Member Press Releases

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Friday, April 20, 2018
On March 28, 2018, a federal jury in the Eastern District of Michigan reached a verdict in an employment lawsuit involving hostile work environment and retaliation claims on the basis of race and national origin. The jury, pulled from citizens living within a 100-mile radius of the courthouse, found that the employer was liable, finding that the employee was exposed to a “hostile work ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, April 20, 2018
BIDDING HAS BEGUN FOR APACC GALA SILENT AUCTION The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) will host its annual fundraising event on Saturday April 28th at MGM Grand Detroit.  The much-anticipated gala will kick off Asian Heritage month and bring together more than 600 corporate and community leaders to celebrate Asian culture, pride, and the economic impact of the Asian community in ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Friday, April 20, 2018
Pitch Club, for Entrepreneurs and Startups,  Will be Hosted at Techtown in Detroit    Kyyba Innovations, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit are hosting Pitch Club on Tuesday, May 22nd  at Techtown in Detroit. Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Friday, April 20, 2018
Butzel Long attorney and shareholder, Bushra Malik, will co-present a program titled, “Fact Checking the Immigration Process,” from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 at St. Thomas More Church in Troy.  The other presenter is Rebecca Robichaud, assistant (clinical) professor, assistant director of externships, Wayne State University Law School. The program is sponsored by the South Oakland Vicariate ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 20, 2018
TiE Detroit organizes an Interactive Session with Karthik Ramasamy at Tech Town, Detroit  The Detroit chapter of TiE, is organizing an interactive session with Karthik Ramasamy, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Streamlio at  Tech Town Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  Karthik has more than 20 years of experience including being CPO of Big Data startup that ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Reliance One in Auburn Hills announced today that Justin Faber was honored as one of Michigan’s Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) by Corp! Magazine. Faber accepted the award at a reception held April 19th at the International Banquet Center in Detroit.  The Corp! MVP award honors professionals who are making business happen in Michigan and demonstrating strong leadership skills in growing and ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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: New Product or Service Offering, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, Community, Education
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Sterling Heights, MI, April 19, 2018 - SERAPID, Inc., a leading supplier of die handling technology will be participating in the annual Fabtech Mexico Exhibition held this year at Centro Citibanamex Convention Center in Mexico City, Mexico, May 2-4, 2018, The event is held jointly with AWS Weldmex and Metalform Mexico. The combined event is the primary gathering for leading metal manufacturers in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, April 19, 2018
OU Doctor of Physical Therapy student Amy Quinnan interacts with a patient at the intra-professional workshop for OU and Baker College students.    With a focus on promoting a community-based approach to health education, students and leaders in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Oakland University and the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Baker College of Auburn Hills ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
TEKsystems funding scholarship, MCWT providing mentorship   Detroit, Mich. - Grand Circus, a technology training institute headquartered in downtown Detroit, today announced its third round of DEVELOP(her) in three years, supported by TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT services, along with the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT). DEVELOP(her) provides scholarships ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Company Milestone
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
World’s leading digital design event to discuss transformative commercial applications of Simulation-Driven InnovationTM from October 16-18  TROY, Michigan, April 18, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR) will hold its 2018 Global Altair Technology Conference at the Palais des Congrès in Issy, Paris, France from October 16 –18. This year’s event will focus on sharing amazing applications of ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Midwest Regional Office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invited families of the Metro Detroit community to participate in All About STEM!, an event hosted at the Detroit Public Library that focused on promoting activities and information surrounding science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. This included a maker space, a session with ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Neil Silver has joined the team as a partner. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     In his new role, Silver will focus his practice in the areas of real estate law, environmental law, corporate ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
If You Are Kind and Polite, the World Will Be Right - Prelude to LMA2018 Legal Marketing Conference - Kerr Russell Director of Marketing Roy Sexton as published by JD Supra: “We in the legal space have known for years that this is coming for us – at what speed and in what fashion is still being determined. We are living in our own history right now, and we won’t see the forest for the trees for ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Livonia, Mich. ---April 17, 2018 --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers for 115 years, announces 16 organizations joined ASE as members during the first quarter of 2018. The organizations are:   CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region, a leader in children’s’ ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. –Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing Insurance Brokerages in the county – is pleased to announce the promotion of two employees to management-level positions at the agency.On Monday, April 16, Robin Copeland became the Assistant Manager of the Service Team within Sterling Insurance Group’s Personal Lines Department. Additionally, Lisa Fashho became the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Milestone
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sterling Heights, MI— RAVE is proud to announce it has been named the 2017 Partner of the Year by Intel Corporation for its innovation in the Data Center Platform category. RAVE works with engineering and technology organizations who want advanced compute solutions optimized to deliver increased performance for their tailored applications. An expert computer hardware solutions provider, RAVE is ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, Company Milestone
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Auburn Hills, Mich. – April 17, 2018 – Munetrix, a public sector solutions provider offering data management, analytics and reporting tools for states, local governments and public school districts, has released its new Munetrix Educator Evaluator tool to simplify customer compliance with Michigan Public Act 173, which governs educator evaluations for teachers and administrators in the State of ...read more
Categories: Government, Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – April 16, 2018 – Filmgoers and the community are invited to the 8th annual Oakland Community College Student Film Festival featuring the works of OCC student filmmakers. Students will screen their short films to the public on May 24, 2018 at the college’s Smith Theatrein Farmington Hills.“OCC’s Student Film Festival is a juried event showcasing a diverse and outstanding ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
Scott Adams Discuss Ways to Improve Project Efficiencies with BIMDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates Director of Virtual Design + Construction was featured in an article by USGlass News Network highlighting key points from a recent webinar hosted by Engineering News-Recording.In this webinar, called “Leveraging BIM and Virtual Reality for Project Efficiencies”, Adams discussed some of the ways ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 16, 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – April 11, 2018 – Oakland Community College (OCC) announced the appointment of Ted Coutilish to vice chancellor, marketing & community relations, and member of the College’s executive team. Coutilish was formerly executive director of university marketing at Eastern Michigan University (EMU), where he initiated and led the highly successful TRUEMU and #YouAreWelcomeHere ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
Kerr Russell is pleased to support Detroit Public Television, and, beginning April 2, the following spot will air during PBS NewsHour (weekdays, 6-7 pm) and the Nightly Business Report (weekdays, 7-7:30 pm). View the spot here. The segment features the photography of Brad Ziegler, David Frechette, and Joanne Geha Swanson. Detroit Public TV, WTVS Channel 56, is a viewer-supported television ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, New Partnerships
Monday, April 16, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Working in Global Teams” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/working-in-global-teams/ features Dr. Denis Leclerc.   Dr. Leclerc is Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication and Global Negotiations & Academic Director of the Executive MGM Program – Thunderbird School of Global Management.  In the 14-minute Audio Interview, Dr. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 13, 2018
April 13th, 2018STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group will host an Active Shooter in the Workplace workshop for businesses next month.The workshop is scheduled for Wed., May 16, 2018, from 8-10 AM at the Michigan State Management Education Center in Troy, Michigan. Sterling Insurance Group is bringing in local active shooter expert - Todd Tyler, Public Safety Officer of the Huntington ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, April 13, 2018
Please take a moment to view this important video from Mark Wahlberg and The Kiefer Foundation. Kerr Russell supports ending distracted driving, and we encourage our clients and all businesses to implement policies and practices to end distracted driving. Kerr Russell member Mark Knoth serves on the board of the Kiefer Foundation. From The Kiefer Foundation's website: "Today (March 27) is ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Friday, April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018 — Could a ten-year-old invent the next Über? Attendants will find out at the First Annual Acton Oakland Children’s Business Fair on May 19.Designed to showcase kids’ entrepreneurial genius, this event is sponsored by Acton Academy of Oakland County, the Acton School of Business, Amtech Electrocircuits and generous support from donors and volunteers. It runs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Livonia, Mich. --- The  American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers, announces its 8th annual Compensation and Benefits Conference will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at The Henry – Autograph Collection in Dearborn, MI.   ASE CEO, Mary E. Corrado, announced the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, April 12, 2018
dSPACE launches a new variant of MicroAutoBox Embedded PC  Faster Intel® CoreTM i7 quad-core processor Stand-alone operation or combination with MicroAutoBox IISATA interface for high-volume data storageExtension for in-vehicle prototyping of Automotive Ethernet Wixom, Michigan, April 12, 2018: dSPACE now also offers an even more powerful variant of MicroAutoBox Embedded PC. With a quad-core, ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The arts are such an important part of what makes a community, and, in the Motor City, we have a long and impressive history of innovative and entrepreneurial creators who carve their own unique artistic paths. One of the most recent additions to Detroit's performance community is Opera MODO (founded in 2011). Collaborating with local performers and businesses in Detroit, Opera MODO offers an ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Korea Trade-Investment promotion Agency (KOTRA) in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), and the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) is inviting you to join the US-Korea Business Summit in Michigan. Event is held on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at Little Caesars Arena in Downtown Detroit. One-day event ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, Government, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, April 12, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University’s College of Management will be renamed the College of Business and Information Technology, effective July 1, 2018.  Bahman Mirshab (pictured), dean of the college, said the new name better reflects the range and scope of LTU’s programs and the unique strengths of being part of a technological university. The college offers bachelor’s degrees ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018SAT Plating LLC, a leading ULTEM and PEEK plastic plating company, is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the upcoming Rapid + TCT Show in Ft. Worth, TX from April 24-26, 2018 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.  SAT Plating will be exhibiting in booth #137.  Ask about their latest plating breakthrough – functional and appearance finishes on rapid 3D plastics.Rapid + TCT ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Leadership Oakland, in partnership with the MSU EMBA Troy Alumni Association, will be featuring Ron Fournier, who recently announced his departure from Crain’s Detroit Business, at a Breakfast of Champions (BOC) session. Fournier, the departing publisher and editor of Crain’s, will be offering his take on the region, its future and what it means to lead in a vibrant Southeast Michigan. Fournier ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
David Wood, M.D., Beaumont Health Chief Medical Officer, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Maner as senior vice president Beaumont Physician Partners and executive director of Beaumont Medical Group. In this role, he works to optimize and integrate Beaumont Health physician services and leads the Beaumont Medical Group, a 1000-physician strong multi-specialty group, employed by Beaumont ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Troy, Mich., April 10, 2018 – Professor Lee Meadows, Ph.D., is always a favorite among Walsh College students. His schedule is also filled with numerous speaking engagements at local businesses and organizations. As a highly sought-after speaker and presenter, Dr. Meadows combines organizational research with fundamental principles to help today’s managers succeed in an ever-changing work ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – More than 100 Lawrence Technological University students, along with dozens of faculty members and sponsors, gathered in an LTU rite of spring Tuesday – the Blue Devil Motorsports team unveiling.  The event featured presentations from the leaders of five teams building vehicles for competitions sponsored by SAE International, formerly the Society of Automotive Engineers, as well as a ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Detroit Chinese Business Association Cross-Border Investment Summit, April 19 at NextEnergy Contact:  schan@dcba.com   Troy, MI April 11, 2018. The Detroit Chinese Business Association and the Minority Business Development Agency/Dept. of Commerce San Jose are hosting a full-day conference focusing on collaborative investment opportunities between the United States and China The conference, ...read more
Categories: Government, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Kerr Russell is pleased to announce that James DeLine will begin serving as the Legal Counsel for OESA’s Tooling Council beginning March 28.  The Tooling Council provides tool maker CEOs the opportunity to discuss best practices and address issues that affect the value chain. Members work together to address many industry issues and use the OESA/HRI Tooling Barometer to better understand the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
MH Business Exchange Episode 11 helps businesses avoid the hidden dangers of antitrust violations CLEVELAND (April 11, 2018) – The 11th episode of McDonald Hopkins’ bi-weekly podcast series MH Business Exchange has been released.   During the episode titled “Beware: Avoiding hidden antitrust dangers,” Cleveland antitrust attorneys Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong and Christopher Dean sit down with ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Auburn Hills, Michigan – We are excited to announce the promotion of Lindsay Maxwell to Accounting Manager. With this new role, she will take over all of the previous responsibilities of our Controller and work on gaining knowledge and experience in her new position. “Lindsay has proven herself to be a valuable resource for Reliance One which is why we feel confident that she is the best fit for ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
REPLY [MTA, STAR: REY] has strengthened its presence in the North American market with the investment in Valorem, a US-based company that specialises in Digital Strategy consulting and the implementation of Cloud, Analytics, and differentiated User Experiences.  Valorem, with more than 300 people distributed among the main offices in Kansas City, Seattle St. Louis and Kochi (India)  is a ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
On 4/10/2018, Automation Workz 4 U launched Cisco Mentor Series in Introduction to IoT and Introduction to Cybersecurity Spring 2018 classes. Students will be introduced  to Cisco Systems African American and women technologists over the next 6 weeks.Cisco Systems employees will provide their success stories and strategies in becoming a technologist.  Research shows MENTORSHIP is the most critical ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Houston, April 10, 2018 - Atlas Oil Company is now a Total Specialties USA, Inc. authorized lubricants distributor, cementing Atlas’ vision of a single-source service model of premium lubricants and bulk fuel supply for its customers.  “We know our customers expect only the best products and services, which is why we now proudly offer Total lubricants as part of our oil field services,” said ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, New Partnerships
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Kerr Russell's Director of Marketing Roy Sexton is discussed in this blog entry from fellow Legal Marketing Association colleague Heather Morse of Greenberg Glusker LLP, regarding the power of social media, of intentionality, and of collegiality. "Roy is as important to me as any content redistributor I could pay. And the best way I can return the favor is to pay it forward. So I challenge us ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Dunya Mikhail, an Oakland University special lecturer of Arabic in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, has earned a place on the 2018 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship list in the Poetry category. She is just one of nine winners in this category from across the country.  This year, the Guggenheim Foundation selected a total of 173 winners from a diverse ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Auburn Hills, Michigan – Lauren Cates has a lot to celebrate in 2018. She will be joining the graduating class of Oakland University Human Resources Management students in May and has already landed herself a full-time job with our team. Reliance One is pleased to announce the graduation AND promotion of Lauren Cates to HR Administrator I, effective April 4, 2018.  Lauren began her journey with ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
John Kerndl, Beaumont Health executive vice president and chief financial officer, has announced the appointment of Chris Harrison as senior vice president of financial operations and corporate finance. In this role, he will work to develop and administer an integrated financial plan for Beaumont Health's corporate division, focusing on performance improvement in responsiveness, operations and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, April 09, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Linda J. Armstrong has been appointed Chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice Department.  “Linda has been an important contributor to the growth of our nationally-known Immigration Law Practice and is ideally suited to lead that practice as it continues to serve the needs of our clients,” said Justin G. Klimko, President and CEO, Butzel ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 09, 2018
After designing projects in the state for many years, Ghafari makes it official with its first office in the SouthwestDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates, an award-winning architecture, engineering, process design and construction services firm, announces the opening of its newest office in Fort Worth, Texas. James E. Jobes, AIA has been promoted to Vice President and will lead the new office.The ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location
Monday, April 09, 2018
Toys R Us has filed documents in U.S. Bankruptcy Court detailing plans to close all of its stores and liquidate its remaining inventory. This process will result in the closure of 735 stores and eliminate 33,000 jobs.  Toys R Us earned fifteen percent of all toy-related revenue in the U.S., but could not sustain a viable, competitive business while saddled with a whopping $5 billion of debt. ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, April 09, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University has hit triple digits in its annual ResearchDay.  More than 100 research projects by undergraduate and graduate students and faculty were presented Friday, according to Research Day chairman Matthew Cole, associate professor in LTU’s College of Management. The total included 86 poster presentations and 16 oral presentations – a record.  Topics ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, April 06, 2018
MoMoDetroit gains insight from Michigan-based experts on the technology-based financial services industry  DETROIT, MI – On Monday, April 9th at 5:30 p.m. at RIIS in Troy, Mobile Monday Detroit will hear from Michigan-based experts about “FinTech: How its changing the Financial Industry”.The combination of financial start-ups and the emergence of new technologies is radically shaking up the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Community, General News Article
Friday, April 06, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Butzel Long attorney Akin M. Alcitepe developed materials and taught a construction contract course from April 2-6, 2018 at the International Law Institute (ILI) in Washington, D.C. The ILI is a leading provider of training and technical assistance in international law, international economics and other aspects of international relations.   During the course, the FIDIC Red ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, April 06, 2018
Todd C. Fracassi, a partner in the Environment and Energy Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton, was quoted in the March 31, 2018 Detroit Free Press article, "As Many as 4,000 Michigan Sites Could Be Hiding Toxic Fumes." Despite Michigan's increased spending [to locate sites that could be hiding toxic fumes], "it clearly will not be enough" to address the thousands of potential trouble spots, said ...read more
Thursday, April 05, 2018
MES sets its sights on targeted support of US customers via its local subsidiary, Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.) The Berlin-based software company Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) has opened a subsidiary in Detroit, MI (USA), effective April 1: Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.). With MES, Inc., MES will offer its US customers a local point of contact for the ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, New Office/Location, Event Announcement, Community
Thursday, April 05, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,588 for Teen HYPE during the office’s first 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.  Teen HYPE’s mission is to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 05, 2018
CEO and President Lon Offenbacher Honored with Executive Leadership Award  Annual MSED Award Honors Inteva Growth in Global Footprint and Customer Base  TROY, Mich., April 5, 2018 – Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, is pleased to announce that its CEO and President Lon Offenbacher received the 2017 Executive Leadership Award from ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, April 05, 2018
DETROIT — Spend a few minutes with Detroit Mercy’s new Director of Sustainability Victor Carmona and his passion for what he does will leave you inspired.   Whether Carmona is talking about his research projects in El Salvador, Mexico and Costa Rica or his thoughts on how to bring students studying different disciplines together, he will make you think in a new light.   Carmona’s excitement ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Chicago, Illinois,April 5, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Albert A. Abbou has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office.Albert A. Abbou prepares and prosecutes domestic and international patent applications with an emphasis in the computer, electrical, and mechanical arts, as well as patents in the areas of business methods and ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, April 05, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Clara DeMatteis Mager has been elected to serve on the firm’s Board of Directors.  “Clara has deep leadership experience with our firm and is a valuable addition to our Board of Directors,” said Justin G. Klimko, President and CEO, Butzel Long.  Mager focuses her practice on business and family immigration issues including all aspects of ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 05, 2018
The results of his MRI shocked Tracy Clifford, 58, and his wife. The images showed a baseball-sized tumor on the base of his spine attached to the sacrum. Back then, he was unaware of the 2,400 mile journey he'd be undertaking -  traveling to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak to seek leading-edge proton therapy for his tumor. Tracy hadn't heard of Beaumont's Proton Therapy Center, Peyman Kabolizadeh, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 05, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Employers from science and technology-based firms in the Detroit area mingled with students and faculty at Lawrence Technological University Wednesday in the university’s second annual Science and Technology Showcase.  The event, designed to give LTU science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students a chance to interact with industry, is a joint project of LTU’s ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Acromag extended their line of software-programmable signal splitters with four new models providing current or voltage output and support of wide-range DC power options including bussed wiring and redundancy. Acromag’s new SP330 series of isolated signal splitter/duplicators are designed to accommodate a broad variety of applications. Very similar to the recently introduced SP230 loop-powered ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Intercultural Business Skills in China” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/intercultural-business-skills-in-china/ features Maya Hu-Chan.  Ms. Hu-Chan is a senior consultant at Berlitz and has been working with Berlitz for 10 years.   In the 16-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Hu-Chan discusses and answers these questions:1.       ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group will host a Tech Takeover with Chubb Insurance on April 11th covering Cyber Threats in Today’s Automated World.Guests will learn about the best practices available to companies looking to mitigate today’s unique threats in the cyber world and discover new and emerging coverage options you should consider for your business.The event will be a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement, Education, New Partnerships
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “IP Challenges for Automotive Suppliers in China” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/ip-challenges-for-automotive-suppliers-in-china/ features Dan Harris, an international lawyer who helps Western companies navigate Asia’s laws.  Mr. Harris is a founder of Harris Bricken, an international law firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 02, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona in cooperation with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education is hosting the fourth annual CLE in the Garden: Practical Lessons for Intellectual Property Practitioners at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. The event is a six-hour seminar that will include IP-focused ethics, two mock client ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Monday, April 02, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Jennifer Dukarski will be a featured panelist during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) 2018 in Traverse City this summer. She will participate in a panel program on July 30 titled, “Will Your Self-driving Car Need a License?” Eric Paul Dennis, Center for Automotive Research), will serve as moderator. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, April 02, 2018
  David Wood, M.D., Beaumont Health chief medical officer, has announced the appointment of In this role, Dr. Frattarelli will develop initiatives regarding success and effectiveness in clinical care, education, research, financial and operational performance for Beaumont Medical Group, a 1,000-physician strong multispecialty group, employed by Beaumont Health.   Dr. ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, March 30, 2018
“Universal Trailer Introduces a New Concept in Multi-Plant Trailer Production”  Dearborn, MI ? Designed by Ghafari Associates, Universal Trailer’s newest manufacturing facility, planned and designed by Ghafari, was recently highlighted in Trailer-Body Builders Magazine. The article, titled “Universal Trailer Introduces a New Concept in Multi-Plant Trailer Production”, details Universal Trailer’s ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, March 30, 2018
2018 Googasian Award winner Laura Schartman is flanked by award co-presenters Beth Talbert, left, and Theresa Rowe. Schartman was honored during a March 27 ceremony for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. For outstanding contributions to the advancement of women, longtime Oakland University employee Laura Schartman has received the 2018 Phyllis Law Googasian Award. She ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Friday, March 30, 2018
SOUTHFIELD -- W. Bernard White, founder, president and CEO of Detroit-based White Construction, has released his new book, “White Construction: An American Story, Built in Detroit.”  White earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in 1980. The firm White founded in 1989, White Construction, became one of the nation’s largest ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Company Milestone
Thursday, March 29, 2018
SOUTHFIELD -- Lawrence Technological University is emerging as an applied research powerhouse while continuing a successful transition to an undergraduate-focused residential campus. That was the word from President Virinder Moudgil this week at his annual State of the University address, attended by about 200 faculty and staff. The university’s 2016 strategic plan called for the university to ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois,March 29, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Bruce Donn Cassity has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas office.  Bruce Donn Cassity concentrates his practice in the areas of intellectual property, commercial litigation, business & corporate law, and real estate. He represents clients in a broad range of industries and has ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Ramsey, NJ – February 22, 2018 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management, today announced the asset acquisition of VioPoint, Inc, an Auburn Hills, MI based company specializing in intelligent cyber security. VioPoint’s team of cybersecurity experts will become part of All Covered, the IT Services division of Konica Minolta.  The VioPoint ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Office/Location, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
UTEC Honored as One of the 2018 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”  (Ann Arbor) – UTEC has been recognized as one of the 2018 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.  UTEC will be honored at an awards ceremony during the fourteenth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event, May 3, 2018 in Lansing, Mich.  Ann Arbor based UTEC ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Intercultural Business Skills in France” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/intercultural-business-skills-in-france/ features Julia Gaspar-Bates.  Ms. Gaspar-Bates is a senior consultant at Berlitz and has been working with Berlitz for 15 years.   In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Gaspar-Bates discusses and answers these ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Large spike seen in hiring of Human Resources/Labor Relations graduates.  Livonia, Mich. --- The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, released the organization’s 2018 Starting Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey today. The annual survey provides a comprehensive look at the current state of wages and benefits ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
On graduation day, a diverse group of Cascade Engineering employees — including resource professionals and manufacturing staff — each received their Certificate of Supervisory Management from Davenport University’s Institute for Professional Excellence. The achievement each person felt filled the room as they celebrated and shared their final takeaways. IPEx brings its courses, certificate ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Darmstadt, March 2018 – Adobe and PROSTEP have expanded their long-standing cooperation in the field of 3D PDF technology in order to provide companies with optimum support when it comes to establishing drawingless processes in accordance with the VDA guideline 4953-2 or MIL-STD-31000. Under the new agreement PROSTEP is now also able to offer customers the option of creating PDF-based technical ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MH Business Exchange Episode 10 helps businesses understand securities considerations when raising capital CLEVELAND (March 27, 2018) – The tenth episode of McDonald Hopkins’ bi-weekly podcast series MH Business Exchange has been released. During the episode titled “Securities considerations when raising capital” Cleveland attorney Ilirjan Pipa, chair of the firm’s Securities Practice Group, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Monday, March 26, 2018
Data privacy and cybersecurity attorney Colin Battersby joins McDonald Hopkins  DETROIT (March 26, 2018) – Colin M. Battersby has joined McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, as counsel in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. He is based in Detroit.  Battersby is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, March 23, 2018
Over 70 businesses will be honored May 3rd during National Small Business Week; honorees recognized for role in growing Michigan’s economy and creating jobs  MICHIGAN – Small business owners and supporters are coming from all across the state to show their support for Michigan’s growing companies on Thursday, May 3rd at the 14th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program.  “The ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors
Friday, March 23, 2018
Experts will cover the urgency of planning for a smart city infrastructure  ANN ARBOR, Michigan – A seismic change is taking place with city planning as smart grids, autonomous vehicles and other innovative mobility services draw closer to becoming commonplace. The upcoming “Smart Cities: A Connected Way Forward” symposium will cover the latest developments that local governments should be ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Friday, March 23, 2018
Join Cyberdora, a former hacker and Cyber security professional to learn strategies to protect yourself and your business from cybercrime. After the Facebook scandal, everyone must be concerned with cyber security and data breaches.  This workshop is launching simultaneously with the start of the  Introduction to Cyber Security class. Certificate earnng students from Uplift, Inc.'s Cisco ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, March 23, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich. ---James K. Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., was a featured guest on Autoline This Week, an Emmy award-winning, weekly half-hour television program featuring top automotive executives and journalists. Autoline is hosted by noted automotive journalist John McElroy. The show, ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, March 23, 2018
Past and present scholarship recipients spoke about the impact donor-funded scholarships had on their lives. Stories included a law enforcement veteran, and married father of six children, who is pursuing a Nursing degree following a traumatic injury, and a 2002 graduate of the Mental Health/Social Work program who now leads the Housing Bureau for Seniors at Michigan Medicine.The event honored ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, March 22, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – A molecular biology researcher whose discoveries are on the cusp of providing new treatments for some of humanity’s most dreaded diseases provided a fascinating lecture at Lawrence Technological University Tuesday night.  Peter Walter is a distinguished professor of biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California at San Francisco and an investigator for the Howard Hughes ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, March 22, 2018
 Students and faculty from OU's School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine took part in a workshop devoted to curbing opioid abuse and exploring non-opioid pain management strategies.Keynote speaker Walid Harb, M.D., an internist at Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn.With the goal of curbing the nation’s growing opioid epidemic, students in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Birmingham, Michigan–  PROSTEP, the leadingPLM integration specialist in the area of product data integration, today announces their Platinum-level Conference Sponsorship for the COE Annual Experience and TechniFair.  This year's COE conference will be held in San Diego, CA on April 15-18, 2018.  The PROSTEP guest speaker is,Paul Downing, President and CEO of PROSTEP INC presenting Making the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, New Partnerships, Event Announcement, Government
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
SOUTHFIELD – Dozens of first responders and military personnel will visit Lawrence Technological University Friday, March 23, for the preliminary round of “2018 Midwest Battle of the Badges,” a sports competition sponsored by First Responders for Fitness and the Detroit Pistons.  There will be charity basketball games and a tug-of-war tournament from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at LTU’s Ridler Field ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked by IP Watchdog as the 28th Top Patent Firm for 2017 based on utility patent filings.  Each year, IP Watchdog releases a listing of top patent law firms based on the total number of U.S. utility patents issued. “Every year, Brooks Kushman continues to climb in distinguished rankings in publications like IP ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Later this week, DASI Solutions & Focus: HOPE will be graduating their second cohort of students who were enrolled in their Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The graduation will take place this Thurday, March 22nd at Focus: HOPE in Detroit. This program was developed to help bridge the skilled trade’s gap that has been affecting the manufacturing and engineering industries across the region. Unlike the ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
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, March 21, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announced that six shareholders from the Ann Arbor office have been named firm-wide chairpersons of the firm’s legal and industry practice groups and internal committees for 2018.  In the area of Legal Practice Groups, William R. Boudreaux is Co-Chair of the Patent Prosecution Group and Michael ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Global reach, local feel: CSI Leasing-UK acquires London IT Finance Specialist  Customers turn to CSI Leasing for superior service and advice from industry experts they can rely on. We are their resource, not only for financial solutions, but for help with asset management, end of life data security, disposal and more – all on a GLOBAL scale.  As we continually push ourselves forward we often ...read more
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Detroit, MI - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Intercultural Business Skills in India” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/intercultural-business-skills-in-india/ features Rashmi Kapse.  Ms. Kapse is a consultant at Berlitz and has been working with Berlitz for one year.   In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Kapse discusses and answers these questions:1.       What are the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Matthew Gryczan mgryczan@scitechcommunications.net(616) 916-8158 or Mark Ermatinger mark@industrialcontrol.com(616) 836-5536  INDUSTRIAL CONTROL AND THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EXPO LAUNCHES NEW MACHINE VISION & ROBOTICS SUMMIT IN GRAND RAPIDS ON APRIL 19 ZEELAND, MI – March 16, 2018 – Industrial Control, a leading supplier of factory automation ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Altair event to provide insights on how simulation and IoT drive innovation for Industry 4.0Turin, Italy, March 20, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR) will host a half-day technology conference ATCx: "Simulation and IoT Drive Innovation in Industry 4.0" in conjunction with MECSPE, an international exhibition for the manufacturing industry in Parma, Italy, from March 22-24. In addition to the conference ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announces that Steven L. Oberholtzer and James K. Cleland have been named co-chairs of the firm’s Automotive Industry Group. Oberholtzer is managing partner of the firm’s Ann Arbor office and Cleland is a shareholder, also based in Ann Arbor.  Headquartered in Ann Arbor, home of the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
APACC ANNOUNCES KIM NG, MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL'S SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BASEBALL OPERATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS KEYNOTE FOR GALA   Farmington Hills, MI (March 20, 2018) - The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC), will host its black-tie fundraising gala on Saturday April 28th at MGM Grand Detroit. The much-anticipated event celebrates the culture, heritage and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Birmingham, Michigan –  PROSTEP, the leadingPLM integration specialist in the area of product data integration, today announces their presentation at this year's NIST – Model-Based Enterprise Summit 2018.  This summit will be held at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, MD on April 2-5, 2018.  The PROSTEP guest speaker is Brian Schouten, Director of Technical Presales and PROSTEP Inc, presenting ...read more
Categories: Government, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
McDonald Hopkins nominated for Cyber Law Firm of the YearVoting open for Advisen’s 2018 Cyber Risk Awards  DETROIT (March 20, 2018) – McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has once again been nominated by Advisen as a finalist for their 2018 Cyber Risk Awards in the category of Cyber Law Firm of the Year. The firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, led by ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, March 16, 2018
Computer science is a vital driver in today’s global innovation economy, but most U.S. high schools are unable to offer rigorous CS courses. Without CS in high schools, our students are missing out on essential computational skills that will help them succeed in any career they wish to pursue, and professional skills that could lead to an economically secure future. The TEALS program seeks to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Community, Education
Monday, March 12, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, was recently named a Top Ten patent firm for the third time in three years by industry news source IPWatchdog. The list, “Top Patent Firms for 2017,” compiles data on the number of U.S. utility patents issued in 2017 in which firms are listed on the front page of the issued ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, March 12, 2018
Are you hiring? Participate in JVS's 5th annual job fair on May 9 in Southfield to connect with hundreds of potential employees.Employers:  fill your job openings by meeting and prescreening job candidates at the 5th annual JVS Job Connection from 9 a.m.- noon, May 9, at the Southfield Pavilion in Southfield. A few recruitment booths for companies are still available.Open to the general public and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, March 09, 2018
TROY, Mich. -- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has been invited by the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and the U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council to host an information session at Automation Alley on March 14, 2018  regarding opportunities to participate in the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.    Expo ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Design Systems, Inc. University (DSIU) has launched!  We are excited to formally roll out the formation of our training programs to our client base designed to teach the next generation of engineers in all aspects of manufacturing engineering and the development of manufacturing facilities – some things you just can’t learn out of a textbook!  DSIU has courses in place ranging from conveyors to ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Acromag releases four loop-powered splitter/duplicator models that are Windows or Android-programmable by USB to control two proportional 4-20mA outputs from a single current, voltage, or temperature input signal.   Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new SP230 series of isolated signal splitters/duplicators are designed for easier installation and setup. Four models, covering a broad range of sensor ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
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
Monday, February 26, 2018
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney Paul Keller has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” class of 2018. The class will be honored at the publication’s annual luncheon and awards celebration on Thursday, April 5, 2018.     “Paul deserves this honor. He is a distinguished lawyer and we are all very happy to have him as a partner,” ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Ross & Associates, Educational Publishing & Technology Consultants, Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Custom Content Ross & Associates (R&A) is honored to announce a partnership with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing Ross & Associates clients to take advantage of the high-quality content development services offered by the A Pass team and their ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering, New Partnerships
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Lansing, Michigan – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Launch Global Announces Open Application Period for Qualified EntrepreneursLaunch Global is accepting  applications for their upcoming program, through 2/26/2018. A Group Lending Project of the Rotary Clubs of Detroit and the Toronto-Sunrise  Club, Launch Global works to assist successful entrepreneurs who have limited access to financial and business resources in the cities of Detroit, Taylor, ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Education, General News Article, Government, Event Announcement, Company Milestone
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
MEYER WERFT shipyard and classification society DNV GL have achieved an important milestone using 3D PDF technology and services provided by PROSTEP.The target of the project “3D Approval by class” is to substitute 2D based drawings with intelligent and already available 3D information in a 3D PDF in order to achieve efficiency gains. For a pilot project, the partners are currently concentrating ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
eThink Education, eLearning Solutions Provider, Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Instructional Design eThink Education is pleased to announce a partnership with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing eThink clients to take advantage of the high-quality content services offered by the A Pass team and their associates, including instructional and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, Education, Government, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that Glenn Forbis has been named to Managing IP’s shortlist for its “Outstanding Litigator: Michigan” award.  The awards ceremony will take place March 15 in New York City.  Forbis is a Principal in the firm’s Troy, Michigan, headquarters.  A patent ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Troy, Michigan – FACTON, the leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC), is starting the new calendar year with great momentum, according to Ruediger Stern, FACTON President North America.   “We are pleased to announce the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted us exclusive use of the FACTON EPC name as our trademark in the U.S.,” said Stern. “We are committed to continuing our growth in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, General News Article
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: Education, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2018 edition of the international World Trademark Review 1000. The publication, which includes both law firms and practitioners, identifies the world’s leading experts in trademark law from 70 global jurisdictions and 18 U.S. states. ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
(DEARBORN, Mich.) — The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of cars and commercial vehicles. But is the available, emerging American workforce adequately prepared to take their place and contribute to this position of manufacturing expertise? That question will be addressed during the North American International Auto Show, which opens to global automotive media and industry leaders today in ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, Education
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 The Orsus Group Joins an Elite Group of Top Level Minority Owned Suppliers   TROY, MICH. (January 23, 2018)  The Orsus Group, an industry leader in Background Checks, Global Investigations and HR Consulting, has been named 2017 Minority Supplier of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The honors were announced in December at the MMSDC’s 2017 ACE (Ambassadors ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Monday, January 22, 2018
Enhanced 2018 Technology in Industry Report to debut April 30 at the Detroit Institute of Arts  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301 TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has assembled a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, January 18, 2018
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 18 of its attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as 2018 Leading Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Seeing 18 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Representatives from Beaumont Health, Strategic Staffing Solutions join board      TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has elected Kurt Saldana, president of Quality Metalcraft, as its new board president and Rochelle Black, Oakland University vice president of government and community affairs, as secretary of the ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: 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
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, recently announced as of January, 1, 2018 that patent attorneys Kiyoshi Kozu, Timothy Martin and Steven Wangerow have been named among the firm’s newly elected Principals for 2018.  The three attorneys work in the firm’s Metro Detroit headquarters.  “We are excited to have ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The automotive industry’s only award dedicated to vehicle lightweighting now acknowledges achievements in the four categories of Full Vehicle, Module, Enabling Technology and The Future of LightweightingTROY, Mich. – Jan. 3, 2018 – The 2018 Enlighten Award, presented jointly by Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is now open for submissions. Fostering innovation for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
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: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Monday, December 11, 2017
Event to examine global economy, projected international trends  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466  TROY, Mich. — Dec. 12, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, will host its annual Global Business Outlook ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Monday, December 11, 2017
Lake Orion, MI, December 11, 2017 – Leoni Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (Leoni EPS), North America's leading automation solution provider in robotic cable management, automation training, and machine vision systems, is pleased to announce its certification as a Platinum Partner System Integrator (PSI) for Cognex in North America. The partnership with Cognex, a leading supplier of ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Macomb County Chamber welcomed the following businesses to its membership in November 2017:  Raytheon, Beverly HillsBest Version Media-Shelby Neighbors, WashingtonTims Five-Mile, Clinton TownshipEvolution Medical Spa, Shelby TwpPro Quality Flooring, MacombKeller Williams-Lakeside, Shelby TwpBrose Jefferson, Inc., WarrenSummit Plastic Molding, Shelby TwpDex YP, St Clair ShoresAdvia Credit ...read more
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, 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: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, New Partnerships, General News Article
Monday, November 13, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in metro Detroit for 2018. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.             This is the ninth consecutive year that Dawda ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
On Nov. 7 at a special event in Detroit, Inforum Michigan released the 2017 Women’s Leadership Report, an in-depth analysis of the status of women at the highest levels of governance and leadership in Michigan’s largest 100 publicly traded companies. The report is a collaborative initiative between Inforum and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. The report, produced by ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article
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
    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
Monday, October 30, 2017
Keynote presentations and breakout sessions announced for Automation Alley’s Nov. 9 Industry 4.0-themed conference in Detroit  “With Industry 4.0, the backbone of factories will become their digital thread”  TROY, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced keynote presentation and breakout session topics for its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to welcome intellectual property attorney David Goswami to its Metro Detroit office.  Prior to pursuing a career in IP law, Goswami served as Director of Operations for a boutique title agency based in Royal Oak, Michigan.  “From his first-hand knowledge of running a small business to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 24, 2017 – Coherix, Inc., a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision, today announced Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix, will be speaking at the Integr8™ conference on November 9 in Detroit.   In the panel discussion, Mr. Carlson will be sharing his expertise in 3D vision technology for assembly error proofing in the automotive, semiconductor ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, October 23, 2017
Harness Dickey (http://www.hdp.com) is pleased to announce that patent attorney and litigator Brad Luchsinger has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” class of 2017. According to the publication’s website, attorneys are chosen for displaying “ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers.”    Luchsinger’s practice focuses on ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, October 20, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Kylie Bergmann has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Kylie has been a key player at Dawda Mann for over four years,” said ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Marick F. Masters, professor of management in the Mike Ilitch School of Business and director of Labor@Wayne, received a $50,000 grant from the National Academy of Arbitrators Research and Education Foundation to produce two videos pertaining to employment mediation and employment arbitration.  “Employment mediation and arbitration are dispute-resolution techniques used increasingly to resolve ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – US Signal, a Midwest-based IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of object storage to its portfolio of cloud storage solutions. The new service provides a cost-effective method for storing large quantities of non-transactional or unstructured data, making it ideal for uses cases such as long-term file retention of archive data or backup datasets. It can ...read more
Categories: 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
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: Education, New Partnerships, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, September 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
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.       “Best Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to share that innovative scooter maker and client, BOXX Corp. (https://www.boxxcorp.com) has successfully launched a Regulation Title III crowd investing campaign to raise investment capital for the opening BOXX 1000 product production.   The BOXX® scooter uses ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, August 28, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that attorneys Edward Dawda, Susan Sadler and Theresa Joswick have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year.” Managing Member Curt Mann made the announcement.     Best Lawyers is the oldest ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
TROY, MI – August 22nd, 2017 - Fisher Unitech, a leading provider of 3D printers and product development technology, today announced the expansion of the company’s 3D printing business footprint with the addition of Cimquest Inc.’s Stratasys related business. Effective immediately Fisher Unitech will take over the Cimquest territory in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article, 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: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Monday, August 07, 2017
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com/), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jeoyuh Lin has joined the firm’s Metro Detroit office.  Lin is a former Patent Examiner and Judicial Intern with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  He also served most recently as in-house counsel to an automotive supplier ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Integr8™ conference planners prep for an anticipated 500 manufacturing and technology professionals to head to Detroit, Nov. 9  TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2017 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has announced that its Integr8™ conference, the country’s first cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, is gaining buzz ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
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: Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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, New Partnerships, General News Article
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: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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: Community, 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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
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: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, General News Article, Community, Education
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
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
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
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 31, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new executive master of science in automotive supply chain management to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The program is slated to begin in fall 2017. The degree is focused on the automotive industry and other industries with complex manufacturing. This unique program is offered in the heart of the auto industry ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Americhem Sales Corporation has won top honors by garnering the 2017 Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year Award at an annual event hosted by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB). MCSB remains on the forefront of championing small business and fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in Michigan. The MCSB's role is to serve as a catalyst for creating an entrepreneurial culture while ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, Company Awards/Honors, 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: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
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: Education, New Partnerships, Government, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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
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: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Education