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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Is your data working for you? Scott's business is working. He's put all the pieces in place and has all the right employees. Sales are up, expenses are down. And to prove it, every month he spends hours compiling spreadsheets full of facts and figures to share with his partners and investors to show them just how well the business is doing. It's a cumbersome job and requires a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Ida Byrd-Hill, known as an urban economist, futurist, radical transformer of 6 urban public schools and host of Automation Workz, an iSTEAM (invention, Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistic Design and Mathematics) scavenger hunt held at the North American International Auto Show, will discuss the Power of the Black Economy at 1:45 pm Detroit Book City Juneteenth Celebration June 17, 2017. Two ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 25, 2017
SOUTHFIELD Mich. — Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce Tiye Greene has joined the firm, adding depth to the firm’s trademark practice. Greene will practice out of the firm’s Southfield, MI office, but will collaborate with Brooks Kushman attorneys to create successful strategies for clients throughout the world. In her role, Greene will manage trademark portfolios for clients ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Baker College is one of the first Michigan higher education institutions – and one of 105 nationwide – that has earned national accreditation for its concurrent enrollment program for high school students. Baker College concurrent enrollment courses are available through the college’s Running Start initiative. It offers state-sanctioned programs that allow high school students to ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, May 25, 2017
TROY, Mich - IPS Technology Services recently won a Website and Ecommerce Development Project from a Lifestyle Improvement Consulting Company, a start up in Southeast Michigan. Under this contract, IPS will develop the client website with multiple pages to share information with visitors, Ecommerce to sell products and Social Media capabilities. Other than the usual creative design and build of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Website
Thursday, May 25, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long is expanding again with the addition of Leslie (“Les”) Alan Glick , an international trade and customs law attorney. He is a Shareholder based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Glick has handled major international trade cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Office of the U.S. Trade ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition will return June 2-5 to Oakland University. The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition ( IGVC ), which provides an opportunity for engineers from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed unmanned vehicles, will return June 2-5 to Oakland University. “For 25 years, IGVC has challenged university and college student teams to a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Hundreds of women in Detroit have been abused, treated as possessions and traded for sex by human traffickers. Every city in Michigan has reported human trafficking incidents. But, many people don’t realize this is happening in our community. Women who break free from abusers often struggle on the streets because they don’t have a safe place to go. “As I learned more and more ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Reliance One, Inc / R1Impact is excited to participate and join the movement of #RedNoseDay as we realize the importance that businesses play in helping their surrounding communities. As such, R1Impact continues to identify causes each year that the company both promotes and supports. Many people have been asking, “So what does your donation do? The money we raise supports projects that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is happy to announce six of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. This comprehensive guide lists leading IP firms and lawyers, and covers more than 80 countries. Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as IP Stars by the publication are President Mark Cantor and Shareholders Frank ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Michigan connected technologies trade association supports high school student-focused hack-a-thon event designed to encourage students to pursue computer science-related careers DETROIT, MI – The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) today announced its support of the 2 nd annual NHacks High School Hack-a-thon event taking place on Saturday, June 17 th at Flextech Academy in ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
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: New Product or Service Offering, Education
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Baker College’s Owosso campus has announced the appointment of Mary Slingerland, RN, MSN, to its board of regents. “Mary has extensive experience in health care and health care education, and as a former Baker College employee, she knows Baker College,” said Aaron J. Maike, Baker College of Owosso president. “Her input will be valuable in ensuring the continued high quality ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan, May 23, 2017 : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that several of our attorneys have been appointed/reappointed to various committees within the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2017-2018 term. The attorneys and their appointments/reappointments are as follows: Timothy D. Gronewold has been reappointed to serve as a Member on the Labor & ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- James Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., said the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on May 22, 2017 in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, alters the landscape of venue for patent infringement litigation and, in Michigan, will have a positive impact on ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Detroit, MI – May 23, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “India: The Next Gold Rush for Automotive Companies?”, http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/india-the-next-gold-rush-for-automotive-companies/ features Sudhir Nerurkar, founder & president of Pune, India-based Quanzen Consultants, and Indian automotive industry expert. In the 18-minute ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, May 22, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. —This May, Brooks Kushman participated in the Walk MS in Detroit, MI: Detroit 2017 benefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society . The walk focuses on building awareness of MS while fueling the advancements towards finding a cure. With the help of Brooks Kushman attorneys and staff, and the support of their family and friends, the team raised over $5,000, ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, May 22, 2017
Detroit, Michigan– On Saturday, April 29, 2017, APACC hosted its 16 th Annual Gala, “Embracing Tomorrow, Today” at MGM Grand Detroit. Nearly 700 business leaders including top corporate executives from large U.S. and Asian businesses; leaders from businesses owned by Asian Americans from China, Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan, India among other countries; entrepreneurs; and political ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, May 22, 2017
Troy, Mich., May 22, 2017 – Amtech Electrocircuits has been selected by Corp! Magazine as one of Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots of 2017, recognizing the company for leading the charge in manufacturing through the development of a proprietary operating system used by small to medium-sized businesses to advance their use of automation. The company will be honored June 8 at an awards ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, May 22, 2017
Join the Michigan Israel Business Bridge for an upcoming automotive mission to Michigan on Monday, May 22nd. The event will feature representatives from 10 visiting Israeli automotive companies, each of whom will provide short overviews of their respective organizations. The automotive mission will take place at Altair Engineering Headquarters in Troy, Michigan. Registration is now open. Tickets ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Monday, May 22, 2017
DETROIT (May 22, 2017) – Franco, Detroit’s original full-service public relations, marketing and social media firm, hired Sean Gagnier as an account executive and promoted Jennifer Spears to the same role. Coming from General Motors’ social media team, Gagnier joins Franco’s business-to-business specialty group providing media relations, social media, community outreach, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, May 22, 2017
Professor Ka C. Cheok works with students on self-driving vehicle technology. In the race among companies to bring self-driving cars to market and take the lead in this specialized area, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported in their May 11 issue that companies are ready to hire, but the skills needed are hard to find. However, many of those who are qualified to work in the industry ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Monday, May 22, 2017
Dallas, Texas, May 22, 2017 : Furthering its dedication to an end-to-end IT, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Engineering Services, and Solutions provider for Global 1000 companies; PROLIM is pleased to announce its new alliance partnership with Infor. Infor is a leading provider of business applications, specialized by industry and built for the cloud serving over 90,000 customers in the ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, May 22, 2017
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University offered $600,000 in scholarships to the winners and runners-up of the first-ever E-Sports Michigan Invitational video game tournament, held Saturday on LTU’s Southfield campus. Some 75 students from 15 high schools in the Detroit area competed. LTU and the State Champs! high school sports TV show sponsored the event. Teams competed ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
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
Friday, May 19, 2017
LIVONIA, MI May 19, 2017 The HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution has arrived in Michigan and resides at Novastar Solution’s new HP 3D Printing Reference and Experience Center in Livonia. HP Inc. announced Novastar Solutions as one of its 3D Printer Specialization Partners at RAPID + TCT 2017 May 8 in Pittsburg PA – North America’s preeminent event for 3D manufacturing. ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, May 18, 2017
MAY 17, 2017 India has received its first installation of the EGRP® system HAZEL PARK, Mich. – May 17, 2017 – Exlterra’s patented groundwater recharge device known as EGRP® (Energy-passive Groundwater Recharge Product) has been installed at SMART EcoPark, an interactive learning space in Mumbai, India. The system has been engineered to work with the surrounding ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Stout Systems Annonuces Another Free Educational Workshop For Software Development Leaders May 17, 2017 – Ann Arbor, Mich. – Stout Systems, a leader in both the software engineering consulting and technical staffing sectors, is pleased to announce the next in a series of free educational workshops geared towards Software Development Managers and those responsible for managing software ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 18, 2017
A Master’s in Systems Engineering program with a focus on systems integration is now being offered by Oakland University's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Oakland University’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is now offering a Master’s in Systems Engineering program with a focus on systems integration. “Our department has a strong ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hitachi Business Finance, a division of Hitachi Capital America Corp., has expanded its financing solutions to include syndicated lending and in the past quarter, provided $65 million to three U.S. companies. Hitachi Business Finance offers hold positions that range from $5-$25 million and potentially higher depending on the transaction. Proceeds are used for working capital (A/R and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, May 18, 2017
DETROIT – Detroit Startup Week kicks off Monday, May 22 in downtown Detroit, offering entrepreneurs and hopefuls access to business influencers including JP Morgan Chase, Google, NextEnergy, Comcast, Quicken Loans, and more. The weeklong event, hosted by Techstars and powered by Chase for Business, is completely free and offers the chance to learn, network and grow through programming, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Social media is more than a way to connect with friends, access news or information, or watch entertaining videos. It’s now a proven method of conducting medical research. Researchers in the Urology department at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan collaborated with the Interstitial Cystitis Association to use social media to recruit research volunteers for a study leading to the ...read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The public is invited to Step Up Your Mental Health at a unique one-mile wellness walk designed to increase mental health awareness, noon-4 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, May 31-June 1, at Baker College of Owosso. The wellness walk winds through the campus and has 10 stations along the route that offer information or activities relating to mental health. At the end are fitness challenges and lawn ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 18, 2017
DETROIT, MI – Prominent energy adviser Rod E. Williamson has joined Clark Hill PLC as its new Director of Energy Strategy, announced Clark Hill’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (“EENR”) Practice Group Director, Nick Ford. The Firm’s newly created position is designed to support Clark Hill’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Surface To Air film documentary goes behind the scenes on daggerboard design collaboration TROY, Mich., May 17, 2017 – Altair and Artemis Racing together have applied design and simulation technology to help place Artemis Racing in a position to take it all in the 35 th America’s Cup. The design of the daggerboards – foils that lift the boat out of the water to break the drag ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
For the fall 2017 semester, the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business will offer a new course, Management and Leadership for Entrepreneurs, to both undergraduate and graduate students. The course, which is dually listed as EI 5400 and EI 7200, will only be offered once a year and will examine the skills and mindset of the successful entrepreneur. Students will use hands-on, ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Baker College will launch two graduate degrees fall 2017 for those wishing to enter or advance in the cybersecurity field: an MBA in cloud security risk management and a Master of Science in information systems (MSIS) in cloud security risk management. Enrollment is now open for courses that begin Aug. 28. “These new graduate degrees will help address the critical need for cyber and cloud ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
LIFT to Investigate Technology Aimed at Automotive Frame Mass and Weight Reduction Initiative seeks to demonstrate effectiveness of new method for extruding lightweight metallic tubing using friction stir welding rather than traditional extrusion press DETROIT – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, along with industry and research partners, has announced a new project to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Detroit, MI – May 17, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “The 3 different ways a manufacturing company can setup its operation in Mexico”, http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/the-3-different-ways-a-manufacturing-company-can-setup-its-operation-in-mexico/ features Veronica Contreras, VP of Sales & Marketing, Co-Production International, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in saliva will help identify those at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease - a neurologic condition predicted to reach epidemic proportions worldwide by 2050. Their study, “Diagnostic ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Is your system vulnerable to ransomware? As if last week's phishing scam wasn't concerning enough, the world was again targeted by hackers. But this latest outbreak is a greater risk to the security of your data and it comes in the form of a ransomware scheme known as WannaCry. If you're unfamiliar with the term, ransomware is a hacking attack that encrypts the data on your computer ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Brett J. Miller will be a featured speaker during “HR Summit 2017” from 8:30 am. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Troy Community Center. The event is presented by Wilshire Benefits Group. Miller will discuss disability and other leaves of absence including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how to file a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Royal Oak, MI: There is no vaccine. No medication. And, no quick, reliable test for Zika virus … until now. Babies born with the virus often have lifelong, devastating birth defects. Testing for the virus currently involves trained medical staff drawing and mailing blood samples to a lab, a process that can take up to four weeks. “Most adults with Zika have mild flu-like symptoms or ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Government, Education
Tuesday, May 16, 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 of the firm will speak at three upcoming seminars in metro Detroit—the Michigan Association of CPAS (MICPA) International Practice Workshop on May 18 at the Michigan State University Management ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
RCC Business IT Releases Free eBook Download: What is World Class IT? Romeo and Troy, MI – RCC Business IT, a Macomb County company specializing in IT Support, Virtualization, Cloud Solutions, & Backup Disaster Recovery, has released a free downloadable eBook titled “What is World Class IT?” This eBook offers details on how to evaluate IT Support Providers. The eBook ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
DCS Global Technology Conference Brings Manufacturers Together From Across the Globe Dimensional Control Systems is hosting their 2017 Global Technology Conference to bring together manufacturers to share, discuss and learn about advancements in dimensional engineering and tolerance analysis Detroit, Michigan – Dimensional Control Systems (DCS) is hosting the 2017 Global Technology ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan, May 16, 2017 : Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Robert H. Smeltzer has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Smeltzer has over 25 years of federal and state court experience in all phases of labor and employment, commercial, and non-patent intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has handled ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, May 15, 2017
DETROIT, Mich . – Brooks Kushman Senior Attorney Tim Clise and Of Counsel David C. Berry are scheduled to present on panels for small businesses during the 2017 Detroit Start-Up Week (DSW). The week-long event celebrates the large community of entrepreneurs and small businesses in Detroit and provides educational workshops on a variety of subjects, including a range of legal topics, civic ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Monday, May 15, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Connected and autonomous car technology is evolving at a brisk pace, yet there is still a great deal of uncertainty about the capabilities of these vehicles. Considering this, the 2017 Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium will provide expert insight on the latest developments. A half-day program will take place from 11:30 a.m . to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017 at The ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, May 15, 2017
The Oakland Community College (OCC) chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) recently inducted 169 new members. It is the chapter’s third group of members to be inducted in one of the nation’s largest leadership honor societies. Students are selected for membership based on being a newly enrolled student at OCC. Inductees complete a leadership program ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, May 15, 2017
Ahmad Mansour, a Computer Science and Informatics Ph.D. candidate at Oakland University, recently won the award for Best Full Paper at the 12 th annual Cyber and Information Security Research Conference held at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. His paper, entitled “Multi-Asymmetric Cryptographic RSA Scheme,” proposed a multicast, one-to-many, cryptographic scheme that ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Friday, May 12, 2017
DETROIT – Students at Lawrence Technological University’s Detroit Studio are raising money for a bicycle park project in conjunction with Detroit’s West Grand Boulevard Collaborative. The students, led by Joongsub Kim, professor in LTU’s College of Architecture and Design, are seeking to raise $10,000 – the amount of a matching grant they have received from the John ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, May 12, 2017
Contact: Rick Beckers rb@cloudtech1.com 855-6-CLOUD1 FOR RELEASE ON Friday, May 12, 2017 CloudTech1 honored with 2017 Channel Partners 360° Award LAS VEGAS – April 12, 2017 – Channel Partners, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom systems and services, is pleased to announce that CloudTech1 has been selected as a winner of the 2017 Channel Partners ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, May 12, 2017
Preh breaks the €1 billion mark, with an investment of € 29 million in its Bad Neustadt headquarters alone. Novi, Mich. – Preh GmbH now looks back on a very successful business year in 2016 as it continues to invest heavily in the future, especially at its headquarters in Bad Neustadt, Germany. As a result of organic growth of 14%, as well as the acquisition of TechniSat ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Friday, May 12, 2017
Berger Dealer Group donation is one of the largest for Auto/Diesel Institute OWOSSO, Mich. – Baker College’s Auto/Diesel Institute (ADI) of Michigan has been given a $51,558 PACCAR MX13-13 diesel truck engine, a donation from Berger Dealer Group, of Dearborn, to enable engine-specific technician training. Berger also donated the specialized tools, software and related manuals to ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Carlson-Dimond and Wright, Inc. (CDWdrives) has acquired the North American Distribution rights to represent Metalrota S.r.l., an Italian based manufacturer of specialty drive systems for battery operated vehicles. Their drives are designed for use in AGV’s, fork lifts, tuggers, etc. Metalrota offers steerable and fixed units, as well as transaxles. They are available with DC, AC, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—May 11, 2017—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, announces that Timothy Finerty CPA, a shareholder at the firm, is a founding board member of the newest chapter of the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (USMCOC), the Great Lakes Chapter, based in Detroit. The official launch ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs based at Oakland County International airport, announced today that it has awarded its first College of Aviation scholarship to a Western Michigan University (WMU) student. Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini made the announcement. This is the first year Corporate Eagle has offered ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 11, 2017
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University Thursday held a groundbreaking on a new 95,000-square-foot residence hall on its Southfield campus. About 75 staff and friends of the university attended. The $15.3 million building, which will be four stories tall and include space for about 320 students and housing staff, will open in the fall of 2018. When it opens, Lawrence Tech will have ...read more
Categories: Education, 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
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Original news item appeared in: www.stevieawards.com Azuga will be honored as a Bronze Stevie Awards winner in 2017 company / organization award winners. Awards in all the categories will be presented at The 15th Annual American Business Awards banquet on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Azuga’s nomination is for the following: Nomination: Azuga Fleet ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, May 11, 2017
DETROIT, Mich . - David C. Berry , Of Counsel at Brooks Kushman, PC in Southfield, Michigan, is scheduled to be a presenter with the Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA) on a panel discussing intellectual property for small businesses during the 2017 Detroit Start-Up Week (DSW). The week-long event celebrates the large community of entrepreneurs and small businesses in Detroit, and provides ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Phishing (verb) To try to obtain financial or other confidential information from Internet users, typically by sending an email that looks as if it is from a legitimate organization but contains a link to a fake website that replicates the real one. Most savvy internet users today are aware of your standard phishing schemes and aren't likely to be taken in by a Nigerian prince offering ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Detroit, MI – May 10, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Supply Chain Finance: The Engine to Optimize your Working Capital with a Global Impact”, http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/supply-chain-finance-the-engine-to-optimize-your-working-capital-with-a-global-impact/ features Oliver Belin, supply chain expert, consultant and Director of Supply ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Campus shifts into overdrive, expands Car, Motorcycle Show to showcase all student programs, offers community services and arts, crafts area FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Baker College’s Flint campus will be the venue for the campus’ Community, Cars, Crafts & College event, Sunday, May 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint. The free, public event is an expansion of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Education
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Chesterfield Township Supervisor Dan Acciavatti will deliver the State of Chesterfield Township address on Friday, May 10, at Zuccaro Banquets, 46601 Gratiot Avenue, Chesterfield Twp. Doors open at 8 a.m. The event is part of the Macomb County Chamber’s State of the Community Series, held annually in several cities and townships throughout Macomb County so that the business community and ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, General News Article
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Do you have a plan in place for outdated equipment? Throwing it in the trash is not an option, and stockpiling in storage is expensive and risky. It is essential to have an equipment disposal plan in place from the beginning. Make sure you consider data protection and proper recycling when choosing a disposal company. When you lease with CSI, you automatically have an environmentally-friendly ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Michigan Championship of Robofest is coming to Lawrence Technological University in Southfield on Saturday, May 13. Some 90 teams that advanced from 12 Michigan qualifying events will vie for state championships – and spots in the Robofest World Championship, being held in St. Pete Beach, Fla., June 1-3. The state championship will begin at 9 a.m. with opening ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Dimensional Control Systems has partnered with Siemens to fully integrate 3DCS Variation Analyst software into Siemens’ NX software Troy, MI, October XX, 2016 – Dimensional Control Systems is announcing the full production release of 3DCS for NX™ software, a fully integrated tolerance and variation analysis software for NX, the flagship computer-aided design, manufacturing and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
This much anticipated annual event will once again be held at the Wyndham Garden Banquet Center, formerly Sterling Inn (34911 Van Dyke). This year featuring Michigan based or themed products and services. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. for expo viewing until noon with sit-down lunch and welcome remarks by Chairman of the Board Nate Tallman. To follow the “2017 Lil Adams Award” will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government
Monday, May 08, 2017
LIVONIA - AMI Strategies has expanded its mobility service desk to past managing mobile devices to include managing the Internet of Everything - also called the Internet of Things. AMI Strategies President Jane Sydlowski is interviewed by AMI Strategies VP of Sales, David Boonie, in this Video News Update segment in which she explains what this means for clients and potential clients. What's ...read more
Monday, May 08, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman has been ranked second among the Top 20 Firms in Tech Centers 3600 and 3700 in the United States based on an objective measurement of firm performance in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Juristat . Tech Center 3600 represents Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security and License & Review, and 3700 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, May 08, 2017
Spud Software is pleased to announce New Client YMCA of Greater Flint YMCA of Greater Flint, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. They strive to nuture the potential of every youth and teen, improving the ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, May 08, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—May 8, 2017—Approximately 15 years ago, the accounting industry vocalized the need to form a single, unified global revenue recognition strategy. Fast forward to the present where Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is aggressively informing clients of the change and coaching them ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, May 08, 2017
According to a US Dept of Energy authored article: With widespread use of Flash-processed steels, the U.S. automotive industry could save over 100 pounds of vehicle weight per car at reduced cost. The potential of Flash-processed steels goes beyond the auto industry, however, with applications in agricultural machines and heavy equipment, rail, ships and defense systems with performance ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Friday, May 05, 2017
May 9-10, Comau LLC, a member of FCA Group, will exhibit and present at two events – the Automotive Closures Conference and Advanced Laser Applications Conference. Both events will be taking place in Novi, Michigan (USA) at the Detroit Sheraton Novi Hotel. Automotive Closures Conference (ACC) provides a forum to address key topics related to OEMs, as well as a network to support ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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, May 05, 2017
Kimberly Sharp, of Flushing, is the recipient of the top 2017 Baker College Leadership Scholarship award of $2,500. The Leadership Scholarship is awarded annually to a student attending Baker College’s Flint campus who demonstrates academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family and school obligations. “Kim demonstrates that not ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, May 05, 2017
OU will recognize Michigan's most outstanding nurses at the 29th annual Nightingale Awards on May 9. For the past 29 years, Oakland University’s School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors have honored Michigan’s top nurses at its annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®. The only event of its kind in the state, this year’s awards ceremony will be held on ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Mobile Technology Association of Michigan subsidiary, Mobile Monday Michigan, seeking connected technologies enthusiasts for a vital role in Michigan’s connected tech community DETROIT, MI – Have you enjoyed attending an MTAM Mobile Monday Michigan event at one of our chapters in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids or Lansing? Have you benefitted from education you received from an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Meet us at 2017 Siemens PLM World Conference at Booth #430. PROLIM Global Corporation is exhibiting at the 2017 Siemens PLM World Conference, Americas User Conference 2017 at IndinnIndianapolis between May 8 through May 11, 2017. PROLIM will showcase solutions such as how to simplify PLM implementation complexities and ways to improve returns on investment with Fast track PLM implementations. ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan discusses the skill sets required for developers focused on 3D in VR/AR DETROIT, MI – Mobile Monday Detroit will explore 3D virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) reality development skills and resources to help Michigan’s developer community be on the fore-front of this exciting technology that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Prabhu Patil, President & CEO of PROLIM, has been honored with the “ 2017 Entrepreneurial Success of the Year Award ” by the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA), Dallas, Texas, in recognition of his achievements and role in driving the nation’s economy. This year’s honorees of the year were honored at a luncheon hosted at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel, Arlington, on ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, May 04, 2017
When it comes to business communication, do you know the unwritten rules? You just signed a new client last week and you have some important information to share with them. As you sit down to write out the email, you wonder, would a text be a better option? Your phone is right there, and you know their number... The world of business communication is evolving as quickly as technology changes. Our ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Energy Sciences to is excited to announce that we are moving to a new location in bustling downtown Royal Oak Michigan. The new office, located at 316 E. Third Street Suite Two, offers an easy to access location for our clients and expanded workspace for our growing team. We welcome you to come by the office to discuss how we can help your business save energy, support sustainability initiatives, ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Troy, Michigan – May 3, 2017 – FACTON, a leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC), today announced DURA Automotive Systems has selected FACTON EPC as the core technology solution to standardize costing and quoting across the enterprise. DURA Automotive Systems, headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI, will deploy FACTON EPC Cost Management throughout the enterprise. As part of a global ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. —Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Keith D. Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, will be a presenter at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society Conference (TEMSCON), to be held ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
ESI to Unveil New Virtual Reality Developments at GPU Technology Conference 2017 Upcoming version ESI IC.IDO 11.1 benefits from NVIDIA VRWorks software development kit (SDK) Farmington Hills, Michigan – ESI Group, leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, will present its latest Virtual Reality (VR) developments at the upcoming GPU ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in April 2017: Solucient Security, Chesterfield Twp Macomb Charity Connect, Shelby Twp Schock Solaiman Ramdayal, PLLC, Clinton Twp The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Troy PNC Bank, St. Clair Shores PNC Bank, Shelby Township TownePlace Suites Detroit Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights Thrivent Financial - ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Businessman Robert S. Taubman will deliver the commencement address at Lawrence Technological University’s 85th commencement exercises Saturday, May 6. LTU will hold indoor ceremonies at 1 p.m. at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas, 867 E. South Boulevard in Pontiac. The university is awarding approximately 950 degrees and certificates this academic year. Lawrence Tech ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Energy Sciences is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the upcoming Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) 2017 Energy Efficiency Conference & Exhibition on May 9 th , 2017. Come see us booth 514! 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. About Energy Sciences: ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
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
Friday, April 28, 2017
A new partnership between Oakland University’s offices of Career Services and Veterans Support Services is helping to connect the university’s student veterans with employers looking to hire them. A work-study position, funded by the Veterans Administration, was recently created to facilitate these connections and help student veterans find career and internship opportunities. Jeffrey ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Friday, April 28, 2017
Michele Kersten-Hart, manager of multimedia and web services at Oakland Community College , is the new president of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) Board of Directors. She was installed at the council’s national conference in Charleston, S.C., succeeding Jennifer Boehmer, associate director for strategic communications at Portland Community College in ...read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Southfield, Mich. – VerdictSearch has issued their "Top 100 Verdicts of 2016" and the trademark infringement lawsuit litigated by Brooks Kushman, Innovation Ventures LLC v. N.V.E., Inc. involving the popular 5-hour ENERGY ® shot, was listed as one of the top verdicts. The firm secured a $22,136,992 verdict on behalf of its client, Innovation Ventures LLC, in the United States ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
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
Ann Arbor-based healthcare analytics company will implement Logicdrop's business intelligence automation platform, Logicdrop Studio ™ FERNDALE, MI -- Logicdrop, a Detroit-area software company specializing in the development of cloud-based business knowledge software, announced today that ArborMetrix, which delivers healthcare technology solutions focused on provider performance, has ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Company Milestone
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries, a global supplier of precision ferrous and non-ferrous Investment Castings, has received NADCAP certification for its Nondestructive Testing Process (NDT). NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is an industry-managed supplier approval program. Barron received certification for its Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection process -- a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article

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