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Troy Company To Supply Extraction Tech To Europe’s Largest Hemp Factory

TROY — Officials of Precision Extraction Solutions, a provider of cannabis and hemp extraction technology, announced the company had been named the exclusive equipment supplier of Canapar S.r.L. for the development and outfitting of its flagship extraction plant in Sicily. On the heels of a $20 million round of funding that included a lead investment

By |2019-02-15T16:02:06+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Developing your Business Strategy for Augmented Reality

DETROIT - The continuously evolving manufacturing 4.0 ecosystem challenges many industrial firms, directly affecting their core operations, productivity, and profitability.  Some common issues may include: Skilled technician availability High operator turnover Long recruitment and training cycles Complex products and workspaces Isolated/remote operations As technology transforms the manufacturing workplace, so, too, does technology offer a way

By |2018-12-20T15:00:55+00:00November 30th, 2018|Guest Columns, News, Uncategorized|

MSU Signs Dual PhD Agreement With Greek University

EAST LANSING - Michigan State University signed a dual PhD agreement with the National Technical University of Athens for the preparation and training of engineers at both academic institutions. All eight of MSU’s engineering and computer science departments are included in the agreement. NTUA is an internationally recognized public university with an emphasis on advanced

By |2018-10-25T17:15:38+00:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Osram Offers Smart LED Light To Alter Cabin Ambiance, Provide Safety Warnings

DETROIT - Osram has given static light in cars, which previously could only switch on and off, a new dynamic dimension with its Osire E4633i prototype. Osire is a smart LED that provides countless design options for car manufacturers, leading to more unique and customizable in-car environments that are aesthetically pleasing and improve safety. “Much

By |2018-10-11T14:45:16+00:00October 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Comedian, Actor Brandon Jackson To Keynote TiECon Detroit 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — The Detroit chapter of the entrepreneurial group TiE announced actor, rapper, writer and comedian Brandon Jackson as the keynote speaker for its TiECon Detroit 2018 conference. The conference, with the theme “Ignite2Disrupt : All About AI,” will be held Monday, Oct. 8 at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi. “Brandon

By |2018-08-30T19:21:57+00:00August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Oakland County Execs Head To Washington DC, Germany Looking For Business

WATERFORD – Oakland County economic developers are hoping to give the county’s sizable international business presence a boost as they head this week  to the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C. and to Germany in search of new businesses. Irene Spanos, the county’s director of economic development, leads a team that is attending SelectUSA,

By |2018-06-17T18:51:52+00:00June 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Quicken Subsidiary Buys ForSaleByOwner.com

DETROIT — In-House Realty, a Detroit-based subsidiary of Rock Holdings Inc., announced it has purchased ForSaleByOwner.com from the Chicago-based media firm Tronc, Inc. Founded in 1999, ForSaleByOwner.com is a website for homes for sale by their owners. The site draws millions of visitors monthly offering home listings, tools, information, how-to’s and live customer support. Studies

By |2018-06-01T14:24:25+00:00June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

West Michigan Food Waste Summit

May 21: West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and partners will host the West Michigan Food Waste Summit on Monday, May 21 at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College, the capstone event of the Western Michigan Food Recovery Council pilot project. RSVP here. The half-day event will provide an opportunity for

By |2018-05-09T16:42:20+00:00May 7th, 2018|Clean Update, Events/Announcements, Uncategorized|

LTU Wins First, Third Place In National Competition For Assistive Design

SOUTHFIELD – Two teams from Lawrence Technological University took first and third place in the SourceAmerica Design Challenge, a national competition to design workplace products that improve the employability of people with disabilities. An LTU team won first place for its Cube XL Assembly, which nearly doubled the assembly output of employees assembling equipment to fasten

By |2018-04-18T18:54:55+00:00April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Public Invited To Join Volunteer Efforts In 17th Comcast Cares Day

PLYMOUTH – Comcast Corp. invites Michigan residents to join thousands of Comcast employees, family members, friends, and community partners by volunteering for one of 29 local service opportunities during the 17th Comcast Cares Day. Projects begin Saturday, April 14 and culminate on Comcast Cares Day, Saturday, April 21. This year, volunteers are part of a

By |2018-04-12T18:43:30+00:00April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|