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Medical Factories

The rapid adoption of 3-D printing is turning hospitals into production centers that help improve surgical outcomes, enhance training, and limit medical stays.
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The Next Gold Rush?

Complexity, risk, and frustration abound as the recreational cannabis industry in Michigan moves out of the shadows.
Renee Blair, Kylie Morgan

Music League

Serial entrepreneurs Jeff and Rich Sloan of Birmingham have taken the popularity of fantasy sports leagues and applied it to the entertainment industry.
Joe Hinrichs

Engineer & Pioneer

The road to running Ford’s automotive operations wasn’t a smooth ride, but now that Joe Hinrichs has the reins, he won’t let anything stand in the way of making the Blue Oval the market leader in global mobility.
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Demand Load

A slew of electric vehicles that collectively represent billions of dollars in investment are about to hit the market. Yet even with all that firepower, consumers remain lukewarm to the idea of plugging in.
30 in their Thirties

30 in Their Thirties 2019

The 2019 Class of 30 in Their Thirties volunteered their time during Life Remodeled's Six-Day Project in Detroit (Aug. 5-10). The nonprofit group, located at the Durfee Innovation Society (formerly Durfee Middle School), helps transform neighborhoods and lives of residents.

BUSINESS COMMENTARY

Economic Uncertainty

Economic Uncertainty

Foreign trade wars, national elections, impeachment inquiries, sliding auto sales, and UAW/GM strike aftershocks could slow the state’s economic progress in 2020.

November – December 2019 Commentary

It’s time the Trump administration worked directly with the automotive industry to maintain electric vehicle credits and lower fuel economy standards lest it risk higher prices for new cars and trucks, and more production losses. Right now, automakers are building electric vehicles at a loss to appease “green” politicians, regulators, and environmentalists.
Casual Chic

Casual Chic

Looking sophisticated, yet comfortable in 2019.

September – October 2019 Commentary

As more employers offer advanced training for their employees, often with no underlying agreement that they must stay with the company for a certain period of time, colleges and universities have an opportunity to provide advanced technical and vocational education away from their campuses.
Eddie Merlot's, Bloomfield Hills

2019 Top Business Restaurants in Metro Detroit

Compiled by DBusiness. All restaurants are reviewed anonymously, all expenses are paid by Hour Media, and the listings have no relationship to advertising in the magazine.
Power Dinner

After Hours

Dress to impress wherever you’re headed once the workday is over, from casual networking events to black-tie charity galas.

Legal Brass

A lawyer in Detroit taps his manufacturing roots to better advise clients, including himself.

Dream Weaver

As president of The Rockefeller Foundation, West Bloomfield Township native Dr. Rajiv J. Shah is on a quest to make the world a better place.

CEO Gift Guide 2018

Our holiday shopping guide takes you from the American Revolution to outer space.

Lasting Prosperity

Michigan’s economy has accelerated over the last two years due to favorable federal policies and smart reform from Lansing. But unless state leaders lower personal taxes, remove burdensome regulations, and eliminate corporate welfare programs, the good times won’t last.

PDA Q&A: Martin Manna

The E-Interview, President of Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, Farmington Hills

Club Pro

MW Golf in Rochester Hills turns out custom golf clubs for skilled and amateur players.

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