Ford Bronco

Ford Posts Q2 $1.1B Profit, Argo AI Stake Boosts Value

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn posted a $1.1 billion second-quarter net profit on Thursday. The progress came in the midst of COVID-19 and sets...
U-M folding microbot

U-M Researchers Create Shapeshifting Microbots Using Origami Principles

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have developed robots less than a centimeter in size that can form a shape, complete...
GM 350 small-block engine

GM Debuts 350 Small-block Engine for Construction and Trade Sectors

There’s nothing like a trusty work truck. Detroit’s General Motors Co. has unveiled a new engine designed to rejuvenate old faithful when the time comes.
Wayne County Community College

Michigan’s Community Colleges Offering 4,500 Online Classes

As COVID-19 pandemic concerns continue to loom, Michigan’s 28 community colleges are encouraging students to take advantage of more than 4,500 courses they are...
Chaldean Community Foundation headquarters

Chaldean Community Foundation Completes Major Expansion in Sterling Heights

The Chaldean Community Foundation’s Sterling Heights headquarters has undergone a $5 million, 19,000-square-foot expansion, bringing the facility’s footprint to 30,000 square feet.The foundation serves...
graph of Michigan coronavirus cases

COVID-19 Update: CEOs Offer ‘A Better Strategy for Reopening,’ $14M in Federal Apprenticeship Grants...

Here is a roundup of the latest news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to announcements from local, state, and federal governments, as well...

Commercial Bacteria-killing Light Now Available for Consumers Through Clawson Company

A bacteria-killing solution originally designed for first responders and health care workers now is being offered to the public by a Clawson company.Lumacuity LED...

Timesaver: 2021 Ford Models to Predict Traffic Congestion

Two new vehicles from Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn will be able to predict traffic congestion with a technology unveiled in early July.Drivers of...

U-M’s Advanced Transportation Hub Funds Eight Mobility Projects

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor continues to support Michigan-based research projects looking for high-tech solutions to mobility...

MSU Scientists Design Self-powered Forest Fire Alarm System

The recent forest fires in the United States, Australia, and Brazil have driven scientists at Michigan State University in East Lansing to design a...

Local Components Manufacturer Expands Globally Through Acquisition

Canton Township-based ZSi-Foster, which offers clamp, coupling, and strut support systems, has acquired Hydra-Zorb Co. in Auburn Hills, which supplies pipe, hose, and tube...

Local Firms Partner on Improving Human Thermal Comfort in Vehicles

Two metro Detroit companies have joined forces to develop advanced software to improve human thermal comfort predictions in automobiles.Northville’s Gentherm, a developer of thermal...

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YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a not-for-profit social services organization for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. While all of its facilities...

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

United Way for Southeastern Michigan is a nonprofit organization in Detroit that mobilizes volunteers and philanthropic groups to make a positive impact in the...

The Arc of Oakland County

The Arc of Oakland County has been aiding and advocating for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities since its inception in 1967. The organization...

The Power Company Kids Club

The Power Company Kids Club has been promoting the well-being of at-risk children in southeast Michigan since its inception in 1993. Using faith to...

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Royal Oak is a nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent and treat childhood cancers and diseases. The hospital...

Southwest Detroit Business Association

Since 1957, the Southwest Detroit Business Association has been striving to improve and further develop local businesses. The organization works to grow economic development...

ON THE MOVE

AIREA Announces Melissa Price as President

Southfield-based environment development company AIREA Inc. has announced the hiring of Melissa R. Price as president.Price has more than 20 years of industry experience...

Susan M. Collins Appointed Provost at Ann Arbor’s U-M

Susan M. Collins has been appointed provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Her appointment...

Joan Budden, CEO of Priority Health, to Retire

Joan Budden, president and CEO of Grand Rapids’ Priority Health, the second largest health plan in the state, has announced her plans to retire,...

Avomeen Hires Hashim Ahmed as Head of Formulation and Manufacturing

Ann Arbor-based biopharmaceutical lab Avomeen has announced the hiring of Hashim Ahmed as its new head of formulation and manufacturing.Ahmed has more than 25...

Butzel Long’s Claudia Rast Named Co-chair of ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

Claudia Rast, an attorney and shareholder at the Detroit-based law firm Butzel Long, has been appointed co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Cybersecurity...

Winning Futures Names New Board Member

Warren-based nonprofit Winning Futures has announced that Victor C. Edozien has been elected to its board of directors.Edozien is the chairman and CEO of...

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