No one can afford to rest on their laurels, including the many metro Detroit businesses and organizations that have lasted 100 years or more.
Off-season moves could boost attendance and wins
Casinos in Detroit and Michigan advanced revenue amidst an industry downturn, but the good times may not last if they don’t get their game on.
A small bank in Bingham Farms eschews tradition for personal service.
How one U-M doctor is charting a course for bringing breakthrough cancer research out of the lab and delivering it directly to patients.
Like two prizefighters circling inside a ring, the east and west sides of Michigan haven’t always seen eye to eye. Competing economic and political agendas play a role, as do envy and distrust. So what would happen if the two sides joined forces?
Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index rose one point in January, to a level of 87
According to Public Law 94-171, the Census Bureau must provide redistricting data to the 50 states no later than April 1 of the year following the census.
Asset map depicts strength of programs and initiatives specifically designed to support entrepreneurs in Michigan
MatsSoft is a software company providing powerful and innovative web-based workflow and communications solutions.
“Michigan’s entrepreneurs and small businesses are becoming increasingly important contributors to our economy,” said Allen Cook, SBA Michigan Acting District Director.
First Ever NAFA Alternative Fuel Conference to Highlight Solutions for Michigan Fleet Administrators
The National Association of Fleet Administrators Michigan chapter, in partnership with the Clean Energy Coalition, will hold its inaugural Alternative Fuel Conference, March 24, at the Roush Automotive Collection in Livonia
Henry Ford Health System has launched an outreach service – SiteWise – to help older adults participate safely and easily in their communities.
Midwest’s largest digital business conference will feature leaders who have applied technology to spur the region’s growth
Webahn, Inc. announces that Capzule EMR, its electronic medical records iOS App for physicians, now includes instant messaging capability
Governor promotes stronger communities, regional cooperation; continues mission of putting fiscal house in order
The Michigan-centric festival, nestled within the Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan, will host national touring acts, along with Michigan-based artists.
Young Adult Blue MaxSM offers medical, dental and vision coverage for less than $100 a month
A. Alfred Taubman, best known for developing luxury shopping malls in metro Detroit and across the country and has owned and operated dozens of businesses since 1950, now turns his talents to creating an $80-million movie studio in Pontiac.
New Study Finds 121 Solar Energy Companies and 120 Wind Power Companies Working in Michigan
An alumna of Mumford High School, Willis will lead the school’s marching band through a medley of her hit songs in the lobby of the Fox Theatre
Symposiums and Exhibits To Highlight Themes of Transportation,
Urban Centers and Urban Agriculture
The new FDA-approved technology – known formally as the “Arctic Front® Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system” – uses a specially designed coolant to chill small areas of heart tissue
30-Year Gaming Veteran Brings Strategic Expertise
SurveyMonkey is the first to use ePrize promotions engine to amplify offerings
On election night last November, I listened to Governor Snyder talk about his priorities. He talked about being good stewards of the environment.
Event is Monday, April 11, 2011, from 2-3:30 p.m. in Bernath Auditorium, located in the David Adamany Undergraduate Library on the Detroit campus.
A longtime auto supplier promotes hands-on research and engineering skills from an elaborate museum in Auburn Hills.
The theme of the SAE 2011 World Congress on April in Detroit 12-14 is “Charging Forward Together.”
A research group at the University of Michigan is making it easier to detect nuclear materials — and possibly to pinpoint cancer cells and aid in the search for water on distant planets.
President Jenesys Group, Novi
With access to capital all but tapped, an Ann Arbor couple’s dream of selling unique artisan flatbreads to the masses was in jeopardy.
Hydroplane Racing Action Scheduled for July 8 – 10 on the Detroit River/Event
Fundraiser Set for May 6 at DYC
Decision Coming on New CAFE and GHG Standards – Detroit 3 Would Profit From Higher Standards
New poll shows Michigan voters oppose repeal
General Motors has turned the corner on profitability — aided, in large part, by a government bailout. But to get ahead, it can’t afford to repeat the mistakes of the past.
A jury awarded Cheetah Omni LLC $5.4 million in damages against three subsidiaries of Verizon Communications, Inc
In past decade, over 70 percent of University-based presenting companies hail from State of Michigan’s University Research Corridor
In the 1950s, the definition of success in metro Detroit and across the country was owning a home in the suburbs. Everyone, it seems, wanted a bigger slice of the planet.
All proceeds from door charge/special sushi roll go directly to the Red Cross to help Japan’s relief efforts
The India legal team from Miller Canfield hosted a private lunch reception with special guest, The Honorable Mrs. Mukta D. Tomar, Consul General of India in Chicago on March 25 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Topics of discussion included the promotion of trade between India and the United States, the current business climate of India, and recent changes to the Indian budget. Photos by Christine Hathaway
TechTown, the Wayne State University research park and business incubator, is hosting a Shifting Gears training program that begins April 15
New meters to be installed in several Oakland County communities
Six Keynote Speakers, More than 60 Subject Matter Experts Confirmed
Although U.S. personal income per capita has risen 5.7 percent since 2000, an increase in tax-exempt benefits provided by the government and employers accounted for all of the income growth
Veteran restauranteurs to open 250-seat Joe Muer’s Seafood Restaurant in the former Seldom Blues space inside Detroit’s Renaissance Center.
Krutko will join Ann Arbor SPARK on April 18 and will oversee the organization’s continued efforts to expand economic opportunities in the Ann Arbor region
Announces “MTOR” as NYSE Ticker Symbol
The officially titled “Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race” sets sail on Saturday, July 23, 2011, in Southern Lake Huron, just north of the Blue Water Bridge
one molded fabric SMC floor panel could replace up to 17 steel parts and shed up to 25 pounds from the weight of a typical passenger car
Overall industry brand loyalty rates increase to 47.9 percent; 13 percent annual increase in consumers returning to market for new vehicles in 2010
The career fair will be held Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the SAE World Congress in Detroit
Researchers at the University of Michigan say older adults don’t have to accept strength and muscle loss as they age
Celani Family Vineyards and the Forest Grill in Birmingham hosted a five-course wine dinner on March 29. The culinary affair featured five spice braised short ribs, duck breast and foie gras sausage, and chocolate gateaux. Photos by Nick Martines
Famous Brazilian Steakhouse Located At Compuware Building Celebrates First Michigan Location
Researchers started the project after monitoring and studying injury trends for children who generally are more vulnerable in crashes
Dexter M. Ferry co-founded a Detroit company that grew into the world’s largest seed supplier.
The total investment by the 15 companies who have settled on Medical Main Street is $61.69 million
Demonstrator offers 17 percent fuel consumption reduction;
Meets Euro 6 emissions standards without NOx aftertreatment
If you commit to buying a house or condominium at Tullymore, the resort will buy your home off your hands for its appraised value
Orchards Children’s Services held its annual Champions for Children event at the historic Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit on March 31. The evening included a strolling dinner, live entertainment, and the honoring of Rodney Stuckey of the Detroit Pistons, Kroger Co., and the Orchards Summer Adventures Camp Steering Committee. Photos by Nick Martines
Wine and grape industries contribute nearly $800 million to the state’s economy annually
Ro-Di Oil Company distributes approximately 10mm gallons of petroleum products annually in the central Indiana marketplace
Global Ambassadors assist Susan G. Komen for the Cure in its mission to end breast cancer by supporting the organization’s growth and programs at all levels
Tapping artificial intelligence, a group of young investors and their computer program are outperforming traditional stock indexes.
Collaboration provides robust framework for product development
Karmanos Scientists Explore Role of Tumor Suppressor Gene in Inhibiting Prostate Cancer Cell Metastasis
The study was conducted on a cell line derived from the brain metastasis of prostate cancer in a patient
Company is one of the first service providers in the Midwest to offer customers the opportunity to build Virtual Private Cloud environments
Key skills are essential for business leaders as the economy picks up.
Stahl is executive chairman of GroupeSTAHL, an international group of companies dedicated to providing a wide range of alternatives in garment decoration
Company shifts name to better align itself with the outdoor industry
Social Security currently has a $2.6 trillion surplus which has been building up since the 1983 amendments and is intended to help absorb the retirement of the baby boomers
OnStar Mobile App takes Silver in Remote Driving Aids segment
The Kresge Foundation celebrates Detroit’s culture and creativity with Art X Detroit – Nearly 50 free events, 38 artists and 17 venues in a five-day arts showcase throughout Midtown Detroit
Z06 Centennial Edition to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach sale
Consumers Want to Learn More About how to Save to Offset Costs
With the partnership, ALTe’s fleet customers will be able to take their vehicle to a Manheim operating location and Manheim will retrofit their light trucks and vans
The Kresge Foundation kicked off the inaugural Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience with an opening night reception at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on April 6. The five-day exhibition (April 6-10) offers newly commissioned works created by the 2008-2010 Kresge Eminent Artists and Artists Fellows. Photos by Patrick Gloria
For nearly two decades following the 1991 Gulf War, doctors noticed a trend in many of veterans of that conflict: an unexplainable cluster of symptoms including but not limited to chronic fatigue, memory loss, and depression
The Ideal Group, a multi-faceted construction, industrial, and commercial products firm in southwest Detroit, held a suite party for the Detroit Tigers Opening Day game on April 8 at Comerica Park. The suite party was attended by business partners, VIP guests, and company employees. Photos by Nick Martines
Winning Futures, a nonprofit goal setting, mentoring, and scholarship program for teens in metro Detroit, held an Opening Day Party on April 8 at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit. More than 400 people attended the event, which included a live and silent auction, a raffle, and a lunch buffet. Photos by Nick Martines
As I was searching through the investment section of my Kindle (strange to hear, but maybe this is why Borders Books is struggling) for a book to download, I noticed there was no shortages of “expert” advise on investing and getting rich
April 28th Event Introduces Detroit High School Girls to Career Opportunities in the Commercial Real Estate Industry
New web-based experience allows visitors to explore from the comfort of their home or office
W Industries had 2010 revenue of about $65 million and employs approximately 250 colleagues
Michigan Company Demonstrates eCoupled™ Wireless Technology in the UK for the First Time with Qi Compliant Applications for Everyday Life
Combined capital under management in Michigan has grown 206 percent in just five years
The increase is the result of the Company’s achievement of the second of three performance-related milestones
Innovative Manufacturing Process Using Vacuum Folding Technology Allows for 50 percent Reduction in Size
New engine delivers improved acceleration, E85 ethanol FlexFuel capability
Clinician-Scientists Receive Unrestricted Funding to Work Toward Cures
Sports car brings new, more powerful V-6, sport suspension and new technologies
In the first three months of 2011, the Daimler Group once again sold more vehicles than in the prior-year period
StabiliTrak with traction control intuitively makes course corrections on GMC Terrain
More than 100 megawatts of power to be completed next year
MEDC’s Mike Finney as Keynote Presenter
First automaker to stream vehicle unveiling in HD over the Internet
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan introduces analytic tools to help employers navigate health care reform
The Blues will help employers understand the impact of complying with key health reform provisions, evaluate options and help their employees manage change
New Report Looks at How Empowered Women are Transforming the Market for Consumer Goods