The University of Michigan-Dearborn today announced a gift of $1 million from the Omron Foundation Inc. in Novi to establish the Omron Robotics and Human Factors Lab in the university’s new Engineering Lab Building. The foundation also created the Omron Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering.
Kansai Paint Group, which has its American headquarters in Troy, today announced its anti-mosquito paint has been granted approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The interior-use paint contains a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide and has been shown to significantly reduce the presence of mosquitoes in painted areas.
Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn has announced the launch of GoRide, the company’s non-emergency medical transportation service for southeast Michigan. The program will cover more than 200 facilities within the Beaumont Health network.
Lambert, Edwards, and Associates, a public relations, investor relations, and communications agency in downtown Detroit, today announced it has acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations Inc. in New York City. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday announced $10.5 million in private donations have recently been pledged to help build the Iron Belle Trail. The money will help complete a major development for Michigan’s 2,000-mile hiking and bicycling trail that traverses the state, starting on Belle Isle and ending in Ironwood in the western Upper Peninsula.
Mt. Clemens-based McLaren Macomb’s Mat Gaberty Heart Center is now offering the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, a minimally invasive heart procedure for patients who are at an increased risk for surgery.
Detroit’s General Motors Co. today announced the appointment of Steve Carlisle to senior vice president and president of Cadillac. He will replace Johan de Nysschen, who is leaving the company effective immediately.
Hunter Pasteur Homes, a developer and luxury home builder in Farmington Hills, is under contract to purchase the Northville Downs harness racing track and adjacent parcels with plans to create a mixed-use development on the site.
The region’s water economy, stretching from the southern end of Lake Huron to the northern tip of Lake Erie, is a major economic generator — but more marketing efforts could drive expenditures for fishing, boating, and charters even further.