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2014-05-09 12:21:03

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK's efforts to attract high tech businesses to the region has resulted in Mahindra GenZe, a division of the multinational company Mahindra and Mahindra, choosing to locate in the City of Ann Arbor. Mahindra GenZe is designing and manufacturing a new technology vehicle here, in its first facility in the United States. As part of its expansion in Ann Arbor, the company is investing up to $2 million and creating 34 jobs...

2014-05-08 08:32:03

Amount of care provided for free or at reduced cost rose 85 percent in 5 years ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 - 60 percent of it in the form of covering patients' unpaid medical costs, according to new Michigan Health & Hospital Association data released today. The amount of free or reduced-price care provided by the U-M Hospitals...

2014-04-30 08:28:29

The Adobe and WoodWing technology partner announces new logo, website, and office space ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aysling, formerly known as Aysling Digital Media Solutions, today announced that it has rebranded itself and moved to a new corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. Founded in 2005 as WoodWing Solutions, Aysling is a provider of Adobe and WoodWing digital publishing software solutions and digital media production services for publishers, retailers,...

2014-04-29 23:18:53

Brad Pines has been named General Manager of the Precision Manufacturing Business Unit at Coherix, Inc. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Coherix is a pioneer in the development of advanced and powerful 3D visualization solutions to improve the quality and reliability in precision manufacturing processes. A native of Michigan, Pines began his career in industrial automation at General Electric. Later he became a highly successful sales representative at Ungermann-Bass with added...

2014-04-28 08:39:39

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virta Laboratories, Inc. was awarded Best of Boot Camp at the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 24(th) Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. Virta Labs was chosen as winner by a panel of investors and industry experts who rated Boot Camp participants' pitches. As Best of Boot Camp winner, Virta Labs received membership to the New Enterprise Forum (NEF) and a NEF coaching team for one year as well as an engagement with the Ann Arbor SPARK business...

2014-04-26 12:21:40

American Red Cross, Kids Against Hunger, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club among partner organizations benefitting from nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer event PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 26, nearly 3,000 local Comcast employees, their families and friends, along with local community partners, came together to "make change happen" as they volunteered to improve several community organizations as part of the company's 13(th)...

2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to...

2014-04-15 12:20:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, in collaboration with Redwood City, Calif.-based NestGSV, recently hosted a connected vehicle hackathon. Ann Arbor-based Hertz Alerts won the Hertz challenge track grand prize, an Xbox One Titanfall Bundle, as well as the Ann Arbor grand prize of $10,000 of business acceleration services from Ann Arbor SPARK and a TK1 development kit from NVIDIA. During the 26-hour event, teams at SPARK Central and NestGSV solved...

2014-04-08 23:32:19

Ann Arbor creative firm builds digital brand for new U-M initiative. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 After developing their name, tagline, and visual identity, Hile Creative has designed and launched a new website for the University of Michigan’s Momentum Center — a cross-disciplinary initiative that aims to develop creative approaches and ambitious solutions to end childhood obesity. The new website is fully responsive, meaning it automatically adjusts to phone, tablet, laptop,...

2014-04-04 23:30:13

120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System announced today. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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