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C3 Industries' Webberville cultivation facility. The brand announced a redesign of the branding on its Cloud Cover Cannabis products. // Courtesy of C3 Industries

Cloud Cover Cannabis in Ann Arbor Refreshes Brand

Ann Arbor-based multi-state vertically integrated cannabis company C3 Industries today announced a comprehensive refresh of its Cloud Cover Cannabis brand, including updated packaging design, brand strategy, and a new website.The redesigned single-page website, which incorporates...
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Deaf Community Advocacy Network

The Deaf Community Advocacy Network is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Sylvan Lake — west of Bloomfield Hills — established in 1981 to connect deaf and hard of hearing people with the community through communication,...
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Van Andel Institute Links Excess Sugar to Lower Cell Performance

A team of researchers from the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids has found that surplus sugar — with the average American eating around 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day — may cause...
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Detroit Sewage Pipes Treated with Carbon Fiber Lining

Jim Nash, Oakland County water resources commissioner, and Candice S. Miller, Macomb County public works commissioner, announced that portions of the Oakland-Macomb Interceptor Drain Drainage District’s (OMIDDD) Northeast Sewage Pumping station were reinforced with...
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Holographic Weapon Sight Maker EOTech Expands to Traverse City

EOTech, a leading manufacturer of optics for small weapon sights in Plymouth Township, is establishing new operations in Traverse City with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC)...
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Michigan Strategic Fund Approves $6.5M for High-tech Startups

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) in Lansing announced the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has approved a grant amendment for $6.5 million for the Michigan State University Foundation to support high-tech startup companies and...
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Rocket Cos. Posts Strong Growth in Second Quarter

Rocket Cos., a Detroit-based holding company consisting of several tech-driven real estate, mortgage, and eCommerce businesses, recorded a record purchase closed loan origination volume and generated net revenue of $2.7 billion and an adjusted...
Lawrence Technological University's Center for Innovative Materials Research ran a successful test of its carbon fiber reinforced polymer strand bridges. // Courtesy of LTU

Carbon Fiber Bridge Developed at Lawrence Tech Could Last 100 Years

Federal, state, and local officials gathered at Lawrence Technological University’s Center for Innovative Materials Research (CIMR) to witness a first test of a bridge reinforced with 0.7-inch diameter carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) strands...
The wall of a potassium mine, the most prevalent mineral in potash, which is crucial to healthy food crops. // Stock Photo

Michigan Poised to Produce Key Agricultural Mineral

Michigan Potash and Salt Co. in Evart, south of Cadillac, home to the largest and most pure deposit of potash in the country, is finalizing financing and developing the necessary infrastructure to extract the...
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Belle Isle Conservancy

The Belle Isle Conservancy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to protect, preserve, restore, and enhance the natural environment, historic structures, and unique character of Belle Isle in Detroit. The conservancy works with...