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2014-10-01 08:23:43

$120M Project Creates Jobs, Improves Natural Gas Reliability COLDWATER, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is celebrating today with landowners, contractors and employees involved in the successful 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B Pipeline project, which began commercial operation Sept. 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149520 "It is important to pause and reflect on the magnitude of effort involved in taking a large project like this Southwest Michigan...

2014-10-01 08:22:11

Gold, silver and bronze awards handed out for commitment to excellence in 2014 PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty four automotive suppliers are being recognized by Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, for their leadership and continuous quality performance. The suppliers were honored during Johnson Controls' 19(th) annual North American Supplier Performance Awards ceremony held in Plymouth, Mich. "Through dedication, focus and hard work, our suppliers help us...

2014-09-30 23:07:56

Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, of Shelby Township, Mich. is using a proprietary multi-dimensional approach to help patients diminish their chronic knee pain without invasive surgery. His knee pain program identifies the true source of the problem and concentrates on the entire body, bringing relief to some patients in as little as two days. SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, has developed an inventive chronic knee pain program of care that is...

2014-09-30 23:04:33

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, recently sponsored the 2014 Michigan Digital Government Summit held September 9-10 in Lansing, Michigan. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, recently sponsored the 2014 Michigan Digital Government Summit held September 9-10 in Lansing, Michigan. Government Technology, Executive Events hosts this summit each year to...

2014-09-30 12:29:45

Offers secure sealing of tube connections in the processing industry PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clamp gaskets made of the black premium compound 70 EPDM 291 are a proven sealing solution from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies. Now the sealing specialist has succeeded in manufacturing tube connection seals for the food and pharmaceutical industries from other premium materials as well, including silicone rubber (VMQ) and Fluoroprene XP. Clamp gaskets are...

2014-09-30 12:26:04

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-four award winners will be recognized at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region Conference October 19 - 21 in Providence, RI (http://www.iabcheritageconference.com). "We are very pleased to recognize these highly accomplished professionals," said Heritage Region Director Forrest Hughes. "The standards and criteria for IABC Silver Quill awards are high, based on time-tested thresholds of...

2014-09-30 12:21:37

WARREN, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRG Global Inc., a Guardian Company, announced that five of its manufacturing facilities across three continents were awarded a Supplier Quality Excellence Award by General Motors. "We believe that if a company has a strong and proactive culture focused on integrity and compliance, then quality follows," says SRG Global President and CEO Dave Prater. "We are pleased that our commitment to these areas has allowed us to deliver additional...

2014-09-30 12:20:55

Water jacket simulation for Vantage V8 GTE Engine using AcuSolve®, part of HyperWorks® TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair announced today that British motorsport and engineering group Prodrive has deployed AcuSolve® for its Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation. AcuSolve is a leading general-purpose CFD flow solver with superior robustness, speed and accuracy. Users can quickly obtain quality solutions without iterating on solution procedures. AcuSolve is...

2014-09-30 08:35:20

TAYLOR, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) today announced its Board of Directors has approved the strategic initiatives recommended by management under the leadership of Keith Allman, its President and Chief Executive Officer. The strategic initiatives, which are designed to drive shareholder value over the mid- to long-term, are comprised of: -- The spin-off of 100 percent of Masco's Installation and Other Services businesses ("Services...

2014-09-30 08:22:49

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esys Automation, a leading full-service automation solutions provider headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI, was selected as one of the 2014 Detroit Free Press 100 Top Workplaces. More than 1,200 Michigan companies were invited to apply for Top Workplace recognition within categories of large, mid and small-sized companies. Esys ranks 18 in the Small Companies Group. Top Workplaces winners are determined based solely on employee...


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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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