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2014-10-15 23:14:04

Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that the U.S Patent Office has granted a utility patent entitled “Minimally Invasive Procedure for Monitoring a Physiological Parameter within an Internal Organ” (US Patent No. 8,322,346). Michigan, USA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that the U.S Patent Office has granted a utility patent entitled “Minimally Invasive Procedure for Monitoring a Physiological Parameter within an Internal...

2014-10-15 23:11:44

The Coherix Shark 3D Vision Platform enables rapid development of high performance 2D or 3D vision solutions by reducing product development cost and time to market. Shark technology embeds i-Cite(TM) software for rapid and efficient application development to solve the most challenging 3D Vision applications, targeted at reducing product manufacturing costs while increasing performance. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Coherix Shark platform is a high performance embedded...

2014-10-15 23:10:02

Blankillow an all-in-one blanket and pillow by Detroit-based Augustine Innovations Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 It is designed as a soft poncho-style blanket with a cushy memory foam filled pillow – an all-in-one product perfect for traveling. Founders of Augustine Innovations are launching their product Blankillow on Kickstarter on October 22, 2014. “The idea was not born from anything revolutionary,” said Arabo. “I got so tired of my throw blankets making a mess...

2014-10-15 23:01:31

Key members of the Active Internet Marketing team will be exhibiting at the 2014 Annual NEDA Conference (National Eating Disorders Association) Thursday, October 16 through Saturday, October 18 in San Antonio, Texas. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Michael Myles, CEO of Active Internet Marketing will be joined by Director of Business Development, Desmond White and Marketing Coordinator, Carrie Poe Myles at the 2014 Annual NEDA Conference. Active Internet Marketing is...

2014-10-15 16:24:04

BOYNE CITY and GLADSTONE, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Great Lakes Energy (GLE) Cooperative, headquartered in Boyne City, MI, and Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association, headquartered in Gladstone, MI, are engaged in discussions and associated due diligence to explore combining the two member-owned electric cooperatives into one larger organization. "We are excited about exploring the benefits of combining our two electric cooperatives," said Richard...

2014-10-15 16:23:27

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Process, product and material excellence are the international heritage of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, parent company of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies in the Americas. Recently, a trio of global industry awards affirms the success of the company in maintaining its focus on superior quality. On Oct. 14, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies received the 2014 TOP Innovation Award from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.)...

2014-10-15 12:34:11

ATLANTA, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging those affected by the severe storms and flooding in Michigan to submit their completed applications, even if they have not settled with their insurance company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO "Waiting to file an SBA application could cause unnecessary delays in receiving disaster assistance, and survivors may miss the application deadline....

2014-10-15 12:30:59

Blue Cross' contribution to help those in need surpasses $10 million with announcement of 2014 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grant recipients DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help the uninsured get the care they need. In 2014, with the distribution of 53 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grants, Blue Cross will have provided more than $10...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-15 08:23:48

Ephesus Lighting and Qualite work together on LED light installation at University of Phoenix Stadium for 2015 Super Bowl HILLSDALE, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualite Sports Lighting, a leader in the sports lighting industry for more than 30 years, has selected Ephesus Lighting, Inc., a leader in developing high efficiency LED Lighting solutions, as the preferred supplier for outdoor LED sports lights as part of its new Q-LED(TM) System, an innovative lighting system for...


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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conjunto
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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin