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Thursday, October 22, 2020
Contact: Tim LakeMonroe County Business Development CorporationPhone: (734) 241-8081  PO Box 926 Monroe, MI 48161http://monroecountybdc.org/PRESS RELEASE     America’s largest manufacturer of backyard wood structures expands in Monroe. Backyard Products adds 60,000 SF and several new jobs.  MONROE October 22, 2020 One of Monroe County’s premier companies, Backyard Products announced ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Company Milestone
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
 CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary J. Erwin Associate Vice President  Marketing & Communications 313-578-0339 erwingj@udmercy.edu     University of Detroit Mercy receives $1.6 million Department of Education grant DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) recently received a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Office of Postsecondary Education. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Government, Community, Company Milestone, General News Article
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Julian Rrushi has been awarded a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to discover the physics of cyberspace, an emergent research area that could revolutionize the field of cybersecurity.  Rrushi, an assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, describes the physics of cyberspace as “mathematical laws that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Community
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Following a national search, Oakland University has selected Britt Rios-Ellis to serve as Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost pending Board of Trustees approval. She will begin her appointment on January 4, 2021. “The appointment of Dr. Rios-Ellis is the result of an extensive and rigorous national search that identified more than 500 prospects from public and private ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Ray H. Littleton, a litigator from Foster Swift’s Southfield office, has been elected a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation (MSBF).    Established in 1984, the Michigan State Bar Foundation’s Fellows Program recognizes distinguished Michigan lawyers for their professional excellence and service to the community. The Fellows Program supports the Foundation in providing ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
 CONTACT: University of Detroit Mercy Gary J. Erwin Associate Vice President  Marketing & Communications 313-578-0339 erwingj@udmercy.edu     University of Detroit Mercy to honor 1,404 graduates at virtual commencement exercises Nov. 15    DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) will honor fall 2019 and winter and summer 2020 graduates at three virtual commencement ceremonies on ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Milestone, General News Article, Education, Government
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
  CONTACT:University of Detroit Mercy  Gary J. Erwin  Associate Vice President   Marketing & Communications  313-578-0339  erwingj@udmercy.edu    University of Detroit Mercy announces a new campus expansion in Novi  DETROIT—University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) has acquired a new 40,000 square foot facility in Novi that allows the institution to expand graduate and health education ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Government, Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, New Office/Location
Thursday, October 01, 2020
For the first time in its history, Oakland University’s Honors College has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students.  “Very few universities can trace their history back to the history of Honors Colleges across the nation,” said Graeme Harper, dean of OU’s Honors College. “Oakland is distinctive in that way, and all students who come to Oakland have a connection to the pursuit of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, October 01, 2020
 Amanda Martin Joins Foster Swift  SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –Foster Swift welcomes attorney Amanda Afton Martin to the firm’s Southfield office in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Bringing over 20 years of legal experience, her practice includes the areas of estate planning and administration, taxation, business law, and real estate.Martin earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Monday, September 28, 2020
Joanna Hernandez, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Nursing, in partnership with McLaren Oakland Hospital, is the recipient of the 2020 University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Central Region Engagement Award.  The UPCEA Engagement Award recognizes an outstanding partnership between a member institution and one or more ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, August 31, 2020
Tech innovator Ionburst — which offers ultra-secure distributed public, hybrid and multi-Cloud storage — today launched its Ionburst Flex and Flex Monthly products from its US headquarters in Cadillac, Michigan. Exclusive to AWS users, Ionburst Flex is an easy-to-adopt, self-service, pay-as-you-go solution for developers and small and micro businesses. It costs just $0.01 per transaction and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, August 21, 2020
Harvard Business Review Promotes Covid-19 plan at Barron IndustriesOxford, MI –  With many businesses now struggling to safely re-open, the Harvard Business Review provides some guidance by promoting the Covid-19 containment plan used by Barron Industries. As a government supplier, the Michigan-based casting manufacturer was required to remain open and worked with the University of Michigan’s ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Government
Friday, August 21, 2020
Darmstadt, Germany - Troy, MI – August 2020 –  For the 23rd year, the largest PLM conference in Europe will go virtual on September 2, 2020.  The PROSTEP iVIP Symposium will give attendees access to digital transformation discussions, systems engineering, digital twins, IoT and Industry 4 though leadership presentations. The PROSTEP iVIP Symposium is an international PLM conference offering ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Education, General News Article
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Darmstadt, Germany - Troy, MI – August 2020  PROSTEP INC and parent company PROSTEP AG are Platinum sponsors at this year’s annual COExperience, now a virtual event held September 14-16, 2020. COE (Community of Experts of Dassault Systemes Solutions) brings together users of Dassault Systemes software and provides unprecedented access to education, training, networking, product influence ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, August 06, 2020
International Strategic Management Named COMMUNITY ORGANIZER for Global Entrepreneurship Week in Michigan Troy, Michigan – Global Entrepreneurship Network announced a collection of individuals to serve as the community organizers to drive engagement in thousands of activities this November to help start and grow startups around the world. Known as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Government, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, June 29, 2020
Darmstadt, June 2020 – Short-time working and working from home define the daily work routine during the coronavirus pandemic. PROSTEP's OpenDESC team nevertheless continues to provide round-the-clock support to customers when converting, migrating and transferring their CAD and PLM data. PROSTEP is expanding its software environment to meet growing demand for its cloud-based OpenDESC.com ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, May 15, 2020
Troy, Michigan, May 2020 – PROSTEP, long time technology partner of SIEMENS, is a Platinum sponsor at this year’s SIEMENS Realize Live 2020 Virtual event.  The event, happening online on June 23-24, 2020, will allow PROSTEP to provide a ‘virtual meeting room’ where attendees can login, hear discussions and see live presentations and demos on product life cycle development thought ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Darmstadt, May 2020 - PROSTEPs' OpenDXM GlobalX, the world's leading data exchange platform, has once again been awarded this year's Industriepreis (Industry Award) by the "Initiative Mittelstand" as one of the best products of the year. In addition to concrete improvements such as the intuitive web interface and blockchain integration, the innovative capabilities of the software, which can now ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Friday, April 17, 2020
Darmstadt/Karlsruhe/Troy, April 2020 – Making b2b data exchange as simple, secure and flexible as possible for development partners, joint ventures and suppliers – this is the objective that DSC Software AG and PROSTEP AG are now pursuing together. The new OpenDXM GlobalX SAP ECTR integration enables users to exchange native CAD data, drawings and other documents directly from the SAP ECTR user ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, April 13, 2020
Troy, MI  April 2020 – PROSTEP INC, leading PLM integration specialists for automotive PLM, aerospace PLM and shipbuilding PLM, has moved its U.S. based headquarters to Sheffield Office Park in Troy, MI. The move from Birmingham, MI to 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. Ste. 220 Troy, MI comes with PROSTEP INC seeing increased visibility in the automotive and aerospace market throughout North America. As ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Office/Location, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 13, 2020
Troy, MI April, 2020  - If you’re a remote worker, PROSTEP is giving you FREE USE of it’s data exchange and CAD tools FREE. As contributing members of Automation Alley for several years, PROSTEP tools give you the ability to efficiently collaborate and exchange data, especially CAD data using our data exchange platform and desktop CAD conversion tools. These solutions help support your remote ...read more
Categories: Community, New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Darmstadt, Germany -  Birmingham, MI – March 2020 PROSTEP INC and parent company PROSTEP AG are Platinum sponsors at this year’s annual COE event, which will be held April 26 through 29, 2020 in Miami, FL. COE (Community of Experts of Dassault Systemes Solutions) brings together users of Dassault Systemes software and provides unprecedented access to education, training, networking, product ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Monday, February 24, 2020
TROY, MI February 24, 2020 – Altair, (Nasdaq: ALTR) a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, today announced that Gilma Saravia has joined the company as chief people officer.Saravia will lead Altair’s global human resources organization, including its workforce strategy, talent acquisition and development, as well as ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Darmstadt, February 2020 – Modern shipbuilding - starting with shipbuilding prefabrication - is a logistical challenge. In order to maintain an overview right from the start and to be able to intervene on a daily basis, for example in the event of staff shortages, the Bremen-based Fr. Lürssen shipyard, the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) at RWTH Aachen University and PROSTEP AG have launched the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Darmstadt, February 2020 – PROSTEP AG recently became a member of the Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems (ASAM). The leading PLM consulting and software company is thus underscoring its readiness to become involved in the work performed by committees in new business areas like autonomous driving and help develop the necessary standards. All standardization-related ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Darmstadt/Bonn, January 2020 - PROSTEP AG has entered a partnership with LeanIX, the manufacturer of the Enterprise Architecture Suite (EA-Suite), with the aim of providing customers with optimal advice on the development of their enterprise-wide Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) architectures. As a certified LeanIX partner, the leading PLM consulting and software house can now also offer its ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships
Friday, November 01, 2019
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the nation’s largest patent and trademark law firms, is proud to earn both national and metropolitan top tier rankings in the 2020 list of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.   Harness Dickey is included in the following national and metropolitan rankings: National Tier 2Trademark LawNational Tier 3Copyright LawLitigation – ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Community
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Darmstadt, October 2019 – Blockchain and additive production not only go well together – they are also arousing great interest. Over 70 participants from industry, development and the research community attended the User Day held at the Center for Applied Aviation Research (ZAL) in Hamburg, where PROSTEP, together with other consortium partners, presented the results of the joint SAMPL (Secure ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, September 16, 2019
 Sterling Heights, Mich. Sept. 2019 – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing independent insurance agencies in the country – has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.  Only 267 independent ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Friday, August 24, 2018
Russian Entrepreneur Shares Expertise with Detroit Business Community Contact: Faris Alami, CEO         Phone: 248-688-5353faris.alami@myisminc.com International Strategic Management (ISM) in Troy, together with Global Ties Detroit and Automation Alley, is honored to host Maria Knyazeva, a Russian, at the Automation Alley in Troy. Maria is an Exchange Fellow ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government

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