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2014-02-19 23:01:59

Fitness 19 Farmington Hills has re-opened its doors at its newly remodeled Farmington Center location. Farmington , MI (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Fitness 19 Farmington Hills has re-opened its doors at its newly remodeled Farmington Center location. Located at 23296 Farmington Road Farmington Hills, MI, this facility now includes modern durable rubber flooring in the free weight area, completely refurbished locker and bathroom areas with added locker storage space, new wood floors, a...

2014-02-13 16:21:53

Nearly $1 billion spent with Michigan businesses in 2013 DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy exceeded its target for spending with Michigan-based companies in 2013, as part of its ongoing commitment to promoting the importance of supporting in-state companies through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative. Last year, DTE spent $809 million with suppliers based in Michigan, compared with a target of $625 million. This means DTE Energy spent more than $1.6...

2014-02-10 23:24:28

LHP Software adds second Detroit area location, plans to double employee count. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 LHP Software, an Indiana-based engineering services company, is continuing its expansion in the Detroit automotive market. Since opening its Troy office in January 2012, LHP has grown to more than 20 employees based there and recently added a second Troy location that will serve as its technical and training center for the region. Through a partnership with...

2014-01-30 12:25:49

WIXOM, Mich., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtServe Michigan today released its third Creative State Michigan report focused on Fiscal Year 2011 for nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Creative State Michigan 2014 and the creative industries as a whole in Creative State Michigan 2014: Creative Industries Report. Learn more at www.CreativeStateMI.org. "ArtServe expanded its data to comprehensively define and measure the influence of the creative industries to Michigan's...

2014-01-28 23:23:44

SME forum will promote transfer of NASA technology to manufacturing purposes. Detroit (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 SME and The New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan (NEI) have joined forces to create the SME Technology Interchange. This first-time event features 25 NASA innovations that can transfer to business and manufacturing applications. It will take place on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit. Space-age technology designed for...

2014-01-28 12:27:02

DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau: What: Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) 2014 Annual Membership Meeting Who: DMCVB members and the general public are welcome to attend. Cost is $45 for DMCVB members and $50 for non-members. On-site registration will be available. When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9 a.m.-noon Presentation begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at...

2014-01-27 08:29:58

Significant donation supports museum vision over five-year period DETROIT, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its support of educational institutions across Michigan, the DTE Energy Foundation has pledged to donate $1 million to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci). The donation will span a five-year period starting in 2014, and assist MiSci to achieve its vision of inspiring Michigan families with hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The...

2014-01-26 20:20:06

NAIAS exceeds attendance of 800,000 for the first time since 2003 DETROIT, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) came to a close today after an astounding two week celebration of vehicle unveilings, new technology, and the public show itself, which celebrated its 25(th) anniversary as an international event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO ) Today's gate of 102,153 brings total ticketed attendance of the 2014 show...

2014-01-16 12:20:57

-- Automotive fluid systems technology is featured on a wide range of new vehicles and powertrains AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of fluid storage, carrying and delivery technology, supplies products to nearly two-thirds of the vehicles built around the world. At the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), TI Automotive products are featured on several vehicles making their worldwide debut, demonstrating the company's...

2014-01-16 12:20:29

Next up: Industry Preview-day two; VP Biden; and the biggest night of giving DETROIT, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the dust settled after two remarkable days of vehicle unveilings, organizers of the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) counted 50 vehicle introductions, the majority being worldwide, presented to a crowd of 5,169 journalists from around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO) NAIAS Chairman Bob Shuman said the optimism and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.