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2014-04-04 12:27:14

FLINT, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat has announced that it is one of a select group of specialty pharmacies contracted by Celgene to distribute Otezla® (apremilast), a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Otezla® is an oral small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) specific for cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). Otezla® was approved by the FDA on March 21, 2014, and is available in 10 mg, 20 mg and 30 mg tablets. Diplomat...

2014-04-04 08:20:56

Fuel efficient, powerful, compact engine will be displayed at SAE World Congress AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV North America, Inc. a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle system technologies, will be showing a diesel outboard marine engine developed in cooperation with Neander Motors AG at the upcoming SAE World Congress (Booth 603), April 8 - 10, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. As a new participant in the marine engine market, Neander...

2014-04-04 08:20:50

Automated system to be exhibited at SAE World Congress enables repeatable testing, helps to develop new features faster and at a lower cost AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV North America, Inc. a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle system technologies will be showcasing the DGE, Inc. (DGE) Human Machine Interface test system in the FEV exhibit at the SAE World Congress, April 8 - 10, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. DGE is a subsidiary of FEV North...

2014-04-04 08:20:38

KENTWOOD, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autocam Corp is a leading precision manufacturer for both the automotive and medical industries and recently announced it is sponsoring Governor Rick Snyder's Governor's Education Summit taking place on April 24, 2014. Autocam is committed to investment in education, jobs creation and advanced manufacturing technologies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/CL98387-a Autocam has offered talent development programs for...

2014-04-03 16:20:30

Latest technology advancements among topics to be covered in 12 separate presentations VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will be strongly represented by its two core business units during activities associated with the SAE 2014 World Congress in Detroit from April 7-10. Experts from Visteon's Electronics business and Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. (HVCC) will lead professional development seminars, participate on industry panels and...

2014-04-03 12:33:23

Pre-configured HPC appliance for computer-aided engineering now certified for ease of setup and use TROY, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced that its HyperWorks Unlimited(TM) appliance for computer-aided engineering (CAE) has been certified as Intel(®) Cluster Ready, verifying the product's status as a plug-and-play solution for high-performance computing (HPC). HyperWorks Unlimited is a fully managed, state-of-the art appliance designed to reduce the time...

2014-04-03 12:23:14

Separable Radiamatic HTS II for retrofitting PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mixing shafts in precision mixers are often sealed with stuffing box packing. If their sealing characteristics are good, they offer an advantage: they can be maintained or replaced with little effort. But polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) shaft sealing rings are much better suited to the especially hygienic requirements of the food and beverage industry due to their high media and temperature...

2014-04-03 08:32:51

SME event to focus on collaboration, technology, talent and solutions from across the industry DEARBORN, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the spotlight on manufacturing recently and a push to grow and train the workforce, this is an exciting and critical time for the industry to understand the latest technologies and work together to drive success and innovation. THE BIG M Event is positioned to highlight and educate on key manufacturing topics through exhibits, conference...

2014-04-03 00:21:41

Southwestern Classical Academy joins Detroit high schools to Learn, Earn and Lead FLINT, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GM Student Corps kicked off its second year today, expanding the summer internship program to include a new team of 10 students from Flint Southwestern Classical Academy high school. General Motors made the announcement at the annual meeting of the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce. This year's Student Corps will provide 120 Detroit-area and Flint...

2014-04-02 16:23:33

NOVI, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that it will host its 2014 Investor Day at its headquarters in Novi, Michigan on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The event will take place from noon to approximately 2:30 p.m. EDT and be webcast live on ITC's website at http://investor.itc-holdings.com/events.cfm. Joseph L. Welch, chairman, president and CEO; Cameron M. Bready, executive vice president and CFO; Linda H. Blair, executive vice president...


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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