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2014-07-17 12:33:32

New research confirms shoppers' high expectations for speedy shipping and product availability ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --After a holiday season marred by lackluster order fulfillment and dissatisfied consumers, a new report from CFI Group and eBay Enterprise urges retailers to enhance fulfillment practices early to avoid losing customers - and revenue - this holiday season. Among findings, the Holiday Fulfillment report revealed that 88 percent consider speed of delivery...

2014-07-17 12:31:44

Bearing manufacturer continues to demonstrate environmental leadership ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSK Americas (NSK) has released its 2013 sustainability achievements, demonstrating the company's ongoing commitment to environmental protection. The year's accomplishments show that NSK saved: -- 39,200 trees - equivalent to 485,688,000 sheets of newspaper -- 1,028,000 gallons of oil - enough to heat 6,456 homes for a year -- 15,556,000 gallons of water -...

2014-07-17 12:29:24

KEEGO HARBOR, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Enhancement Products, an innovative Michigan-based biotech firm, is pleased to announce that its primary lender has increased the company's credit facility to $6 million, making $1 million available immediately to expedite both canine and bovine validation studies currently underway in the United States and Canada. "This new infusion of capital funding will allow us to expedite the promising work in a broader set of studies...

2014-07-17 12:26:47

The Open Championship, July 17-20, 2014 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is Tiger Woods's long awaited return to major championship golf this weekend, favorite Sergio Garcia's quest to lift the claret jug, or Phil Michelson's defense of his British Open title, this weekend at the grand Royal Liverpool Golf Club will be filled with fun and excitement. But no need to book an international flight to play the Open Championship at...

2014-07-17 08:35:35

TROY, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country - has announced it has expanded its service offerings to include video surveillance platforms to help assist its customers meet the changing demands of company security. Technology in the security market is rapidly changing as cameras, card readers, door locks and other security requirements are now...

2014-07-17 08:22:47

Ranked as Third-Most Trusted in U.S. for Natural Gas, Electric Utilities JACKSON, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent national survey has ranked Consumers Energy as the top "environmental champion" among providers of electricity and natural gas in the Midwest. The new survey results, released by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International, also rank Consumers Energy as the second-most trusted electric and natural gas provider in the Midwest, and third overall...

2014-07-16 23:12:20

Women’s Excellence has expanded bladder services to Clarkston and Birmingham, in addition to Lake Orion, to help better serve patients. Oakland County, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Women’s Excellence has been treating Interstitial Cystitis (IC), a painful chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, since 2008. Over the years, certified nurse practitioner, Debbie Henry, has researched and developed the successful multi-modal Women’s Excellence IC program that exists today. Under the...

2014-07-16 23:08:23

More than 100 new makers to take over Henry Ford Museum for two days of unbridled creativity and fun. Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Henry Ford will celebrate its fifth year of hosting Maker Faire Detroit by showcasing more than 100 new tinkerers, hackers and inventors on July 26-27. New this year guests can expect to take part in the Official Nerdy Derby, see live demonstrations from Pewabic Pottery’s Education Studio, hear live performances by Detroit’s Dear Darkness and...

2014-07-16 23:06:30

Callorb Technologies, L.L.C., is pleased to announce the release of its unique mobile call tracking and management application - Callorb. The Callorb Android application captures mobile call details while the companion web application allows more granular management and robust reporting capabilities. DETROIT, Michigan (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Callorb Technologies releases its flagship product, Callorb, delivering inbound and outbound call tracking and cloud storage of mobile calls along...

2014-07-16 16:24:04

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Alliance of Michigan recently received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. The grant is to support the development of the Michigan Family Autism Navigator, a pilot program to help families of young children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to Dr. Colleen Allen, President & CEO of Autism Alliance of Michigan, "This funding from Community Foundation...


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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