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3-D Printing Firm Makes Pint-Size Versions of ‘Spirit of Detroit’

The Spirit of Detroit is the subject of a 3-D printing project leading up to the Big M Event, a manufacturing forum which will run concurrently with the Rapid Conference and Exposition, to be...

Ann Arbor Company Offers Aluminum Alternative to Concrete Bridges

Building on nearly 20 years of R&D, Ann Arbor-based AlumaBridge is manufacturing bridge decks made of aluminum, which company officials say are comparable in strength to concrete but only about 1/5 the weight.

PwC Report: Automotive M&A Activity Declines, Europe on Upswing

Mergers and acquisitions in the automotive sector declined for the second straight year, dropping 5 percent to 465 deals in 2013, says a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, which operates a practice in Detroit. Additionally,...

Amway Launches Campaign to Fight Childhood Malnutrition

Amway has launched a global initiative to prevent childhood malnutrition by teaming up with nonprofit organizations to distribute the nutritional supplement Nutrilite Little Bits to in-need children aged 6 months to 5 years old. As...

Report: Renewable Fuels Generate $4.2B Economic Output in Michigan

The renewable fuels industry will support an estimated 22,794 jobs in Michigan this year, generating about $4.2 billion of total economic output annually, according to a report released today by the Washington, D.C. –...

Study Suggests Companies Provide ‘Places of Solitude’ for Employees

More than 40 percent of workers claim to have a difficult time concentrating at the office, with nearly half reporting the workplace does not provide adequate space to support mindfulness, focus, and solitude, says new research from Steelcase, a Grand Rapids-based furniture manufacturer.

Orangetheory Opens First Michigan Location, More to Follow

Orangetheory Fitness, a chain of exercise studios across the U.S. and Canada that use heart-rate-monitored interval training and group personal training to maximize calorie burn, will open its first Michigan location in Canton next week.

Michigan Ranks 12th in U.S. for Economic Competitiveness

Major policy reforms have boosted Michigan’s economic competitiveness ranking from 20th to 12th in the most recent Rich State, Poor State report released today by the American Legislative Exchange Council. Jonathan Williams, director of the...

Work Begins on 2014 Designer’s Show House in Grosse Pointe

The Junior League of Detroit, a women’s group dedicated to education and volunteerism, has selected 19 metro Detroit interior design firms, six professional landscapers, and more than 30 designers to feature their work as...

Red Wings Great Ted Lindsay Donates $1M for Beaumont’s Autism Programs

The foundation of former Detroit Red Wings star Ted Lindsay today donated $1 million to expand and create a new facility at Beaumont Children’s Hospital that will offer therapeutic programs and resources for children with autism.