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2014-08-12 12:28:51

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce will be launching a statewide private health insurance marketplace - Michigan's Insurance Marketplace at www.MiChamberMarketplace.org - on September 1, 2014. The marketplace was created to meet the growing needs of employers as they try to comply with health care reform and offer the best coverage available for their employees. "Starting September 1(st), individuals and employers across Michigan, who...

2014-08-12 12:22:43

Renowned Instructor Training Program Also Celebrating 25th Anniversary On WCC Campus ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Community College [WCC] and the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians [UA] will sign a historic 15-year contract extension for the renowned Instructor Training Program [ITP] during a ceremony August 13 at the Morris Lawrence Building on the WCC campus. The announcement was...

2014-08-12 12:21:18

Significant increase in revenue and net income leads to best first quarter in seven years. ROYAL OAK, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonal International, Inc. (OTC: BONL) announced significant increases in revenue and net income with today's release of its first quarter results. Revenue rose to $618,144 in the first quarter, a 19 percent increase from $519,077 in the first quarter last year. Net income doubled to $110,054 compared to $54,544 from last year's first quarter net...

2014-08-12 12:20:51

Global auto supplier will help welcome 10,000 attendees to Motor City with exhibit, technology ride-and-drive, panel speakers and technical paper VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With activities ranging from expert panelists to a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology demonstration, Visteon Corporation will join Detroit and the state of Michigan in welcoming an expected 10,000 international transportation and technology leaders to the 2014 World Congress on...

2014-08-12 12:20:49

Customizable offset seals offer simple assembly and component stress reduction PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) is a global leader in material innovations and custom-engineered sealing solutions. So it was only natural that when General Motors Corp. (GM) was searching for a static radial seal for several engine applications, the auto company ultimately selected Freudenberg-NOK's ergonomically engineered, low load...

2014-08-11 16:24:08

CANTON, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Twain once said, "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." Founded in the summer of 1999, Canton-based Logos Communications, a public relations and marketing firm, has been working to make lightning strike for its clients for 15 years, and counting. From its beginning spark with just one employee and a handful of clients, Logos Communications...

2014-08-11 16:20:46

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation [NYSE: LEA], a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, will webcast its management presentation at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Representing Lear will be: -- Jeff Vanneste, Senior Vice President and CFO -- Ray Scott, Executive Vice President and President, Seating -- Frank Orsini, Senior Vice President and President,...

2014-08-11 12:32:23

Historic Risk Management Agency Opens Downtown Corporate Office ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinkerton, the world's leading provider of corporate risk management services, announced today that it has moved its global headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich. Pinkerton President Jack Zahran made the announcement. Pinkerton's new 11,000-square-foot headquarters is located at 101 N. Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. The executive team and administrative staff including HR,...

2014-08-11 12:27:41

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC-QB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, signs a binding letter of intent with its existing Michigan partners, increasing Cannabis Science's equity position from 20% to 50.1% in its joint venture in the Michigan medical cannabis and hemp markets, Michigan Green Technologies LLC (MGT). MGT is the leading resource for legislative...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In 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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