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Delta Dental | Healthy Detroit Family Recipe Contest Launches with $1,000 Grand Prize

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 6:00 PM

Win a Thousand Dollars for your Family and your School

10/9/2018

Dust off the recipe book, and take out the aprons.

It’s time for the Healthy Detroit Family Recipe Contest.

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MEDC | Five Companies Expanding, Adding Jobs in SE Michigan

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 5:00 PM

  • Developments will generate private investment of $33.5 million, create 444 jobs
  • Projects underscore strength of state’s manufacturing, IT talent
  • Announcements coincide with Michigan Manufacturing Week,
    further elevating awareness of advanced manufacturing processes,
    emerging jobs

LANSING, Mich.  Five business expansions that will generate a total of $33.5 million in private investment and create 444 jobs in Southeast Michigan have received support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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MEDC | Two Companies Expanding, Adding Jobs in West Michigan

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 4:00 PM

  • Developments in Kentwood, Greenville will generate private investment of $6.7 million
  • Projects underscore strength of state’s manufacturing talent
  • Announcements coincide with Michigan Manufacturing Week, further elevating awareness of advanced manufacturing processes, emerging jobs

LANSING, Mich.  Two business expansions that will generate a total of $6.7 million in private investment and create 58 jobs in West Michigan have received support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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Additive Manufacturing: The “Cool Factor” in Manufacturing

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 3:00 PM

News Release Provided by Center for Automotive Research

The challenges of designing innovative products are to balance power, speed, weight, accuracy, strength, and cost. Additive manufacturing (AM) reduces product development lead times and provides geometric freedom, part consolidation, and design individuality. Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is not a new technology. Additive manufacturing first emerged in 1987 with stereolithography (SL), a process that solidifies thin layers of ultraviolet (UV) light‐sensitive liquid polymer using a laser. Since then, various other technologies have been invented such as fused deposition modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), PolyJet, Electron Beam Melting (EBM), etc.

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October 9, 2018 2:00 PM

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MEDC | Michigan Defense Center and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Highlight Michigan’s Defense Opportunities

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 10:00 AM

Arsenal of Innovation event aims to connect local vendors to federal and military contracts

WARREN, Mich. – Warren was the seventh stop today in a four-month statewide tour to support Michigan defense-related businesses. The “Arsenal of Innovation” event aims to inform and assist Michigan companies that are interested in pursuing contracts with Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The event was hosted by the Michigan Defense Center, which is part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and keynoted by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow. Additional forums will be held around the state through October.

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LEAP Business Attraction Lands Tesla Supplier in City of Lansing

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 12:00 PM

News Release Provided by LEAP 
One of the Fastest Growing Manufacturers in Turkey Launching US Operations

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) was joined by the City of Lansing in announcing the new distribution operations of Norm Fasteners, a U.S. subsidiary of Norm Group. Norm Fasteners will be chiefly responsible for carrying out a contract to supply fasteners for Tesla’s new Model 3, as well as a contract with John Deere, while also looking to expand business across North America.

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Entrepreneurs bring energy, imagination to ‘era of possibilities’ for Detroit

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 11:00 AM

MEDC hosts ‘Start MI Up’ to attract capital investment, build enthusiasm for ongoing transformation of Michigan economy

For three days (Oct. 1-3), entrepreneurs and innovators are assembling at “Start MI Up: Michigan Ventures Forward,” a gathering that focuses on emerging opportunities of start-up business in Detroit. While the emphasis is on attracting startups, there’s no looking past the long-term challenge of creating sustainable business enterprises. 

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Reminder: AIAM Upper Peninsula Aerospace Expo Kicks Off October 15

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 10:00 AM

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan would like to remind you about a very unique opportunity to participate in an upcoming aerospace expo. If you are interested in meeting new customers, suppliers and talent, this will be an event you and your staff will not want to miss.

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SBA Boosts Michigan’s Small Business Export Opportunities with $1,066,666 STEP AWARD

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 9:00 AM

Press Release Provided by SBA

Nationally, $18 Million Set to Promote Small Business Global Trade 

DETROIT – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million in funding has been awarded to 47 State international trade agencies through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), to support export growth among U.S. small businesses. In Michigan, the $1,066,666 award will support export development for eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) through financial assistance awards for trade missions, international sales trips and trade shows along with export legal trainings. MSF plans on supporting 226 ESBCs, with anticipated export sales totaling $113.3 million.

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