ANN ARBOR – Jennifer Deamud, Executive Director of the Manufacturing Growth Alliance, talks about some recent federal grants that will go towards making Michigan factories smarter with a variety of digital enhancements. She also discusses the Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Ceremony in July, which she also directs.

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