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Michigan Physician Successfully Performs First AspireAssist Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedures in the State

Endoscopic Solutions, a Clarkston-based gastroenterology center, today announced it has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to perform AspireAssist, the newest advancement in non-surgical weight loss procedures.

Bloomfield Hills Specialty Fabric Producer Acquired by Berkley Capital

Bloomfield Hills-based fabric wholesaler Crypton Cos., a leading provider of stain, moisture, and odor resistant fabrics for commercial, residential, and hospitality uses, announced that private equity investment group Berkley Capital has acquired a majority stake in the business. Crypton’s clients include McDonald’s, Marriott, Olive Garden, the Mayo Clinic, numerous casinos, and others.

Henry Ford Health System Builds up Global Tech Development Program

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System today announced that it has received nearly $2 million in grant funding from the William Davidson Foundation to support and advance its innovations unit. For the next two years, Henry Ford Innovations on the campus of Henry Ford Hospital will receive $1.3 million to support its core programs, and up to $675,000 to help build its new Global Technology Development Program (GTDP).

Eloquest Healthcare in Ferndale Partners to Introduce New Post-Operative Dressings

Ferndale-based pharmaceutical company Eloquest Healthcare has recently received pre-market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the line of post-operative dressings they created in partnership with Vancive Medical Technologies (VMT).

Spectrum Health Cardiomyopathy Program Named National Center of Excellence

Grand Rapids-based nonprofit health system, the Spectrum Health Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, has been designated a National Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. Spectrum Health joins the Michigan Medicine’s Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor as the only health centers with the distinction in Michigan.

Global Detroit Summit to Address Immigrant Potential

Global Detroit, a local non-profit focused on immigrant job creation, today announced a summit of regional and civic business leaders on Thursday, April 6, from 2-5 p.m. The summit’s panels will focus on current initiatives linking regional companies with immigrant talent to fulfill unmet talent needs, and how Detroit business’s access to Canada can be used as a competitive advantage in light of potential constrictions in U.S. immigration laws.

Adient, Boeing To Improve Comfort, Functionality of Commercial Aircraft Seating and Interiors

Adient, a Detroit-based automotive seating and interiors supplier, today announced its collaboration with Chicago-based aircraft manufacturing company Boeing to explore innovative comfort, efficiency, and functional improvements to commercial aircraft seating and interiors.

Futuris Group Acquires Kongsberg Automotive’s North American Headrest Business

Oak Park-based auto body supplier Futuris Group today announced it has completed the acquisition of Kongsberg Automotive’s North American headrest and armrest business, expanding their presence in Italy and the European market.

Detroit and Niles Take Top Rankings for CAD Designers

Global IT and engineering staffing agency Modis today released its top 10 ranking of U.S. cities to live in for computer-aided design (CAD), and Detroit came out on top, while Niles, a small city just north of South Bend, was ranked second.
DNR Releases Update on Health of Michigan's Forest Land

DNR Releases Update on Health of Michigan’s Forest Land

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released its 2016 Forest Health Highlights report, which breaks down forest health threats by examining insects and diseases, forest decline, and ongoing forest health research. Accompanying photos and maps illustrate the pests and show the effects they have had on Michigan’s forest system.