Companies all over Michigan are using new and old manufacturing techniques to make a variety of products.
Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland from the University of Michigan developed a technique for lasers that led to improved eye surgeries and earned the 2018 Nobel Prize for physics.
How did Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors Co. in Detroit, make her way from the plant floor to leader of one of the world’s largest manufacturers?
For more than 100 years, people have driven cars and trucks to get to work, move freight, or enjoy a vacation. In the next few years, autonomous vehicles will be doing all of the work.
A formal education can’t cover everything, especially as business and manufacturing evolve with technology.
Inventors from across the state put the world on wheels, introduced life-saving medical devices, and developed commercial aircraft for the masses.
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Michigan Makers. Our state’s rich history of mass production played a major role in revolutionizing farming, transportation, development, and heavy industry, while a cast of inventors and innovators forged a path to prosperity for those willing to work for it.