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Thursday, February 22, 2018
NOVI, MICHIGAN – FEBRUARY 21, 2018—Red Level has been chosen to receive the 2018 Michigan Works! Impact Award. The company was nominated for the honor by the Oakland County Michigan Works! Chapter in recognition of its success in forming strategic partnerships to upskill and expand the local workforce to meet industry needs better. Michigan Works! is a 30-year-old organization dedicated to ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Detroit Chinese Business Association Chinese New Year Gala will take place from 6-10pm on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.   The 2018 gala will celebrate Detroit's revitalization as it pays homage to the history of American Innovation. “We are excited to host this annual Gala at The Henry Ford Museum, where we seek to acknowledge our organization’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, February 22, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., February 22, 2018 –  Sterling Insurance Group has been named an Accident Fund Insurance Company of America President’s Club Award recipient for 2017. Qualifications for the President’s Club Award in 2017 included written premium exceeding $2 million, a five-year cumulative loss ratio of 50 percent or less and premium retention of 82 percent or higher.  "2017 was a great ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Company Milestone
Thursday, February 22, 2018
TROY, MI — Digging together, but not with shovels. Billhighway, a provider of financial management software for component-based organizations, announced being named a 2017 Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation for the sixth consecutive year!"This award is a celebration of our dynamic workplace," said Tom Bomberski, President at Billhighway. "We understand that our success starts ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Lansing, Michigan – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, February 22, 2018
TROY, Mich., Feb. 22, 2018–Walsh College announced today it will host a book signing and meet-the-author event Thursday, March 8, at 5 p.m. at Walsh College's Troy location in the  Student Center. Professor Richard Chasdi, Ph.D., faculty member and author of “Corporate Security Crossroads: Responding to Terrorism, Cyberthreats, and other Hazards in the Global Business Environment,” will be ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Ross & Associates, Educational Publishing & Technology Consultants, Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Custom Content Ross & Associates (R&A) is honored to announce a partnership with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing Ross & Associates clients to take advantage of the high-quality content development services offered by the A Pass team and their ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Kerr Russell member Fred Herrmann (antitrust, litigation, dispute resolution) has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly's "Leaders in the Law" Class of 2018. From their announcement: "Michigan Lawyers Weekly is proud to announce the 30 lawyers selected as the 'Leaders in the Law' Class of 2018. The honorees have made outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan and set an ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, February 22, 2018
If you're looking to grow your business, automation may be the key. It's been said that in order to grow you have to embrace change. For businesses, that can be a scary concept. Why change what has worked for the last decade (or two)? But if your business is looking to grow, change may be exactly what you need. And if your company is still running on paper processes or manual spreadsheets, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Health care innovators discuss entrepreneurial opportunities during Butzel Long conference on March 13 in Troy  DETROIT, Mich. –  Innovation is driving the business of health care in southeast Michigan and entrepreneurs need to know the latest developments to keep a competitive edge.  Butzel Long is hosting a half-day program titled, “The Autonomous Patient: Entrepreneurs Driving Health Care ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 22, 2018
It’s that time of year again- Troy Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy savory seasonal menus crafted just for Troy Restaurant Week from Sunday, March 11 through Friday, March 16. The week-long event features 20 fine dining and family restaurants throughout Troy. Most menus include 3 courses and range from $15 to $45 for lunch and dinner. You can make reservations and view menus on ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Launch Global Announces Open Application Period for Qualified EntrepreneursLaunch Global is accepting  applications for their upcoming program, through 2/26/2018. A Group Lending Project of the Rotary Clubs of Detroit and the Toronto-Sunrise  Club, Launch Global works to assist successful entrepreneurs who have limited access to financial and business resources in the cities of Detroit, Taylor, ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Company Milestone, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, Community, Government
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
New version of the dSPACE production code generator now availableNew Property Manager with improved usabilityOptimized workflows for modular developmentDecreased effort to achieve MISRA compliance, support of AUTOSAR 4.3 Wixom, Michigan, February 21, 2018:dSPACE now offers Version 4.3 of TargetLink, its industry-proven production code generator. In addition to improving a large number of details ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
On February 21, Kerr Russell member Kevin Block (corporate law) will participate in a panel discussion for Wayne State University Law School students regarding the benefits of joining State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section. Other panelists include Bodman's Celeste Arduino, Fraser Trebilcock's Mark Kellogg, and Bodman's Mark Peters. The panel will be moderated by Anne Choike, assistant ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
“Embracing Emerging Technologies to Diversify Your Business"Dearborn, Michigan – The Asian American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) will host its 15th AnnualAPACC East - West Business Connection on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 from9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at TheEdward Hotel and Convention Centerlocated at 600 Town Center Dr, Dearborn, MI. Event sponsors: DTE Energy, General Motors Company, Ford Motor ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
MEYER WERFT shipyard and classification society DNV GL have achieved an important milestone using 3D PDF technology and services provided by PROSTEP.The target of the project “3D Approval by class” is to substitute 2D based drawings with intelligent and already available 3D information in a 3D PDF in order to achieve efficiency gains. For a pilot project, the partners are currently concentrating ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Jennifer Dukarski will serve on a panel during CREW Detroit’s Michigan’s Leading Women of Autonomous Mobility event on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Ann Arbor. Notably, CREW Detroit’s mission is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women.  Other featured panelists include: Keysha ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
ElectroFlo CFD Software broadens HyperWorks® platform capabilities for electronics designTROY, Mich. – February 21, 2018 – Altair (ALTR), developer of the popular HyperWorks computer-aided engineering software suite, has acquired Michigan-based TES International’s technology, intellectual property, and other assets.  TES was founded in 1994 to service the “electronics cooling” market, and provides ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
TROY, Mich.–It was a thrilling day in class for Walsh College students to actively participate in a simulated IRS undercover operation led by a team of IRS Special Agents this week as part of the Adrian Project. Students in the Tax 598 (Tax Returns Seminar) and Tax 540 (Tax Practice & Procedure) courses experienced an extensive hands-on simulation of the inner workings of a criminal fraud ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
eThink Education, eLearning Solutions Provider, Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Instructional Design eThink Education is pleased to announce a partnership with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing eThink clients to take advantage of the high-quality content services offered by the A Pass team and their associates, including instructional and ...read more
Categories: Government, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Oakland University was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, a national list that recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities creating dynamic pathways to support transfer students. To be considered for the honor, participating institutions submit an application detailing their community college transfer programs. Applications are evaluated in the areas of ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
DETROIT—Associate Professor of Nursing Jean Gash always tries to inspire a little friendly competition between her Second Degree Option Nursing students in the Community Health course.   But what one group was able to accomplish blew her away.   A group of seven nursing students recently raised more than $2,800, and nearly double that in donated goods to promote healthy living at the Operation ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, announced that Lawrence Technological University has earned accreditation for its College of Management.  Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools. Only 5 percent of the world’s 16,000 institutions of higher learning offering business degrees have earned ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholder Chris Smith and Of Counsel David Berry will be speaking at the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association February lunch meeting. Their presentation is titled “All Bark, No Bite: An Analysis of IP Contractual Terms that are Unenforceable or Result in Unintended Consequences.” The attorneys will discuss common IP-related contracts that are ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The American Bar Association will be hosting a book launch teleconference on February 23 from noon to 1 pm EST for the Antitrust Class Actions Handbook, Second Edition - Kerr Russell's Jim DeLine is an editor of the publication. From the event announcement: "Ninety percent of U.S. antitrust enforcement is generated through private actions, and the class action is a primary tool used by ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Pontiac, MI – The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, Michigan’s leading intellectual property law firm announced the appointment of Katherine M. Pacynski and Paul J. Palinski to firm shareholders.  Dr. Terry Finerman has also been promoted to Senior Counsel.  “We are thrilled that Katie, Paul and Terry have stepped into these important roles on our team,” said Kristen L. Pursley, shareholder, The Dobrusin ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
PONTIAC, MI - DASI Solutions is pleased to announce that Pamela Lippitt has joined the company as a Business Specialist to further develop partnerships with its academic research and entrepreneur accounts. She joins the DASI Early Engagement team, coming from an entrepreneurial background, enabling her a deep understanding for the needs of this type of customer.  As an entrepreneur, Pamela ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, announces that Shareholder Tim Finerty has been appointed vice chair of Automation Alley’s International Business Services Advisory Council.   Long active in Automation Alley’s international initiatives, including annual trade missions to Mexico, Finerty was ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Intercultural Business Skills in Germany” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/intercultural-business-skills-in-germany/  features Renate Reimann.  Ms. Reimann is a senior consultant at Berlitz and has been working with Berlitz for at least 5 years.  In the 12-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Reimann discusses and answers these ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Added Manufacturing Quality Systems business unit provides dedicated team for long-term growth.  RedViking, a Plymouth, Michigan design and build company for manufacturing and testing solutions, today announced the creation of a new business unit, Manufacturing Quality Systems (MQS) based at the company headquarters in the Greater Detroit area, effective January 1, 2018.  RedViking’s MQS group ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
JVS is pleased to welcome award-winning speaker, author and HR professional Abby Kohut, known around the world as "Absolutely Abby," for two events on March 21.At a JVS Business Connections networking event from 7:30-8:45 a.m.  Kohut will talk about "Networking for Introverts, Extroverts and In-Between-Verts." She will share how to get comforable with networking, and how to use it as a powerful ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Friday, February 16, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Third international labor union brings instructor trainingto Washtenaw Community College  Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association joins United Association and Ironworkers as summertime guests  ANN ARBOR, Michigan (February 15, 2018) – An international labor union representing trained plasterers and cement masons has agreed to hold its ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, New Partnerships, General News Article, Education
Friday, February 16, 2018
Taylor, Mich. Feb. 14, 2018 —A strong supporter of the United States’ military personnel and first responders, Atlas Oil is now showing their gratitude for our nation’s heroes with newly-branded “We Support You” themed trucks. “Atlas Oil is extremely grateful for everything these individuals do to protect the communities where we work and live, and these trucks show our appreciation for the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, February 16, 2018
Kerr Russell member Eric Lark was recently re-elected chair of the Northville Township Planning Commission. He has served as chair since January 1, 2016. He has been a member of the planning commission since January 1, 2013. Eric has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of business law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law and private equity, real estate law, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Kerr Russell is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Detroit Chinese Business Association (ad for New Year Gala designed by Nikki Horn). From the Association's announcement of its upcoming New Year Gala: "The DCBA Chinese New Year Gala is taking place on the evening of Saturday March 10th 2018 at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Gala 2018 pays homage to innovators & entrepreneurs. DCBA ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, February 15, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorneys Joshua J. Chinsky and Michael C. Decker have been elected Shareholders. Previously, Chinsky and Decker were associate attorneys.  “Josh and Mike have demonstrated through their work quality, diligence, client service ethic and dedication to their colleagues and community that they are well qualified to be shareholders in our Firm,” said Justin G. Klimko, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Aligning Your Automotive Teams to Improve Execution” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/aligning-your-automotive-teams-to-improve-execution/ features Sam Yankelevitch, who is an author, trainer and international conference speaker, whose expertise is focused on the problems miscommunication is creating for teams in the growing complexity of ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 15, 2018
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Kyyba Innovations, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit are hosting Pitch Club on Thursday, March 29th  at Start Garden in Grand Rapids. Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, February 15, 2018
HIROTEC AMERICA Celebrates its 1,000th Hemming Die  Auburn Hills, MI., February 15, 2018 – HIROTEC AMERICA, Inc., a member of the global HIROTEC Group that specializes in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment announced the celebration of its 1,000th hemming die.  Since 1994, HIROTEC AMERICA has been delivering high quality hem dies to ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Methods & Equipment will host their B3 event - Bots, Beer & Brisket on February 22nd at their Livonia, MI headquarters on collaborative robots (cobots) and Industry 4.0.   11AM Session Universal Robots – Come see UR10 from Universal Robots tending a Kitamura CNC Vertical Machining Center.  The UR10  is a collaborative robot (cobot) that is designed to work alongside people without expensive and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
For Immediate Release: February 1, 2018National Entrepreneurs Association Launch Event February 22nd Southfield, Mich.- South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association is expanding. Entrepreneurs and professionals are invited to attend the Launch Event for the National Entrepreneurs Association (NEA), a 501c3 non-profit corporation designed to help entrepreneurs become successful through quality ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Altair conference session will feature best practices for design and simulation of composite productsTroy, Mich., February 14, 2018 – Altair(Nasdaq: ALTR) will present its comprehensive technology and expertise for the design, optimization, and simulation of composite structures and materials at this year's JEC World, the largest international composites industry show, March 6-8 in Paris.  The ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
 The Mobile Integrated Health Unit allows full service to continue during construction at St. John’s Macomb WARREN, Michigan, February 15, 2018—A $48.1 million expansion project is underway at Ascension Health’s St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren. The hospital is remaining open during construction—due in part to a unique solution, the Mobile Integrated Health Unit (MIHU), which serves ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Chicago, Illinois:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that seventeen of our attorneys have been named to Illinois Super Lawyers® and Illinois Rising Stars 2018. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that Glenn Forbis has been named to Managing IP’s shortlist for its “Outstanding Litigator: Michigan” award.  The awards ceremony will take place March 15 in New York City.  Forbis is a Principal in the firm’s Troy, Michigan, headquarters.  A patent ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Last week, Kerr Russell member Brandy Mathie, partner (real estate) stopped by Matrix Human Services Plymouth Head Start to read Stand Tall, Molly Lou Mellon to the kids. Monique Brown, center manager, emailed, “Thank you for your visit this week - it was great, and the children really enjoyed it. We are looking forward to your next visit already, and we plan on making Dr. Seuss hats for the ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – February 12, 2018 –To protect and serve is a phrase made famous with officers in training. For the more than 200 canines and their handlers who have graduated through Oakland Community College’s (OCC) K-9 program, it is the aim and purpose of their training and profession. Whether seeking out narcotics, locating missing people, or finding crime scene evidence, these ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Pontiac, Michigan –Practicing intellectual property law for more than 13 years in downtown Pontiac, The Dobrusin Law Firm has recently been recognized for its commitment to improving Pontiac’s downtown community.   The Cityof Pontiac, Downtown Pontiac Business Association, and Main Street Pontiac recently presented The Dobrusin Law Firm with their Partner Award at the Pontiac Community Awards ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
On February 7, Kerr Russell turned out in force to support Life is a Cabaret: LIVE Musical Fundraiser for Relay For Life of Canton and Plymouth, MI. Director of Marketing Roy Sexton performed a number of songs during the show and served as a co-emcee alongside Christopher Tremblay, Ed.D.. Kerr Russell attendees (pictured) included Angie Lyons-Hincks, Candice Hadley, Brandy Mathie, Ashley Racette, ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the request to appoint Frank Giblin, Ph.D. and Terri L. Orbuch Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The appointments are effective ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Energy Sciences to is pleased to announce the personnel addition of Diana Nash, Client Solutions Consultant – Business Development, to support the continued growth of Energy Sciences. Diana has an extensive background centered on energy efficiency in business development, sales and account management, program and scope development, and project management. We are excited for her support to the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. – February 13, 2018 – Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for state and local governments and public school districts, today announced the hiring of Katrina Powell as Vice President of Municipal Services to head up the company’s growing public sector practice.    Prior to joining Munetrix, Powell served the City ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
 Dr. Paul Stewart Joins Altair as VP, Automotive Aerodynamics Modeling and Visualization  TROY, Mich. – February 13, 2018 – Dr. Paul Stewart has joined Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) as VP, Automotive Aerodynamics Modeling and Visualization.  He will lead Altair’s Virtual Wind Tunnel solutions operations, focusing on fluid dynamics for ground transportation vehicle design.  Dr. Stewart was most recently ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
SAT Plating LLC, a leading plastics plating company, is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the upcoming MD&M West Show in Anaheim, CA from February 6-8, 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  SAT Plating will be exhibiting in booth #649.MD&M West – The Nation’s Largest Medtech Showcase – connects attendees with thousands of advanced design and manufacturing professionals.  Visitors ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Leadership Oakland Teams Up with High-Achieving Millennials to Discuss the Next Generation of Leadership    Forget the millennial stereotype as Leadership Oakland and some of the region’s brightest professionals discuss “what’s next” as a new and different generation of leaders emerge. What does it mean for the future of our region? And are high-achieving millennials really all that different ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, February 12, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, provides an exceptional educational opportunity to college students interested in pursuing public accounting as a career. Called Reach Beyond, the program connects undergraduates to Clayton & McKervey accountants and shareholders in their workplace setting, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Monday, February 12, 2018
Rouxmesnil-Bouteilles - The SERAPID LinkLift solution has been chosen to provide dynamic stage action for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. SERAPID had previously provided an extensive stage lift system for the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, China. The opening ceremony took place in the Pyeongchang Olympic main stadium, and was broadcast globally ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, February 12, 2018
More than 400 community and business leaders are expected to come together later this month to celebrate the 6th Annual Macomb County Business Awards Breakfast.   “Strong businesses are essential to the quality of life we enjoy here in Macomb County,” said Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel, “Their efforts to build a strong foundation for success makes them good job providers and good ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, Government
Monday, February 12, 2018
DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, chairman of the Board of Directors of Live6 Alliance, announced the selection of Cecily King as its new executive director. King began on Feb. 1, 2018.  In addition, Live6 Alliance also selected Jeremy Lewis as the new commercial corridor manager of the organization.  Live6 Alliance, an economic development organization ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, New Partnerships, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, Government, Community
Monday, February 12, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Intercultural Business Skills in Mexico” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/intercultural-business-skills-in-mexico/ features Maria Garaitonandia. Ms. Garaitonandia is a senior consultant at Berlitz and has been working with Berlitz for at least 15 years.  In the 18-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Garaitonandia discusses and answers ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, February 12, 2018
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 expert speaker, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, February 12, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University’s College of Engineering will sponsor a variety of fun, informative, and inspiring events marking National Engineers Week, Feb. 19-23.  The schedule is as follows:Monday through Friday, Feb. 19-23: The Golden Calculator Scavenger Hunt. Student participants will have the chance to decipher clues from social media posts and find the Golden Calculator, ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. – Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for states, local governments and public school districts, announced today that 36 Michigan public school districts received a perfect Munetrix fiscal indicator score of zero for three consecutive years.  The perfect Munetrix Scores are for the 2016-2017, 2015-2016 and ...read more
Categories: Government, Education
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Today’s leadership in high performance computing (HPC) has a new creative ally. Ann Arbor-based branding, design, and web firm Q LTD has been selected by the SC Conference Series to develop the organization’s brand design and annual conference websites in a multi-year agreement.   SC is the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis. The annual ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Kerr Russell attorneys Kathleen Westfall, Ashley Racette, Stephen Reaume, Broc Gullett, Derek Boyd, Andrew Eurich, and Patricia Schabath will be participating in the Lakeshore Legal Aid Veterans Driver’s License Pro-Bono Clinic to be held on February 15, 2018 (Thursday) at the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2080 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit 48208 from 1 pm – 4 pm. Lakeshore Legal ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Livonia, Mich. ---February 8, 2018 --- The  American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is pleased to announce it is enhancing its member resources by partnering with Verifi1 to provide verification solutions, including dependent eligibility verification and life event reviews.   The announcement was made by ASE CEO, Mary E. Corrado.  “ASE ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – The Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Association has selected Lawrence Technological University and the LTU Collaboratory as the location for VRARA Detroit Chapter monthly meetings. LTU has also opted to join the trade association for the virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality industries.  The first six monthly meetings will be held in the University Technology and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Event Announcement, Education
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
 New, optimized version of implementation software releasedCompletely revised user interface and easier workflowsOptimized interaction with Simulink®Wixom, Michigan,February 7, 2018: dSPACE ConfigurationDesk is now available in version 6.0. It makes the implementation software for the versatile dSPACE SCALEXIO systems even more user-friendly. This latest version features a completely revised user ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Kerr Russell is a silver sponsor of The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan's 3rd Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser at the historic Guardian Building in downtown Detroit - Saturday, May 19, 2018. From the event listing: "Join 200 of your closest friends for the Furniture Bank’s 3rd Annual Wine Tasting gala! Proceeds from the event go toward supporting our mission! Guests will enjoy fine wine, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – February , 2018 –Oakland Community College (OCC) has expanded its reach and is now offering its first fully-accredited, completely online degree program in Criminal Justice.The Criminal Justice-Generalist Associate of Applied Science degree was chosen for online delivery based on the versatility of the degree. The degree can be applied to a four-year university transfer ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (February 7, 2018) – The Macomb Advocacy for Business, sister company of the Macomb County Chamber, will host Political Hot Topics 2018 on Friday, February 9, beginning at 8 a.m. The event will feature a breakfast with elected officials from Macomb County and the State of Michigan. This is a great opportunity to meet candidly with elected officials and see how they weigh in on ...read more
Categories: Government, Community
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Tatiana is your normal looking 10 year old. She is playful and curious. However, she is serious about technology. Tatiana is one of the youngest students in the Uplift, Inc. Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT) class. She led the class in a recent competition for North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) tickets.Uplift, Inc. is hosting this more in-depth career exploration class for 260 ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
  Whether a person is considering running for office in 2018, serving as a campaign manager for someone who is running, or just wants to learn more about the process, Oakland University is now offering a six-week, non-credit Political Campaign Bootcamp course that will help class participants gain a better understanding of the basics of campaign strategy, tactics and techniques. “With the ...read more
Categories: Government, Education, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that members of the firm will be speaking at the ICSC Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals on Thursday, February 8 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Managing Member ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Troy, Michigan – FACTON, the leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC), is starting the new calendar year with great momentum, according to Ruediger Stern, FACTON President North America.   “We are pleased to announce the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted us exclusive use of the FACTON EPC name as our trademark in the U.S.,” said Stern. “We are committed to continuing our growth in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Company Milestone
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Pepper Hamilton LLP was mentioned in the February 2, 2018 LegalNews.com article "Conference Focuses on Antitrust Issues." The article features the Antitrust Conference that the firm hosted on January 25. Click here to read full article: http://www.legalnews.com/macomb/1454378/.
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
MELVINDALE, Mich. Feb. 6th, 2017 — The world of logistics and supply chain is seeing some drastic changes and is projected to see more in 2018. The bulk of these changes are customer driven, and centered around the utilization of technology. As a 3PL that has been in business since 1929, Evans is no stranger to innovation and adaptation. Evans has brought on Michael Franklin, Ph.D, an IT guru ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Gas Meter Safety Inspection VR training module is the first commercially available release from PIXO’s library of enterprise VR training applications for utilities, energy, manufacturers, construction and first responders   Virtual reality safety training company PIXO VR™ has released Gas Meter Safety Inspection VR Training, the first commercially available release from PIXO’s library of ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone
Monday, February 05, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan – February 5, 2018 – Online Tech, LLC announced today that it has been acquired by Schurz Communications Inc., a diversified media company. Online Tech plans to leverage the investment capabilities of Schurz to expand to new markets across the United States and expand their product offerings. In connection with the acquisition, Online Tech will add industry veterans, Brad ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Monday, February 05, 2018
Auburn Hills, Michigan – February 5, 2018  – Reliance One, Inc., answering strong demand for its staffing services, today announced plans to expand in Nashville, Tennessee by opening its fifth Reliance One business center to be located at 3200 West End Ave, Suite 537, Nashville, TN 37203. This site is scheduled to open February 2018 and will join existing locations in Auburn Hills and Bingham ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Office/Location, General News Article, Community
Monday, February 05, 2018
Kerr Russell is pleased to support The Guidance Center's 60th anniversary gala, alongside John and Kathy Gatti. John is a longstanding board member there. This black tie-optional gala on September 22 at The Henry - Autograph Collection includes a three course dinner with a duet entrée of filet and salmon, dinner wine service, champagne, a signature drink, and a twelve sisters chocolate layered ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community
Monday, February 05, 2018
Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group has been selected as a winner for The M&A Advisor's 12th Annual Turnaround Awards. The awards will be presented at The M&A Advisor Awards Gala on March 21 at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL. Pepper was recognized for its role in representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the sale of Central Iowa Healthcare’s ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, February 05, 2018
Detroit, MI – February 6, 2018 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Financing your Mexico Equipment and Operations” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/financing-your-mexico-equipment-and-operations/ features Alfredo Espino, former head of GE Capital's international finance business, and current Sr. Sales Manager of Engenium Capital Mexico.  In the 17-minute Audio Interview, Mr. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, February 02, 2018
PONTIAC, MI, February 2, 2018 -  DASI Solutions is elated to announce that for the first time in 22 years as a Charter Professional Channel Reseller of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, the company has earned one of the most challenging awards given out in the SOLIDWORKS Reseller Community: Subscription Services – Elite “190” Club. Recipients of this award are those who have achieved a sum of ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Friday, February 02, 2018
  Jennifer Lucarelli, associate professor and chair of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program, is one of seven OU-affiliated individuals in the 2018 Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40 Class. Jennifer Lucarelli, associate professor and chair of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program at Oakland University, has been named to the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, February 02, 2018
Download the PDF here. Design by Nikki Horn; Detroit cityscape photos by Brad Ziegler. Kerr Russell is proud of Detroit. We are proud to have had a seat at the table here since 1874. Our exceptional attorneys understand the unique challenges facing business leaders. Our legal solutions are prompt, accurate, economical, and focused around your needs in every area. We know Michigan business like ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Milestone
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Katherine Cser, Kerr Russell associate (labor and employment) will present at OESA's Joint Environment, Health and Safety and Human Resources Council Meeting on February 1 at the OESA Conference Center in Southfield.  Katherine's presentation "Pre-job qualifications – What’s really allowed?" will address the following questions/issues:How can job descriptions be better written to allow for ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Thursday, February 01, 2018
TROY, Mich., February 1, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) announced the release of Inspire 2018 simulation-driven design software. Available through its solidThinking channel partner network and directly to its HyperWorks user community, Inspire 2018 marks another milestone in Altair’s leadership in generative design, optimization and simulation.  “Inspire 2018 enables designers and engineers to ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, February 01, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has approved a one-year, $100,000 extension to fund the Lawrence Technological University Collaboratory Gatekeeper Business Incubator.The grant runs from April 1 through March 31, 2019, and was part of $1.7 million in state grants to support entrepreneurial resources. This is the third year LTU has received the grant to assist entrepreneurs and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Thursday, February 01, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – January 31, 2018 – Winter competitions are not for the faint of heart. Competitors must bring skill, endurance, agility and fearlessness to win. When your teammates and rivals pack chain saws, razor sharp chisels and hand saws: talent, ability and creativity on the ice becomes crystal clear. Fans of winter competition don’t need to travel to South Korea to experience the ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Taylor, Mich. Jan. 25, 2017 — Atlas Oil Company announced executive and leadership team changes as it builds off a record-breaking year of growth across all its business verticals.   “As Atlas Oil continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of a diverse customer base, it is our people that will continue to advance the business through collaborative innovation and a passion for leveraging ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Las Vegas: James Kohl and Jay Young, of Howard & Howard in Las Vegas, have been reappointed Settlement Judges by the Nevada Supreme Court for a second three-year term. The announcement was made by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Ron Parraguirre. The Nevada Supreme Court has mandated that certain matters on appeal participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program to mediate disputes ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Farmington Hills based,  Electro-Matic Ventures, Inc. in collaboration with global engineering and electronics giant, Siemens, once again presents the Midwest’s premiere technology event, Manufacturing in America, March 14-15 at Ford Field in Detroit. They invite you to join over 2600 manufacturing executives, engineers, and enthusiasts to learn about the newest technologies, share best practices ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
dSPACE further extends the SCALEXIO product lineIntegrated processor board for SCALEXIO LabBoxPowerful quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processorHigh-performance I/O connection via high-bandwidth IOCNET      Wixom, Michigan, January 31, 2018: The versatile dSPACE SCALEXIO product line has recently been extended by the DS6001 Processor Board. It uniquely combines high computation power and ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Jim DeLine, Kerr Russell member, served as an editor of the American Bar Association's recently published Antitrust Class Actions Handbook, Second Edition. Jim also worked on the first edition. From the preface: "The Global Private Litigation Committee and the Trial Practice Committee of the Section of Antitrust Law are pleased to present this Handbook on Antitrust Class Actions, Second Edition. ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Anthony Stallion, M.D., has joined Beaumont Children's as section head of Pediatric Surgery. In this role, Stallion will oversee a team of board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric surgeons. From appendicitis to complex congenital anomalies, the multidisciplinary Beaumont Children's pediatric surgery team works together to provide the best possible care for children. "I am eager to expand ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2018 edition of the international World Trademark Review 1000. The publication, which includes both law firms and practitioners, identifies the world’s leading experts in trademark law from 70 global jurisdictions and 18 U.S. states. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – About 30 software coders, artists, and others with an interest in game development spent the weekend at Lawrence Technological University during the second annual Game Jam on campus.  The event was part of Global Game Jam, a worldwide celebration of art and creativity in game development that had thousands of developers gather at hundreds of sites to create new games and expand their ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, January 29, 2018
DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a variety of events and engagements that are open to the public.  All of the events are FREE and take place on the McNichols’ campus.  Speaking Engagement: Professor Tiya Miles—Feb.9, 5:30 p.m., Student Center BallroomMiles will discuss and sign her latest book, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, January 26, 2018
The Electronics Development and Manufacturing (EDM) Group will be holding a meeting on Feb. 1 at GHI Electronics, 501 E Whitcomb Ave, Madison Heights, MI 48071.The EDM group was founded in July of 2017 by CEO of Amtech Electrocircuits Jay Patel. While it discusses new advancements in electronics, it also allows people in the electronics industry to come together and learn from each other.GHI ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community
Friday, January 26, 2018
Detroit Mercy business students shine in global investment competition  DETROIT—Four University of Detroit Mercy business students placed in the top 25 in the world in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge.   Adam Ross finished in 10th place, Paige Fairchild 13th place, Spiro Pliakos 15th place and Holly Hedemark 21st place.   “No other university had as many students among the top 25, and only ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Friday, January 26, 2018
Chicago, Illinois:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michelle D. Champane has joined the firm. She will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office.Michelle D. Champane focuses her practice on business, real estate, civil, and commercial litigation. She has additional experience in insurance defense litigation.Ms. Champane earned a B.A. from James Madison College at ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, January 26, 2018
NBS Commercial Interiors hires David Overberg as Director of Business Development. David Overberg has joined the team at NBS Commercial Interiors and is settling into his new role as their Director of Business Development. In this position, David is responsiblefor expanding the NBS presence across Real Estate, General Contracting, and Architectural & Design firms in the Metro Detroit market. He ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, January 25, 2018
SOUTHFIELD -- New trends are driving changes in today’s workplace, with a major impact on businesses, their employees, and how people work.  WWJ Newsradio 950 and Lawrence Technological University will present an expert review of the latest trends in “The New Office” at the next Leaders and Innovators program presentation Thursday, Feb. 15 at LTU.  The event will cover the shifting factors that ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Maisonneuve Oakland University will welcome 30 prestigious scholars to campus this year as part of a new PI Academy mentoring program that pairs OU junior faculty with top professors from universities across the nation.  “The presence of these 30 eminent scholars and researchers on campus this year benefits our students and the wider intellectual community of the university,” said ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships, Event Announcement
Thursday, January 25, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman has one again been recognized as a gold-standard trademark firm for the fourth consecutive year by Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual World Trademark Review 1000, a guide that recognizes the world’s top trademark law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Of the Michigan firms listed in the directory, Brooks Kushman is the only firm listed as a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, January 25, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long is expanding to meet growing client needs with the addition of attorneys Thomas (Tommy) Nafso, Of Counsel; George Schooff, Of Counsel; and, Donald Dennison, Counsel. Nafso and Schooff are based in Butzel’s Detroit office and Dennison is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  “We are pleased to expand further our client-service capabilities at multiple levels ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University will host its second annual Science & Technology Showcase of student talent for area employers Wednesday, April 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the A. Alfred Taubman Engineering, Architecture and Life Sciences Complex, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield (see www.ltu.edu/map).  The event is being organized by the Oakland County Department of Economic ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
CANTON, MI - “Life is a Cabaret” is a special theatrical event to be held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 pm) - a musical fundraiser featuring Broadway tunes sung by local performers at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill.   The cast is comprised of semi-professional and professional talent from throughout Southeast Michigan’s theatre community: Shirley Addison Auty, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Toluca Lake, CA (October 2017) — ENX Magazine and ENX The Week In Imaging announced that UTEC has been selected as a 2017 Elite Dealer. This annual Who’s Who of the office technology dealer community, which has been bestowed upon the industry’s leaders since 1988, will be featured in the December issue of ENX Magazine.The 100-plus 2017 Elite Dealers were selected based on numerous criteria, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,210 for the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan during the office’s fourth quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “North America Automotive: Investor Takeaways from CES and NAIAS Events” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/north-america-automotive-investor-takeaways-from-ces-and-naias-events/ features David Leiker, Global Auto & Truck Markets Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at BAIRD.  In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Leiker ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
UHY Advisors, Inc. (“UHY Advisors”), one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, announced the appointment of eight new managing directors: Thomas Bowen, Daniel Felstow, Amy Gallagher, Jeffrey Hare, Michael Kirby, Corey Massella, Bill Rausch and Warren Zafrin. Bowen and Felstow are both based in Michigan.  Additionally, UHY Advisors Michigan, Inc. promoted 56 other employees, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Livonia, Mich. --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces 19 organizations joined ASE as members during the fourth quarter of 2017. The organizations are:   Arbor Oakland Group works with corporations, educational institutions, municipalities, and ad agencies to provide them with marketing solutions to help them ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has selected Randall J. Peck, a partner at Warner Norcross + Judd, as a member of the 2018 Elite 40 Under 40 class.  Roughly 220 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of independent judges who evaluated candidates living or working in Oakland County who have excelled in their respective fields and have established a track record of ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
New online toolbox provides valuable resources and information for entrepreneurs and small businesses  (SOUTHFIELD, Mich.) — Southfield Business Development launched Business Catalyst today, a new online resource that provides entrepreneurs and small businesses access to information about the local economy, customers and competition. View the Business Catalyst portal ...read more
Categories: Education, Government
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
February 5-13 at OCC Libraries across Oakland CountyOAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – January 24, 2018 –In celebration of Black History Month, Oakland Community College (OCC) is inviting students, staff, faculty, and the public to take part in a four-day read-in to explore books by African-American authors. Read-ins will take place on:Monday, Feb. 5, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm at Auburn Hills Campus, Library, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 The Orsus Group Joins an Elite Group of Top Level Minority Owned Suppliers   TROY, MICH. (January 23, 2018)  The Orsus Group, an industry leader in Background Checks, Global Investigations and HR Consulting, has been named 2017 Minority Supplier of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The honors were announced in December at the MMSDC’s 2017 ACE (Ambassadors ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
(DEARBORN, Mich.) — The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of cars and commercial vehicles. But is the available, emerging American workforce adequately prepared to take their place and contribute to this position of manufacturing expertise? That question will be addressed during the North American International Auto Show, which opens to global automotive media and industry leaders today in ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, January 22, 2018
Enhanced 2018 Technology in Industry Report to debut April 30 at the Detroit Institute of Arts  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301 TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has assembled a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, January 18, 2018
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 18 of its attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as 2018 Leading Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Seeing 18 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Spud Software releases PAC Manager, their customizable project and cost management system. Do your employees know what's expected of them and what's required to get the job done? Is your current workflow easy to use and understand? Do you have project management software that is customized to your company's unique needs? If you answered "No" to any of the questions above, Spud Software has the ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Representatives from Beaumont Health, Strategic Staffing Solutions join board      TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has elected Kurt Saldana, president of Quality Metalcraft, as its new board president and Rochelle Black, Oakland University vice president of government and community affairs, as secretary of the ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, New Partnerships, Education, Community, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The automotive industry’s only award dedicated to vehicle lightweighting now acknowledges achievements in the four categories of Full Vehicle, Module, Enabling Technology and The Future of LightweightingTROY, Mich. – Jan. 3, 2018 – The 2018 Enlighten Award, presented jointly by Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is now open for submissions. Fostering innovation for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management Bertie Greer has been named associate dean for strategy and planning at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She will officially start the position on Monday, Jan. 8.  "Bertie brings her experience in administration and reaccreditation to the position," said Ilitch School Dean Robert Forsythe. "I am delighted to have her ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, recently announced as of January, 1, 2018 that patent attorneys Kiyoshi Kozu, Timothy Martin and Steven Wangerow have been named among the firm’s newly elected Principals for 2018.  The three attorneys work in the firm’s Metro Detroit headquarters.  “We are excited to have ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Augsburg, 20 December 2017 – KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation   Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. This simulation is to be added to the KUKA product portfolio and is an important component when it comes to designing the factory of the future. The software from Visual Components is ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Monday, December 11, 2017
Event to examine global economy, projected international trends  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich. — Dec. 12, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, will host its annual Global Business Outlook ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, December 11, 2017
Lake Orion, MI, December 11, 2017 – Leoni Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (Leoni EPS), North America's leading automation solution provider in robotic cable management, automation training, and machine vision systems, is pleased to announce its certification as a Platinum Partner System Integrator (PSI) for Cognex in North America. The partnership with Cognex, a leading supplier of ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in November 2017:  Raytheon, Beverly HillsBest Version Media-Shelby Neighbors, WashingtonTims Five-Mile, Clinton TownshipEvolution Medical Spa, Shelby TwpPro Quality Flooring, MacombKeller Williams-Lakeside, Shelby TwpBrose Jefferson, Inc., WarrenSummit Plastic Molding, Shelby TwpDex YP, St Clair ShoresAdvia Credit ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, New Partnerships
Monday, November 13, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in metro Detroit for 2018. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.             This is the ninth consecutive year that Dawda ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
On Nov. 7 at a special event in Detroit, Inforum Michigan released the 2017 Women’s Leadership Report, an in-depth analysis of the status of women at the highest levels of governance and leadership in Michigan’s largest 100 publicly traded companies. The report is a collaborative initiative between Inforum and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. The report, produced by ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by DBusiness as 2018 Top Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Having 21 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com), one of the nation’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, has been named to the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list for the fourth year in a row.  The awards are published annually by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® and include firms ranked nationally and according to metropolitan designations.   Harness Dickey was honored with the following national ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, October 30, 2017
Keynote presentations and breakout sessions announced for Automation Alley’s Nov. 9 Industry 4.0-themed conference in Detroit  “With Industry 4.0, the backbone of factories will become their digital thread”  TROY, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced keynote presentation and breakout session topics for its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to welcome intellectual property attorney David Goswami to its Metro Detroit office.  Prior to pursuing a career in IP law, Goswami served as Director of Operations for a boutique title agency based in Royal Oak, Michigan.  “From his first-hand knowledge of running a small business to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Leadership Oakland Announces Speaker Lineup for 2017-2018 Breakfast of Champions Series Candid and Interactive Series Tackles Relevant Issues Facing Leaders Today Leadership Oakland is pleased to announce its popular Breakfast of Champions Series will kick-off again this fall featuring top experts in addressing personal, professional and public leadership challenges. Among the topics the series ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 24, 2017 – Coherix, Inc., a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision, today announced Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix, will be speaking at the Integr8™ conference on November 9 in Detroit.   In the panel discussion, Mr. Carlson will be sharing his expertise in 3D vision technology for assembly error proofing in the automotive, semiconductor ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney and litigator Brad Luchsinger has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” class of 2017. According to the publication’s website, attorneys are chosen for displaying “ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers.”    Luchsinger’s practice focuses on ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, October 20, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Kylie Bergmann has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Kylie has been a key player at Dawda Mann for over four years,” said ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Marick F. Masters, professor of management in the Mike Ilitch School of Business and director of Labor@Wayne, received a $50,000 grant from the National Academy of Arbitrators Research and Education Foundation to produce two videos pertaining to employment mediation and employment arbitration.  “Employment mediation and arbitration are dispute-resolution techniques used increasingly to resolve ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – US Signal, a Midwest-based IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of object storage to its portfolio of cloud storage solutions. The new service provides a cost-effective method for storing large quantities of non-transactional or unstructured data, making it ideal for uses cases such as long-term file retention of archive data or backup datasets. It can ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article, Community, Education, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, October 06, 2017
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe – Automation Alley 248-457-3301 Kathleen Achtenberg – MEDC 517-335-4590  Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobsNew STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses   Business leaders from 12 Michigan companies are traveling to Mexico to meet with prospective partners, distributors and end customers ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to congratulate firm client Pear Therapeutics on the recent FDA approval of their innovative prescription digital therapeutic application. This marks the first time that the FDA has approved a mobile app to treat Substance Use Disorder, or SUD.  "With this recent approval from the FDA, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hundreds of tech, manufacturing professionals plus industry leading speakers expected for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  DETROIT, Mich. — Sept. 21, 2017 — Discounted group passes of three, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The DEP CAE Engineering Conclave 2017, which took place on September8, 2017, at the Westin, Southfield in Detroit, USA brought together 300+ CAD and CAE users and decision makers to discuss trends and news on simulation and development topics. The event focused on advanced CAE technologies for lightweighting, optimization, morphing, automated meshing, fast modeling, and process ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com), a premier  intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that six attorneys from its Troy office were recently named to the 2017 list of Michigan Super Lawyers while one was named to the Rising Stars list.  These honors are granted to only the most respected lawyers in the state, with no more than 5% of lawyers in each state making the Super Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 —  With assistance from Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, another international company is setting up shop in Southeast Michigan. APAG Cosyst of Switzerland has moved out of Automation Alley’s International Business Center in Troy, Mich. and into a facility in Madison Heights, Mich. The company is expected to hire 13 ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Industry leaders, business executives to convene in Detroit on Nov. 9 for first Industry 4.0 conference of its kind, hosted by Automation Alley  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley; kampen@automationalley.com; 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich. — Sept. 6, 2017 —  Howie Choset, professor of robotics at Carnegie ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.       “Best Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to share that innovative scooter maker and client, BOXX Corp. (https://www.boxxcorp.com) has successfully launched a Regulation Title III crowd investing campaign to raise investment capital for the opening BOXX 1000 product production.   The BOXX® scooter uses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 28, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that attorneys Edward Dawda, Susan Sadler and Theresa Joswick have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year.” Managing Member Curt Mann made the announcement.     Best Lawyers is the oldest ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
TROY, MI – August 22nd, 2017 - Fisher Unitech, a leading provider of 3D printers and product development technology, today announced the expansion of the company’s 3D printing business footprint with the addition of Cimquest Inc.’s Stratasys related business. Effective immediately Fisher Unitech will take over the Cimquest territory in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that two intellectual property attorneys in its Metro Detroit office were named “Lawyer of the Year” 2018 by Best Lawyers®. The awards, presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area, are presented to the following attorneys:Beth Coakley: 2018 Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Troy, MichiganGlenn ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, August 14, 2017
Effective Aug. 17, Marina Houghton, CPA, will become interim chair of the accounting department at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business. A WSU accounting and management alumna, Houghton has been involved with the Ilitch School for more than a decade, serving multiple terms on the Board of Visitors and as an executive in residence. “We're looking forward to tapping into ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 14, 2017
TROY, Mich., Aug. 14, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has created a new steering committee focused on promoting the advancement of modeling, simulation, visualization and immersion (MSVI) technologies across the state. Joining the MSVI Steering Committee are corporate, academic and government leaders who will establish a networking ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Professor Marick Masters has been named president of the Detroit Area Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The organization’s monthly dinner meetings provide a forum for management, labor, academics and neutrals to explore issues of industrial relations and human resources. Masters is a professor of management and adjunct professor of political science at Wayne ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Michael Silvio, a Mike Ilitch School of Business part-time faculty member in global supply chain management, has been hired as vice president of logistics innovation at Surgere, an industry leader in providing visibility and control within a digitized supply chain, including RFID, robotics and advanced data analytics. Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global ...read more
Categories: Education, 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 automotive supplier ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Integr8™ conference planners prep for an anticipated 500 manufacturing and technology professionals to head to Detroit, Nov. 9  TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced that its Integr8™ conference, the country’s first cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, is gaining buzz ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Education, Community
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs, based at Oakland County International airport, announced today it has purchased a Falcon 2000EX to add to its fractional aircraft fleet. Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini made the announcement.     “We answered a growing demand from our members for nonstop capabilities to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that thirteen of its intellectual property attorneys were recently honored in the inaugural Michigan edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine. The categories for which Harness Dickey attorneys were selected include Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jennifer Emerick is keeping construction of the new Mike Ilitch School of Business on schedule and on budget. It’s her job as senior project manager to deliver a modern new business school for students at Wayne State University—and she’s doing just that. Emerick is heading up the project with the Christman-Brinker team, a Detroit-based joint venture overseeing construction management of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Wixom, Michigan: Acromag, Inc. (Dave Wolfe, President/COO) recently announced a reorganization of their Embedded Solutions and Process Automation Divisions. This reorganization will better align product planning with customer needs and to strengthen the sales channels. As part of the restructure, Mr. Russell J. Nieves accepted the position of Vice President of Sales and Mr. Robert M. Greenfield ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, July 10, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that members Ed Dawda and Theresa Joswick and the firm’s real estate practice group each have been recognized in Chambers USA 2017, an annual ranking of the country’s best law firms and attorneys in their ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Executive of the Year Award. La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. As a champion for vulnerable ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Intellectual property law firm welcomes former engineer turned patent attorney John Munro to its Metro Detroit headquarters  Troy, Michigan – Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent  attorney John Munro has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office.  Munro is a former patent attorney in ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, June 26, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, sponsored the Third Judicial Court and Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2017 Law Day Program and had two associates, Nina Abboud and Ryan Olson, attend as attorney volunteers to mentor high school students. Managing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Peabody, MA - TÜV SÜD, one of the world’s leading providers of testing, auditing, inspection and certification has expanded its lab in North Carolina to include full EMC testing capabilities.  The RTP lab, formerly owned by Advanced Compliance Solutions, specialized in emissions and wireless testing with extensive expertise in short range, long range, wideband, ultrawideband and IoT radio ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, New Office/Location
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Special VIP ticket package also available to first 100 members  TROY, Mich., June 13, 2017 —  Automation Alley is offering its members a special early bird rate and VIP ticket package to attend Integr8™, the technology and manufacturing business association’s new interactive, cross-discipline global Industry 4.0 conference. Integr8™ will feature world-renowned speakers, panels and a technology ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education
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, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
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: Education, 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: Company Awards/Honors, Community, Government, 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 fill ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Government, Community, Education, Event Announcement
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 in ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education, Government, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, 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 ...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 the debut of ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, April 17, 2017
Integr8™ to feature world-renowned speakers, panels, technology expo and more, Nov. 9 in Detroit  TROY, Mich., April 17, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, is presenting a new interactive, cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technology that will take place in Detroit this fall.  The conference, titled Integr8™, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Event Announcement
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 ...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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