Auburn Hills technology company and automotive supplier Continental Thursday announced it is increasing its investment in DigiLens Inc., a company in Silicon Valley specializing in holographic waveguide projection technology. Continental will hold close to 18 percent of DigiLens after its Series C financing round.
Ann Arbor’s Exponential ETFs, an exchange-traded fund issuer, Thursday announced its flagship fund, the American Customer Satisfaction ETF (ACSI ETF), has attracted more than $50 million in new assets.
Ann Arbor’s NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, has been named the program manager for the Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC) program, a holistic agriculture certification focused on pasture-based animal welfare, fairness for farmers and workers, and requirements for soil health and land management.
Patrick Rugiero, executive director of the Roman Village Restaurant Group, which includes Roman Village Cucina Italiana in Dearborn and Antonio’s Cucina Italiana locations in Dearborn Heights, Canton Township, and Farmington Hills, is chairman of the Life Directions 45th Annual Spark of Hope Tribute Gala fundraiser.
Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn today announced it was resuming F-150 production earlier than expected after a shutdown caused by a fire at a key supplier plant, and that it was partnering with the popular navigation app, Waze.
Detroit and Grand Rapids are among the top regions in the United States with the highest year-over-year growth in home sales in April, up 18.3 percent in Grand Rapids and 15.5 percent in Detroit, according to a new report by Redfin, a real estate brokerage based in Seattle.
Renaissance Venture Capital Fund in Ann Arbor announced it has closed its third fund with $81 million of new capital. The fund has raised $205 million since it opened in 2008, making it the largest network fund of its kind in the United States.
A group of business leaders, property owners, government officials, and citizens in Royal Oak has formed the Take Back Royal Oak (TBRO) coalition of taxpayers in response to a development rift with the city.
SiTime in Silicon Valley (Santa Clara), a company in MEMS timing — devices that are used to sequence electronic systems, manage data transfers, define radio frequencies, or measure elapsed time — today announced it has expanded its global footprint with the opening of a new Center of Excellence in Dexter.
Materialise NV, a company offering 3-D printing software and service solutions, will host The Materialise Experience: Transforming 3-D Printing June 7-8 at Cobo Center in Detroit. On June 6, attendees are invited to tour Materialise’s North American headquarters in Plymouth Township where they can take part in a hands-on training program on Materialise software.
Japan’s Denso, which has its North American headquarters in Southfield, today announced it is debuting a driver status monitor, a device designed to reduce the number of traffic accidents involving commercial vehicles.
Plex Systems in Troy, a company offering cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) for manufacturers, today announced the release of Plex Mobile, an app that works as an extension of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to handle shop floor and administrative responsibilities, as well as access and share information in real-time from mobile devices.
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.