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2014-10-01 12:31:09

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149546 The affiliation agreement strengthens the...

2014-10-01 12:29:16

Out-of-the-box concept supports emerging artists, inspires creativity and innovation in the workplace FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC today announced the 2014-2015 installation of its annual Experiencing Perspectives art exhibition, featuring artwork from the graduate students of Cranbrook Academy of Art. The installation is the company's largest to date, and represents a partnership between art, education and business that...

2014-10-01 12:28:24

Full of free resources and advice, the library is a great place to celebrate Family History Month ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Family History Month and a great time to add to or begin researching a family tree. This increasingly popular hobby has been given a boost from the sheer volume of resources now available to find ancestors. Millions of pages of historical census data, military records, newspapers, birth and death records are accessible online and easily...

2014-10-01 12:26:30

TROY, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full service public relations agency - announced today it has promoted Jaclyn L. Bussert to senior account executive. The announcement was made by James A. Bianchi, firm president. In this role, Bussert will continue to support several of the firm's clients, including Cooper Standard, Johnson Controls, Inc. and Schaeffler Group. Bussert Joined Bianchi PR in 2011 as an intern, where she supported the account...

2014-10-01 12:23:31

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to C+N Packaging, Inc. (C+N), of Wyandanch, NY in its successful sale to publicly traded PSB Industries (EPA: PSB, PSB), of Annecy, France. PSB is an innovation-driven industrial group with leadership positions in packaging and specialty chemicals. The group reported consolidated revenues of EUR257 million in 2013 including over 60%...

2014-10-01 08:23:43

$120M Project Creates Jobs, Improves Natural Gas Reliability COLDWATER, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is celebrating today with landowners, contractors and employees involved in the successful 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B Pipeline project, which began commercial operation Sept. 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149520 "It is important to pause and reflect on the magnitude of effort involved in taking a large project like this Southwest Michigan...

2014-10-01 08:22:11

Gold, silver and bronze awards handed out for commitment to excellence in 2014 PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty four automotive suppliers are being recognized by Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, for their leadership and continuous quality performance. The suppliers were honored during Johnson Controls' 19(th) annual North American Supplier Performance Awards ceremony held in Plymouth, Mich. "Through dedication, focus and hard work, our suppliers help us...

2014-09-30 23:07:56

Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, of Shelby Township, Mich. is using a proprietary multi-dimensional approach to help patients diminish their chronic knee pain without invasive surgery. His knee pain program identifies the true source of the problem and concentrates on the entire body, bringing relief to some patients in as little as two days. SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, has developed an inventive chronic knee pain program of care that is...

2014-09-30 23:04:33

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, recently sponsored the 2014 Michigan Digital Government Summit held September 9-10 in Lansing, Michigan. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, recently sponsored the 2014 Michigan Digital Government Summit held September 9-10 in Lansing, Michigan. Government Technology, Executive Events hosts this summit each year to...

2014-09-30 12:29:45

Offers secure sealing of tube connections in the processing industry PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clamp gaskets made of the black premium compound 70 EPDM 291 are a proven sealing solution from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies. Now the sealing specialist has succeeded in manufacturing tube connection seals for the food and pharmaceutical industries from other premium materials as well, including silicone rubber (VMQ) and Fluoroprene XP. Clamp gaskets are...


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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