New Products / Contracts

Esperion’s New Cholesterol-Busting Drug Hits The Market

ANN ARBOR—After years of development, Nexletol, the new cholesterol-reducer from Ann Arbor’s Esperion Therapeutics Inc., is now on the market and available in pharmacies in the United States. Nexletol uses a new mechanism of action to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C), the so-called bad cholesterol in the bloodstream, the cholesterol that can cause arterial blockages that

Should I Reduce My Marketing Budget Due To Coronavirus? Spoiler Alert: NO

LONDON, England - With the events and hospitality industry on its knees, and millions of businesses forced to operate remotely and the economy in decline, the coronavirus has a lot to answer for. Yet, despite rightful concern, the biggest issue for the business community is mounting fear. Whether that’s fear as to how the virus

Altarum Offers Poll To Measure Public Perceptions During COVID-19 Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - Altarum, a nonprofit deduced to public health, is offering a poll that gives citizens a means to express their concerns and provides those on the front lines useful data to understand perceptions, attitudes and behaviors as we deal with the next phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The poll will track how Michigan

By |2020-03-22T17:59:56-04:00March 22nd, 2020|New Products / Contracts|

BullsEye Telecom Names Two To Leadership Positions

SOUTHFIELD - BullsEye Telecom has announced two leadership changes – Vilas Uchil has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, and Tamie Whitefoot has been hired as Vice President of Operations.   Uchil joined BullsEye in 2014 with 20 years of telecommunications industry experience. As CTO, he oversees BullsEye’s innovation, technology and operations, providing strategic and

By |2020-03-22T13:15:37-04:00March 21st, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Hudsonville Ice Cream Expands Holland Dry Goods Warehouse

HOLLAND, – Hudsonville Ice Cream announced it will expand its 48th Street dry goods warehouse, set to begin in August. The $9,800,000 expansion is the company’s second round of facility upgrades since 2018 and includes a 40,000-square-foot dry goods warehouse enabling greater production volume across Hudsonville Ice Cream’s product lines. “West Michigan has been our

By |2020-03-16T08:38:56-04:00March 15th, 2020|New Products / Contracts|

Stardock Launches Game, Windows Cursor Customization Software

PLYMOUTH—Computer game developer Stardock Corp. has launched two new products—the final installment of its four-part expansion to its game Star Control: Origins, and the next-generation version of its Windows cursor customization application, CursorFX 4. The new game, Earth Rising Part 4: Earth Rises, introduces players to new adventures, including bar fights at Kapteyn’s Bar, the

By |2020-03-15T11:34:53-04:00March 15th, 2020|New Products / Contracts, Software|

Backed By $5 Million Investment, UV Angel Advances New Technology

GRAND HAVEN — A $5 million private equity investment supports UV Angel’s move toward the marketplace with a new product that cleans the air in hospitals and other facilities. Coming to market this spring, UV Angel Air uses the Grand Haven-based company’s ultraviolet light technology in ceiling light fixtures. Air goes in one side of the fixtures,

By |2020-03-01T11:22:07-05:00February 28th, 2020|Cyber Defense, New Products / Contracts|

Telecom Provider Quantum Leap Buys IT Services Provider Dykstra IT

GRAND RAPIDS - Dykstra IT LLC, which provides managed information technology services, merged into Quantum Leap Inc., a telecommunications provider, MIBiz Reports. Staff from Dykstra IT moved into Quantum Leap’s facility on 44th Street in Grand Rapids and founder Drew Dykstra became a partner. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Quantum Leap often used Dykstra

By |2020-02-27T10:40:46-05:00February 27th, 2020|New Products / Contracts|

Grandville VEX Robotics Team Wins State Championship

EAST LANSING - A high school robotics team from Grandville High School won the coveted VEX Robotics Excellence Award and is part of a two-team alliance that took top honors at the 2020 Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Michigan State University.  Cataclyst (Team 288A) of Grandville High School and Q

By |2020-02-25T20:43:25-05:00February 25th, 2020|New Products / Contracts, STEM|

Michigan Manufacturing Center Promotes Two To Leadership Roles

 PLYMOUTH – Robert Lyscas has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, Charlie Westra, formerly Growth Services Program Manager, as been promoted to Director of Manufacturing Services. Previously, Lyscas served as Vice President of Manufacturing Services for five years. He now is responsible for overseeing

By |2020-02-22T14:19:18-05:00February 22nd, 2020|New Products / Contracts|