Robot Group Says Orders Up 5.2 PercentI In First Nine Months Of 2019

ANN ARBOR–The Robotic Industries Association announced that North American robot unit orders are up 5.2 percent through the third quarter, compared to 2018 orders. So far this year, North American companies have ordered 23,894 robotic units, valued at $1.3 billion. In the third quarter, North American companies ordered 7,446 robots, valued at $438 million. Both

By |2019-11-29T19:17:31-05:00November 29th, 2019|ESD|

ESD Sets Session On Winter PE, FE Courses

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit will host an information session on its state engineer licensing examination prep programs on Monday, Dec. 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. at ESD Headquarters At this free session, engineering professionals will be on hand to answer questions and provide  the information needed to get started on the path to

By |2019-11-29T19:17:32-05:00November 29th, 2019|ESD|

Wayfair To Bring 500 Plus Jobs To Lansing Area

LANSING–Wayfair, the Boston-based online store for home furnishings and décor, announced it would establish a customer service center in Meridian Township, which the company says will create 500 full time jobs over three years. State aid for the center was approved at the board meeting of the Michigan Strategic Fund Nov. 26, in the form

By |2019-11-29T19:17:32-05:00November 29th, 2019|ESD|

ACSI: Americans More Satisfied With Banks Than Credit Unions- First Time In Survey History

ANN ARBOR–The latest Finance, Insurance, and Health Care Report from the Ann Arbor-based American Customer Satisfaction Index showed that banks have surpassed credit unions in customer satisfaction, an ACSI first. The survey also found internet investment services lead the sector, and health is the only insurance industry to gain this year. Customer satisfaction with the

By |2019-11-20T17:02:46-05:00November 20th, 2019|ESD|

LTU Opens $500,000 Industrial Engineering Lab, Honors Siemens As Corporate Partner Of Year

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University Eunveiled its new Siemens Electro-Matic Industrial Engineering Laboratory at a Nov. 8 ceremony. The new lab is located in the Engineering Building on the LTU campus in Southfield. Industrial engineering deals with the optimization of complex processes and systems. Industrial engineers work to eliminate wasted time, money, energy and materials.

By |2019-11-18T07:56:08-05:00November 17th, 2019|ESD|

Aluminum Group To Host Automotive Body Course

PLYMOUTH—Automotive Aluminum Advisors announced its first aluminum body sheet course designed to help automakers and their suppliers learn more about aluminum technology. The inaugural course will be held Feb. 11 and 12 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. Click here to register and preview the venue. The two-day course is designed for the continuing

By |2019-11-17T19:53:02-05:00November 17th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

LTU Students, Professor In Autonomous Vehicle Project At 2020 Detroit Auto Show

SOUTHFIELD – Five Lawrence Technological University students and LTU computer science professor CJ Chung will work with a Korean auto parts company and a Russian tech giant to create a taxi service from Detroit’s TCF Center to downtown Detroit hotels for the 2020 North American International Auto Show in June. LTU will assist Hyundai MOBIS,

By |2019-11-10T14:59:11-05:00November 10th, 2019|Auto Tech, ESD|

New Genetic Research Software From Genomenon

ANN ARBOR—The Ann Arbor-based genetic research software developer Genomenon Inc. announced the release of version 2.0 of its Mastermind software. The genomic search engine now includes the ability to search the entirety of the genomic literature by phenotypes (symptoms). This new functionality will further accelerate diagnosis of patients with genetic and rare diseases. Patients, particularly those with

By |2019-11-14T11:11:10-05:00November 10th, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Canton Clinical Trial Software Provider Rolls Out Anonymization Tool

CANTON TWP.—TrialAssure, developers of clinical trial management software, announced a limited release of a new product, Anonymize R, a document anonymization software that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence to protect patient privacy by automatically finding and removing personal information from text. TrialAssure’s newest addition to its transparency suite, Anonymize R, is

By |2019-11-14T11:06:51-05:00November 10th, 2019|ESD, Software|

LTU Takes Second Place At Its 10th Annual Innovation Encounter

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University finished second among seven teams in its 10th annual Innovation Encounter competition, in which students solve real-world engineering and business problems for a corporate client. This year, Eaton Corp. provided the business problem to be tackled for the competition. The University of Toledo finished first in the event, while one of three

By |2019-10-23T19:27:15-04:00October 23rd, 2019|ESD|