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2014-04-09 16:26:27

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based Loc Performance Products, Inc. has been independently certified for design engineering services by NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) in accordance with both AS9100:2009, Rev C. and ISO 9001:2008 industry standards. Loc achieved certification in 2008, most recently adding design engineering for both defense and heavy industry customers. Since 1971, Loc designed many products as a means towards securing...

2014-04-09 16:21:44

HOW MUCH OF THE 440,000 TONS OF SALT ON MICHIGAN ROADS IS STILL EATING AWAY AT YOUR CAR? TROY, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziebart International Corp., the global leader in automotive detailing, films and protection services, is offering an array of discounts and promotions and is inviting drivers to bring their vehicles in for some tender loving care after winter's brutal assault to kick-off April as National Car Care Month. The global company with some 400 stores in the...

2014-04-09 12:35:33

FRANKLIN, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saphran Solutions, a Michigan-based developer of management software programs, is introducing a new capacity and asset planning system to help companies more accurately forecast product demand and reduce costs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130219/DE62416LOGO Saphran's proprietary software program, CapacityBase, simulates and evaluates multiple product-demand scenarios to map out a company's short and long-term capital investment plans...

2014-04-09 12:33:23

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Sutton has been named director of sales and business development for Maestro Media Print Solutions, a full-service media and print management company headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/DE01640 Sutton previously held management positions at Phoenix Innovate in Troy, Mich., where he was responsible for new market development, and at Vertis Communications in Baltimore,...

2014-04-09 12:20:13

NOVI, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eberspaecher, a global Tier 1 leader in the development and manufacturing of exhaust system technology, announced today a significant expansion in Michigan beginning in late 2014 extending through 2019. This expansion includes investment of $122 million USD and 545 new jobs. The company is purchasing land in Michigan to expand its facilities in order to accommodate multiple actions: incremental business, increased vertical integration, and...

2014-04-09 08:26:26

Motor City Carpet and Flooring offers a beautiful new shopping experience to retail customers ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motor City Carpet, a family-owned company known for providing first-class customer service to Southeast Michigan for more than 20 years, announces the grand opening of its new retail showroom in Royal Oak. Expanding from its current commercial showroom and warehouse in Warren, Michigan, the company plans for the new Royal Oak location to be the...

2014-04-09 08:23:01

JACKSON, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has reinforced its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect by hiring two local contractors to help keep landowner relations strong during and after construction of the 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B Pipeline Project. "We greatly value the relationships we've built with the people who own the land where we are building this pipeline," said Jim Sunday, project manager for Consumers Energy. "We made a very conscious...

2014-04-08 23:32:15

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., a Michigan personal injury law firm, adds workers compensation as a practice area on their law firm website (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently added Workers Compensation as a practice area on their Michigan law firm website. Visit http://www.buckfirelaw.com/practice_areas/michigan-workers-compensation-lawyer.cfm to view the new practice area page....

2014-04-08 23:31:26

Webinar to Take Place Thursday, April 10 at 1:00 PM EST Novi, Mich. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Tata Technologies, a global leader in product lifecycle management, engineering services and a premier Autodesk Gold Partner, will delve into real-life customer simulation solutions from Autodesk during its upcoming free webinar on April 10 at 1:00 PM EST. The webinar will support product designers and manufacturers in all industries across the US. In-house simulation expert, Ben Curtin will...

2014-04-08 23:04:13

CHE Trinity Health today announced a key strategic appointment to its executive leadership team, naming Benjamin R. Carter executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Livonia, Mich. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CHE Trinity Health today announced a key strategic appointment to its executive leadership team, naming Benjamin R. Carter executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Carter's appointment follows a national search for an executive to lead the...


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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