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Monday, March 23, 2015

  • medini(TM) analyze User Conference --- ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 23, 2015
    Posted at 9:51 AM
    On May 28(th) the international medini(TM) analyze User Conference will be held in the USA. medini(TM) analyze is the leading tool for automotive OEMs and suppliers to efficiently manage their safety cases, create FTAs, FMEAs and FMEDAs. The tool can also help manage safety goals and requirements, conduct system modeling with SysML and determine ASIL ratings by achieving a safety goal and eliminating a safety hazard. Throughout the course of the event, there will be various presentations given by active tool ... read more
  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    Kyocera today introduced two small-form-factor TFT LCD displays that offer high performance and robust design for industrial markets. Available now, both products are designed to perform in harsh environment and extreme temperature applications including outdoor control panels, construction and agricultural ... read more

Friday, March 20, 2015

  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    AT&T* has invested more than $1.7 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Michigan between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 513 wireless network upgrades in Michigan, including 34 new cell sites and 49 capacity additions. There were also 38 new mobile Internet network ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Reinforcing its position as a luxury appliance innovator, Jenn-Air is introducing a 30-inch range with downdraft ventilation that also features its first-ever option for duct-free range installation. With a full-depth design that easily installs seamlessly into a standard opening, these elegantly designed ranges keep both air and sight lines clear. Available in dual fuel and electric models that can either be vented outside or utilize the duct-free option that doesn't require exterior duct work, they join a recently introduced collection ... read more
  • Bonal International, Inc. Appoints New Auditing Firm --- ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 20, 2015
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Bonal International, Inc. (OTC: BONL) has announced that its board of directors has selected a new accounting firm to audit its financial statements and prepare its tax returns. The newly selected firm is Godfrey, Hammel, Danneels and Company P.C. ("GHD"), of St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Mr. Thomas E. Hebel, the Company's President, noted, "The GHD team of professional auditors and consultants is a good fit for Bonal International," and further noted that there were no disputes with ... read more

Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Ford is working with new research and measurement methods and high-tech tools to collect emotional and logical customer insights and learn more about how people visually discover new cars and trucks. New techniques include eye tracking, measuring where eyesight lingers most and biometrics. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    Gravity Software(TM) (Gravity), a provider of online business management applications exclusively written for smart businesses, is proud to announce the appointment of Scott Jackson as Vice President of Sales. Scott brings over 20 years of sales experience and an in-depth understanding of how to drive incremental revenue within sales, channel and customer organizations. In his new role at Gravity, Scott will be responsible for creating and implementing overall sales operations strategies designed to help achieve the company's national business ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    A sleek, dual convection wall oven from Jenn-Air, scheduled for availability in September, will be the brand's first with wireless connectivity and a fully functioning application for IOS and Android devices. The app will give users control of the oven's functions and performance from their smartphones and tablets, including cooking innovations unique to Jenn-Air. "Enabling users to keep any eye on what's happening in the kitchen while entertaining in the living room is just a tiny part of what ... read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Posted at 3:48 PM
    Shawn Geller was named to the Detroit Techweek100 of 2015. Geller is CEO and co-founder of Quikly, a marketing & engagement solutions platform. The Techweek100 identifies leaders who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate. Visit ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    NOTE: A data supplement with additional financial information relating to the periods covered by this press release is available for download from the company's website at Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLHR) today announced results for its third quarter ended February 28, 2015. Net sales in the quarter totaled $516.4 million, an increase of 13.3% from the same quarter last fiscal year. New orders in the third quarter of $500.5 million were 7.9% above the prior year level. On an organic ... read more
  • Posted at 8:54 AM
    The second bullet of release should read: Firstronic operates electronics manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico, China, India and the Czech Republic and plans to further expand globally (instead of Firstronic operates electronics manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico, South Korea, India and the Czech Republic and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will hold an Investor Update meeting on April 2 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in New York City. A simultaneous audio/video webcast of the meeting and presentations will be available on the Delphi Investor Relations website at For additional ... read more
  • Posted at 7:39 AM
    MichBio has issued a call for online survey participation as part of the development of the Michigan Bio-Industry Roadmap 2015, a five-year strategic plan for growing Michigan’s biosciences industry. This survey will help the steering ... read more
  • Posted at 7:21 AM
    Plex, the leader in cloud ERP manufacturing software, today recognized the global expansion of its customer, Firstronic. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Firstronic makes electronic components for automotive, industrial and medical industry customers. Building upon its success in the U.S., the company ... read more
  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    Metabolic Solutions Development Company (MSDC), an emerging biopharmaceutical company developing first in class therapeutics to treat diseases associated with metabolic dysfunction, today announced that Stephen Benoit, CEO, will present a company overview at the 22(nd) Annual BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, March 20, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. ET at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Mr. Benoit's presentation will include an overview of the company's development plans for its lead compound, MSDC-0602, which is ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of a private cloud-based healthcare analytics platform, today announced that the Genetic Testing Resource and Quality Consortium (GTRQC) in Michigan has begun using ArborMetrix's RegistryMetrix(TM) to evaluate and improve genetic testing for breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. GTRQC, a quality collaborative funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and coordinated through the University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pathology, recently announced in a press release that it will be the first program in the ... read more

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Dynamic Robotic Solutions exhibits at NPE 2015 tradeshow --- AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Mar. 17, 2015
    Posted at 1:58 PM
    Dynamic Robotic Solutions (formerly KMT Robotic Solutions) will be in Orlando at the National Plastics Exhibit (NPE) tradeshow next week from March 23-27. Photo - DRS will be showing and demonstrating their latest Waterjet, Router and Laser Trimming technology. DRS will be at booth S-38012 at the entrance of the south hall of the Orange County Convention center. "As the 'global leader in robotic trimming' NPE is a great stage for us to show our customers our new technology." said ... read more
  • Posted at 7:01 AM
    Meritor, Inc. presented a $10,000 grant to the Academy of the Sacred Heart to enhance the school's robotics curriculum. In 2013-2014, the school introduced a robotics requirement for all ninth-graders in its Upper School for Girls, providing the students with an early exposure to engineering and programming. At the time of the program's launch, an average of four students worked on a single robot. Using the grant from Meritor, the school purchased 11 VEX robotic kits, which improved the student-to-robot ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced its selection today to the limited-distribution panel for PARI's KITABIS(TM) PAK, recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for patients with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening disease that affects nearly 30,000 American patients. The condition involves a genetic mutation that produces abnormally thick mucus in the lungs, which can often result in respiratory infection. KITABIS(TM) PAK is used to treat patients age 6 and older with cystic fibrosis who have ... read more
  • Posted at 5:17 AM
    Ferndale Healthcare(®), Inc., has announced a continuation of its partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance, ( on behalf of its RectiCare(®) (Lidocaine 5%) Anorectal Cream brand. The Colon Cancer Alliance, a not-for-profit corporation, is the nation's leading patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing colon cancer screening rates and survivorship. "As one of the leading brands designed to manage the symptoms of benign anorectal conditions, we feel a responsibility to partner with an organization, such as the Colon Cancer Alliance, whose sole ... read more