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Thursday, August 13, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Michigan in Transition: From Leading  The Auto Industry to Global Smart Mobility Leader” https://globalautoindustry.com/michigan-in-transition-from-leading-the-auto-industry-to-global-smart-mobility-leader/ features Trevor Pawl. Mr. Pawl is the Chief Mobility Officer for the State of Michigan, and leads the Michigan’s Office of Future Mobility and ...read more
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder James S. Rosenfeld and Zenell Brown, Executive Court Administrator of Wayne County’s 3rd Circuit Court in Detroit, have been chosen to receive the Detroit Bar Association’s 2020 “Committee of the Year Awards.”  Rosenfeld and Brown co-chair the Detroit Bar’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. They and their committee will be honored during the ...read more
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
OU lecture hall with social distancing set-up. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Oakland University faculty and staff are working to ensure that students have access to the classes and services they need, in an environment that protects health and safety. For the Fall 2020 semester, Oakland will offer a range of learning options, including in-person, online and hybrid classes.  For ...read more
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan- Brooks Kushman Co-Chair of Trademarks Robyn Lederman was mentioned in an article published by the World Trademark Review (WTR) on August 6, 2020. The article titled, “The Six Signs of an Accomplished Leader” is the second installment of a series presenting key takeaways from interviews with predominant leaders in the trademark industry. This article specifically discusses ...read more
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Thursday, August 06, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “European Automotive Parts Supply Chain Complexity” https://globalautoindustry.com/european-automotive-parts-supply-chain-complexity/ features Mirko Woitzik.  Mr. Woitzik is Manager EMEA, Risk Intelligence at DHL - Resilience360, and based in Germany.  He is also the author of the report on 'research showing the impact of COVID-19 on EMEA Automotive ...read more
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Homebuyers in the US have one of the lowest rates of property tax in the world, at just 0.35% compared to the G7 average of 3.6%, shows a new study by UHY, the international accountancy network.  UHY’s study shows that a homebuyer in the US pays just $529 on a purchase of a home worth $150,000, compared with the G7 average of $5,361 (see table below).  UHY Advisors, UHY’s member firm in the US, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
  At its formal meeting on August 3, the Oakland University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Tonya Allen as chair and Robert (Bobby) Schostak as vice chair of the Board.   Allen, who has served as the Board’s vice chair each of the past two years, succeeds W. David Tull as chair.   “Dave Tull has provided excellent, steady leadership, and is the consummate professional,” ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
TROY, Mich., Aug. 5, 2020 —The Walsh Foundation announces the appointment of Vicki E. Kamenova, Partner/Principal in Ernst & Young’s cybersecurity practice, to its Board of Directors. Kamenova is a double Walsh alumna, earning her bachelor of business administration in computer information systems in 2004 and a master of science in information assurance in 2010.  Born and raised in Bulgaria, ...read more
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Tuesday, August 04, 2020
A new era for Oakland University Esports has begun, as Head Coach Carl Leone has announced the inaugural Rocket League team. Edward Azzam, Justin Janulewicz, Matthew Leuker, Billy Sawyer and Seth Tison are all members of the 2020 recruiting class. "Our inaugural Rocket League team is incredibly talented. All of our players are ranked in the top 3 percent of all players in the United States," ...read more
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Monday, August 03, 2020
New certification provides competitive advantage for Macomb’s advanced manufacturing students Macomb Community College has entered into an agreement with the Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) and ATS Midwest, supporting the college’s efforts in aligning its education and training to meet the realities of Industry 4.0.  Considered the fourth major disruption in modern manufacturing, ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, August 03, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 3, 2020  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Foster Swift attorneys Laura J. Genovich and Cody A. Mott have launched a Michigan Election Law Blog to address election and campaign finance law topics, questions, and concerns.                                                           The blog seeks to expand readers’ understanding of campaign and election laws, which in turn will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Government, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, August 03, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Consumer Mobility and Dealership Retail Trends: International Investment Opportunities” https://globalautoindustry.com/consumer-mobility-and-dealership-retail-trends-international-investment-opportunities/ features Brodie Cobb. Mr. Cobb is Founder and CEO of San Francisco-based The Presidio Group, a private investment bank engaged primarily in ...read more
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Butzel Long, a leading Detroit-based law firm announced today that it has expanded its Intellectual Property (IP) Practice Group with a core group of four attorneys with strong science, technology and engineering backgrounds in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, according to Butzel Long President and CEO Justin G. Klimko.  The group is led by Aaron S. Kamlay (Shareholder), ...read more
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long Chairman, Richard E. Rassel, has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Hall of Fame Class of 2020. He is among 19 attorneys who will be honored on October 9, 2020. Rassel has been with Butzel Long for 51 years. He practices primarily in the area of complex business litigation and arbitration with a special concentration in media law. He also is Secretary and a ...read more
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Monday, July 27, 2020
 Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics partners with cplace  LIVONIA, MI, 27 July 2020 — Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics has joined cplace to further offer inventive, cloud-based Program & Project Management solutions to our clients. Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics brings advanced consulting, engineering, and administrative support to a global suite of manufacturing clients, allowing each ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Monday, July 27, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Covid-19 Impact on Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production Globally: Insights from World Economic Forum and Automation Alley” https://globalautoindustry.com/covid-19-impact-on-future-of-advanced-manufacturing-and-production-globally/ features Cynthia Hutchinson, Vice President of Michigan-based Automation Alley.  Ms. Hutchinson is ...read more
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Friday, July 24, 2020
TROY, Mich., July 24, 2020 — Walsh will host informational webinars about graduate technology programs on July 28 from 12-1 p.m. and Aug. 5 from 6-7 p.m. Sessions will include an informational overview of the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) and the Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership (MSITL) and a Q&A session with IT/Decision Sciences chair Dave Schippers, ...read more
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Thursday, July 23, 2020
TROY, Mich., July 23, 2020 —Walsh has achieved reaffirmation of the accreditation of its business programs by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners. ACBSP accreditation evaluates aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials and ...read more
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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Foster Swift municipal law attorney Leslie A. Dickinson is a 2020 recipient of the Grand Rapids Bar Association’s (GRBA) 3 in 10 Award.   Presented by the GRBA’s First Year Committee, this annual award honors three attorneys in their first 10 years of practice that have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements, exceptional public service and significant ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
LANSING, Mich. – Foster Swift Collins & Smith litigator and name partner, Webb “Tony” Smith, will be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Negligence Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (SBM) in a virtual ceremony on August 13.   The Outstanding Achievement Award is given annually to an attorney who has exhibited the highest standards of practice and commitment for the benefit of ...read more
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
DETROIT, Mich. –  The legacy of Rosa L. Parks continues through a foundation established 40 years ago with guidance from Butzel Long law firm.  Together with The Detroit News and Detroit Public Schools, Butzel Long incorporated The Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation (RPSF), which has sent more than 2,400 students to college with scholarships. The firm has continued to co-administer the ...read more
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Claudia Rasthas been appointed co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. To date, she has served six one-year terms since this Task Force was created in 2012.  The Task Force unites representatives from 25 ABA entities with cybersecurity expertise and leaders from the public, private, and technical ...read more
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Monday, July 13, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “The Opportunity in Disruption. How marketing during a recession will help global automotive companies to thrive” https://globalautoindustry.com/the-opportunity-in-disruption-how-marketing-during-a-recession-will-help-global-automotive-companies-to-thrive/ features Chris Bowers, Managing Director of UK-based CMB Automotive Marketing Ltd., and a ...read more
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Monday, July 06, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Drive to Survive: The Role of Automotive Supply Chain Finance in Helping the Industry's Comeback Globally” https://globalautoindustry.com/drive-to-survive-the-role-of-automotive-supply-chain-finance-in-helping-the-industrys-comeback-globally/ features Simon Kessler, Managing Director at Greensill.  Mr. Kessler joined Greensill in January 2020 to ...read more
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Monday, July 06, 2020
In an effort to keep the communities of our clients and employees safe, ICONMA recently launched our COVID-19 Medical Screening Service. With the protection of our client's workforce top of mind, our newest service offering will allow for a secure work environment as many companies begin to resume onsite activities.   ICONMA's COVID-19 Medical Screeners perform temperature readings, conduct ...read more
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Friday, July 03, 2020
Barron Industries earns NADCAP Accreditation for Digital Radiography   For Media Contact: Lissa Barron LBarron@barron-industries.com Oxford, MI - Barron Industries has taken another step to ensure its precision investment castings meet the stringent quality standards of the aerospace industry.  The Michigan-based manufacturer has achieved NADCAP Accreditation for Digital Radiography, a ...read more
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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
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Impact of USMCA on the Global Automotive Supply Chain” https://globalautoindustry.com/impact-of-usmca-on-the-global-automotive-supply-chain/ features Daron Gifford.  Mr. Gifford is Partner, Strategy Consulting Services Leader, Automotive Industry Leader, and Commercial Due Diligence Services Leader for Plante Moran. Mr. Gifford is also one of the ...read more
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Current and Future Trends in the Indian Automotive Aftermarket” https://globalautoindustry.com/current-and-future-trends-in-indian-automotive-aftermarket/ features Harpreet Singh.  Mr. Singh is an Investment Banker turned entrepreneur, and Founder of India-based AutoFlipz. He and his team are working on bridging the gap between authorized and IAM ...read more
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview "The Length of the Global Automotive Supply Chain: A Direct Cause of Bullwhipping” https://globalautoindustry.com/the-length-of-the-global-automotive-supply-chain-a-direct-cause-of-bullwhipping/ features Robert Peels. Based on the revolutionary modeling ideas that he developed while working as strategy director for Royal DSM, a ten billion dollar ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2020
TROY, Mich., – June 15, 2020 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, today announced the latest launch of Altair® Monarch®, a major new release of its powerful and intuitive data preparation solution. Marking the 30th anniversary of Monarch’s original launch, the new version strengthens ...read more
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Friday, June 05, 2020
Media Contact: Lissa Barron, Communications, LBarron@barron-industries.com Oxford, MI - Barron Industries has achieved another quality certification for its aerospace investment castings.  A global manufacturer of engineered metal components, Barron is now certified for welding by the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP), ensuring the company meets the high ...read more
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Thursday, May 28, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview "Automotive Industry CEO Series:  Global Leadership and COVID-19 Pandemic" https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-industry-ceo-series-global-leadership-and-covid-19-pandemic/ features Fathi Tlatli, President Global Automotive at DHL, responsible for global team leadership, strategy and development of the automotive industry activities.  In ...read more
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview "The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Japanese Automotive Industry” https://globalautoindustry.com/the-7-keys-to-communicating-in-the-japanese-automotive-industry/ features Dr. David A. Victor.  Dr. Victor is a Full Professor of Management and International Business at Eastern Michigan University, and the author of six books on International Business ...read more
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Thursday, May 21, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview "Managing Actual Volatile Demand in the Global Automotive Supply Chain” https://globalautoindustry.com/managing-actual-volatile-demand-in-the-global-automotive-supply-chain/ features Egge Haak.  Mr. Haak is Managing Director of Netherlands-based Involvation, a leading consultancy and implementation firm that is focused on improving the supply chain ...read more
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Saturday, May 16, 2020
Oxford, MI - Barron Industries is exhibiting at the first-ever virtual Michigan Defense Expo (MDEX) May 20-21.The Michigan-based manufacturing company joins longstanding partners General Dynamics, MAHLE and more for the 11th annual MDEX sponsored by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  The event is on-line for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government
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
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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
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Monday, May 04, 2020
 Clayton & McKervey announces webinar series continuation every Wednesday through May 27 on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) updates and related COVID-19 financial issues  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466Denise Asker, dasker@claytonmckervey.com; 248.936.9488  Southfield, Mich.--- May 1, 2020---Clayton & McKervey, a certified public ...read more
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Monday, April 20, 2020
Altair announced the latest version of Inspire, its design, generative design and simulation platform.Inspire has integrated the radically fast SimSolid, Altair’s latest simulation acquisition, so Inspire users can choose it as a solver. Other solvers in Inspire are OptiStruct (for structural analysis) and MotionSolve (for dynamic analysis).Read the full story on engineering.com
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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
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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
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
April 9, 2020                                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThank you to Our Heroes!How and Why we’re operating during COVID-19Oxford, MI - Every day since the coronavirus pandemic began, a number of “essential” people have been continuing to go to work for the greater good, including the dependable and dedicated employees of Barron ...read more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Current and Future State of Electric Vehicles Globally”https://globalautoindustry.com/the-current-and-future-state-of-electric-vehicles-globally/  features Aakash Arora.  Mr. Arora is Managing Director and Partner of Boston Consulting Group’s Boston office, and is a core member of BCG’s Automotive practice area and the Automotive & Mobility ...read more
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Our two-part series on 3D Printing Simulation Part 1 and Part 2 managed to leave out a key player: Altair. To make up for our omission, we caught up with Ravi Kunju, senior vice president, Strategy and Business Development, Simulation Driven Design at Altair, the best person to fill us in.Read the full story on engineering.com
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Thursday, March 05, 2020
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive Related Contracts in Mexico: What You Need to Know”https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-related-contracts-in-mexico-what-you-need-to-know/ features Juan Carlos Banuelas, a multi-cultural, international lawyer (raised in Germany and Mexico), with emphasis in the negotiation and drafting of international contracts (terms & conditions ...read more
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Monday, March 02, 2020
Harness Dickey is pleased to congratulate firm client eLumigen for winning LEDs Magazine’s Sapphire Award for its LED Rough Service A19 Lamps. The innovative LED lamps, which are designed for use in high vibration or harsh industrial environments, won in the “SSL Lamp and Retrofit Designs” category.   “Our company is proud to have won the prestigious Sapphire Award,” says Dr. Mahendra ...read more
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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Böblingen, Germany – February 27, 2020 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced that BENTELER Automobiltechnik GmbH, a division of BENTELER Group based in Paderborn, Germany, has renewed and expanded its relationship with Altair.BENTELER has been using Altair solutions throughout its ...read more
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Birmingham, MI – March 2020 – As part of Aras’s 20th Anniversary, Aras has selected PROSTEP INC to be part of ACE2020, an event highlighting new and innovative ways to interact with the Aras integration platform.  Aras ACE2020 will be held March 16-18, 2020 in Boston, MA.  ACE2020 will showcase the longstanding partnership between Aras and PROSTEP with an array of PROSTEP solutions: Aras PLM ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
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
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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
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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
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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
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Monday, January 06, 2020
Oxford, MI – Oakland County Michigan Works! has selected Barron Industries, a manufacturer of engineered metal components for applications across the globe, as its first-ever Business of the Year. The company engaged Oakland County Michigan Works! to help it fill critical skilled trades openings. With assistance from OCMW and the state’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act program, Barron has ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, General News Article, Government
Saturday, December 21, 2019
"I don't need the money, I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't really intellectually interesting for me."Jim Scapa, founder and chief executive of software maker Altair Engineering, was explaining over a lunch of Italian food recently why, at age 62, he's working harder than he has ever worked in his life.Read the full article on ZDNet
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Friday, November 22, 2019
ICONMA has been named a MichBusiness Technology Guru. MichBusiness described recipients of the Technology Guru award as companies leading the way with cutting edge technology ideas or innovative solutions.  “We are excited to be recognized by MichBusiness as a Technology Guru,” said Konrad Fernandez, Vice President, IT Digital Services & Solutions at ICONMA. “We work hard to bring our clients ...read more
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Monday, November 11, 2019
Harness Dickey Principal and longstanding Executive Committee member Michael Patrick Brennan passed away on November 6, 2019. He was 65 years old.   Brennan spent the bulk of his remarkable career with Harness Dickey. He joined the firm in the fall of 1984 after working in-house with The Procter & Gamble Company. He served as a member of Harness Dickey’s litigation team for twelve years before ...read more
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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
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
FLINT September 23, 2019 -- Automation Movers International has been selected for the 2019 Best of Flint Award in the Employment Agency category by the Flint Award Program. Each year, the Flint Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of ...read more
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Friday, October 11, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 – PROSTEP, a PLM consulting and software company, offers companies wanting to move all or part of their PLM and ERP systems to the cloud and integrate them with each other a cloud-capable solution. Thanks to its modular architecture and the use of microservices, Version 9 and higher of the world’s leading OpenPDM solution can be used in hybrid cloud scenarios. OpenPDM is ...read more
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Friday, September 27, 2019
Rochester Hills, Michigan – August, 2019 -  PROSTEP, the leading PLM integration specialist in the area of product data integration, moved away from their computers to give back to the community at Rochester Hill’s Leader Dogs for the Blind. The event, which provided Leader Dogs with all 15 PROSTEP employees was completed not only as a company team-builder but also a way to give back to the local ...read more
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Friday, September 27, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive R&D and Alternative Energy Solutions in India” https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-rd-and-alternative-energy-solutions-in-india/features Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, Automotive Research Association of India.  Rashmi serves as the Chair / Vice Chair of various national bodies such as Transport Engineering Division Council (TEDC), ...read more
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 - The shipbuilding experts from PROSTEP, a PLM consulting and software company, will be presenting two new integration scenarios based on their open integration platform OpenPDM Ship at the ShipConstructor EMEA Conference 2019. OpenPDM Ship facilitates the integration of SSI's Autodesk-based ship development solution ShipConstructor with other CAD and PDM systems. The SSI ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Darmstadt, September 2019 - PROSTEP AG will be presenting its new OpenPDM Ship integration platform to a wider audience for the first time at the 19th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) in Rotterdam. OpenPDM Ship uses standardized connectors to connect shipbuilding-specific development platforms with all the leading PDM/PLM and ERP systems as well as ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, General News Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
Darmstadt/Turku, September 2019 – CADMATIC Ltd, a leading developer of 3D-based design, engineering and information management software for the marine, process and energy, and construction industries, and vendor-independent PLM consulting and software company PROSTEP AG are intensifying their cooperation delivering end-to-end digital thread shipbuilding and shipping solutions.  Building on many ...read more
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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
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Friday, September 13, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “SAE CyberSecurity for Commercial Vehicles: An American Perspective” https://globalautoindustry.com/sae-cybersecurity-for-commercial-vehicles-an-american-perspective/  features Gloria D’Anna, engineer, strategist, entrepreneur and multiple patent holder, and author of the book "SAE's CyberSecurity for Commercial Vehicles".  In the 13-minute Audio ...read more
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Monday, September 09, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Automotive Production in Mexico: Update” https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-production-in-mexico-update/ features Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation and Global Vehicle Forecasts at LMC Automotive.  In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Schuster discusses these questions:·         How has the assembly landscape in Mexico changed ...read more
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Thursday, September 05, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Cognitive Sourcing and AI in the Global Supply Chain” https://globalautoindustry.com/cognitive-sourcing-and-ai-in-the-global-supply-chain/ features Richard Barnett, Sr. VP Marketing at LevaData, and overall global supply chain expert.  In the 26-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Barnett discusses these questions:·         What do you mean by Cognitive ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Global Approach to Most Effectively Reducing Car Emissions” https://globalautoindustry.com/the-global-approach-to-most-effectively-reducing-car-emissions/ features Nick Molden.  Nick is Chief Executive Officer of UK-based Emissions Analytics Ltd - the leading independent global testing and data specialist for real-world emissions. Nick is also ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “The Brazil Automotive Industry: Prospects for 2019-2020” features Julian G. Semple, Auto Industry Consultant of Brazil-based CARCON Automotive, and Brazilian automotive industry expert.In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Semple discusses these questions:How is the Brazilian auto market recovering from the recession (2015-2016), and what are ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, July 26, 2019
Oxford, MI – Barron Industries is exhibiting its metalcasting technologies at the Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS) sponsored by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industry Association August 13-15.  A supplier to the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies for the past 35 years, Barron uses the investment casting process to manufacture  Aluminum, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous gift from alumnus Russell Belinsky and the Belinsky Family Trust, which will be used to launch the Belinsky Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) this fall. The $500,000 gift will provide resources, insights, and expertise to help launch sustainable, investment-ready student startups, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
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, July 05, 2018
Wayne State University has announced that Avalon International Breads will operate a retail location in the new home of the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The café is set to open before fall classes begin at the end of August. The popular Detroit-based bakery will occupy approximately 700 square feet on the first floor of the building at the southwest corner of Woodward and Temple in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Wayne State University’s undergraduate degree program in global supply chain management is among the nation’s top 25, according to Gartner, a leading industry research company that releases rankings every other year. WSU is a new entrant, included on the list for the first time in 2018 alongside Pennsylvania State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Ohio State and Arizona State universities. Programs are ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Education
Friday, April 27, 2018
Mike Ilitch School of Business students will manage $2 million portfolio to gain real-world investment experience The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
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
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business global supply chain management students took second place in the 37th annual Operation Stimulus Conference and Case Competition, hosted by the Denver Transportation Club. The competition featured 19 teams from 17 schools. The team was coached by Lori Sisk, professor of supply chain management, who was also awarded Educator of the Year by the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article
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, January 03, 2018
Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management Bertie Greer has been named associate dean for strategy and planning at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She will officially start the position on Monday, Jan. 8.  "Bertie brings her experience in administration and reaccreditation to the position," said Ilitch School Dean Robert Forsythe. "I am delighted to have her ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is proud to announce a $123,000 contract with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to determine whether regulatory burdens spur or stall innovation in the auto industry. Through this major grant, Ilitch School researchers will construct a database of corporate responsibility practice types, along with an analysis of their costs ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business welcomed Scott Tainsky, associate professor of management and director of sport and entertainment management, to the faculty in the fall semester. With Tainsky on board, Wayne State M.B.A. students can now pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management, and undergraduate classes are also being offered.  Tainsky earned his ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, 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: 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
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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, 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, New Partnerships, General News Article
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 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch 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
Monday, June 05, 2017
The Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Society Nashville Chapter recently awarded scholarships to five Mike Ilitch School of Business supply chain management students. The scholarship winners were Rachel Cryanski, Karolina Kusza, John Floyd, Corbin Henderson and Rachel Jones. The total value of the scholarships won was $7,000. John C. Taylor, chair of the department of marketing and global supply ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Wednesday, May 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
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: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
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