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Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Posted at 11:55 AM
    The FEV Group (FEV), a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today that the seventh annual SAE Franz F. Pischinger Powertrain Innovation Award was presented to Tom Stephens, Vice Chairman and Chief Technical Officer (retired), General Motors Corp. Prof. Stefan Pischinger, president and CEO of the FEV Group, and son of founder and award namesake Prof. Franz F. Pischinger, presented the award, which was established in 2008 and is sponsored by FEV. The award was presented ... read more
  • Posted at 10:09 AM
    Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce the success of the 2nd annual Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management (AIAPM). The AIAPM was held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas ... read more

Thursday, April 23, 2015

  • Posted at 5:00 PM
    Encouraging his fellow engineers to pursue big dreams for the future, Honda R&D Americas, Inc. President, Frank Paluch, shared Honda's vision for the next 50 years of human mobility and challenged the industry to think more broadly about its role in leading society toward a radically transformed mobility experience. Paluch's remarks were delivered in a keynote speech that capped off three days of collaborative discussion among top engineers and thought leaders across the automotive industry at the 2015 SAE World ... read more
  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    Gentherm (NASDAQ-GS: THRM), the global market leader and a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and will host a conference call to discuss those results at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. Conference Call Toll-free dial-in number: 1-877-407-4018 International dial-in number: 1-201-689-8471 Webcast ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Meijer announced today that it is the first supercenter to partner with national lawn care and garden brand, Scotts-MiracleGro, to create a Garden Marketplace inside 27 Meijer stores across the Midwest as peak gardening season begins. The Garden Marketplace is located inside the retailer's seasonal department, and will feature a variety of Scotts-MiracleGro and Meijer brand products - grass seed, plant seed packets, soils, lawn food, and control products - to assist and inspire customers interested in gardening, and lawn care ... read more
  • Posted at 5:21 AM
    SirionLabs, a pioneering enterprise SaaS provider focusing on post-signature management of strategic supply engagements based on complex contracts, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner, Inc.’s “Cool Vendors in Procurement and Sourcing Technology, 2015” report authored by analysts Deborah R Wilson ... read more
  • Posted at 5:08 AM
    This spring, as people recognize moms, dads and teachers, what better time to highlight the unique ways people choose to care for one another daily? That's why Whirlpool brand, along with Beau Coffron of the popular blog Lunchbox Dad, is inviting people from around the country to shoot a video or take a photo of the special, unexpected, creative or sometimes even crazy ways people express care, using the hashtag #ItsAllCare or uploading at Everyone may do the washing, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:01 AM
    Nubreed Nutrition®, a globally distributed sport nutrition company, has announced they are launching the Nubreed 90 video series in partnership with the Jaco Hybrid Training Center. The series features many athletes from Blackzilians professional MMA team. The Blackzilians are currently being featured on the all new The Ultimate Fighter: America Top Team vs. The Blackzilians which premiers this week on FOX Spots. Photo - "This video series blends some great functional training techniques to help any athlete or fitness enthusiast ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    A new benchmarking method, presented today at the Society of Automotive Engineers International World Congress and Exhibition, provides automakers with a more comprehensive means to compare vehicle subsystem weights for better mass reduction target setting. The methodology uses statistical regression analysis to isolate mass-efficient designs and compare lightweighting. In a paper co-authored and presented by Dr. Donald Malen, University of Michigan Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Department of Integrative Systems + Design, and Jason Hughes, Business Development Director, A2MAC1 Automotive Benchmarking, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW): First Quarter 2015 Highlights Dow reported earnings per share of $1.18 or operating earnings of $0.84(1) per share. This compares with earnings ... read more

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, will release its first quarter operating results on Monday, May 11, 2015 after market close, with a conference call to follow at 5:00p.m. Eastern Time. Shareholders and interested participants may listen to a live broadcast of the conference call by dialing 877-201-0168 or 647-788-4901 for international callers, and referencing participant code 23548885 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on ... read more
  • Posted at 11:40 AM
    Ann Arbor SPARK recently launched a new video series designed to provide critical information and education to business owners. The SPARK-Ed series' first installment, launched in time to support startups going through its Entrepreneur Boot Camp program, is a four-part look at what entrepreneurs need to know about starting a business. Featuring Bill Mayer, Ann Arbor SPARK vice president, entrepreneur services, this first installment of SPARK-Ed covers Starting a Business, Business Plan Basics, Perfect Pitch, and The Value of Entrepreneurship. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:38 AM
    AVL North America, Inc. (AVL) announced today that one of the AVL Group Executive Vice Presidents, Robert Fischer, has been honored with the prestigious SAE/Timken-Howard Simpson Automotive Transmission and Driveline Innovation Award. The award, established in 2007 and funded through an endowment from the Timken Company, recognizes an engineer from the automotive industry for outstanding contributions to the technology, progress and dissemination in the area of automotive transmission and driveline. Fischer explained that it was only possible to provide services that ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    Detroit Buick GMC Local Marketing Association is excited to announce that its Compare the Facts program is continuing to serve consumers as video views climb another 100,000 for the second month in a row! "We are on pace for our Compare the Facts videos to be viewed more than a million times this year!" said Jeff Laethem Association President. "In addition to our research, we are also seeing industry leading authorities find the same conclusion we have: Buick and GMC ... read more
  • ROFIN-SINAR Announces 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results Teleconference and Webcast --- PLYMOUTH, Michigan and HAMBURG, Germany, April 22, 2015
    Posted at 5:06 AM
    ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of laser sources and laser-based solutions, confirmed today that its 2015 second quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2015, will be released on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Chief Executive Officer, Gunther Braun, and Chief Financial Officer, Ingrid Mittelstadt, will host a conference call at 11:00 AM (Eastern) / 8:00 AM (Pacific) / 5:00 PM (CET) / 4:00 PM (UK) that day to review the results and ... read more

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • KUKA Aerospace plans for growth with Michigan expansion --- STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, April 21, 2015
    Posted at 8:00 AM
    STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - KUKA Systems is expanding its facility in Clinton Township, MI, to support the further growth of its aerospace business. Ground-breaking is expected in early May. The project is the third in a series of current investments to expand the R&D, engineering and manufacturing footprint of KUKA's global aerospace group, based in Michigan. KUKA already has opened a 29,000 sq ft facility in Everett, WA to support customers on the ... read more
  • Posted at 7:31 AM
    Cardiologists at Henry Ford Hospital have implanted a device that reduces the risk of stroke in patients with an irregular heartbeat. With only handful of hospitals in the Midwest offering this procedure, Henry Ford is able to add another option to its arsenal of tools for certain patients with atrial fibrillation, which affects the heart's ability to pump. "This is a first in Detroit and first-ever commercial Watchman implant at a non-clinical trial site," says cardiologist Claudio Schuger, M.D., Henry Ford ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Altair today announced that Rock Flow Dynamics, a leading provider of software and services to the oil and gas industry, is now a globally authorized reseller of PBS Professional®, its high-performance computing (HPC) workload manager and job scheduler for clusters, clouds, and supercomputers. The agreement allows Rock Flow Dynamics to sell PBS Professional to users of its industry- leading reservoir simulation product, tNavigator®. Altair announced tNavigator support for PBS Professional in October 2014. Used by thousands of companies worldwide, PBS Professional ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Five very different yet equally impactful products from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are being honored at the 2015 Edison Awards, an annual event recognizing products and people that deliver “game changing” innovations to their respective fields. “Innovation ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Plex, the leader in cloud ERP software solutions, today announced that Jason Prater, vice president of development for Plex, will speak at SAE World Congress on Tuesday, April 21, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Prater will present “The ... read more