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2014-04-02 12:20:31

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has unveiled a new Innovation Center at the global automotive supplier's corporate headquarters in Van Buren Township, Mich. The state-of-the-art facility combines a technology showroom with a conferencing area, design studio, collaboration space and "experience lab" - aimed at fostering creativity and teamwork in delivering new products and solutions for automakers....

2014-04-02 12:20:22

TROY, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest version of HyperWorks, to be highlighted at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014 April 8-10 (Altair booth 6D60), represents the most advanced evolution of computer-aided engineering (CAE) technology applicable to the aerospace industry. HyperWorks provides a comprehensive suite of tools for every phase of aircraft innovation, from initial concept generation through the entire product lifecycle. Aircraft manufacturers are using the...

2014-04-02 08:26:38

Now available from the Howard Books division of Simon & Schuster NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his fifth book, Rich DeVos shares the story of his remarkable life, from his humble beginnings to the friendship with Jay Van Andel that led to the founding of Amway and to his many achievements as a global business icon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DE93402 "Simply Rich: Life and Lessons from the Cofounder of Amway" published by the...

2014-04-01 23:30:10

Visitors can now take a 360º virtual tour of the Michigan personal injury law firm office of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. via Google Search results, Google Maps, and Google+. Law firm specializes in helping Michigan car accident victims. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Michigan personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is pleased to announce that they now offer a Google Business Photo (Spin Tour) of their law firm office. Located in Southfield,...

2014-04-01 23:22:38

REX Electric forms second strategic alliance in 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 REX President Michael Segreti announced today that REX Electric & Technologies, LLC has formed another strategic alliance, the second this year, this time with Edgewood Electric, a Michigan-based design/build electrical contractor. Edgewood Electric LLC focuses on design/build projects and has significant ongoing work in Michigan and in the Pittsburgh area. Edgewood has nearly 100 employees,...

2014-04-01 23:03:19

Call to makers now open for Maker Faire Detroit 2014 at The Henry Ford. Call for entries open through June 6, 2014. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Attention all makers, tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers: The call for entries is now open for Maker Faire Detroit 2014 at The Henry Ford. Now in its fifth year, this unique, two-day, family-friendly event promises to bring makers from all over the nation to celebrate their unbridled creativity and resourcefulness. Maker...

2014-04-01 23:00:25

Those suffering from gum recession in Detroit, MI and surrounding areas now have access to an alternative treatment with The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™. This new treatment for receding gums is offered by Dr. Nader Bazzi and is minimally invasive in comparison to traditional gum grafting. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ is now available for treatment of gum recession in Detroit, MI and surrounding areas. Dr. Nader Bazzi recently received...

2014-04-01 16:22:45

Early bird registration for event, one of the largest of its kind in the nation, ends April 7 LANSING, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan native Nicole Curtis, host of the "Rehab Addict" television show, will serve as a keynote speaker at the 16(th) annual Building Michigan Communities Conference slated for April 28-30 at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Registration for the conference is ongoing,...

2014-04-01 12:31:02

Open access to popular databases available during National Library Week April 13-19 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for...

2014-04-01 08:25:31

PNC Chooses Southeast Michigan to be First Midwest Stop on Six-City Tour BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PNC will present National Geographic's captivating "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" photo exhibition Sept. 14 through Dec. 30 at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. http://wovexhibition.org/. "Women of Vision" features the influential work of 11 award-winning female photojournalists in nearly 100...


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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