Member Press Releases

Results Found: 193
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
DETROIT – Kerr Russell member Brandy Mathie (real estate) has been named named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly's "Women in the Law" (Class of 2018).   Kurt Vilders, member of Kerr Russell's executive committee, observes: "In addition to being a superior real estate attorney, Brandy approaches her work with a smile and a very practical, real world approach to problem solving. She takes time to ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorneys Jennifer Dukarski and Angela Emmerling Shapiro have been named to Crain’s Detroit Business’ “Notable Women in IT/Tech in Michigan. They are among about 25 women to receive this prestigious recognition.  Jennifer Dukarski  Dukarski focuses her practice at the intersection of technology and communications with an emphasis on emerging and disruptive issues: ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, a premier intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce a partnership between the law firm and Wayne State University  Law School to the expand the impact of the Law School’s Patent Procurement Clinic. This new strategic partnership will provide Wayne Law with support to operate the Clinic on a year-round basis, including assistance by the firm’s ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships, Education
Monday, August 13, 2018
ZOLLER Inc. will be displaying its innovative Smart Factory Solutions at IMTS 2018. Located in West Building, level 3, in booth 432018, the latest technology from ZOLLER will be displayed as part of one cohesive product demonstration called 'Art-to-Part', where ZOLLER experts will show the connection of all ZOLLER's solutions from CAM interfaces to tool storage, tool presetting and measuring, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, August 13, 2018
Exlterra announces launch of NEPS technology HAZEL PARK, Mich. – August 14, 2018 – Exlterra today launched NEPS - Nutrient Enrichment Passive System, a unique subsoil technology that enhances the growth, vitality, and yield of trees in a sustainable way. NEPS is the latest innovation of Exlterra’s growing portfolio of sustainable environmental technologies. NEPS is a series of polyethylene ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, August 13, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – James Blanchard, former governor of the state of Michigan, former U.S. ambassador to Canada, and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, will become the fifth recipient of the Global Citizen Award to be presented by Lawrence Technological University on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the start of a new academic year.  The award presentation will be made at LTU’s annual ...read more
Categories: Government, Education
Friday, August 10, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- Aug. 10, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces that Maryann Daddow has been promoted to senior director of finance and Cynthia Hutchison has been promoted to senior director, Automation Alley.    Hutchison had been director of business development and government affairs at Automation Alley and will continue in ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, August 10, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that Linda Mettes has been named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s2018 “Women in Law”. This award recognizes 30 women in Michigan’s legal community for their commitment to excellence in the practice of law, leadership in the profession, mentoring and dedication to volunteerism and pro bono activities.  Mettes is recognized for her ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, August 10, 2018
TROY, Mich. – Lease Corporation of America (LCA) is pleased to announce several executive staff promotions, and one significant retirement, at its corporate offices in Troy, as well as at its subsidiary, LCA Bank Corporation (LCAB), which is located in Park City, Utah.  “This collection of executives support LCA and LCAB with second-to-none service and professionalism,” said John Kemp, LCA ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Friday, August 10, 2018
Anastasios Douvikas, Ghafari’s director of ICT + Security spoke with the firm’s editorial team to discuss some of today’s biggest security concerns at airports and beyond. Douvikas has more than 15 years of experience, specializing in information technology, data center infrastructure, structured cabling, AV distribution, LAN architecture, BMS networks, fire alarm and mass notification systems, ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Annual list showcases the 10 Best Collaboration Solution Providers. Menawat & Co. selected for its expertise in providing cutting edge cybersecure technology solutions and services.   Xplorex IT (www.xplorexit.com) - Enterprise Technology Magazine has chosen Menawat & Co. (www.menawat.com) for its 10 Best Collaboration Solution Providers list 2018. The positioning is based on evaluation of ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, Government
Thursday, August 09, 2018
DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney Maura Corrigan has been named to the 2018 Class of “Women Who Lead” by WJR-AM 760. Justice Corrigan is one of 12 Women of the Great Lakes who will be honored in October during a special broadcast and breakfast during the Paul W. Smith Show.  Justice Corrigan was recently interviewed by Ann Thomas, host, “Women Who Lead” podcast ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Michigan Works! employer training funds available The Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board will host an informational session for Michigan employers on the 2019 Going PRO Talent Fund (GPTF), formerly known as the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF). The GPTF is a state-funded program that offers funding for employee training. Employers can apply for up to $1,500 per worker to provide ...read more
Categories: Government
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Michelle Wezner was selected to Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Women in the Law” Class of 2018. Now in its eighth year, the “Women in the Law” awards program honors 30 high-achieving, women lawyers in Michigan and their accomplishments. These women have a commitment to excellence in the practice of law, are ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Auburn Hills, MI– The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently dismissed JTEKT’s challenges of GKN Automotive Ltd.’s patent claims in US 8,215,440, upholding the novelty and non-obviousness findings for key patent claims and in determining JTEKT lacked standing to appeal the prior decision. JTEKT unsuccessfully challenged many of GKN Automotive’s patent claims before the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
DETROIT — LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA Institute, announced today it will inaugurate a new webinar series – “Bringing Mind To Market” – highlighting how the institute and its partners are working to ensure the American advanced manufacturing workforce has the knowledge, skills and abilities to succeed in today’s technology-infused manufacturing ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
TROY, Mich.--- August 8, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announces the appointment of several new members to its board of directors. Board members serve as the nonprofit association’s governing body and provide oversight vital to the development of programs, services, events and committees. The new members are:   Charles Conlen, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
She is one of 30 female attorneys who will be honored during a luncheon on September 20, 2018 at the Detroit Marriott Hotel in Troy. The event will celebrate the individuals who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community. Honorees also will be profiled in an upcoming edition of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.Representing a broad array of clients, Herrmann concentrates her ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Linda Mettes was quoted in a Law360 August 3, 2018 article, “Fed. Circ. Says Auto Parts Co. Lacks Standing In PTAB Appeal.” The article discusses the Federal Circuit’s decision to rule that JTEKT Corp., an auto parts maker, does not have standing to appeal a PTAB decision upholding part of a patent that the company has said poses a risk to its ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
What do you do when you know you need to network and market yourself but the introvert within says, “Uh, maybe later”? Kerr Russell Director of Marketing Roy Sexton presents at 8/9/18 Inforum Troy gathering. Register here. "This month’s presentation provides us with strategies for embracing your qualities as an introvert (or for those occasions when you aspire to introversion!) and establishing ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, August 06, 2018
The five-day MES Summer School was held from July 16 to 20, 2018, in Troy, MI. More courses in the U.S. to come. Software company Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES, Inc.) continues to build and expand its training program in the U.S., having recently wrapped up a five-day intensive training class in Detroit on model-based development. Based on the successful MES Summer School on Introduction ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, August 06, 2018
The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has appointed Robert O. Davies the 15th president of the 126-year-old, national research university. He will start Sept. 1. Davies, 51, president at Murray State University in Kentucky since 2014, grew up in the academic world. His father was a history professor who became a dean, provost and interim president. He also taught Davies a deep ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, August 06, 2018
Geological field site in Iceland What can geothermal streams in Iceland tell us about the effects of global warming on aquatic ecosystems? OU ecologist Scott Tiegs is part of a research team that traveled to the Nordic island nation to find out.  Scott Tiegs in Iceland's Hengill region In collaboration with researchers from Imperial College of London and the University of Essex, Tiegs ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, August 06, 2018
Applied Manufacturing Technologies is going to IMTS 2018! FANUC has invited us to participate as one of its Authorized System  Integrators  (ASI) in FANUC’s ASI booth space in the North hall along with a few other FANUC ASIs. Our demo area will showcase both our system integration and engineering service capabilities.AMT is part of   FANUC America’s ASI  NetworkFANUC America has an extremely ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
Monday, August 06, 2018
Four-course online program offers training to help manage copyrights, cybersecurity risks, and more.   The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will be offering a new online certificate program developed specifically to address the increasing demand on individuals and organizations to safeguard their intellectual property (IP) assets, such as inventions, marks, technological innovations, ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, August 03, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Kettering University alum and Brooks Kushman attorney, Irina Sullivan, spoke to twenty female students at the University on August 1st, 2018. Sullivan’s presentation touched on college to career transition, as well as, the unique experience of being a female engineer and lawyer and generated an engaging discussion among the participants. Sullivan’s presentation was hosted by ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, August 03, 2018
Ann Arbor, Mich. ---Gerlinde (Linda) Nattler, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been included in the legal trade publication Michigan Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law class of 2018. Women in the Law recognizes women attorneys who have a commitment to excellence in the law, are inspiring and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, August 03, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping closely held businesses compete in the global marketplace, announces that Shareholder Tim Finerty has been named to the board of Automation Alley effective August 1.  Automation Alley is Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and the state’s leading nonprofit technology and manufacturing ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 02, 2018
United CNC Machining, a premiere multi-axis CNC machine shop in Auburn Hills has invested in the expansion of their grinding services by purchasing a Toyoda SelectG CNC cylindrical grinding machine. Having CNC controlled grinding results in superior accuracy, repeatability, added versatility and increased production. United CNC Machining is now able to offer their customers the highest in ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Dearborn, MI – Recognized among ENR’s top 20 global airport designers, Ghafari uses rigorous methodologies to streamline the aviation industry’s toughest projects. The firm’s aviation experience spans the entire spectrum of airport facilities, from passenger terminals and aircraft maintenance hangars, to cargo centers and mission-critical facilities. Watch Ghafari Senior Vice President, Ted ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Pleasant Ridge, MI - Fisher Unitech, a leading technology provider of 3D design software tools and 3D printers, announced today that they are partnering with Nano Dimensions (Nasdaq, TASE: NNDM) the leaders in 3D printed circuit board technology. Fisher Unitech will sell and service the Nano Dimension DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer across the Midwest, New England, and Mid-Atlantic geographies. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Company Milestone, New Partnerships
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.The GPYC is a private marina and sailing club on Lake St. Clair ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Thursday, August 02, 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – For the fifth year in a row, intellectual property and technology law firm, Brooks Kushman, has been named one of Metropolitain Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. Best and Brightest identifies and honors organizations that demonstrate a commitment to excelling in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Please join us as Kerr Russell and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association present "Engaging Experienced Employees" August 22 at the Management Education Center - MSU in Troy, Michigan. Mark Knoth, Kerr Russell member and head of our labor and employment practice, is presenting alongside a panel of cross-industry experts Elaine Coffman from Marsh & McLennan Agency - Michigan, Stacy Monohan ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, Education
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Simulation software and expert consulting “priced-right” for hardware startups aims to accelerate technology commercialization and long-term collaboration  TROY, Michigan– Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) announced the immediate availability of its simulation-driven innovation™ software to qualified startup companies through its newly formed Altair Startup Program.  Tailored specifically to the unique needs ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Since early May, a group of six undergraduate students has been looking into the causes of various eye diseases – like glaucoma, cataracts and retinitis pigmentosa – during Oakland University’s Summer Undergraduate Program in Eye Research (SUPER).  This highly selective 12-week program allows students to perform research with guidance from faculty members in the university’s Eye Research ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Livonia, Mich. ---The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces its Talent Symposium will be held on September 13 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.  The day-long event tackles one of the greatest issues organizations are facing today – talent acquisition and retention.  The Symposium announcement was made by ASE ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Reliance One, Incorporated Promotes Angela Foley to Senior Recruiter   Auburn Hills, Michigan – Reliance One, announces the internal promotion of Angela Foley to Senior Recruiter! This week Angela will take on the new duties of candidate evaluations, interview process, and hiring decisions. In addition, continuing to provide support to Reliance One Account Managers and ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Blue Water Importers started over 20 years ago when owner, Jack Dempsey, began purchasing vehicles in Canada for sale in the US. As time went on, Blue Water took over the transport of the vehicles, the work of conforming them to DOT requirements, and titling. Today, Blue Water specializes in the conformity and transport of vehicles for other dealers. With a team of just under twenty people, they ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Automotive Lightweighting Innovators Honored with 2018 Altair Enlighten Awards  GM, BMW, Asahi Kasei and Mazda, Sika Automotive, United States Steel and American Axle & Manufacturing take top honors at the 2018 CAR Management Briefing SeminarsTROY, Michigan– Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) have announced the winners of the 6th annual Altair Enlighten Award today ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
DASI Solutions, a leading provider of SOLIDWORKS engineering software solutions and training, and ExactFlat, the leading provider of 3D to 2D digital patterning software, announce a collaboration intended to streamline the upholstered furniture design and manufacturing workflow.  The collaboration will emphasize a 100% digital workflow, designed to save designers and manufacturers time and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Dearborn, MI - Leading industry publication Engineering News-Record recently published its “Top 500 Sourcebook” for 2018, an annual report that analyzes market trends and ranks the largest U.S.-based architecture and engineering firms across different sectors and project types.This year, Ghafari achieved the following rankings:#108 // Top 500 Design Firms#1 // Automotive Plants (our 12th ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Monday, July 30, 2018
Southfield, Mich.—Clayton & McKervey, a certified public accounting and business advisory firm helping closely held businesses compete in the global marketplace, announces that David Van Damme, Catherine (Katie) Faysal, and Ben Smith, all certified public accountants in the Assurance Department, have been promoted from Manager to Senior Manager.  Smith joined Clayton & McKervey in 2008 and is ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, July 30, 2018
Detroit/Windsor, Ontario – Douglas Marketing Group (DMG), an international marketing and communications firm with a 25-year+ history of award-winning creative initiatives for BtoB and BtoC clients in both Canada and the U.S., has joined Troy, Michigan-based Automation Alley.  DMG President and Founder Kay Douglas explained the firm’s interest in Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone
Friday, July 27, 2018
TROY, Mich., July 25, 2018 — Walsh’s IT/Decision Sciences Department’s new leadership team includes Dave Schippers, Thomas Petz and Christopher Heiden, three professionals with decades of diverse experience in information technology who are enhancing curriculum with unique hands-on learning experiences to prepare graduates for careers in cybersecurity, automotive cybersecurity, business ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Novi., MI - Tata Technologies is exhibiting at IMTS 2018, held at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, September 10-15, 2018.  We will be located in Booth 121540 in the East Building, Level 2, in the CAD/CAM Pavilion.  Tata Technologies enables manufacturers to achieve productivity gains, revenue and profit increases, improved quality through such technologies as IIoT, Industry 4.0, Digital Factory, ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Detroit, MI – Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Best Practices for Developing a World Class Global Compensation Strategy” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/best-practices-for-developing-a-world-class-global-compensation-strategy/ features Nellie Bloom.  Ms. Bloom is President, MSI Global Tax and Compensation, MSI Global Talent Solutions.  In the 8-minute Audio Interview, Ms. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
dSPACE Supports AUTOSAR 4.3 FeaturesNew safety and security measures and technologies integrated in the tool chainEasier validation of highly safety-critical driving functionsEfficient solutions and broad expertiseWixom, Michigan, July 25, 2018: dSPACE is one of the first embedded software development tool providers to support comprehensive functionality for the development and validation of some ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
When Jimi Plouffe traded his Playstation 2 for a filing cabinet, he knew that his priorities had changed. At the time, the teenager had set up a small web design business in a bedroom at his parent’s house. He’d gone from video games to buying website domains. Ten years later, he now co-owns Momentum, a web development and digital marketing firm that is celebrating the grand opening of its new ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, New Office/Location
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a proud sponsor of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race since 2015, congratulates the 17 winners of the 94th running that ended on Tuesday, July 17. The world’s longest consecutively run freshwater race is organized by the Bayview Yacht Club.   “Congratulations are certainly in order for all the winners and those that crossed the finish line this year,” ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Technology (AEHIT) welcomes Coretek Services as a Foundation Partner  Committed to directly support the educational initiatives of AEHIT and the needs of healthcare Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and IT executives.Farmington Hills, MI.-- Coretek Services (Coretek), an industry-leading IT professional services and consulting firm, announced ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors, New Partnerships
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Helena Leurent to bring global perspective to Integr8’s focus on smart factory innovation    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301     TROY, Mich.---July 24, 2018--- Helena Leurent, head of future of production with the World Economic Forum, is headed to Detroit, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
DETROIT –  University of Detroit Mercy has partnered with the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) for the past eight years to be a proving ground of possibility in computer tech careers for hundreds of girls with MCWT’s Camp Infinity.More than 40 middle-school-age girls were immersed in hands-on activities that introduced them to computer technologies including coding, ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, July 23, 2018
 TiE20 AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN TO CELEBRATE THE ELITE 20 ENTREPRENEURS AND INNOVATORS    FARMINGTON HILLS , MICHIGAN, June 20, 2018-- The Detroit chapter of TiE, opened nominations today for its TiECon Detroit TiE20 Startup Awards, the hallmark event to identify and bring to spotlight the top 20 entrepreneurs and innovators. TiE20 Startup awards will be presented at TiECon Detroit’s annual ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, July 23, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Determination to Succeed  July 23, 2018Reliance One is proud to announce the promotion of Bradley Rogers to the position of Account Manager. He started with Reliance One in August 2017 and through hard work and determination, he has established an excellent reputation to produce results.  “Brad has grown so much professionally as a Technical Recruiter.  He is very ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 20, 2018
Global Architecture + Engineering Firm to Design $1.6 Billion Greenfield Project for Joint Venture  Dearborn, MI - Global award-winning firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architecture and engineering services for a new automotive plant for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. (MTMUS) in Huntsville, Alabama. This joint venture represents a $1.6 billion ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Friday, July 20, 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., has been included in the 2018 IAM Patent 1000, a list of the world’s leading patent professionals, in recognition of the leadership he has demonstrated in complex patent litigation.    At Brinks, Cleland’s practice focuses on patent, ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Detroit, MI – July 18, 2018 - Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “How Global Companies Can Address Talent Shortages by Partnering with Educators” http://globalbusinessprofessor.com/how-global-companies-can-address-talent-shortages-by-partnering-with-educators/ features Ivana Gibson.  Ms. Gibson is Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Design, MSI Global Talent Solutions.  In the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Winners to be announced at the 53rd CAR Management Briefing Seminars recognizing commercial automotive lightweighting achievements and technologies  TROY, Michigan– Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) are pleased to announce the selection of finalists for the 2018 Altair Enlighten Award, which recognizes technology-focused organizations throughout the automotive ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Lan Yao, Ph.D., RN, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Oakland University, has been named a 2018 Fellow in the Health Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. She is one of 89 exemplary professionals in this year’s class. She is one of only 27 in her field of expertise (Health ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education
Thursday, July 19, 2018
 Farmington Hills, MI– TiECon Detroit 2018 is hosting an Entrepreneur Bootcamp at TechTown Detroit on October 05, 2018 , 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The Entrepreneur Bootcamp is a one day intensive program to engage, inspire, and mentor entrepreneurs to start, innovate, and scale their businesses. To register for Entrepreneur Bootcamp, visit https://hub.tie.org/e/entrepreneur-bootcamp-2018.   Be ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael R. Lied has been reappointed Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Trial Evidence Committee for the 2018-2019 bar year.  Mr. Lied will continue working to promote the goals and core values of the Section of Litigation, as well as advancing the Section’s work through commitment to engaging the diverse ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, July 18, 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 thirteen of its intellectual property attorneys were recently honored in the Michigan edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine. Harness Dickey alumnus Greg Stobbs was also named to the list. The categories for which Harness Dickey attorneys were selected ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.,-- TiE Detroit and Kyyba Innovations have partnered to bring the AI Competition to TiECon Detroit 2018, Michigan’s largest ongoing conference for entrepreneurs. The contest will take place from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, Michigan.  Aimed at identifying the six top-level entrepreneurs and startups ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
TROY, Mich.— Professor and Chair of Walsh’s Economics and Finance DepartmentJohn Moore, Ph.D., CPA, was recently elected president of The Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) during its 43rd annual international conference in Finland. Established in 1975, EBHS fosters interdisciplinary scholarship in business and economics, history and how historical perspective applies to current issues. ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
(Ann Arbor) –UTEC officially acquired Innovative Mailing Solutions, (IMS).  Effective June 29, 2018, IMS will be operating under the management of UTEC.  After 34 years of providing total mailstream solutions to customers around the Metro Detroit Area, Mike and Sandy Thomas are retiring and starting the next chapter of their lives.  The service team from IMS has joined the UTEC team and will ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Accounting Today, a leading trade magazine servicing the public accounting profession has named Alta Vista Technology one of the top 100 ERP VARS in America for the second year in a row. Alta Vista Technology strives to offer the best ERP solutions in the market as well as world-class customer service, support, and training. They believe that the future of ERP is here, and that future lies in the ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, July 16, 2018
The partners LHP Engineering Solutions and Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES) are pleased to announce a joined webinar on the topic of “Promoting the ISO 26262 Safety Culture: 3 Quality Assurance Techniques for Model-Based Software Development.” The webinar addresses developers modelers, testers, developers, project leaders, and quality managers. Participation is free of charge.Safety Culture ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Monday, July 16, 2018
International event will feature educators who use custom vehicles to bringSTEM education to communities  DETROIT—Local specialty vehicle manufacturer Triune Specialty Trailers will co-host this year’s Mobile Laboratory Coalition Conference (MLCC) in partnership with the MdBio Foundation, an education non-profit based in Maryland. The conference will be held on Wayne State University’s downtown ...read more
Categories: Education, Event Announcement
Monday, July 16, 2018
News: Sterling named Inaugural MAX Performer by MarshBerrySterling Heights, Mich. Marsh, Berry & Company, Inc. (“MarshBerry”) - the authority in Insurance Brokerage performance nationwide - is excited to announce that Sterling Insurance Group is the winner of its inaugural MAX Performer recognition award. Sterling Insurance Group is a top 200 firm out of 37,000 nationwide.  The MAX Performer ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, July 13, 2018
Oxford, MI -  Barron Industries is part of the Farnborough International Airshow Trade mission sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Barron, an Oakland County based manufacturer of precision machined investment castings, is a first-time exhibitor at  the biennial airshow southwest of London, England  starting Monday, July 16.Barron Industries will be part of the Michigan ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
(Sterling Heights) . . . Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,159 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation during the office’s second 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. ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article
Thursday, July 12, 2018
JVS will offer a 10-week training program beginning September 13 in Southfield for individuals working in career development. The Facilitating Career Development Course is based upon 12 professional competency areas outlined by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).  Led by nationally trained and certified instructor Karen Gutman, the class will offer hands-on, practical learning ...read more
Categories: Education, New Product or Service Offering, Community, Event Announcement
Friday, July 06, 2018
The one-million-square-foot facility will be the largest thin-film solar module facility in the United States  Dearborn, MI - Global architecture, engineering, and process design firm Ghafari Associates is set to design the new First Solar module manufacturing plant in Lake Township, Ohio. The one-million-square-foot facility will sit on a greenfield site and once complete will be the largest ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Wayne State University has announced that Avalon International Breads will operate a retail location in the new home of the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The café is set to open before fall classes begin at the end of August. The popular Detroit-based bakery will occupy approximately 700 square feet on the first floor of the building at the southwest corner of Woodward and Temple in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Partnerships, Education, New Office/Location, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, June 29, 2018
Kerr Russell attorneysDaniel Schulte, Patrick Haddad, and Katherine Cser arrived bright and early for the “Ask the Experts" panel at Michigan State Medical Society's 7th Annual Spring Scientific Meeting in Dearborn on May 17. Discussing opioid legislation, professional liability insurance, electronic medical records, identifying and preventing workplace harassment, accessibility, patient/physician ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Happy 20th anniversary, Corp! Magazine. Thank you for all you do to keep our business community informed and in the media spotlight. We appreciate you, and Kerr Russell is a proud advertiser. Kudos, Jennifer Kluge, on this amazing accomplishment and on your exceptional team, including William Dunn and J.D. Booth. Corp! hosted a celebratory event on May 16 at Royal Oak's Emagine Theatre. Kerr ...read more
Categories: Community, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 28, 2018
NOVI, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was proud to be a sponsor of this year's Management Information & Business Show, hosted by the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA).  The 2-day event is MICPA’s largest of the year, and typically draws in over 1,000 CPAs from across the state. This year’s theme was Bright Ideas Illuminate. “Sterling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Darmstadt, June 2018 – PROSTEP AG, one of the leading consulting and software companies in the field of product lifecycle management (PLM), has added new functions for publishing 2D and 3D content on the web to its PDF Generator 3D software, which enables 3D PDF documents to be created automatically. Version 8.0 now allows both the export of 3D data to HTML5 and the automatic generation of BOMs ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Event expected to draw 750 attendees to Detroit; early bird tickets, sponsorship opportunities available at integr8conference.com    Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301  TROY, Mich.---June 27, 2018---Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center and ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Facility enhancements designed around patient comfort and accessibility with new spa-influenced theme   Dearborn, MI - Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architectural and engineering services for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – is pleased to announce Scott McInerney - Commercial Producer & Certified Risk Architect – has earned his CIC credit.Congratulations to Scott McInerney! Recently, Scott earned his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation. There are 5 segments that are required to pass, which include 2 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Wayne State University’s undergraduate degree program in global supply chain management is among the nation’s top 25, according to Gartner, a leading industry research company that releases rankings every other year. WSU is a new entrant, included on the list for the first time in 2018 alongside Pennsylvania State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Ohio State and Arizona State universities. Programs are ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Education
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Hamtramck, MI- Bromberg & Associates is proud to be selected as one of this year’s Corp! Magazine Economic Bright Spots award winners. Bromberg & Associates has been recognized as a Corp! Magazine’s Michigan Bright Spots award winner for the 2nd year in a row, having previously received the award in 2017. Corp! Magazine, a statewide business publication in Michigan, recognizes companies that ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Company Milestone, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Corporate Eagle, a provider of premium, membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs, based at Oakland County International airport, announced that Vice President of Maintenance Operations George Terry has received the General Aviation Service Technician Award from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). Corporate Eagle President and CEO Rick Nini made the ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
Monday, June 18, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was pleased to support the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Spring Soiree. The event brought in a record-breaking amount of donations this year, raising almost $70,000 for the Association. "Having lost both my Father and Grandmother to this horrible disease, this ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Monday, June 18, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466  TROY, Mich.--- June 18, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, announced today that the total amount of export sales made by Michigan companies as a result of participation ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley, Company Milestone
Friday, June 15, 2018
Yousif B. Ghafari Profiled in American Dreams Special Report  Dearborn, MI – June 15, 2018 - Yousif B. Ghafari, Chairman and Founder of Ghafari Associates, was profiled in a Crain’s Detroit Business special report called “American Dreams”. The report features ten entrepreneurs that represent a cross-section of countries, industries, and stories and have all made a positive impact on their ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Paula’s Pay it Forward, Paula and Gary Longwell, and Kerr Russell's Angie Lyons-Hincks are featured in the latest Beaumont Health "Blend" e-newsletter. Quote: "Angie and her family are angels ... They really are. They took a painful moment in their lives and turned it into a beautiful, positive way to help others in need.” From the Paula's Pay It Forward Facebook page description: "We would ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community
Monday, June 11, 2018
Registration now open for Sept. 17 boot camp  Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466    TROY, Mich.--- June 11, 2018 --- Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has partnered with Cleary University to offer a 35-hour, ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, June 08, 2018
Global firm is recognized for work at O’Hare International Airport valued at $162 million  Chicago, IL – June 1, 2018 – Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates was ranked among the top 10 architectural firms of the past year by The Real DealChicago, coming in at #7. Ghafari made this list for its extensive work at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, which is collectively ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – along with Auto Owners Insurance was a sponsor of the Association of Builders and Contractors of Southeast Michigan (ABC SEMI) Annual Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. It was a night to put on your best attire and enjoy good friends and food while recognizing the best that the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
For some, ‘1 million open tech jobs by 2020’ is a looming, overwhelming statistic. For Grand Circus, it’s a challenge they want to be a solution for, and a direct line to fulfil their vision: to close the talent gap for employers. The professional tech training institute with campuses in Detroit and Grand Rapids has launched The Academy, a program where employers can try out Grand Circus grads for ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – has published their summer edition of their bi-annually published Risk & Business magazine.The magazine features articles written by each of the agency’s commercial insurance and employee benefit producers, as well as the firm’s two principals.  Article topics were hand-selected to cover hop ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Strategically redistributing rainwater for efficiency and cost savings An article written by Gary Winslow, Manager of Ghafari’s Paint Group, appeared in Industrial Maintenance + Plant Operation. Titled “How a GM Plant Turned Raindrops into Dollars”, the article discusses how General Motors, working with Ghafari engineers, implemented a solution at one of their Detroit-area plants that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, May 25, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Sterling Insurance Group – one of the fastest-growing Insurance Brokerages in the country – led a Sexual Harassment in the Workplace course at the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA) CPE Mega Conference on Wednesday, May 23. Sterling Insurance Group’s Senior Vice President and Commercial Insurance Producer, Andrew Turnbull, presented the course from an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Birmingham, Michigan, May, 2018–  PROSTEP, the leading PLM migration and integration specialist in the area of product data integration, announces their Premium Sponsorship at SIEMENS PLM Connection Americas 2018 held in Phoenix, AZ on June 4-7, 2018. The event provides PROSTEP experts the opportunity to educate the audience in PLM, secure data exchange, and 3D PDF technologies to expand knowledge ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, Event Announcement, New Partnerships
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Registration is now open for New Horizons premier "Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament" is being held on Friday, Spetember 14, 2018 at two courses: Pine Trace Golf Club in Rochester Hills and Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club in Clarkston.  The proceeds from this event will be used towards job training and placement services for individuals with disabilities.Register online at www.newhorizonsrehab.org and ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Troy, Mich., May 22, 2018 --- The New Economy Initiative (NEI) has awarded Automation Alley a year-long grant to help minority, women and veteran-owned businesses embrace Industry 4.0, the smart factory revolution characterized by the convergence of digital and physical technologies. The grant aligns with Automation Alley's existing Industry 4.0 programs for startups, manufactures and defense ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Assessment – Key Activities for Risk Mitigation  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Andy Cannon, Director of Business Consulting, and Bill Salatino, Director of Manufacturing Consulting, are co-presenting at a professional development / knowledge-sharing event hosted by the Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) Kohler chapter.  In their presentation – titled “Due Diligence and Asset Assessment – ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement, General News Article
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Acromag’s software-programmable microBlox signal conditioning modules can now be used to split or duplicate RTD, thermocouple, two-wire transmitter, and other input signals into multiple process control outputs. Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new uBSP signal splitter/duplicator acts as a carrier for their microBlox line of plug-in signal conditioning modules to drive two scalable 4-20mA or 0-10V control ...read more
Categories: New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Global engineering and architecture firm continues to rank among the best in the industry  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari ranked among Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) “Top 500 Design Firms” for the 28th consecutive year. The leading voice on the engineering, architecture, and construction industry, ENR surveys firms in key markets and ranks them based on annual revenue. The “Top 500 Design Firms” lists ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Will politics make U.S. manufacturing great?Dearborn, MI - Ghafari’s Process Engineering Group President, Larry Denton was recently featured in an article by Engineering News-Record. Titled “Will Politics Make U.S. Manufacturing Great?”, the article discusses the anticipated impact of political efforts to alter trade and tax policies on manufacturers’ willingness to increase their investment in ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Harness Dickey (www.hdp.com) is pleased to share that Metro Detroit patent attorney Tyson Benson will lead an online webinar presentation offering a practical overview of the revised Bayh-Dole regulations affecting universities and tech transfer offices. The webinar will take place Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 PM EST.   This complimentary, hour long webinar will cover a number of regulation updates ...read more
Categories: Event Announcement
Monday, May 07, 2018
Message from Kerr Russell's receptionist Angie Lyons-Hincks: “I wanted share with you all some pictures of what you helped make happen. When we started this, I would have been happy with 25 bags. Then with the amount of interest, we changed to 50 bags, but because of you, Facebook and Paula's family, we were able to deliver 126 comfort bags as well as lunch for the staff at the clinic. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Friday, May 04, 2018
Kerr Russell has worked with Hour Media to place advertising in the Michigan Links, a publication of The Golf Association of Michigan. The publication will be distributed to golf clubs all across Michigan and reach thousands of Golf Association members. Kerr Russell launched its new brand advertising with "A Track Record of Results" in November. Working with Identity Public Relations and ...read more
Categories: New Partnerships, General News Article
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Combined Resources Strengthen the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Design Strategic DirectionDearborn, MI - Ghafari Associates, Engineering News-Record Midwest’s “2017 Design Firm of the Year”, is proud to announce that it has acquired Concept Design Group, an award-winning architectural and interior design firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.The acquisition will expand Ghafari’s Western ...read more
Categories: New Office/Location, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Soothsayer Analytics builds Data Science Solutions & Centers of Excellence for companies such as Abercrombie, Ford, Steelcase, and Visteon.  As part of Soothsayer’s mission to democratize innovation in the Midwest, they are now offering innovative Leadership Seminars in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, and other emerging technologies.  In tandem with prestigious ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, Government, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, April 30, 2018
Media Contacts: Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248.457.3301; Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248.260.8466TROY, Mich., April 30, 2018 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 (the Fourth Industrial Revolution), today at its ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Friday, April 27, 2018
Mike Ilitch School of Business students will manage $2 million portfolio to gain real-world investment experience The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships
Thursday, April 26, 2018
PLYMOUTH, MI, April 26, 2018 – In an effort to support the ongoing development of business skills among manufacturers, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) will offer a series of four free workshops geared towards improving strategic planning. A strong state and national economy has fueled a boom in sales for many Michigan manufacturers. Facilities are busier, more productive ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Executive Vice President Ray Clark and Global Director of Design Joe Gonzalez speaks to ENR  Dearborn, MI - Ghafari Executive Vice President Ray Clark and Global Director of Design Joe Gonzalez were both quoted in a recent Engineering News-Record article about how manufacturing sector clients are seeking highly flexible facilities that enable greater process efficiencies and collaboration among ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
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
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: Community, New Office/Location, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
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: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
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
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
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 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: General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article
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: Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, January 22, 2018
Enhanced 2018 Technology in Industry Report to debut April 30 at the Detroit Institute of Arts  Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, barbara@eafocus.com, 248-260-8466; Nicole Kampe, Automation Alley, kampen@automationalley.com, 248-457-3301 TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2018 —  Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology and manufacturing business association, has assembled a ...read more
Categories: Automation Alley
Thursday, January 18, 2018
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 18 of its attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as 2018 Leading Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Seeing 18 members of our ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Company Awards/Honors
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
The automotive industry’s only award dedicated to vehicle lightweighting now acknowledges achievements in the four categories of Full Vehicle, Module, Enabling Technology and The Future of LightweightingTROY, Mich. – Jan. 3, 2018 – The 2018 Enlighten Award, presented jointly by Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is now open for submissions. Fostering innovation for ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, recently announced as of January, 1, 2018 that patent attorneys Kiyoshi Kozu, Timothy Martin and Steven Wangerow have been named among the firm’s newly elected Principals for 2018.  The three attorneys work in the firm’s Metro Detroit headquarters.  “We are excited to have ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business is proud to announce a $123,000 contract with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to determine whether regulatory burdens spur or stall innovation in the auto industry. Through this major grant, Ilitch School researchers will construct a database of corporate responsibility practice types, along with an analysis of their costs ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, Company Awards/Honors, General News Article
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: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
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: New Product or Service Offering, General News Article
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: 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: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, September 28, 2017
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) – Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal  today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider’s customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.   Tiers Offer Protection Level ...read more
Categories: General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
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
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
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
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
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
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced today that 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” in their respected legal practice areas. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.       “Best Lawyers ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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
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: Community, General News Article, Education, 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: General News Article, Company Milestone, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jennifer Emerick is keeping construction of the new Mike Ilitch School of Business on schedule and on budget. It’s her job as senior project manager to deliver a modern new business school for students at Wayne State University—and she’s doing just that. Emerick is heading up the project with the Christman-Brinker team, a Detroit-based joint venture overseeing construction management of the ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, General News Article
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Executive of the Year Award. La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. As a champion for vulnerable ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article
Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
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 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors has approved a new master of science in finance (M.S.F.) degree to be offered through the Mike Ilitch School of Business, beginning in fall 2017. The M.S.F. program is designed for both recent graduates and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or another quantitative field who want to advance or shift their careers. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 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: Company Awards/Honors, Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article