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2014-07-01 08:37:53

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the automotive electronics business of Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), creating one of the world's three largest suppliers of vehicle cockpit electronics. The two companies announced plans for the $265 million cash transaction on Jan. 13. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO The acquisition will enhance Visteon's...

2014-07-01 08:36:39

TROY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country, was recently awarded a contract with Oakland County, Mich.'s Oakland Schools for the purchase of a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution. Oakland Schools serves 28 local school districts in Oakland County. Plante Moran, in conjunction with the Technology Services Department, acted as the...

2014-07-01 08:23:04

JACKSON, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has chosen 22 new projects offered by businesses and homeowners across Michigan's Lower Peninsula to produce solar energy. "We continue to see a healthy interest in solar energy from the Michigan residents and businesses we serve, and we're pleased to add these to the more than 200 contracts for solar power we already have in place," said Tim Sparks, Consumers Energy's vice president for energy supply operations. "As anyone can...

2014-06-30 23:06:59

Situated in Kalamazoo, Michigan Holistic Health provides patients suffering from a chronic or debilitating conditions with an alternative means of wellness. As a recent addition to the MarijuanaDoctor's network of physicians, this Michigan marijuana doctor will situate thousands of patients with care that truly works. Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The clinical team at Michigan Holistic Health provides an alternative healthcare environment suitable for patients suffering...

2014-06-30 16:22:10

LANSING, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced MSHDA has been awarded LEED'' Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance....

2014-06-30 12:32:14

New Law Enhances Criminal Penalties Against Meth Cooks and Dealers WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for signing a package of legislation late last week that significantly enhances the state's ability to crack down on meth-related crime. Specifically, the governor signed House Bill 5363, a bill sponsored by state Representative Amanda Price that prohibits an individual from...

2014-06-30 08:23:20

JACKSON, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is making use of the latest technologies to improve customer electric reliability, from new covers on equipment inside electric substations that keep animals away to modern communication devices that quickly locate outages. "Our Promise to Michigan is delivering the energy you need whenever you need it," said Mary Palkovich, the company's vice president of energy delivery. "This continued investment in electric reliability...

2014-06-30 08:22:03

NOVI, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard"), today announced that Cooper Standard has entered into an agreement with Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. ("HVCC") (KS: 018880) to sell HVCC its thermal and emissions product line. The company said the sale allows Cooper Standard to focus on the product lines where it holds a leading market position and can gain the greatest...

2014-06-27 23:06:55

Optimal Process Technologies will improve fuel efficiency for vehicles fueled by petroleum and enable smaller batteries and longer driving range for electric vehicles. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 NextEnergy presented the $10,000 Advanced Energy Innovation Award to Optimal Process Technologies at the 14th annual MiQuest Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ) Business Plan Competition Awards last week. MiQuest, a statewide organization that seeks to catalyze entrepreneurship...

2014-06-27 23:02:25

Pointe Dental Group's new website features elements designed with patients in mind. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Pointe Dental Group announced today the official launch of its completely redesigned website, http://www.pointedentalgroup.com. With locations in Grosse Pointe Farms and Shelby Township, Michigan, Pointe Dental Group provides complete dental care for patients in the Metro Detroit area. Custom designed to meet the needs of Pointe’s patients, the new...


Latest Michigan Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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