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Emma Klug

Emma Klug is a senior editor and digital content coordinator at Hour Detroit. In her role, Klug writes and edits stories on community, art, food, and lifestyle topics for hourdetroit.com, edits the Hour Daily newsletter, and is involved in planning and proofing the monthly print magazine. She also oversees the editorial web internship program for the magazine. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Klug has been with Hour Detroit since 2016. She has also contributed to Hour Media publications DBusiness magazine and Metro Detroit Weddings magazine. You can reach her at eklug@hour-media.com.

Pure Detroit to Open New Shop in Detroit’s Midtown District

Pure Detroit, an independent city retailer, this month is opening a new location in Detroit’s Midtown district. It will be the company’s fifth store.

Michigan State Lab Receives $122.5M National Science Foundation Grant

A cooperative agreement between Michigan State University and the National Science Foundation will result in up to $122.5 million in continued funding over five years for the school’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory.

Penske Automotive to Acquire Specialty Used Vehicle Retailer

Bloomfield Township-based Penske Automotive Group, an international transportation services provider, has signed an agreement to acquire CarSense, a stand-alone specialty retailer of used vehicles in the United States. Terms of the deal, which is expected to generate estimated annual revenue of $350 million, were not disclosed.

Ford Partners with Auto Companies on Electric Vehicle Charging Station Network

Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with BMW Group, Daimler AG, and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche to create a new high-powered charging network in Europe.

Adient to Establish Global Headquarters in Detroit’s Marquette Building

Global automotive seating supplier Adient has acquired the 10-story Marquette Building in Detroit’s historic Financial District. The company will invest $50 million into renovating the building to establish its global headquarters.

Wayne State School of Medicine Professor to Lead New Hospital Cardiovascular Collaboration

A new collaboration between the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) is being developed with the help of a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor of emergency medicine.

Cranbrook Schools Partners with MIT on Education Collaboration

Bloomfield Hills-based Cranbrook Schools has formed an educational collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Edgerton Center, which focuses on a year-round, K-12 science and engineering outreach program, including innovative curriculum content and professional teacher development.

Report: 1,600 Multifamily Units to be Delivered in Detroit Next Year

More than 540 multifamily units have been built this year in Detroit, and more than 1,600 units are expected by 2018, says a new report from JLL, a professional services and investment management firm with offices in Royal Oak.

Birmingham Countertop Supply Consolidation Co. Continues Expansion with Kansas City Acquisition

As part of its plan to actively seek new opportunities in major metro areas across the United States, Clio Holdings, a Birmingham-based consolidator of regional countertop supply and fabrication businesses, has acquired Kansas City-based Top Master. Terms of the deal, which is the company’s third acquisition since launching this year, were not disclosed.

Detroit Popcorn Co. Plans Expansion in Kroger’s Michigan Locations

With the goal of occupying space in Kroger’s nearly 130 Michigan-based locations in the coming years, Detroit Popcorn Co., a Redford-based distributor of ready-to-eat snack foods and concession equipment, will open its first branded kiosk early next month at an Ann Arbor-based Kroger store.