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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.