Officials of TechSmith, a software development company with headquarters in Okemos (Ingham County), announced on Dec. 21 they plan to install a new headquarters in East Lansing, a $15 million investment that is expected to create 25 new jobs.
New Hudson-based Pratt Miller Engineering has developed disinfecting robots, named Safi, that has been deployed at the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Detroit’s General Motors Co. has opened a 15,000-square-foot Additive Industrialization Center at the GM Tech Center in Warren, which will be dedicated exclusively to rapidly integrating 3-D printing technology in the automotive industry.
Working to extend Michigan’s national leadership in advanced manufacturing, the Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a statewide effort to ensure 50 percent of Michigan manufacturers – or 6,200 businesses – are prepared to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies at some level by 2025.
Acme Township trustees unanimously approved a proposed 50-acre solar farm on M-72 Tuesday – a project that is expected to generate renewable energy for 3,600 homes and will be required to follow stringent environmental regulations to protect nearby wetlands and Yuba Creek.
At a community meeting Tuesday night, Ford Motor Co. officials revealed the site plan for Michigan Central, the former train station west of downtown Detroit, along with neighboring properties, that the automaker is redeveloping into an innovation hub centered on next-generation technologies like mobility on demand and autonomous vehicles.
Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors Corp. is creating an automotive R&D center in Farmington Hills with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation said Tuesday.
Detroit’s General Motors Co. plans to hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design, and information technology through the first quarter of 2021 to help transform product development and software as a service.
Michigan has been ranked as the third-highest ranking state and Detroit as the no. 1 metropolitan area in the nation for foreign direct investment projects, according to new rankings just announced by Site Selection magazine .
The Lansing-East Lansing MSA was recently ranked No. 25 among Midwest competitors on Midwest Startups’ 2020 Midwest Startup Cities Rankings [blog.midweststartups.com], rising seven spots from its No. 32 ranking in 2017.
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