), recently rubbed elbows with some of the world’s preeminent research scientists at the 68th annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany. The event drew 39 Nobel Laureates and 600 young scientists from 84 ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
A new agreement between Central Michigan University and the Michigan Municipal League will make earning a college degree more affordable for many community leaders around Michigan. CMU is offering league members, employees and their families a 15 percent tuition discount for more than 30 academic programs offered online and through classes taken at CMU satellite locations. The university will ...read more
Categories: Education, Government, New Partnerships
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs, ceremonially broke ground today on its new headquarters. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini were among the speakers at the event. “We are thrilled to be well on our way with the construction of the new Corporate Eagle headquarters ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, New Office/Location
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long is a sponsor of a VIP Reception hosted by the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation in advance of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). The reception will take place on July 15, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel in London, England.  The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, July 09, 2018
SOUTHFIELD -- The LTU Collaboratory and Automation Alley have teamed up to bring the ARM Institute to Michigan for a program called “The Impact that Robotics and Automation will have on Small Manufacturers.” The event is being held on Tuesday, July 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Lawrence Technological University in Southfield.  The ARM Institute is the nation’s leading collaborative in ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Monday, July 09, 2018
A wing of the University of Detroit Mercy Engineering Building is well on its way to becoming a living laboratory, thanks to a generous grant from DTE Energy — and a hardworking group of sophomore Engineering students.Wiley Dressell, Kaegan Kumnick, Michael Brill and Brynne Gustafson are finalists in a statewide E-Challenge Competition sponsored by DTE and the Engineering Society of Detroit that ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Friday, July 06, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Julie Killian, CPA, has been name a shareholder effective July1 at Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping closely held businesses compete in the global marketplace. The announcement was made by Clayton & McKervey President Rob Dutkiewicz, CPA.  Killian joined Clayton & McKervey in 2012 as a Principal in the assurance department. She ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 06, 2018
The one-million-square-foot facility will be the largest thin-film solar module facility in the United States  Dearborn, MI - Global architecture, engineering, and process design firm Ghafari Associates is set to design the new First Solar module manufacturing plant in Lake Township, Ohio. The one-million-square-foot facility will sit on a greenfield site and once complete will be the largest ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Wayne State University has announced that Avalon International Breads will operate a retail location in the new home of the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The café is set to open before fall classes begin at the end of August. The popular Detroit-based bakery will occupy approximately 700 square feet on the first floor of the building at the southwest corner of Woodward and Temple in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Livonia, Mich. ---The  American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, will update attendees on the latest employment law trends and regulations at its annual Employment Law Workshop to be held Thursday, August 9, at the VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.  “HR staff must keep up with the everchanging and complex compliance laws ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, July 02, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Entering Michelle May’s counseling office at Oakland Community College is akin to entering a creative oasis. Band posters, colorful original works of art and personal pictures featuring musical greats fill every corner. The space reverberates with music, art and talent. The vibe grows upon meeting May—her personality draws visitors in with a curiosity to learn more.The ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Government
Monday, July 02, 2018
Pepper Hamilton and 12 lawyers are recommended in the areas of construction, corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, government contracts, and product liability in The Legal 500 United States 2018. Pepper Hamilton is recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in the area of Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Defense. Partners Rachael M. ...read more
Monday, July 02, 2018
 Nicole (Beattie) Kampe, OU class of 2006, has been in love with writing from an early age. Her professional writing career began to take shape when she served as editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper, the Lakeland Talon, in White Lake, Mich. While pursuing her journalism degree at Oakland University, Kampe was also a regular contributor for The Oakland Post, OU’s student ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Friday, June 29, 2018
Southfield, Mich. – South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA North America), an organization that provides professional growth, promotes the civil rights and access to justice, diversity and inclusion to those in the South Asian legal community, is scheduled to host a panel of young attorneys during its 15th annual conference to discuss common issues faced by young lawyers, and to help ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, June 29, 2018
Kerr Russell attorneysDaniel Schulte, Patrick Haddad, and Katherine Cser arrived bright and early for the “Ask the Experts" panel at Michigan State Medical Society's 7th Annual Spring Scientific Meeting in Dearborn on May 17. Discussing opioid legislation, professional liability insurance, electronic medical records, identifying and preventing workplace harassment, accessibility, patient/physician ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, June 29, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Michigan–Washtenaw Community College’s economic impact on its surrounding communities continues to expand, contributing $524.1 million into the Washtenaw County economy last year.A recent study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International (Emsi) breaks WCC’s contributions to the county’s economy into three categories: alumni impact ($422.9 million), student spending impact ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Twelve of Howard & Howard’s attorneys were recently named to the 2018 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as a result of a patented selection process. This process includes peer evaluation and independent research.  Mountain States Super Lawyers covers the states of Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Only five percent of the lawyers in each of these ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 28, 2018
OPCMIA’s inaugural Instructor Training Program kicks off with contract signing, brings nearly 100 instructors for week-long training    ANN ARBOR, Michigan- Washtenaw Community College welcomed representatives of the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) to campus today for the organization’s inaugural Instructor Training Program.  A contract signing with ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Company Milestone, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Happy 20th anniversary, Corp! Magazine. Thank you for all you do to keep our business community informed and in the media spotlight. We appreciate you, and Kerr Russell is a proud advertiser. Kudos, Jennifer Kluge, on this amazing accomplishment and on your exceptional team, including William Dunn and J.D. Booth. Corp! hosted a celebratory event on May 16 at Royal Oak's Emagine Theatre. Kerr ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 28, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., - Brooks Kushman Shareholder Marc Lorelli will serve as a panelist at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Corporate Counsel University in Philadelphia, PA. Brooks Kushman is also a sponsor of the event, and attorneys Kristin L. Murphy, Rachel Smith and Todd Dishman will also be attending. Lorelli’s panel, “Protecting Your Client’s IP,” will focus on identifying common ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 28, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – John P. McCulloch wants the public to know a board’s role is critical to the success of the organization it governs.  McCulloch, chair, Board of Trustees, Oakland Community College, has a long and distinguished history of public service, including 10 years on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners and five years as its board chair.  “Our role at OCC is to set the ...read more
Categories: Government, Education
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
Thursday, June 28, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.- SERAPID, Inc., a leading supplier of stage motion technology, will be participating in the 42nd Annual Conference & Theatre Tour held at Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, TX, Sunday, July 15 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018.The event is hosted by the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT), a group dedicated to the preservation of historic playhouses. LHAT ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich.-- Online Tech is pleased to announce it has successfully been certified with no exceptions with regulatory standard ISO/IEC 27001. The audit took just five months to complete for each of the company's five data centers plus its Ann Arbor headquarters.  Online Tech's successful ISO 27001 audit is the newest chapter of a lengthy history of regulatory compliance. In 2009, the ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The flagship journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Physical Therapy, has just published a new article on balance assessment by Daniel J. Goble, Ph.D., associate professor of Exercise Science in the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University.  The study provides normative data on a balance measure known as “postural sway” collected from a record 16,357 people ranging in age ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
TROY, Mich. – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) has released Altair PBS ProfessionalTM v18, a powerful new version of the industry-leading workload manager and job scheduler delivered through the Altair PBS Works™ platform for high-performance computing (HPC) environments. Release highlights address the highest priorities for organizations who rely upon HPC:  scalability, performance, robustness and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Darmstadt, June 2018 – PROSTEP AG, one of the leading consulting and software companies in the field of product lifecycle management (PLM), has added new functions for publishing 2D and 3D content on the web to its PDF Generator 3D software, which enables 3D PDF documents to be created automatically. Version 8.0 now allows both the export of 3D data to HTML5 and the automatic generation of BOMs ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Event expected to draw 750 attendees to Detroit; early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities available at integr8conference.com    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich.---June 27, 2018---Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation announced today it has extended its partnership with the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race for 2018. Pentastar has been a sponsor of the race since 2015.The world’s longest consecutively run freshwater race, organized by the century-old Bayview Yacht Club, is in its 94th running.  “We cherish the partnership between Pentastar Aviation and Bell's Beer Bayview ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, MI – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Marc Lorelli was showcased in Corporate Counsel’s June 22, 2018 article, “Open Source Software: Great for Engineers, Tougher for In-House Attorneys.” The article was written about the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Corporate Counsel University, a two-day program featuring panels that focus on various areas of corporate law. The program is ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Michael R. Lied is one of eight recipients of the Illinois State Bar Association’s 2017-2018 Newsletter Service Award and one of only two being honored for his 30 years of service as the editor of the Labor & Employment Law newsletter. He will be presented with a plaque in recognition of his service and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
High-Voltage Electric Motor and Battery EmulationdSPACE complements its portfolio for HIL simulation of electric drivesHighly dynamic emulation of electric drives with real energy flowFrontloading of conventional dynamometer testing to emulators Modular and flexible extension optionsTurn-key systems from a single providerWixom, Michigan, June 26, 2018: dSPACE recently complemented its product ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
PROLIM, a rapidly growing product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, with offices in Texas, Ohio, Germany, and India, announced today that Siemens PLM Software has named the company a MindSphere Partner.   MindSphere is a cloud-based, open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system. It is an open platform with the ability to connect to nearly any ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, June 25, 2018
Altair PBS Works™ workload management solution to be bundled with Huawei servers through global value-added reseller agreementTROY, Mich. – Altair(Nasdaq: ALTR) has signed a global VAR agreement with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider to market and sell Altair’s PBS Works. The agreement allows Huawei to market and sell Altair PBS Works™, a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, June 25, 2018
(Troy, MI) -  Check out the new Troy Farmers Market every Friday from 3 – 7 pm, running June through October 26 in the Troy Public Library Parking Lot off Big Beaver & Civic Center Roads. Get fresh and seasonal, local Michigan grown fruits and vegetables, flowers, meats, seafood, and more, plus baked goods, jams, jellies, spices, pastas, and ready-to-eat foods prepared with local ingredients.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Government
Monday, June 25, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. –Bob Kittle, president of Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for states, local governments and public school districts, touts empirical evidence to support data that in less than a decade, nearly 40% of the public sector workforce may retire.  “I interact daily with seasoned professionals nearing retirement who ...read more
Categories: Government
Monday, June 25, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Claudia Rast will be a featured speaker during the 2018 Sustainable U! Women & Girls’ Development & Leadership Empowerment Institute on June 30 at Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills.  The topic for her presentation is, “Cyber Security: Sustaining U & UR Enterprise.” Participants will discover the impact of cyber threats, the risks these threats ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, June 25, 2018
TROY, Mich.—Walsh hosted and facilitated Cadette Cyber Day Camp for the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan from June 18-21 at its main location at 3838 Livernois in Troy. A second session of Cyber Day Camp will take place on August 13-16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., also at Walsh’s Troy location.  Scouts grades six through eight participated in workshops and activities led by faculty from Walsh’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, June 22, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – June 19, 2018 – In this season of graduations, summer festivals and keeping your summer “cool,” are you up on the latest trends? “The Walking Dead,” Amazon, People Magazine, Huffington Post, Greys Anatomy, American Horror Story, and Steam Gaming are just a few of what college students say are their “go-to” media preferences.Oakland Community College, in partnership with ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, June 22, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Lisa Gretchko was recently named to a two-year term as Vice President-Publications of the American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”). With headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, the ABI is the country’s premier bankruptcy organization with more than 12,000 members from various professions including lawyers, judges, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Friday, June 15, 2018
Yousif B. Ghafari Profiled in American Dreams Special Report  Dearborn, MI – June 15, 2018 - Yousif B. Ghafari, Chairman and Founder of Ghafari Associates, was profiled in a Crain’s Detroit Business special report called “American Dreams”. The report features ten entrepreneurs that represent a cross-section of countries, industries, and stories and have all made a positive impact on their ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Paula’s Pay it Forward, Paula and Gary Longwell, and Kerr Russell's Angie Lyons-Hincks are featured in the latest Beaumont Health "Blend" e-newsletter. Quote: "Angie and her family are angels ... They really are. They took a painful moment in their lives and turned it into a beautiful, positive way to help others in need.” From the Paula's Pay It Forward Facebook page description: "We would ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
Monday, June 11, 2018
Registration now open for Sept. 17 boot camp  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466    TROY, Mich.--- June 11, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has partnered with Cleary University to offer a 35-hour, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, June 08, 2018
Global firm is recognized for work at O’Hare International Airport valued at $162 million  Chicago, IL – June 1, 2018 – Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates was ranked among the top 10 architectural firms of the past year by The Real DealChicago, coming in at #7. Ghafari made this list for its extensive work at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, which is collectively ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – along with Auto Owners Insurance was a sponsor of the Association of Builders and Contractors of Southeast Michigan (ABC SEMI) Annual Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. It was a night to put on your best attire and enjoy good friends and food while recognizing the best that the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
For some, ‘1 million open tech jobs by 2020’ is a looming, overwhelming statistic. For Grand Circus, it’s a challenge they want to be a solution for, and a direct line to fulfil their vision: to close the talent gap for employers. The professional tech training institute with campuses in Detroit and Grand Rapids has launched The Academy, a program where employers can try out Grand Circus grads for ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – has published their summer edition of their bi-annually published Risk & Business magazine.The magazine features articles written by each of the agency’s commercial insurance and employee benefit producers, as well as the firm’s two principals.  Article topics were hand-selected to cover hop ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Strategically redistributing rainwater for efficiency and cost savings An article written by Gary Winslow, Manager of Ghafari’s Paint Group, appeared in Industrial Maintenance + Plant Operation. Titled “How a GM Plant Turned Raindrops into Dollars”, the article discusses how General Motors, working with Ghafari engineers, implemented a solution at one of their Detroit-area plants that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, May 25, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing Insurance Brokerages in the country – led a Sexual Harassment in the Workplace course at the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA) CPE Mega Conference on Wednesday, May 23. Sterling Insurance Group’s Senior Vice President and Commercial Insurance Producer, Andrew Turnbull, presented the course from an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Birmingham, Michigan, May, 2018–  PROSTEP, the leading PLM migration and integration specialist in the area of product data integration, announces their Premium Sponsorship at SIEMENS PLM Connection Americas 2018 held in Phoenix, AZ on June 4-7, 2018. The event provides PROSTEP experts the opportunity to educate the audience in PLM, secure data exchange, and 3D PDF technologies to expand knowledge ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
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
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Troy, Mich., May 22, 2018 --- The New Economy Initiative (NEI) has awarded Automation Alley a year-long grant to help minority, women and veteran-owned businesses embrace Industry 4.0, the smart factory revolution characterized by the convergence of digital and physical technologies. The grant aligns with Automation Alley's existing Industry 4.0 programs for startups, manufactures and defense ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Assessment – Key Activities for Risk Mitigation  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Andy Cannon, Director of Business Consulting, and Bill Salatino, Director of Manufacturing Consulting, are co-presenting at a professional development / knowledge-sharing event hosted by the Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) Kohler chapter.  In their presentation – titled “Due Diligence and Asset Assessment – ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Acromag’s software-programmable microBlox signal conditioning modules can now be used to split or duplicate RTD, thermocouple, two-wire transmitter, and other input signals into multiple process control outputs. Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new uBSP signal splitter/duplicator acts as a carrier for their microBlox line of plug-in signal conditioning modules to drive two scalable 4-20mA or 0-10V control ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Global engineering and architecture firm continues to rank among the best in the industry  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari ranked among Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) “Top 500 Design Firms” for the 28th consecutive year. The leading voice on the engineering, architecture, and construction industry, ENR surveys firms in key markets and ranks them based on annual revenue. The “Top 500 Design Firms” lists ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Will politics make U.S. manufacturing great?Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Process Engineering Group President, Larry Denton was recently featured in an article by Engineering News-Record. Titled “Will Politics Make U.S. Manufacturing Great?”, the article discusses the anticipated impact of political efforts to alter trade and tax policies on manufacturers’ willingness to increase their investment in ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com) is pleased to share that Metro Detroit patent attorney Tyson Benson will lead an online webinar presentation offering a practical overview of the revised Bayh-Dole regulations affecting universities and tech transfer offices. The webinar will take place Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 PM EST.   This complimentary, hour long webinar will cover a number of regulation updates ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, May 07, 2018
Message from Kerr Russell's receptionist Angie Lyons-Hincks: “I wanted share with you all some pictures of what you helped make happen. When we started this, I would have been happy with 25 bags. Then with the amount of interest, we changed to 50 bags, but because of you, Facebook and Paula's family, we were able to deliver 126 comfort bags as well as lunch for the staff at the clinic. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, May 04, 2018
Kerr Russell has worked with Hour Media to place advertising in the Michigan Links, a publication of The Golf Association of Michigan. The publication will be distributed to golf clubs all across Michigan and reach thousands of Golf Association members. Kerr Russell launched its new brand advertising with "A Track Record of Results" in November. Working with Identity Public Relations and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Combined Resources Strengthen the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Design Strategic DirectionDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates, Engineering News-Record Midwest’s “2017 Design Firm of the Year”, is proud to announce that it has acquired Concept Design Group, an award-winning architectural and interior design firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.The acquisition will expand Ghafari’s Western ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Soothsayer Analytics builds Data Science Solutions & Centers of Excellence for companies such as Abercrombie, Ford, Steelcase, and Visteon.  As part of Soothsayer’s mission to democratize innovation in the Midwest, they are now offering innovative Leadership Seminars in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, and other emerging technologies.  In tandem with prestigious ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, April 30, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466TROY, Mich., April 30, 2018 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 (the Fourth Industrial Revolution), today at its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 27, 2018
Mike Ilitch School of Business students will manage $2 million portfolio to gain real-world investment experience The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
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
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
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Monday, March 12, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, was recently named a Top Ten patent firm for the third time in three years by industry news source IPWatchdog. The list, “Top Patent Firms for 2017,” compiles data on the number of U.S. utility patents issued in 2017 in which firms are listed on the front page of the issued ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, March 09, 2018
TROY, Mich. -- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has been invited by the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and the U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council to host an information session at Automation Alley on March 14, 2018  regarding opportunities to participate in the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.    Expo ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Design Systems, Inc. University (DSIU) has launched!  We are excited to formally roll out the formation of our training programs to our client base designed to teach the next generation of engineers in all aspects of manufacturing engineering and the development of manufacturing facilities – some things you just can’t learn out of a textbook!  DSIU has courses in place ranging from conveyors to ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to welcome intellectual property attorney David Goswami to its Metro Detroit office.  Prior to pursuing a career in IP law, Goswami served as Director of Operations for a boutique title agency based in Royal Oak, Michigan.  “From his first-hand knowledge of running a small business to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 24, 2017 – Coherix, Inc., a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision, today announced Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix, will be speaking at the Integr8™ conference on November 9 in Detroit.   In the panel discussion, Mr. Carlson will be sharing his expertise in 3D vision technology for assembly error proofing in the automotive, semiconductor ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney and litigator Brad Luchsinger has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” class of 2017. According to the publication’s website, attorneys are chosen for displaying “ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers.”    Luchsinger’s practice focuses on ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, October 20, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Kylie Bergmann has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Kylie has been a key player at Dawda Mann for over four years,” said ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Marick F. Masters, professor of management in the Mike Ilitch School of Business and director of Labor@Wayne, received a $50,000 grant from the National Academy of Arbitrators Research and Education Foundation to produce two videos pertaining to employment mediation and employment arbitration.  “Employment mediation and arbitration are dispute-resolution techniques used increasingly to resolve ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – US Signal, a Midwest-based IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of object storage to its portfolio of cloud storage solutions. The new service provides a cost-effective method for storing large quantities of non-transactional or unstructured data, making it ideal for uses cases such as long-term file retention of archive data or backup datasets. It can ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, October 06, 2017
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe – Automation Alley 248-457-3301 Kathleen Achtenberg – MEDC 517-335-4590  Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobsNew STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses   Business leaders from 12 Michigan companies are traveling to Mexico to meet with prospective partners, distributors and end customers ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 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
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
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
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: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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
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
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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