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GM, Grand Rapids Data Center, Join Renewable Energy Program

Detroit's General Motors and a data center in Grand Rapids are the first to join a Consumers Energy program to help large businesses use renewable energy sources. Both companies are now matching 100 percent of their electric use at key operations across Michigan with wind-generated power.

PulteGroup Founder William J. Pulte Dies at 85

William J. Pulte, who started a small construction company in Detroit more than 65 years ago and turned it into a national home building empire, died Wednesday. He was 85.

Michigan Business Leaders Unveil Plan to Become Top 10 State

Michigan has come far after the Great Recession, however to propel the state to become among the Top 10 in the nation, the Business Leaders for Michigan say all Michiganders and elected leaders must come together to focus on improving K-12 education, job training, making college more affordable, and strengthening the state's infrastructure and fiscal stability.

Detroit's DTE Energy to Power Little Caesars Arena with Renewable Energy During NHL's Green...

DTE Energy in Detroit plans to power Little Caesars Arena with renewable energy for the Detroit Red Wings' five home games played during March in honor of the National Hockey League's Green Month.

Novi's Stoneridge to Expand Rearview Camera Trial for Truck Fleets

Stoneridge Inc., a Novi-based designer and manufacturer of electronic components, is expanding its evaluations for the company's camera monitor system that replaces a truck's traditional mirrors with integrated external digital cameras and internal digital monitors to provide drivers with enhanced vision.

Charlotte-based Spartan Motor's Division Joins California Firm to Build All-electric Walk-in Vans

Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services, a division of Charlotte-based Spartan Motors Inc., today announced it has joined California's Motiv Power Systems, to produce zero-emission all-electric walk-in vans for fleets. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Taylor's Atlas Oil Launches Chemical Transportation Division in Texas

Atlas Oil Co. in Taylor today has launched a Chemical Transportation Division in Houston to offer local, regional, and over-the-road routes for safe delivery of chemical and petrochemical liquids throughout the United States and Canada.

Plymouth's Materialise Launches Platform to Improve Shoulder Operations

Belgium-based Materialise NV, whose North American headquarters are in Plymouth, today launched a platform to assist surgeons in preparing for shoulder arthroplasty surgery using patient-specific 3-D surgical guides allowing for more precise procedure to increase success during operation.

Stryker in Kalamazoo Launches Post-free Hip Distraction System

Stryker, a Kalamazoo-based medical technology company, has developed a post-free hip distraction system designed to mitigate groin complications and heel slip associated with hip surgery.

Farmington Hills-based Humanetics Innovative Solutions Acquires Austrian-based Safety Test Manufacturer

Farmington Hills-based Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc., a safety testing and developer of biofidelic crash test dummies, simulation software models, and custom sensor solutions, today announced it has acquired Linz, Austria's DSD Testing GmbH, a manufacturer of advanced safety test equipment. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.