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Friday, November 17, 2017
Slowly but surely, the landscape of downtown Pontiac is changing.Once shuttered historic buildings are seeing new life, such as the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts or the towering Riker Building. A real estate firm, a vintage shop and new restaurants have opened and more are in the works, as well as a small arts theater and art gallery — all signs pointing to a new era of ...read more
Friday, November 17, 2017
    Dallas, TX, November 17, 2017 – PROLIM, a rapidly growing PLM solutions company, was named as one of the top 100 fastest growing privately held companies in Dallas at the 27th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony and Banquet on Thursday, November 16th, held at the Omni Dallas hotel.  Dallas 100™, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment, and perseverance of ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, November 17, 2017
Kerr Russell recognizes this year’s dbusiness Top Lawyers in Metro Detroithonorees: Jason Bank, member – Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights LawMike Carroll, member – Litigation - ConstructionJim Case, member – Construction Law as well as Litigation - ConstructionFred Herrmann, member – Litigation - AntitrustEric Lark, member – Corporate LawSteve McGraw, member – Medical Malpractice ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, November 17, 2017
Cray Inc. Systems Run Altair’s PBS Professional® to Give Companies the Highest Levels of Scalability, Speed, and EfficiencyTROY, Mich. – Altair Engineering Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTR) is Cray’s winner of the 2017 Supplier of the Year award and the first software company to be awarded this honor. It is a testament to its continued collaboration with Cray and its commitment to integrating PBS Professional, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, November 17, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski was a featured guest on the November16 edition of PBS’ “Autoline This Week,” with host John McElroy. Dukarski participated in a panel discussion along with Michael Perugi, Acxiom and Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research. The topic for the show -- “Data: The Unknown Commodity from Your Car.”  Dukarski focuses her practice at the intersection ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, November 17, 2017
Livonia, Mich. --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, held its inaugural the AA/EEO & Diversity Conference.  Just over 100 HR professionals attended the conference on November 15th.  Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair, U.S. Employment Opportunity Commission, opened the conference.  Commissioner Lipnic discussed the 2017 EEOC ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, November 17, 2017
For the fourth year in a row, APACC and DENSO will come together for the highly-anticipated Nexus at local favorite spot Meriwether’s, a member of the Muer Seafood Restaurants collection. The event will kick off with networking and some of the restaurant’s finest samplings followed by remarks from executive leadership at DENSO and a formal Meet the Buyer segment. Detroit, Michigan – The Asian ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, November 16, 2017
McDonald Hopkins hosts discussion on how antitrust laws affect businesses of all sizes CLEVELAND – McDonald Hopkins LLC held a Business Hour webcast on Nov. 2 regarding how antitrust laws do not only apply to large corporations, such as Google, Apple and Microsoft, but to businesses of all sizes.  The event, Everyday Antitrust Issues: Protecting Your Business From Criminal and Civil Liability, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Harbor Computer Services is offering a free 1 day Office 365 conference at Automation Alley on December 5th for small businesses. Most businesses that own Office 365 have purchased the buffett but only ate a plate of salad. Office 365 is a full suite of over 20 applications, security and compliance features. A full day of sessions will introduce attendees to the full breadth of applications in ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, November 16, 2017
On Thursday, December 14 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., the Troy Chamber hosts its most popular event of the year – the annual Holiday Luncheon! Hundreds of local business professionals will gather at Napa Glen Banquet Center (2160 E Maple Rd., Troy 48083) for networking and an entertaining panel of company executives from Michigan brands such as Zoup, Mad Dog Technology and Pop Daddy Popcorn. The ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Kerr Russell hosted the November meeting of Inforum Michigan's Downtown Detroit affinity group on November 8. Companies represented included Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Atlas Advisors, The Children’s Center, Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, Michigan Office for New Americas, General Motors, Nachi Robotic Systems, FranNet of Michigan, Iannuzzi Manetta and Company, Presbysterian ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Optenni Lab™ by Optenni Ltd. is now available for use by APA enabled HyperWorks® customersTROY, Mich. – The Altair Partner Alliance(APA) is pleased to announce the addition of Optenni’s Optenni Lab to its software offering. Optenni Lab is a software tool for the synthesis and optimization of matching circuits for multiband, broadband, multi-antenna and tunable antenna systems. Optenni Lab can also ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, November 16, 2017
When talking to techies, can you speak their language?If you've ever talked to a programmer you've probably been left wondering what language they're speaking. It sounds a lot like English, but when you put the words all together, what comes out makes as much sense as if it were in Greek. We get that. We do actually have our own language (several of them, in fact), and we know there are times when ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Join Pepper Hamilton LLP's Detroit office for a live simultaneous videoconference titled “Representing a Special Committee: Analyzing the Attorney-Client Privilege and Related Issues” on Wednesday, December 6 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM (ET). Individual board members come to you and explain that the company’s board of directors asked them to conduct an investigation into accounting irregularities. Who is ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Rochester Hills, MI – SolvIT, Inc. has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Corp! Magazine’s 2017 Diversity Award celebrates Michigan businesses and leaders who have displayed significant achievement in diversity within their organizations and community. Corp! Magazine recognizes Diversity-Focused Companies, which clearly define and monitor diversity success and demonstrates how diversity efforts add value to the company. Danlaw is honored to be recognized as a ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Spencer Kelly, a former OUCARES participant and current dual enrollment student at OU, started The Expedition Soap Company in September 2016. When 16-year-old Spencer Kelly’s bicycle was stolen last year, his father bought him a replacement – with one caveat. He had to find a way to pay back the money. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit, Kelly started a journey to founding his own retail soap ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
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, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
McDonald Hopkins recognized as a “Best Law Firm” inU.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2018 rankings  CLEVELAND (November 6, 2017) –McDonald Hopkins LLC has been recognized in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers rankings of “Best Law Firms.” Four McDonald Hopkins offices were ranked for 10 different practice areas in the Metropolitan Tier 1 of the 2018 “Best Law Firms.” The firm was also nationally ranked in 6 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
From November 7-9, the Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) - in conjunction with the Bureau of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the National Automobile Development Alliance - hosted the US/China Auto Expo and Forum at Edward Hotel & Conference Center in Dearborn, Michigan. At the welcome dinner on November 7, Kerr Russell was recognized for the firm's ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Calif., – Apex Advisors is proud to announce that Senior Director of Business Development David Porada has earned his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from the Lawrence Technological University Professional Development Center. The Lean Six Sigma training program promises to help organizations “control their defects, understand their business ‘patterns’ and make adjustments to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Luanne Thomas Ewald, Chief Executive Officer of DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan was recently appointed to the Troy Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors which filled a spot that was recently vacated. “Luanne’s experience will be a great addition to the board and we look forward to everything she will bring to the Board and the Troy Chamber“, said Jill Feeney, Chair, Troy Chamber Board of ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
DETROIT -- The challenges and opportunities for smaller manufacturers of lightweighting – the effort to develop and use advanced lightweight materials in manufacturing – will be addressed in a Detroit conference Tuesday, Nov. 21.  The event will be held at the Detroit headquarters of Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), the federal government’s flagship manufacturing research institute ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan –Saudi Arabian counselors, principals and supervisors spent a full day immersed in Oakland Early College’s (OEC) educational processes as part of the Galileo-Saudi Arabia Leadership Project at Oakland University. It is just one of the stops on their research and educational journey to rebuild Saudi Arabia’s educational systemA recognized leader for its partnership between ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
McDonald Hopkins to examine GDPR’s impact on American businessesBusiness Hour to discuss how the EU’s new data protection law can affect US companies  CLEVELAND – McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, will be hosting a Business Hour regarding the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and how the regulation could affect American businesses.  The event, Is ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Joshua J. Chinsky is one of only 30 attorneys in the state named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Class of “Up & Coming Lawyers.” Attorneys recognized for this honor have distinguished themselves in the practice of law. The honorees were evaluated based on nominations by their peers, colleagues, and associates. The recipients were selected by a committee ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 14, 2017 –In a region known for its foodies and talent, winning is important to Oakland Community College (OCC) Culinary Studies Institute (CSI) alumni. Great chefs know winning takes passion, stamina, creativity, attention to detail and remarkable training as the key ingredients – and the competition is as stiff as a good meringue on a holiday pie.For the ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Sungwook (Sung) Lee has joined the firm’s Ann Arbor office as a patent attorney. The announcement was made by Steven L. Oberholtzer, Ann Arbor’s Managing Shareholder.  Immediately prior to joining Brinks, Lee worked as a U.S. patent attorney for Viering, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan,November 14, 2017:  Howard & Howard has been named to the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in the following areas:  METROPOLITAN TIER 1Ann ArborLitigation – Intellectual PropertyTroyCommercial LitigationEnergy LawLitigation – Intellectual PropertyLitigation – PatentPatent LawTrademark Law METROPOLITAN TIER 2Ann ArborCommercial LitigationLas ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Kate McCarroll, Kerr Russell member, writes, "Thank you, Zonta Club of Pontiac North Oakland, for your service to women in our community and worldwide. Inspiring women of all ages to think big, effect change, and mentor others is as essential today as it was on your founding day. Thank you." Zonta Club of Pontiac-North Oakland, is one of over 1,200 clubs of Zonta International, a worldwide ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, November 13, 2017
The TEALS program helps high schools start a sustainable computer science program through partnerships between teachers and volunteer computer scientists teaching together in the classroom. Volunteers teach class 2-3 hours per week and help train a high school teacher from another discipline in computer science. For the 2017-2018 school year, TEALS is working with 10 high schools across ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Community, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Monday, November 13, 2017
McDonald Hopkins announces partnership audit services  CLEVELAND (November 13, 2017) – McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has launched a new partnership audit services practice focus ahead of the upcoming changes being implemented by the IRS.  As part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, the federal government enacted sweeping changes to how the IRS audits ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, November 13, 2017
Car Studio, an OU INC client company, recently graduated from its incubator program and international Soft Landing Facility. The company’s success has allowed it to move into a nearby facility in Troy. Headquartered in Europe, Car Studio’s U.S. expansion has led the parent company to decide to keep the U.S. location in Oakland County, thereby adding jobs to the region and becoming a thoroughly ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, New Office/Location
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
Monday, November 13, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Oakland Community College was awarded Gold Veteran-Friendly status by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) for our commitment to supporting the needs of student veterans and dependents. This is OCC’s second consecutive award, with the first award received for Silver status.  “This award is an acknowledgment that OCC values our veterans and their service to our ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education
Monday, November 13, 2017
Beach Communications ‘Don’t Get Left in the Dark’ takes Silver in International Competition (2017 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award)Pleasant Ridge, MI; Royal Oak, MI; Cincinnati, OH – Beach Communications, LLC, is a Silver winner against entries from 13 countries in the Summit International Awards (SIA) 2017 Marketing Effectiveness Award (MEA) competition for ‘Don’t Get Left in the Dark” an ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Monday, November 13, 2017
DASI Solutions holds Open House Event during National Apprenticeship Week PONTIAC, MI – In partnership with the US Department of Labor and hundreds of businesses nationwide, DASI Solutions will once again participate in National Apprenticeship Week by holding an Open House event for the third year in a row. The event will take place on November 14 at its Downtown Pontiac Headquarters.During this ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Monday, November 13, 2017
John Lewis, chairman of Beaumont Health’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Alicia Boler Davis of Oakland Township to the board of Michigan’s largest health system.Boler Davis is a renowned female auto executive who currently serves as executive vice president, General Motors Global Manufacturing, leading all of GM’s manufacturing plants,  manufacturing engineering and labor ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, November 13, 2017
Eric I. Lark, Kerr Russell member, presents at two separate sessions of the State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section Business Boot Camp II - one in Grand Rapids November 7, and the other in Plymouth January 30. The topic will be "Select M & A-Negotiated Acquisitions (Part Two)," and Lark will be joined by Daniel H. Minkus of Clark Hill PLC. From the program description: Are You Ready for ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, November 13, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –   Beth S. Gotthelf, Attorney, Shareholder and Director of Innovation and External Relations, Butzel Long, will be a featured panelist during a Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals (MAEP) professional development program on November 9, 2017 in Howell. The topic for the program is, “Continuing the Conversation on Vapor Intrusion.” Other featured panelists include: ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
 Detroit is in Kerr Russell’s DNA. The firm has been located in Detroit since 1874, and they have been at the table for so much of the beautiful, rugged, scrappy city’s history. They have been in Detroit when it was cool, when it was not, and when it was again, and they could not be happier to see the dynamic resurgence, across industry and across culture, which Detroit has now achieved.Just as ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Brent Kelso, Comau’s Director of Marketing & Business Development - North America, will be speaking at Integr8™, a new cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, Nov. 9 in Detroit. The conference, the first of its kind to tackle the integration of the eight technologies currently disrupting the manufacturing industry, is being hosted by Automation Alley.  Brent will ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
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: General News Article, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
How can you implement the principles of gaming to increase engagement?Let's face it, life is a lot more engaging when it's fun. On Saturday you'd probably rather hit a college football game than rake leaves in your back yard. And there's a reason Friday is celebrated around the world - it's the start of the weekend fun. But did you know that you can apply the principles of engaging through fun to ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan features experts to discuss advancements in mobile marketing as it relates to the launch and promotion of mobile apps, as well as the convergence of mobile and social media for business marketing strategies  DETROIT, MI – Mobile Monday Detroit will explore the marketing of mobile apps and the convergence of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Matthew J. Lund, a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, has been appointed as President of the Court Historical Society for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018 and Vice President of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association which began September 1, 2017. As president of the of the Court Historical ...read more
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—Nov. 7, 2017—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce it has been named a 2017 Free Press Top Workplace. It is the sixth year Clayton & McKervey has been included on the Free Press list, which ranks the best places to work in Michigan.  The firm was among the honorees recognized at ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
OPTIS North America PRESENTS: O.D.A.T – Optical Design Automation & TestingNovember 13, 2017 | Troy, MIShareTomorrow’s transportation industry is all about optics and sensors.  The HUD and ADAS technologies of tomorrow are NOW!  Industry analysts are predicting the combined global market for these systems to exceed $86 Billion over the next five years.  Automotive manufactures are scrambling to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Monday, November 06, 2017
Through the passage of the PATH Act of 2015, Congress has provided small businesses and start-up companies greater access to the Research and Development Tax Credit.  Many qualified companies who can benefit from this credit, from software to traditional manufacturing, are still unaware of the financial rewards that may be available.   To further increase access to the R&D credit, Apex Advisors ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, November 06, 2017
Midwest CISSE named CyberPatriot Center for Excellence   The Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Program Office announced that the Midwest CISSE Chapter (MCISSE) has just been designated as its newest CyberPatriot Center for Excellence. University of Detroit Mercy is the lead institution for the MCISSE coalition.   “The designation as a Center of Excellence is quite an honor,” said Tamara ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government, Education
Monday, November 06, 2017
New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North America  Arcadis studies 100 global cities, reveals US car culture limits pathway to sustainable transportation  New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index.  No city in the United ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government
Monday, November 06, 2017
SAT Plating LLC, a leading plastics plating company, is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the upcoming MD&M Show in Minneapolis, MN from November 8-9, 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  SAT Plating will be exhibiting in booth #917. MD&M, the Midwest’s largest advanced design and manufacturing trade show,  is made up of six co-located events that support various industries, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Monday, November 06, 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 will speak at the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) Winter Meeting. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.The MDTC Winter Meeting will take place on Friday, November 10, 2017 from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Monday, November 06, 2017
Southfield, Mich.,- Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers list of Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers. In Michigan, Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in IP litigation, patent litigation, patent law and trademark law in Detroit, as well as a national tier three ranking in trademark law, and a tier three ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, November 06, 2017
From November 7-9, the Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) - in conjunction with the Bureau of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the National Automobile Development Alliance - will be hosting the US/China Auto Expo and Forum at Edward Hotel & Conference Center in Dearborn, Michigan. At the welcome dinner on November 7, Kerr Russell will be recognized for the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Monday, November 06, 2017
Detroit---Nov. 6, 2017 ---As one of the nation’s preeminent urban research universities, Wayne State consistently generates important innovations and ground-breaking research. At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Student Center Ballroom, the university will launch the Wayne Innovation Hub to coordinate and enhance its programs for entrepreneurship education, technology commercialization and ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, November 06, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – November 3, 2017 –Oakland Community College (OCC) has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam for the annual cycle ending July 31, 2017. The CST is nationally recognized in the health care community as the foremost ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, November 06, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has again been recognized as a top-tier law firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in the eighth annual edition of “Best Law Firms,” with Brinks receiving five national rankings and twelve metropolitan rankings.  The 2018 “Best Law Firms” list ranks Brinks nationally in Tier 1, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Friday, November 03, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman attorneys Brian Doughty and David Berry will speak at the Autolex Automotive Legal Forum, organized by Managing Intellectual Property  and Benchmark Litigation in Detroit, Michigan on November 8, 2017. At the forum, legal topics over the next three to five years in IP, litigation, employment concerns, innovation vs. regulation, cybersecurity and the Internet of ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, November 03, 2017
Oakland University is hosting a community event, “Breaking Down Barriers to Employment,” which features a resource fair, presentations, breakout sessions and resume critiquing designed to help participants overcome obstacles to employment.    The event will take place from 3-5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in Elliott Hall Auditorium and Atrium, on Oakland’s campus.   Presenters include ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Friday, November 03, 2017
University of Detroit Mercy is helping meet the current need for engineers trained in Systems Engineering with its new Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate.   The five-course program is designed to teach students how to conceptualize, analyze and develop complex products and processes.   Program participants will gain new technical abilities ranging from architectural composition to ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, November 03, 2017
Thomas Komjathy, director of Southeast Michigan operations at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been appointed to the advisory board of World Medical Relief Inc.  World Medical Relief was founded in Detroit in 1953 as a nonprofit organization focused on helping orphans in the wake of the Korean War. While its reach has expanded to more than 100 countries, World Medical Relief continues to serve ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, November 03, 2017
John D. Gatti (member) was just named Vice Chair of the Program Curriculum Task Force for the Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA). MICPA President and CEO Peggy A. Dzierzawski, CAE, in her announcement wrote, "Congratulations on your new role as Vice Chair of the Program Curriculum Task Force. With the landscape of the profession changing faster than ever, your insights and leadership will make a ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, November 02, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –  Sixty-two Butzel Long attorneys have been named Top Lawyers in metro Detroit 2018 by DBusiness magazine. The list appears in the November/December 2017 edition. The attorneys and their practice areas are listed below:  Ann Arbor office  -- Jennifer A. DukarskiCopyright LawInformation Technology LawIntellectual Property and Patent Law-- Nancy KeppelmanEmployee Benefits Law-- ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Daniel J. Schulte, member, will present "Important Considerations When Considering an Employment Agreement" at the Michigan Osteopathic Association's Practice Managers Conference in Grand Rapids on November 3. The MOA offers the Practice Managers Conference as a part of their Autumn Scientific Convention to enhance the function of DO member practices. The comprehensive program covers various ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Spud Software, a local, Michigan-based Custom Software Development company, has received recognition for a job well done from Success Group International (SGI) after an EXPO they participated in recently.  “Thanks again for all you have done for us. I have been working small to large projects for over 45 years, and Spud is the best development company with whom I have had the pleasure of working. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in October 2017:   AT&T St. Clair Shores, St. Clair ShoresFranklin J. Realty Services, ChesterfieldIndoor Billboard Network of Michigan, Harsens IlsandHarper Chiropractic Center,St. Clair ShoresD. Gary Wolford D.D.S., P.C., St. Clair ShoresMagic Mowers,Shelby TownshipBecause Her Hands Care, LLC, Mount ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – Brooks Kushman P.C. is pleased to announce that associate Todd W. Dishman has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  This award recognizes 30 honorees in Michigan’s legal community who are establishing a name for themselves; go above and beyond and display the ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The public relations professional works hard to get positive messages into the public arena through traditional and social media methods. This field requires resourceful and creative communicators who overcome increasingly crowded airwaves with impactful stories that help promote their clients’ objectives. It is also a profession expected to grow in the next several years.  To fill that expected ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, November 02, 2017
From driverless vehicles to voice and facial recognition, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already bringing massive shifts in our social and economic realities. Do AI machines perform tasks better than humans? Should you be concerned about AI eliminating jobs?To find out, attend the JVS Business Connections networking event with Stephen Couchman, president/CEO of LivePicture, from 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
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
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Kerr Russell has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice area (construction) and regionally in 17 practice areas (arbitration, antitrust, appellate, commercial litigation, construction, corporate, employment - management, ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long has received national recognition in the 2018 “Best Law Firms,” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.   Butzel Long is ranked in multiple legal specialties in the Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Lansing and Washington, D.C. offices.  Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Are you taking steps to prevent cyber security threats?The phrase "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" may be an old one, but it's still as true today as it was when Benjamin Franklin first uttered the words, and it's especially applicable to the world of cyber security. Unfortunately, cyber crime isn't likely to just "go away" any time soon, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Detroit, MI – November 2, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “The Global Auto Industry’s Big Bet for 2018 and Beyond? … Big Data” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/the-global-auto-industrys-big-bet-for-2018-and-beyond-big-data/ features Varun Chhabra, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Dell EMC and big data expert.  In the 19-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Chhabra discusses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Gain understanding of the latest developments and challenges facing employers in the State of Michigan. If you work at or counsel a Michigan-based company, Katherine's presentation will alert you to hot topics in Michigan employment law, along with national topics that may change how you implement workplace policies. There will also be broader national application of the topics ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 Forbes magazine shows Detroit as having an 81.1% year over year growth of high paying tech jobs. Self-Driving Cars, Smart Manufacturing, Big Data, Fintech and Industry 4.0 are driving the demand for both software and hardware tech talent. To meet this demand, Uplift, Inc. has become a Cisco Networking Academy.  Cisco has provided training to 6.9 million students globally and 1.3 million students ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Beaumont Health is pleased to announce the following recognitions recently received by eight employees:Grant elected president of American Society of Anesthesiologists James Grant, M.D., chair of Anesthesiology at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, has been elected president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Grant has served as the ASA’s treasurer and on their board of directors since ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Brian D. Wassom, a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been named vice chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Copyright Committee. Wassom will serve a two-year term on the committee, which seeks to increase the interest and involvement of AIPLA members in copyright law and to improve copyright policy, legislation and jurisprudence by working directly ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, October 30, 2017
Beaumont Health has purchased the First Center building in Southfield to consolidate shared services employees currently working in 16 owned or leased buildings in three counties across Metro Detroit. “This consolidation of our business services that support patient care is a major step forward in advancing our commitment to being the employer of choice,” said Carolyn Wilson, chief operating ...read more
Monday, October 30, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---October 26, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces 17 organizations joined ASE as members during the third quarter of 2017. The organizations are:   ATS Printing is a volume apparel decorator specializing in screen printing, embroidery, and digital printing located in Bay City, MI.Banner ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Friday, October 27, 2017
Each year, during their annual conference, the Graebel Relocation Alliance recognizes top-performing global service partners for the past year. At the 2017 conference, which was themed “Customer Obsession” and held in Denver, CO, Global LT was presented with the “Consultants Choice Award”. President of Global LT, Tom Bresnan, was in attendance to accept the award, along with Global LT Business ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, October 27, 2017
Complex and ever-changing tax laws have resulted in a demand for highly specialized tax professionals. A leader in business education for nearly 100 years and home of the #5 ranked Master of Science in Taxation degree program in the nation (TaxTalent 2017 Top in Tax Educational Survey), Walsh College is uniquely qualified to provide the expertise needed for success in this in-demand ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Southfield, Mich.—Oct. 26, 2017—Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, announced that shareholder Sarah Russell, CPA, will be a moderator at Integr8™, a new cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, Nov. 9 in Detroit. The conference, the first of its kind to tackle the integration of the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Marketing & Sales Executives of Detroit (MSED) is seeking nominations for its prestigious Platinum Awards, an award program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of marketing and sales professionals in southeastern Michigan. Two Platinum Award winners will be honored at the MSED Evening of Excellence, which has been moved and will be taking place on March 27, 2018, extending the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, Community
Thursday, October 26, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2017CONTACT:Marketing & CommunicationsUniversity of Detroit MercyRonald Bernas313-993-1251 Office313-300-5508 Cellbernasrj@udmercy.eduGary Erwin313-578-0339248-709-7397erwingj@udmercy.edu   University of Detroit Mercy announces $100 million Campaign  DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., today announced the official launch ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Community, Government, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, October 26, 2017
County officials, district personal, former students and business leaders gathered at the Lincoln High School Center for Career and Technology to celebrate the installation of new machinery which will prepare students to enter the workforce with in-demand skills.  A DMG MORI 5-axis CNC machine, valued at $250,000, was provided to Van Dyke Public Schools on a two-year, no cost lease from DMG MORI. ...read more
Categories: Education, Government, Community, New Partnerships
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Demolition of the Target building at the former Northland Center is slated to begin on Thursday, October 26 at 11 a.m. The Southfield City Council unanimously voted to award the contract for the Target/Firestone demolition to Dore & Associates of Bay City, Michigan ($572,650.00 + contingency) at the October 23 city council meeting. A ceremony will precede the demolition at 10:30 a.m. with brief ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, October 26, 2017
For Immediate ReleaseOctober 26, 2017   Sara Blackmer named President of RAVE Computer   Sterling Heights, MI— RAVE Computer is proud to announce that Sara Blackmer has been named President of RAVE Computer. Sara joined RAVE in 2016; she was formerly Vice President/General Manager. Her leadership has touched the entire company, ensuring quality, communication, and continued growth. She ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Thursday, October 26, 2017
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to welcome Fanqi Meng and Anita Marinelli as its two newest associates contributing to our patent prosecution practice. With the addition of Meng and Marinelli, Brooks Kushman has grown by more than ten attorneys this year, several being lateral hires. Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Meng spent three years working as a patent practitioner in ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, October 26, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney James H. (Jim) Townsend has been elected to Wayne State University’s Chapter of the Order of the Coif, the highest honor academic honor accorded to law school graduates nationwide. Only a number of schools have chapters of Order of the Coif, and only those who graduated in the top ten percent of their class are eligible for membership.  Based in Butzel ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Stephen Reaume recently joined Kerr Russell. He is an associate working in a general litigation capacity and is supporting our business and corporate law, estate planning, and health care practitioners. He graduated summa cum laude from Wayne State University Law School. His undergraduate degree in sociology is from DePaul University in Chicago. A lifelong Michigander, Stephen, now a resident ...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: Event Announcement, Community, Education
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
National Cyber Security Awareness Month: In the age of cloud computing, who takes responsibility for data security?As we continue with our focus on cyber security, it's important to acknowledge that there is some confusion when it comes to who is responsible for the security of a company's data, especially when that data is stored in the cloud. If your data is being stored in an off-site, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Michigan Lawyers Weekly has honored Vito A. Ciaravino, a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, as one of its “Up & Coming Lawyers” for 2017. Ciaravino is recognized in the annual edition that acknowledges the best of Michigan’s young attorneys. To be selected for the honor, Michigan Lawyers Weekly looks for lawyers who have established a name for themselves early in their careers ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Steven L. Oberholtzer, managing shareholder of the Ann Arbor office of Chicago-basedBrinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a 2018 Top Lawyer by the Detroit business publication, DBusiness Magazine. Oberholtzer was recognized in the category of Intellectual Property and Patent Law. The Top Lawyers list will appear ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2017  CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary J. Erwin Associate Vice President Marketing & Communications 313-578-0339erwingj@udmercy.edu   Dave Pemberton Web Content Specialist Marketing & Communications 313-993-1284pemberdr@udmercy.edu  Ford grant funds autonomous vehicles research at Detroit Mercy   The need for cameras on vehicles continues ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Pitch Club, for Entrepreneurs and Startups,  Will be Hosted at SPARK Ann Arbor  FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 13, 2017 – Kyyba Xcelerator, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit are hosting Pitch Club on Wednesday, November 29th  at SPARK Ann Arbor. Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Kerr Russell is pleased to host the November meeting of Inforum Michigan's Downtown Detroit affinity group on November 8. At Kerr Russell, we understand the unique challenges facing business leaders to deliver results, read the ever-changing legal landscape, and anticipate market disruption. Our unique mix of exceptional attorneys - many also experienced CPAs - and our longstanding dedication to ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Detroit, MI – October 25, 2017 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Missteps in Global Tier 1 Purchasing Value Added Services” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/missteps-in-global-tier-1-purchasing-value-added-services/ features Kerry Zielinski, VP - syncreon and President of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (of SE Michigan chapter), and supply chain ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Construction on the 16-acre site, east of the Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak campus, is underway following demolition of former retail and residential buildings on the property.  “The new name ‘Woodward Corners by Beaumont’ pays tribute to Woodward Avenue as an iconic heritage roadway while highlighting the property’s linkage to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak,” said Carolyn Wilson, Beaumont Health’s ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Walsh College will honor Linda Apsey, Mark Davidoff, Gerald (Jerry) Schafer, and Thomas McNulty at its annual Leadership Awards Dinner, which takes place at 7 p.m., Nov. 18, at the MGM Grand Detroit. The dinner recognizes alumni and local business leaders whose exemplary careers and philanthropic community service make them sterling examples of true leaders. Event sponsors are ITC Holdings, Lear ...read more
Categories: 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
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Detroit, Michigan – APACC is proud to be a supporting partner of the upcoming international trade show “US China Auto Expo & Forum 2017.” The event will be hosted by our strategic partner Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) in conjunction with the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) as they host nearly 40 companies from China from November 7-9 in Dearborn at the Edward ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
Livonia, Mich. ---October 23, 2017 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces a new conference for 2017 – the AA/EEO & Diversity Conference.   The current administration has changed the enforcement priorities by the EEOC and the OFCCP.  At the same time, various states are picking up where the Obama administration left off ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
The law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association invite automotive supplier executives to a breakfast briefing “Emerging Intellectual Property Legal Trends for 2017 and Beyond,” to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Troy, Mich.  Warner Norcross attorneys will lead sessions focused on legal issues that stem from the rapid evolution of new automotive ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –   Beth S. Gotthelf, Attorney, Shareholder and Director of Innovation and External Relations, Butzel Long, will be a featured speaker during a two-day symposium in Detroit focused on HUD’s Past, Present and Future – November 13-14, 2017. The symposium is presented by The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Gotthelf will speak on a panel that includes public officials; ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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
Monday, October 23, 2017
German automotive manufacturer introduces MIC’s origin calculation system in South Africa & orders customs filing solution for MexicoSouthfield MI, Linz Austria - In 2016 manufacturing companies could make use of beneficial treatment in the form of applying preferential duty rates on complete built-up units (CBUs) when it comes to imports from South Africa into the EU. This is based on Trade ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Monday, October 23, 2017
Cyber Security Awareness Month: Is your password really protecting you? When we talk about cyber security, we always mention the importance of having a strong password. After all, it is the first line of defense in protecting against cyber criminals. But even as we tell you to have a strong password, we realize that you may be wondering what that really looks like. So we're offering a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, October 23, 2017
As one of the nation’s preeminent urban research universities, Wayne State consistently generates important innovations and ground-breaking research. At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Student Center Ballroom, the university will launch the Wayne Innovation Hub to coordinate and enhance its programs for entrepreneurship education, technology commercialization, and community partnerships, and ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, October 20, 2017
The best way to prepare for a successful future in business or information technology is with a degree from a college that has been educating business leaders for nearly 100 years. Walsh College welcomes prospective students to explore its many prestigious degree options and student services during two upcoming open houses, on Nov. 2 at the Novi campus and on Nov. 28 at Macomb University Center. ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Friday, October 20, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. –  Mark Lezotte, a leading southeast Michigan health care attorney with Butzel Long, will receive the Richard L. Beer Volunteer Award from United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Detroit (UCP/Detroit) on October 20, 2017 during an awards ceremony in Birmingham. Lezotte is being honored for his longstanding commitment to the UCP/Detroit and the disability community. Lezotte is a ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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: New Product or Service Offering, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
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: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Marketing technology consulting firm Biznet Digital (www.biznetdigital.net), of Southfield, Michigan, is proud to announce they have partnered with industry visionary Act-On (www.act-on.com) to offer a powerful one-two punch for businesses seeking to maximize their digital marketing efforts. Effective October 1, Biznet is Act-On’s preferred Michigan implementation specialist for the company’s ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
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 Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, Community
Friday, October 06, 2017
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe – Automation Alley 248-457-3301 Kathleen Achtenberg – MEDC 517-335-4590  Michigan companies travel to Mexico to expand export opportunities, create jobsNew STEP export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses   Business leaders from 12 Michigan companies are traveling to Mexico to meet with prospective partners, distributors and end customers ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, General News Article
Monday, October 02, 2017
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,475 for The First Tee of Greater Detroit during the office’s third quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, September 29, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Jesse Garant Metrology Center (USA and Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of its new high energy industrial CT scanning service. With this system, the company will be the only private lab in the world that provides this specialized inspection service. The new capability will transform the landscape for non-destructive testing and support innovation within advanced ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, September 29, 2017
Southfield-based digital marketing firm Biznet Digital (www.biznetdigital.net) has published two case studies documenting the impressive results the company has delivered for two key digital marketing clients. The clients are Blvd Suites, a provider of corporate housing, and Henry Ford Village, a senior living life plan community. The case studies are available for free downloadable from the ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
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: New Product or Service Offering, 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 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
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Shelter is one of the most basic human necessities, but all too often, it is inaccessible to people in developing countries due to lack of resources. University of Detroit Mercy civil engineering doctoral student Aubin Fossouo, S.J., hopes to change that. He is currently engineering and testing bricks consisting of soil, bamboo fibers and waste oil local to his native country, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.       “Best Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to share that innovative scooter maker and client, BOXX Corp. (https://www.boxxcorp.com) has successfully launched a Regulation Title III crowd investing campaign to raise investment capital for the opening BOXX 1000 product production.   The BOXX® scooter uses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Design Systems, Inc. is excited to announce the recent addition of Mr. Christian Karvounidis to our Program Management Group.  With over 27 years of Engineering, Project Management and Construction Management experience, Christian is a valued addition to our team.   Christian started his career in Germany and came to the USA 17 years ago.  He has managed process equipment integration projects at ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, August 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Aug 28, 2017 – While additive manufacturing provides many benefits, there can be high variability and increased risk of defects with 3D printed parts. As more industries are relying on this technology, ensuring quality in finished products will be crucial to winning the trust of consumers. Accurate inspection is therefore key to maintaining acceptable dimensional tolerances and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
For most college students, participating in a United Nations conference seems like a dream, but for one University of Detroit Mercy student, that dream is coming true.   Chemistry major Justin Pothoof earned selection through a national search to report on climate change at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The conference will focus on the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
TROY, MI – August 22nd, 2017 - Fisher Unitech, a leading provider of 3D printers and product development technology, today announced the expansion of the company’s 3D printing business footprint with the addition of Cimquest Inc.’s Stratasys related business. Effective immediately Fisher Unitech will take over the Cimquest territory in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Company Milestone
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that two intellectual property attorneys in its Metro Detroit office were named “Lawyer of the Year” 2018 by Best Lawyers®. The awards, presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area, are presented to the following attorneys:Beth Coakley: 2018 Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Troy, MichiganGlenn ...read more
Categories: 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
Monday, August 07, 2017
Biznet Digital Agency, a Southfield-based digital marketing firm, announces the hiring of digital marketing veteran, Hubert Sawyers, as its Marketing Production Lead, as of June 27. Previously, Sawyers worked at Noble Brands as Director of Digital Marketing, where he was responsible for maintaining and increasing digital lead generation, conversion rates, and assisting in creation of the the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
Monday, July 31, 2017
Detroit-area digital marketing veteran Kevin Krason, president and founder of Southfield-based Biznet Digital (www.biznetdigital.net), has been elected president of the Direct Marketing Association of Detroit (dmaD).A twenty-year influencer on the Detroit digital scene and a self-proclaimed marketing automation evangelist, Krason assumed duties on July 1, 2017 for a one-year term.“It is a unique ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, New Partnerships, General News Article
Friday, July 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Identifying and isolating parts that fail to meet stringent quality standards shouldn’t be an uncertain process. Part sorting with digital radiography provides definitive results, takes less time than traditional testing, and can reveal internal defects nondestructively. With this method, manufacturers can quickly identify and remove suspect parts from a lot and reintroduce quality ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it 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: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Intellectual property law firm welcomes former engineer turned patent attorney John Munro to its Metro Detroit headquarters  Troy, Michigan – Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent  attorney John Munro has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office.  Munro is a former patent attorney in ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs that manufacture interior systems for vehicles now have access to a Servo Electric Actuator (SEA) based four poster system for identifying and resolving Buzz, Squeak and Rattle (BSR) on a part time basis.  The precision SEA technology that TÜV SÜD designed features a unique 330mm stroke and in addition to BSR testing can also be utilized for Noise, Vibration and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, June 26, 2017
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit has launched a new and improved website, which can be visited at www.bbdetroit.com.  The new Brown & Brown of Detroit site better reflects our company culture. We strive to de-commoditize the insurance buying process and add value wherever we can, serving as trusted advisors, on the ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Community
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
Friday, June 23, 2017
Affordable, safe, fast, and precise metal 3D printing for both prototyping and mass production TROY, MI- Fisher Unitech, a leading technology provider of 3D design software tools and 3D printers, announced today that it has partnered withDesktop Metal to add metal 3D printing solutions to its portfolio. Fisher Unitech will sell and service Desktop Metal 3D printing systems across Midwest, New ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.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: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors, Education
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Jesse Garant Metrology Center (USA & Canada) announced that it has expanded its operations to accommodate the growing demand for high volume part inspection for pre-production and production validation. With investments in new equipment and improved infrastructure, including state of the art industrial computed tomography systems for inspecting large parts, their enhanced ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
TÜV SÜD America is now a Fiat Chrysler Automotive approved electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test lab, fully accredited by the big three, including FCA, GM and Ford.  Our full service automotive lab in Plymouth, MI (Detroit) can provide complete and precise testing to support suppliers throughout the product development process.  Accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, 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: Community, Education, Company Awards/Honors, 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, Education, Community, Company Awards/Honors
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
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Emerging Leader Award. Alumnus Fares Ksebati will be honored at the school’s Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Ksebati is the co-founder and CEO of MySwimPro, which was named the Best Watch App of the Year by Apple ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Are you looking to move up in your career, but require a graduate degree to make this happen? University of Detroit Mercy can help you make the most of your company’s tuition assistance program by offering graduate certificates and degrees designed to advance your skill set and energize your career. Through a special partnership program, employees of Automation Alley member companies may be ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Economical and Easy-to-Implement GLOVIA G2 Software Offers Ability to Make Faster Production Line Changes, Ramp Up New Plants Without Need for SAP Retrofits  EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. (May 23, 2017) – FUJITSU GLOVIA, INC. has developed a hybrid ERP strategy that enables manufacturers to more quickly, easily and inexpensively make production line changes, expand manufacturing capabilities, add new ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, May 22, 2017
Starting this fall, Wayne State M.B.A. students will be able to pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management. A new full-time faculty member, Scott Tainsky, will join the Mike Ilitch School of Business to lead the program. Tainsky comes to Wayne State from the University of Illinois, where he has been a professor since 2008. A widely published expert in the field, he holds a ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article, Education
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, Government, Community, 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
Friday, May 05, 2017
Detroit, MI.  Yesterday at the 2017 CEO Breakfast Meeting, Ford Motor Company announced the 2016 spend totals for Minority, Women and Veteran Owned Businesses. “By coming from almost nothing four years ago to announcing a stunning $1.1 Billion spend with Veteran Owned Businesses in 2016, Ford has set the benchmark that proves Corporations are issuing supplier contracts to Certified Service ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, Government, Community, General News Article
Friday, April 28, 2017
DEARBORN, MI – Apr 28, 2017 – Parts and components fail for a number of reasons, including flaws in design, manufacturing defects, and normal wear. Determining the root cause of failure can pose a challenge for manufacturers, often requiring extensive testing and collection of data. Industrial CT scanning is a radiographic testing method that can inspect the internal features of parts in 3D, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 24, 2017
NOVI, MICHIGAN (March 31, 2017) – Danlaw, Inc. has been selected to provide the next generation of DSRC based connected vehicle awareness devices to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment (AACVTE). UMTRI is committed to interdisciplinary research that will increase driving safety and is taking the next step in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Government, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education, General News Article
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
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: Education, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article

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