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NEWS RELEASE: “Olympics” event helps students explore high-demand manufacturing careers

Michigan Business Network
October 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Release provided by Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO)

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Manufacturing Day Helps Students Explore Career Opportunities in High-Demand, High-Wage Field

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 12:00 PM

Manufacturing Institute, NAM and Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Seek Creators on Manufacturing Day

LANSING, Mich.—To showcase diverse career opportunities available in the manufacturing industry, The Manufacturing Institute, the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) are joining forces to engage, inspire and encourage youth to become the next generation of manufacturers through Manufacturing Day .“

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Dr. Robert McMahan, President Kettering University | A Century of Education Heritage

Michigan Business Beat
September 30, 2019 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Dr. Robert McMahan, President, Kettering University, Flint, MI, to get an update. This interview is a follow-up to one done by Chris Holman back in the spring at the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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MediSurge Opening Its Doors During Discover Manufacturing Week

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Discover Manufacturing week is coming up Monday September 30th through Friday October 4th! During this time, businesses such as MediSurge, a western Michigan local medical manufacture, will be opening its doors to high school students as a way to share careers in Manufacturing. They will be giving students tours and allowing them to ask questions about the field. 

This is a great opportunity to increase awareness of the manufacturing needs in West Michigan, as well as highlight medical manufacturing the amazing work they do, and the Kent County celebrated week.

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Alyssa Troub | LAFCU's Financial Help for Striking Workers

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2019 6:00 PM

With the news of a currently ongoing UAW strike,... Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Alyssa Troub, Marketing and Communications Specialist, LAFCU, Lansing, MI, about how LAFCU has help for striking workers.
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Sugarhouse Aerospace Partners with Michigan Aerospace Manufacturing Association (MAMA)

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2019 11:00 AM

August 30, 2019 - Sugarhouse Aerospace, Inc. announces today their partnership with the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturing Association (MAMA). Sterling Heights, Michigan-based MAMA seeks to bring the commercial space boom to Michigan with plans to construct a world-class launch facility for its growing network of member companies. An ongoing partnership with Sugarhouse - a Utah-based, low-cost suborbital launch provider - will bring quick-turn, reliable space access to markets across the Central US while making Michigan a cutting-edge hypersonic research ecosystem for existing and emerging companies.

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Peckham, Inc Awarded Gold-level Certification as Veteran-Friendly Employer

Michigan Business Network
August 21, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, MI- Peckham, Inc. has been recognized as a certified gold-level Veteran-Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.  MVAA recognizes organizations based on their commitment to recruiting, hiring, training and retaining veteran talent. This certification is a promotion, as Peckham has been certified as a silver-level Veteran-Friendly Employer in previous years.

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Michigan Strong in Business Facilities’ Annual Rankings Report, Among Other Recent Accolades

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 12:00 PM

Michigan is among the top 10 states for cyber security growth potential, manufacturing workforce, opportunity zones, and tech job growth, and, once again ranks number one for automotive manufacturing strength according to Business Facilities’ 15th annual Rankings Report for 2019.

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Waupaca Foundry Opens Operations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Grand opening of facility in Ironwood expected to generate investment of $4.3 million, create 61 jobs

Monday, Waupaca Foundry, a Hitachi Metals company, opened operations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The new facility will process iron castings produced at its Waupaca, Wis. plants. The company’s expansion into the city of Ironwood is expected to generate an investment of $4.3 million and create 61 new jobs.

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Neuvokas U.P. Michigan Company Innovative Manufacturer of High-Quality Fiber Rebar

Michigan Business Beat
July 17, 2019 8:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher recently caught up with Erik Kiilunen, CEO, Neuvokas, Ahmeek, MI, and Fred Molnar, vice president of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at MEDC, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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