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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Dawn Drozd, author and CEO of ClearVision Associates, will discuss ways to drive business value at the JVS Business Connections early morning networking event on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in Southfield. Drozd, who has worked with hundreds of companies offering coaching and merger and acquisition services including valuation improvement and exit planning, will look at current market trends and ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
When it comes to backdoor hacking, how secure is your system? News of yet another security breach spread over the internet Monday morning. Researchers discovered that the Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows had been compromised by hackers who had installed a vulnerability in the malware removal tool. This vulnerability opened up millions of users to further malware downloads, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Detroit, MI – September 19, 2017 – KOTRA, t he Korea Business Center is seeking automotive OEMs, suppliers and manufacturing companies to participate in the Korea Auto Parts Plaza 2017 event on September 28 in Troy, Michigan. Automotive companies can meet with any of over 50 automotive and related suppliers from South Korea representing product lines such as body, engine, drive train, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Washington D.C. – Brooks Kushman principal Lissi Mojica will be presenting at The Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association (CPTCLA) Fall CLE Seminar on September 22, 2017 in South Carolina at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Her presentation is titled, “ Federal Circuit Decisions and How They Are Impacting the Policies and Procedures at the PTAB.” The program ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Chicago, Illinois : Twenty-nine of Howard & Howard’s attorneys were recently named to Michigan Super Lawyers ® and Michigan Rising Stars 2017 as a result of a patented selection process. This process includes peer evaluation and independent research. Only five percent of the attorneys in Michigan were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and one half percent to Rising Stars ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
TROY, Mich. – September 20, 2017 – The Altair Partner Alliance (APA) is pleased to announce the addition of FieldView Express to its software offering. FieldView Express is based on FieldView, the CFD post-processor engineers choose when they must deliver accurate results in ever-faster design cycles. The world’s leading aircraft, automotive, defense and heavy equipment ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—Sept. 20, 2017—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, announced it has been named one of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). This is the 13 th consecutive year Clayton & ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis will be featured during Wayne State University’s Law First Generation Professionals TIPS Interview Panel: Searching, Securing & Sticking the Interview” on September 21, 2017. Pacis is co-chair of Butzel Long’s Summer Associate Recruiting Committee and serves on the Lateral Attorney Recruiting ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Oakland University will present its third annual Harding Eye Research and Biology Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 28. This year’s lecture will be given by University of Washington Professor John Clark, Ph.D., whose topic will be “Cell Biology of the Lens.” Understanding how the lens works is crucial for researchers looking for cures for eye diseases such as cataract and presbyopia, ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
HPE to offer PBS Professional on its HPC servers as a leading workload manager and job scheduler TROY, Mich., September 19, 2017 — Altair announces today that it has entered into a multi-year original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with HPE. This agreement represents an expansion of the long-term partnership between HPE and SGI (whom HPE recently acquired). HPE will now be able ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Kay Standridge Kress , a corporate restructuring and bankruptcy partner with Pepper Hamilton ’s Detroit office, has been appointed Chair of the Bankruptcy Court Structure and Insolvency Process Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section for the 2017-2020 term. In Ms. Kress’ role, she will provide assistance on proposals pertaining to bankruptcy court ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Intellectual property and technology law firm Brooks Kushman has been named one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness for the first time. Best and Brightest in Wellness identifies and honors organizations that excel in making their workplace, their employees and their community a healthier place to live and work through health and wellness initiatives. The ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Community
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Biznet Digital, of Southfield, Michigan, an Automation Alley partner company, has published an eBook that helps manufacturers, distributors, and service providers assess and measure their lead generation efforts. The book, titled “B2B Lead Gen 101,” is intended for sales and marketing leaders at small-to-midsized B2B companies. The book provides an 11-step process for assessing and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Monday, September 18, 2017
Rochester Hills, Mich. —Most employee development courses include: (1) Bribe people into a conference room with coffee and bagels; (2) Have someone stand in front of the room all day while telling the group things they should be doing; (3) Break into discussion groups to make things “interactive;” (4) Go home wondering what was learned. This cycle of employee development falls ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement, Community
Monday, September 18, 2017
Detroit, MI – September 18, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “China’s Electric Car Switch to Rattle Industry, Drive Up Price of Lithium” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/chinas-electric-car-switch-to-rattle-industry-drive-up-price-of-lithium/ features Arthur Wheaton, Director of Western New York Labor and Environmental Programs for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, September 18, 2017
UHY LLP, certified public accountants, with 380 employees in Oakland and Macomb counties, is opening its fourth Michigan office in Ann Arbor. UHY’s first Washtenaw County office will be open for business in a newly renovated suite on East Eisenhower Parkway just minutes away from University of Michigan’s main campus and the Big House. “Being in Ann Arbor will help us recruit ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Monday, September 18, 2017
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. Theodore R. Eppel (T.R.) has joined Butzel Long as a shareholder practicing in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Eppel is a former state prosecutor with nearly 20 years of experience in criminal and civil litigation. Eppel has defended various high-profile federal and state white-collar criminal cases, involving business offenses, health care fraud, public ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Monday, September 18, 2017
Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business will present a full-day, interactive seminar, “Resolving Conflict in Health Care,” on Friday, Oct. 19. The event is organized by Professor Marick Masters. Instructors include Brian Peters, CEO of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA); Deborah Childs, retired chief human resource officer for the University of ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business will present a full-day, interactive seminar, “Negotiating Labor Agreements in a Global Economy,” on Friday, Oct. 6. The event is organized by Professor Marick Masters. Participants can earn 6.5 CEUs. Instructors include Arthur Schwartz, retired general director of labor relations at General Motors, and Marty Mulloy, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Education, General News Article
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Detroit, MI – September 14, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “How to Develop Revenue Streams Through Global Intellectual Property Licensing” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/how-to-develop-revenue-streams-through-global-intellectual-property-licensing/ , features John R. Clark, former General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Acument ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 14, 2017
AI Software LLC recently received a prestigious award from Microsoft Corporation, as the company was honored with the coveted Microsoft Gold Partnership for their world class and distinguished services rendered in the Application Development. This Gold Certification confirms AI Software’s desire to provide effective and economical solutions to business needs, using available Microsoft ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Four Partners Recognized as Top Michigan Super Lawyers Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 14, 2017 – Four partners from four different Warner Norcross & Judd LLP offices were named to three top lists for Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine. The partners are: Douglas A. Dozeman, Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers. Managing partner for the firm, Dozeman was the only attorney included in the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Central Michigan University President George E. Ross' State of the University address this afternoon was not his first, but it was certainly his most historic. Ross — CMU's 14th president — delivered his address on an important day in CMU's history: the very day the university began, 125 years ago. And while his speech honored CMU's past, it also focused strongly on ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Addition of ESAComp™ enriches HyperWorks® development platform for composite products TROY, Mich. – September 14, 2017 – Altair has acquired Componeering Inc., a Helsinki, Finland-based technology company specializing in structural analysis and design of composite structures. Componeering, now Altair Engineering Finland Oy, is the developer of ESAComp composites simulation ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 14, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michael N. Spink, an intellectual property attorney and shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced the Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) will host a meeting in Traverse City, Mich. on Sept. 21 with the theme of leveraging intellectual property to ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Rochester, MI, Sept. 14, 2017 – Hitachi Business Finance, a source of opportunity for entrepreneurs seeking solutions beyond traditional lending, recently provided $28.75 million to six growing U.S. companies seeking working capital solutions: $20 million participation facility to a finance company that offers middle market and late stage lending, as well as broadly syndicated loans. $3 ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 14, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – At a time when technology is all too often used to divide and exclude, who is using technology to unite and empower? Lawrence Technological University will explore the topic and provide positive examples in “Inclusive Technology: Seeking to Do Good” in the annual President’s Symposium Series. Sponsored by LTU’s College of Architecture and Design, ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Electronics Development and Manufacturing (EDM) Group will be holding its monthly meeting on Sept. 26 at Vectorform, located at 123 W Fifth Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067. This month’s meeting marks the first time that the group will be meeting at Vectorform, which creates a platform designed to help organizations invent digital products and customer experiences. The meeting will run from ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
ASK AND AOS FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR MANAGED IT SERVICES AND MANAGED PRINT SOLUTIONS, OFFERING BUSINESSES A COMPREHENSIVE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION. Lansing, Michigan – 09/13/2017 – Mike Maddox, president and CEO of Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today a formal partnership with American Office Solutions (AOS). The partnership will allow ASK’s clients to have access to a ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
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 ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Michigan STEM Partnership won 'The Leadership Award' at the recent Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit 2017 event in which the organization participated as a co-producer of, and exhibitor in, the STEM Career Showcase. Michigan’s first STEM Career Showcase, produced by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and the MI STEM Partnership, took place on Thursday, ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Detroit chapter of TiE, opened nominations today for its TiECon Detroit TiE20 Startup Awards, the hallmark event to identify and bring to spotlight the top 20 entrepreneurs and innovators. TiE20 Startup awards will be presented at TiECon Detroit’s annual conference on November 9-10, 2017 at the Detroit Marriott, Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan. TiE20 Awards acknowledges excellence ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Do you know why encryption should be your first line of defense? Encryption is one of those words we use a lot in the software industry, and for good reason. When it comes to protecting your data, it is our first, and best, security solution. But if you don't operate in a tech environment like we do, you might be wondering what encryption is, and why it's so important for your company. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., September 13, 2017 — Serapid, Inc., a leading supplier of lifts, quick die change and horizontal transfer systems, has contibuted an article appearing in the September 2017 issue of Metalforming Magazine. The article ”QDC Success for Munitions Plant” details a SERAPID project that helps an early 20th plant diversify its manufacturing output within the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
B. Jay Yelton III, a partner with the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, will be a featured presenter at the Association of eDiscovery Specialists second annual Detroit eDiscovery Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 21. The half-day program features discussion and best practices on information governance and big data matters including alternative uses for data analytics, cost shifting and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 — With assistance from Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, another international company is setting up shop in Southeast Michigan. APAG Cosyst of Switzerland has moved out of Automation Alley’s International Business Center in Troy, Mich. and into a facility in Madison Heights, Mich. The company is ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University has moved up in the rankings of “Midwest Regional Universities” according to the annual U.S. News & World Report survey of best colleges for 2018. Lawrence Tech was tied for 38th among 165 listed Midwest regional universities, the magazine’s rankings said, in the top quarter of the rankings of schools in 12 ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Brian D. Wassom, a partner with the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, will be a featured presenter during a webcast discussion of trademark threats on social media platforms on Tuesday, Sept. 19. As social networking continues to grow exponentially hosting billions of worldwide users, instances of social media trademark and copyright infringement have exploded. This webcast will focus ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., September 12, 2017 — Serapid, Inc., a leading supplier of quick die change systems and equipment for the metalworking industry, will be exhibiting at both the annual Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) West Michigan District Supplier’s Night Exhibition in Grand Rapids, MI, on Tuesday September 12, from 4- 8:30 pm, and the Tennessee District Supplier ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2017 CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary Erwin Associate Vice President Marketing & Communications 313-993-1254 erwingj@udmercy.edu U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Colleges” ranks Detroit Mercy #19 for Midwest Best Regional Universities— Only Michigan university in Top 25 News Summary: Detroit Mercy is the only ...read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Meet the Key Players of Smart Virtual Prototyping in North America Who? ESI Group is a leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries. Specialist in material physics, ESI has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtual prototypes, allowing them to virtually manufacture, assemble, test and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Sept. 11, 2017 - PRLog -- FocalPoint Business Coaching is proud to announce Friedemann Steinbach has joined FocalPoint's elite team of Business Coaching professionals. Friedemann will bring his business experience and Coaching expertise to entrepreneurs, corporate organizations and business leaders and has his offices located in Royal Oak, Michigan, near Detroit. ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, New Partnerships, Company Milestone, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---September 12, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE) , one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released its 2017 Quarterly Economic & Employment Survey – Second Quarter results. Highlights of ASE’s 2017 Quarterly Economic & Employment Survey – Second Quarter : Michigan employers have grown less optimistic ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, September 11, 2017
Energy Sciences is pleased to announce that we will be an exhibitor at the upcoming 2017 Michigan Sustainability Conference on September 14 th , 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Detroit. We hope you will come and visit us at our booth. The ES team looks forward to speaking with you and beginning the conversation on how we can help your company reduce energy waste and increase productivity. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Monday, September 11, 2017
On September 20-21, Comau will exhibit and present at the International Automotive Body Congress (IABC) in Dearborn, Michigan. This conference provides a forum for engineers, managers, academic researchers, and industry executives to exchange advances in automotive body technology and management systems. IABC will address key topics related to the manufacturing industry, and will also provide a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, September 11, 2017
“Choices” will promote more community inclusion and personal choice JVS is pleased to announce expanded services that will enhance the types of community-based activities available for people with disabilities, offering them more options. Known as “Choices,” the expanded array of services offers individuals the option to work or volunteer in their community, participate in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, September 11, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in August 2017: Brio- Tuscan Grille , Clinton Twp Evident Church , Chesterfield Twp Simple Computer Repair , Shelby Twp FittLivin Fitness, Inc. , Macomb Twp Bran Marie Photography, New Baltimore Hampton Inn Shelby Township, Shelby Twp Sweet Insurance Agency , Clinton Twp Olga’s Kitchen , C hesterfield Twp CCS ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Monday, September 11, 2017
New robust index on local, national economic vitality released Economics professor Jonathan Silberman, Ph.D., of Oakland University, left, talks about the details of the new Flagstar Bank/Oakland University partnership with Drew Ottaway, Michigan Market president and managing director of lending for Flagstar . TROY, Mich., Sept. 11, 2017—Flagstar Bank and the Southeastern Michigan Economic ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships, Education
Monday, September 11, 2017
Grand Blanc, MI - September 11, 2017 - Spud Software announced that Diana Bertapelle has been promoted to the position of Account Manager, where she will be working with new and existing clients. "We are pleased to have someone with Diana's industry experience joining the sales team at Spud," says Larry Bossman, Sales Director at Spud Software. "Her knowledge of the software ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, September 08, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio & Plano, Texas – September 8, 2017 – PROLIM Global Corporation (" PROLIM ") announced today that it has acquired Ally PLM Solutions Inc. ("Ally PLM"), a leading CAD/CAM, PLM Software Solution provider in North America. Ally PLM is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and serves hundreds of customers in the manufacturing, industrial machinery, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Friday, September 08, 2017
Farmington Hills, MI – Central Data Systems announces Express Distribution, LLC, a full-service distributor of candy, tobacco and grocery products to convenience stores, small grocery, and specialty stores in the Midwest, has chosen Infor CloudSuite Distribution to support their market and geographic expansion. Express Distribution sees Infor CloudSuite Distribution as a significant ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Thursday, September 07, 2017
25 Warner Norcross Attorneys Recognized as Rising Stars Grand Rapids, Michigan , September 7, 2017 – Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine has named 25 attorneys with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as Rising Stars. The peer-reviewed Rising Stars award requires that attorneys are younger than 40 or in practice for fewer than 10 years. Rising Stars are noted to having attained a high ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “How Automotive Suppliers Can Take Advantage of Trade Credit Insurance” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/how-automotive-suppliers-can-take-advantage-of-trade-credit-insurance/ features Nick Fow, trade credit solutions expert, and VP Sales for Euler Hermes North America. In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Fow discusses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 07, 2017
TiE Detroit and Kyyba Xcelerator have partnered to bring the Mobility Competition to TiECon Detroit 2017, Michigan’s largest ongoing conference for entrepreneurs. The contest will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Detroit Marriott at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Aimed at identifying the six top-level entrepreneurs and startups working on disruptive ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Numerous Butzel Long attorneys have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. Notably, David J. DeVine , Debra A. Geroux , Lynn F. McGuire and Claudia Rast have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list for the first time. In addition, Alexander DeWitt has been named among the 2017 Michigan Rising Stars for the first time. Super Lawyers is a rating service ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Joshua E. Ney, Ph.D., an attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione , one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a Michigan Rising Star 2017 by Michigan Super Lawyers. The Rising Star recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
57 Warner Norcross Attorneys Recognized as Michigan Super Lawyers Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 6, 2017 – Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is again robustly represented with 57 attorneys named Super Lawyers in the 12th annual publication of Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine . The peer-review award recognizes attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Shelter is one of the most basic human necessities, but all too often, it is inaccessible to people in developing countries due to lack of resources. University of Detroit Mercy civil engineering doctoral student Aubin Fossouo, S.J., hopes to change that. He is currently engineering and testing bricks consisting of soil, bamboo fibers and waste oil local to his native country, Cameroon. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Chickpea pasta producer Banza becomes Macomb Innovation Fund’s first awardee to contribute to fund replenishment Two early-stage companies, one from Detroit and the second from Macomb County, will receive $75,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co . Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.675 million to 31 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce® Livonia, Michigan – The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC), along with 150 special guests, will gather at the historic home of automotive aristocrat Matilda Dodge Wilson, for the Chamber’s highly-anticipated APACC Blood of the Dragon “Taste of Asian Fusion” wine and sake networking reception. The event will ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan explores use of connected technologies in healthcare to increase efficiency, improve patient care & experiences, increase access to care for remote populations Mobile Monday Detroit will explore the use of connected technologies in healthcare for purposes of increasing efficiency, improving patient ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Seven lawyers from Pepper Hamilton LLP have been named by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in the state for 2017. All are resident in the firm’s Detroit office. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Michigan are named to Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Pepper Hamilton lawyers named to the 2017 Michigan Super ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan - Kyyba Xcelerator, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit will launch “Pitch Club,” a mentoring and funding series held across Michigan, at SPARK in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, September 27. Aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan, each event will educate, inspire and provide networking opportunities and valuable experiences for ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community
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 ® ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, September 01, 2017
Crain’s Detroit Business announced today that HRPro/BenePro, one of the area’s leading HR and benefit administration and consulting firms, has been named as one of the 2017 Cool Places to Work for the second consecutive year. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Michigan, benefiting the state's economy, its ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 31, 2017
With the first cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Baker College’s Jackson campus at capacity for the 2017 fall semester, the college is already looking forward to the 2018-19 academic year. This is when the number of students admitted to the pre-licensure BSN program each academic year will increase from 24 to 40. After approving the Jackson campus for the 24-seat ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Chicago, Illinois : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC has been named to the State Bar of Michigan’s 2017 Pro Bono Circle of Excellence at the Excellence Level. The award honors lawyers’ contributions of pro bono service and the firms whose lawyers have demonstrated compliance with the Pro Bono Voluntary Standard set by the State Bar. Howard & Howard was recognized at the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 31, 2017
“The organization provides a cafe, workout facilities and classes, tuition reimbursement but most of all, the owners care about their employees.” RedViking is happy to announce that we’ve been honored as a Cool Place to Work in Michigan by Crain’s a second year in a row. According to Crain’s Detroit, “(the) Cool Places to Work recognition program honors ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Diversity of STEM-related career opportunities for high school and college students, career-changers to be showcased with interactive exhibits, panels, expert speakers, videos Time is running out take advantage of FREE registration to attend the STEM Career Showcase, and the Technology Exhibition and Keynotes at the TIM Detroit event! Register at http://TIMDetroit.com/STEM and receive a ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Baker College’s Muskegon campus reports that 100 percent of its March 2017 physical therapist assistant (PTA) graduates have passed the rigorous national and state licensure exams on the first try. “The success of an entire cohort of graduates is strong evidence of the quality and commitment of our students as well as the strength of Baker College’s program,” said Lee ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, August 31, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ira E. Hoffman , an attorney based in Butzel Long ’s Washington, D.C. office, has been appointed to the CyberUSA Advisory Board. Established in 2016, CyberUSA is a national platform for collaboration in economic development and innovation. The group, chaired by Governor Tom Ridge, the nation’s first Secretary of Homeland Security, coordinates public and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Oakland Community College’s Economic Workforce Development has created a new leadership training program with Leader Dogs for the Blind. Harness the Power of Leadership will be September 12, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and include networking, training and a full breakfast. EDITORS NOTE: This is a great photo opp and human interest story – we welcome reporters and photojournalists to ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 31, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reliance One, Incorporated Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Location in Bingham Farms, Michigan Auburn Hills, Michigan – September 1 st , 2017 – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values, recently relocated its office ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Office/Location
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Angela Goodson is one of 15 undergraduate/pre-licensure students nationwide and the only one from a Michigan college or university who has received a scholarship to attend the 2017 conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), Oct. 18-21, in Phoenix. Goodson received the APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship as a nursing student at Baker College’s Auburn Hills ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Design Systems, Inc. is excited to announce the recent addition of Mr. Christian Karvounidis to our Program Management Group. With over 27 years of Engineering, Project Management and Construction Management experience, Christian is a valued addition to our team. Christian started his career in Germany and came to the USA 17 years ago. He has managed process equipment integration projects at over ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Auburn Hills, Michigan – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values, is pleased to announce the internal promotion of Ericka Bush to Senior Recruiter this week. Ericka will take on the new duties of candidate evaluations, interview process, and hiring ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Blue Cross Blue S hield of Michigan Foundation has awarded $35,000 to professors Lan Yao, Ph.D., R.N. and Suha Kridli, Ph.D., R.N. from the Oakland University School of Nursing to develop a Tai Chi program to help prevent falls in the Arab-American elderly population. Professor Yao researches Tai Chi’s effectiveness in improving frailty in at-risk older adults while professor Kridli ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships, Education
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The 2017 list of Crian's Cool Places to Work in Michigan was announced on Monday and NBS made the top 20. Based on our team member’s rankings and comments, we placed overall No. 17 out of 100 and for companies our size, we placed No. 10 out of 48! A variety of businesses, large and small, across industries are among the cool places to work. Check out the full list of recipients . What ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
SOUTHFIELD – Keeping sensitive personal data safe for customers and clients is a top priority for every business and organization. Failing at cybersecurity can mean huge financial losses and damaged reputations. On Thursday, Sept. 14, the public can hear the latest tips on keeping data secure at an event at Lawrence Technological University, as the “Leaders and Innovators” event ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For ® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. The Best and Brightest programs identify, ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard G. Bush, Ph.D. Today’s veterans not only deserve but need the expanded GI education benefits in the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017 that the president signed into law Aug. 16. This new law removes the end date for veterans to use the educational benefits, expands eligibility and boosts aid. These benefits meet the needs of ...read more
Categories: Education, Government
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Loc Performance Products, Inc. Awarded Follow-on Bradley ECP1 Contract PLYMOUTH, Mich. , Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based Loc Performance Products, Inc . (Loc) has been awarded a $417 million defense contract to restore lost mobility to the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command issued the contract as a follow-on effort to its $161 million dollar ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Auburn Hills, Michigan – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values, is proud to announce the internal promotion of Joseph Hatton to Senior Recruiter. This week, Joseph will take on the new duties of candidate evaluations, interview process, and hiring ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Leading automotive industry organizations continue to recognize students at Baker College’s Auto/Diesel Institute (ADI) in Owosso. Cummins Inc., Mitchel 1 and the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) have recently awarded scholarships and more to students in the ADI diesel service technologies associate program. The program holds Master Accreditation by National Automotive ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Could your business survive a ransomware attack or loss of data? Last week we told you about every company's single most valuable asset - it's employees - but coming in a close second is a company's data. From the irreplaceable documents and reports you store on your server to the invaluable customer information you've collected, data is at the heart of modern business, so ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Individualize, integrate, innovate: 3i-PRINT partnership project highlights the potential of industrial 3D printing Krailling, Germany, August 29, 2017 – Altair, APWORKS, csi entwicklungstechnik, EOS GmbH, GERG, and Heraeus have used the front-end structure of a classic VW Caddy to demonstrate the full potential of industrial 3D printing within the automotive industry. The structure is ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
With an on-site health coach, free bagels and corporate-sponsored events for employees and their families, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is once again being recognized as a Cool Place to Work. For the sixth time, Crain’s Detroit Business has recognized the firm as one of the top “Cool Places to Work” for large employers. Warner Norcross was selected for its commitment to ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
OU INC has been awarded an additional $16,500 in Business Accelerator Funds (BAF) from the State of Michigan to provide accelerator services to its client company Berylline, bringing the Berylline BAF award total to $43,600. Berylline has developed the F2A, a unique, three-wheel, hybrid scooter for personal transportation. This plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is powered by a combination of ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Exlterra joins forces with Loc Performance to produce groundbreaking drill rig technology Patented drill rig designed to make drilling safer, faster, easier HAZEL PARK, Mich. - August 30, 2017 – Exlterra Inc. has signed an agreement for the production of its patented ultra-light drill rig with Michigan- based manufacturer Loc Performance Products, Inc. Small enough to fit in a compact ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, August 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Aug 28, 2017 – While additive manufacturing provides many benefits, there can be high variability and increased risk of defects with 3D printed parts. As more industries are relying on this technology, ensuring quality in finished products will be crucial to winning the trust of consumers. Accurate inspection is therefore key to maintaining acceptable dimensional ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 28, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reliance One, Incorporated Promotes Steven Ellsworth to Senior Recruiter II Auburn Hills, Michigan – August 28 th , 2017 – Reliance One, Inc., a staffing agency that pledges quality service by serving our customers both internally and externally through integrity, humility and uncompromised values, is excited to announce the internal promotion of Steven ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Monday, August 28, 2017
FireEye was recognized for having the Best User-Behavioral Analytics (UBA) and the Best Threat Hunting process in a report recently completed by industry analyst Frost & Sullivan: Security Information and Event Management Global Market Analysis, Forecast to 2021 – The Transition to SIEM 3.0. User Behavioral Analytics (UBA) , which Frost & Sullivan said is a necessary and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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 ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 28, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---August 28, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE) , one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released its 2017 Healthcare Insurance Benefits Survey . The annual survey, covering Michigan employers, examines the premiums, deductibles, and co-pays of employer-sponsored health plans as well as wellness benefits and cost control measures. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, August 25, 2017
The Macomb­-OU Incubator (Mac­-OU Inc) has been awarded $16,500 in Business Accelerator Funds (BAF) from the State of Michigan to provide accelerator services to its client company Commander Innovations. Commander Innovations has developed a unique power management and protection system for lithium-ion batteries. Their product uses unique package design, special coatings, efficient power ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 25, 2017
Southfield, Mich.— Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce it has again landed on the list of the 300 largest public accounting firms in the nation as noted by Inside Public Accounting , a leading accounting trade publication. “We are always pleased to be included on a list that ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 25, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Automotive suppliers help drive the industry, yet follow an endless road of obstacles to meet and exceed demand. Butzel Long , with its long history of serving automotive suppliers, is teaming up with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) to host two educational programs designed for C-suite automotive supplier executives and Human Resources team members. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, August 25, 2017
ROYAL OAK, MI; CINCINNATI, OH - Liberty Center One in Royal Oak, MI, and Zimcom, a Liberty One company in Cincinnati, OH, took a unique approach to demonstrate their combined strengths in the IT delivery industry. On Monday, August 21st, while the United States was treated to a total eclipse of the sun, Liberty and Zimcom customers, friends and associates were looking up, using special viewing ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, August 25, 2017
Kristina Marshall, J.D., faculty at Baker College’s Owosso campus, has once again shared her professional insights on the national stage. She was an invited presenter at an all-day pre-conference institute at the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) earlier this summer in Fort Worth, Texas. It is the fourth time Marshall has been asked to lead an ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, August 24, 2017 : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that twenty-five of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2018. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers ® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Grosse Ile resident gets nod from employer for American Trucking Associations’ contest in Florida: TMCFutureTech 2017 OWOSSO, Mich. – Nic Levesque, of Grosse Ile and a student at Baker College’s Auto/Diesel Institute (ADI) of Michigan, is one of 80 individuals who will compete in the American Trucking Associations’ TMCFutureTech national student technician competition, ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, August 24, 2017
OU graduate student Aja Johnson has been selected to serve as this year’s AmeriCorps VISTA for the university. The VISTA, which stands for Volunteers In Service to America, program is run by the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its core programs like AmeriCorps. VISTAs at Oakland work in the education ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 24, 2017
LANSING, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Kevin C. O’Malley was a featured panelist during a live, state-wide broadcast of the “Michigan Business Rap,” radio show on August 16, 2017. Other panelists included Jim McDaniels, owner, The McDaniels Agency, Farm Bureau Insurance; and Tom Hamp, owner, AdviCoach Mid-Michigan. O’Malley provided key insight ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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 ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article, Company Milestone
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Chicago, Illinois : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Jonathan W. Fountain has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas office. Mr. Fountain concentrates his practice in intellectual property litigation, entertainment law, and commercial litigation. He has appeared in hundreds of intellectual property cases pending in the United States ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
SOUTHFIELD – From immersive virtual reality (VR) caves to head-mounted devices (HMDs) to augmented reality (AR) headsets and more, a program at Lawrence Technological University will give attendees a chance to learn about these new tools in a relaxed environment and discover the positive impact they may have on the way business gets done. Join the LTU Collaboratory on Thursday, Sept. 7 for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
LIVONIA, MI August 23 - Novastar Solutions, a leading provider of instrument Calibration Services and the new HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer will exhibit in booth # 1921 at the 2017 Battery Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI September 12-14. The Battery Show Exhibition & Conference is the industry leading showcase in advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
For most college students, participating in a United Nations conference seems like a dream, but for one University of Detroit Mercy student, that dream is coming true. Chemistry major Justin Pothoof earned selection through a national search to report on climate change at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The conference will focus on the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
UHY Advisors, one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, welcomes Donna Frye as director of transfer pricing and the newest addition to the international tax services practice. Frye is a seasoned professional with over 16 years of transfer pricing knowledge including international tax and transfer pricing compliance, planning and controversy services. As director of transfer ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---August 23, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE) , one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces 21 organizations joined ASE as members during the second quarter of 2017. The organizations are: AFC-Holcroft is a privately held company, headquartered in Wixom, that has one of the most diverse product lines in the heat treat equipment ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
GraphiColor Exhibits, a supplier of traditional trade show exhibits and services, and LivePicture, an experiential marketing company delivering customized content through a variety of channels, including exhibits, have joined forces to offer their clients a combination of traditional and technical solutions to trade show exhibits. While each company will retain its own corporate identity, working ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
HRPro/BenePro, a national provider of Human Resources and Benefit Consulting and Administration announced today that Kristina Crilley has joined the firm as their new HR Solutions Advisor. Kristina comes to the firm with a wealth of experience both in Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and payroll. Kristina will work closely with current and potential clients to guide them through the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Farmington Hills, Michigan (August 22, 2017) – Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions, one of the nation’s leading providers of commercial real estate services, was recently retained as exclusive listing agent for Southfield’s 125-acre Northland Redevelopment Site. The 125-acre redevelopment site located along Northwestern highway within 12 miles of downtown Detroit, includes ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Office/Location
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Beaumont Health is pleased to announce the following recognitions recently received by three employees: Kowalenko elected president of American Board of Emergency Medicine Terry Kowalenko, M.D., chair of Emergency Medicine at Beaumont hospitals in Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy, has been elected president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Kowalenko has been a member of the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 21, 2017
Seventy-four lawyers from Pepper Hamilton have been named to the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® , a referral guide of lawyers identified by their peers as being the best at what they do. In addition, nine of the firm’s lawyers have been named “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers annually designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, August 21, 2017
Ann Arbor, MI, August 21, 2017 —Connected Factory Global, a Michigan-based smart manufacturing advisory firm for small-medium manufacturers (SMMs), is pleased to announce that the article Uncovering your "hidden factory" , written by its CEO & Founder Scott Phillips was recently featured on Smart Industry’s smartindustry.com blog. Smart Industry is a conference and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 21, 2017
Thomas Komjathy, an experienced operations director and strategist, has joined Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as director of Southeast Michigan operations. In his new role for the firm, Komjathy will develop and help implement business strategies to support the firm’s continued expansion in Southeast Michigan. He will be based in the firm’s Southfield office and will work closely with ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 21, 2017
Multi-disciplinary Optimisation techniques to deliver Design Innovation with a focus on reduced weight and fuel efficiency ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA, UK, August 21, 2017 – Altair Engineering Ltd has today announced the award of a £1.998M Grant. This Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) investment will enable Altair to collaborate with aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce plc to support the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 21, 2017
The client, a rapidly growing employee record reconciliation company based in Michigan required a custom application development company to replace a home built application and replace it with a more structured one which can be supported by a reputable software development company. There was also another issue where the current provider of the existing software wanted to discontinue support. They ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
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 ...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 ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ZaLonya Allen, PhD Phone: 248.491.3146 Email: administrator@semea.info 2017 ENTREPRENEUR AND SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE TO ATTRACT HUNDREDS OF LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS AND TEACH NEW SKILLS SOUTHFIELD, Mich., August 10, 2017 – University of Phoenix and South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association have teamed up to host the 2017 Entrepreneur and Small Business ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
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 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, August 11, 2017
Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business will present a full-day, interactive seminar, “Resolving Conflict in Health Care,” on Friday, Oct. 19. The event is organized by Professor Marick Masters. Participants can earn 6.5 CEUs. Instructors include Brian Peters, CEO of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA); Deborah Childs, retired chief human ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement
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 supply ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Monday, August 07, 2017
Biznet Digital Agency, a Southfield-based digital marketing firm, announces the hiring of digital marketing veteran, Hubert Sawyers, as its Marketing Production Lead, as of June 27. Previously, Sawyers worked at Noble Brands as Director of Digital Marketing, where he was responsible for maintaining and increasing digital lead generation, conversion rates, and assisting in creation of the the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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 ...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 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, July 31, 2017
Detroit-area digital marketing veteran Kevin Krason, president and founder of Southfield-based Biznet Digital (www.biznetdigital.net), has been elected president of the Direct Marketing Association of Detroit (dmaD). A twenty-year influencer on the Detroit digital scene and a self-proclaimed marketing automation evangelist, Krason assumed duties on July 1, 2017 for a one-year term. “It is a ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, New Partnerships
Friday, July 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Identifying and isolating parts that fail to meet stringent quality standards shouldn’t be an uncertain process. Part sorting with digital radiography provides definitive results, takes less time than traditional testing, and can reveal internal defects nondestructively. With this method, manufacturers can quickly identify and remove suspect parts from a lot and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The next generation of manufacturing is taking off. If it seems like everything is going "smart" these days, that's because that's exactly what's happening. Smart technology is spreading across our world, from the mobile device in your hand to your refrigerator and even to the manufacturing world. "Dumb" machines are being replaced with technology that will not ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Troy, Michigan – Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – Software manufacturer FACTON has achieved Gold status in “Cloud Platform Competency” in the Microsoft Partner Network. Alongside “Application Development,” this is the second Gold competency FACTON has earned. Customers have been able to acquire FACTON’s EPC Suite as a SaaS option via the Microsoft Azure ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
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 Europe ...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 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 14, 2017
Farmington Hills, Mich. - ESI Group , leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, announces it will hold multiple international ESI Forums between September and November in North America , Germany and Japan . These events provide opportunities to learn more about the latest innovations in ESI’s software solutions, to witness exceptional ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jennifer Emerick is keeping construction of the new Mike Ilitch School of Business on schedule and on budget. It’s her job as senior project manager to deliver a modern new business school for students at Wayne State University—and she’s doing just that. Emerick is heading up the project with the Christman-Brinker team, a Detroit-based joint venture overseeing construction ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Wixom, Michigan: Acromag, Inc. (Dave Wolfe, President/COO) recently announced a reorganization of their Embedded Solutions and Process Automation Divisions. This reorganization will better align product planning with customer needs and to strengthen the sales channels. As part of the restructure, Mr. Russell J. Nieves accepted the position of Vice President of Sales and Mr. Robert M. Greenfield ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, July 10, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that members Ed Dawda and Theresa Joswick and the firm’s real estate practice group each have been recognized in Chambers USA 2017 , an annual ranking of the country’s best law firms and attorneys in ...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 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Intellectual property law firm welcomes former engineer turned patent attorney John Munro to its Metro Detroit headquarters Troy, Michigan – Harness Dickey ( https://www.hdp.com/ ), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent attorney John Munro has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office. Munro is a former ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs that manufacture interior systems for vehicles now have access to a Servo Electric Actuator (SEA) based four poster system for identifying and resolving Buzz, Squeak and Rattle (BSR) on a part time basis. The precision SEA technology that TÜV SÜD designed features a unique 330mm stroke and in addition to BSR testing can also be utilized for Noise, Vibration and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, 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. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 26, 2017
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit has launched a new and improved website, which can be visited at www.bbdetroit.com . The new Brown & Brown of Detroit site better reflects our company culture. We strive to de-commoditize the insurance buying process and add value wherever we can, serving as trusted ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Community, General News Article
Friday, June 23, 2017
Affordable, safe, fast, and precise metal 3D printing for both prototyping and mass production TROY, MI - Fisher Unitech, a leading technology provider of 3D design software tools and 3D printers, announced today that it has partnered with Desktop Metal to add metal 3D printing solutions to its portfolio. Fisher Unitech will sell and service Desktop Metal 3D printing systems across Midwest, New ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.edu The 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 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Jesse Garant Metrology Center (USA & Canada) announced that it has expanded its operations to accommodate the growing demand for high volume part inspection for pre-production and production validation. With investments in new equipment and improved infrastructure, including state of the art industrial computed tomography systems for inspecting large parts, their enhanced ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
TÜV SÜD America is now a Fiat Chrysler Automotive approved electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test lab, fully accredited by the big three, including FCA, GM and Ford. Our full service automotive lab in Plymouth, MI (Detroit) can provide complete and precise testing to support suppliers throughout the product development process. Accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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 ...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 ...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, ...read more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Peabody, MA - TÜV SÜD, one of the world’s leading providers of testing, auditing, inspection and certification has expanded its lab in North Carolina to include full EMC testing capabilities. The RTP lab, formerly owned by Advanced Compliance Solutions, specialized in emissions and wireless testing with extensive expertise in short range, long range, wideband, ultrawideband and ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, June 05, 2017
The Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Society Nashville Chapter recently awarded scholarships to five Mike Ilitch School of Business supply chain management students. The scholarship winners were Rachel Cryanski, Karolina Kusza, John Floyd, Corbin Henderson and Rachel Jones. The total value of the scholarships won was $7,000. John C. Taylor, chair of the department of marketing and global supply ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new executive master of science in automotive supply chain management to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The program is slated to begin in fall 2017. The degree is focused on the automotive industry and other industries with complex manufacturing. This unique program is offered in the heart of the auto industry ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Emerging Leader Award. Alumnus Fares Ksebati will be honored at the school’s Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Ksebati is the co-founder and CEO of MySwimPro , which was named the Best Watch App of the Year ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Economical and Easy-to-Implement GLOVIA G2 Software Offers Ability to Make Faster Production Line Changes, Ramp Up New Plants Without Need for SAP Retrofits EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. (May 23, 2017) – FUJITSU GLOVIA, INC. has developed a hybrid ERP strategy that enables manufacturers to more quickly, easily and inexpensively make production line changes, expand manufacturing capabilities, add new ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Are you looking to move up in your career, but require a graduate degree to make this happen? University of Detroit Mercy can help you make the most of your company’s tuition assistance program by offering graduate certificates and degrees designed to advance your skill set and energize your career. Through a special partnership program, employees of Automation Alley member companies may be ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, May 22, 2017
Starting this fall, Wayne State M.B.A. students will be able to pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management . A new full-time faculty member, Scott Tainsky, will join the Mike Ilitch School of Business to lead the program. Tainsky comes to Wayne State from the University of Illinois, where he has been a professor since 2008. A widely published expert in the field, he holds a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Americhem Sales Corporation has won top honors by garnering the 2017 Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year Award at an annual event hosted by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB). MCSB remains on the forefront of championing small business and fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in Michigan. The MCSB's role is to serve as a catalyst for creating an entrepreneurial culture while ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Troy, Michigan – FACTON, the leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC) for manufacturers, announced today that it was doubling office size and headcount at its US headquarter, located in Troy, Michigan. The announcement comes just after the company reported record growth in its US business for 2016, including customers Ford Motor Company, TI Automotive, DURA Automotive Systems and Henniges ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
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 ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Friday, May 05, 2017
Detroit, MI. Yesterday at the 2017 CEO Breakfast Meeting, Ford Motor Company announced the 2016 spend totals for Minority, Women and Veteran Owned Businesses. “By coming from almost nothing four years ago to announcing a stunning $1.1 Billion spend with Veteran Owned Businesses in 2016, Ford has set the benchmark that proves Corporations are issuing supplier contracts to Certified Service ...read more
Categories: Government, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, Community, General News Article
Friday, April 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Apr 28, 2017 – Parts and components fail for a number of reasons, including flaws in design, manufacturing defects, and normal wear. Determining the root cause of failure can pose a challenge for manufacturers, often requiring extensive testing and collection of data. Industrial CT scanning is a radiographic testing method that can inspect the internal features of parts ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 24, 2017
NOVI, MICHIGAN (March 31, 2017) – Danlaw, Inc. has been selected to provide the next generation of DSRC based connected vehicle awareness devices to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment (AACVTE). UMTRI is committed to interdisciplinary research that will increase driving safety and is taking the next step ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Government, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that member John Mucha has been recognized as a 2016 Michigan Top Lawyer. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement. Annually, 1.25 percent of licensed attorneys in the state of Michigan are selected for this ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Q1 of 2017 marked the launch of a new initiative at Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, focused on helping Southeast Michigan’s manufacturing and technology companies better prepare for Industry 4.0, or the smart manufacturing technologies associated with the fourth industrial revolution. The initiative kicked off in February with ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 17, 2017
Integr8™ to feature world-renowned speakers, panels, technology expo and more, Nov. 9 in Detroit TROY, Mich., April 17, 2017 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, is presenting a new interactive, cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technology that will take place in Detroit this fall. The conference, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Event Announcement
Monday, April 17, 2017
Transportation report estimates 7 million drivers will shift to autonomous vehicles in three U.S. cities Report says cities must take action now to shape a driverless future Six policy solutions outlined to guide city leaders New York – A study by transportation, economics and urban planning experts has found that ridesharing and ridesourcing services using autonomous vehicles (AV) could ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries, a global supplier of precision ferrous and non-ferrous Investment Castings, has received NADCAP certification for its Nondestructive Testing Process (NDT). NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is an industry-managed supplier approval program. Barron received certification for its Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection process -- a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
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