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lithium ion battery market growth

Report: Lithium Ion Battery Market to Hit $73B by 2025

The global lithium ion battery market is expected to grow to $73 billion by 2025 from $33 billion in 2018 as concern for the environment grows and demand increases for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles,...

Southfield’s Secure-24 to Acquire Wisconsin SAP Managed Service Provider Symmetry

Southfield information technology service provider Secure-24 Intermediate Holdings Inc. says it intends to acquire Symmetry Holding Inc., a Wisconsin-based provider of systems, applications, and products (SAP) managed services. Terms of the deal were not...
artificial intelligence

AI Experts Gather in London to Showcase Advances in AI for Life Sciences, Healthcare

At last month’s AI Summit, which took place in the U.K. during London's Tech Week, Google, Indegene, and Microsoft came together in a joint panel moderated by Pfizer to discuss "How AI is transforming...
Toyota research vehicle

Denso, Toyota to Establish Joint Venture for In-vehicle Semiconductor R&D in 2020

Denso Corp., which has its North American Headquarters in Southfield, and Toyota Motor Corp., which operates a large R&D facility in the Ann Arbor area, are establishing a joint venture, starting next April, to...
Detroit Festival of Books

Third Annual Detroit Festival of Books to be Held July 21 at Eastern Market

Detroit’s premiere literary gathering, the Detroit Festival of Books, has outgrown its original space and is moving to Eastern Market’s Shed 3 for its third-annual festival. The event, set for July 21 from 10...
Charles Fishman

‘One Giant Leap’ Author Fishman to Speak at Cranbrook DPTV Event July 18

Charles Fishman, author of the best-selling chronicle of the U.S. space program “One Giant Leap,” will be the featured speaker, July 18, at the Cranbrook Institute of Science for Detroit Public Television’s celebration of...
life insurance policy form

Pavonia Life Insurance Co. of Michigan Acquired by Ares Management’s Aspida Financial for $75M

Pavonia Life Insurance Co. of Michigan, which is headquartered in North Carolina and domiciled in Michigan, has been acquired by Aspida Financial, a new arm of the Los Angeles-based Ares Management Corp. and Ares...
woman in farm field

MSU Earns $11M Government Grant to Help Developing Nations with Food Security

East Lansing’s Michigan State University Food Security Group (FSG) has received an $11 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development to assist developing nations with food security policymaking. With additional funding...
Mission Point Resort

On a Mission

When the Ware family acquired Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island in 2015, they knew it was a bit of a fixer-upper. Since then, they’ve spent $10 million to renovate.
Interior of Bay City Skymint store

First of 30 Planned Skymint Cannabis Stores in Michigan Opens in Bay City

Bay City is home to the first of 30 planned Skymint medical marijuana retail stores in Michigan owned by Lansing-based Green Peak Innovations. The store, at 4330 Wilder Road, opened today. The establishment, which the...