Tag Archives: Michigan

Drive System Design Unveils New Facility to Aid Defense Vehicle Development

Drive System Design‘s North American subsidiary has established a new facility in Michigan to support the design, test and development of defense vehicles. The facility is meant to help the defense industry build vehicles that consume less fuel without compromising lethality or passenger safety, the engineering consultancy said Friday. “Improving fuel consumption has a …

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Microsoft to Relocate Michigan Tech Center to Bedrock Building in Downtown Detroit

Microsoft will move its Michigan-based Microsoft Technology Center to downtown Detroit and utilize more than 40,000 square feet of Bedrock‘s One Campus Martius building in early 2018. Bedrock said Friday the MTC will serve as a platform for clients to explore Microsoft products and partner technologies to support the technology-driven community in Detroit. “Not only …

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Michigan County Seeks to Alert Owners on Forged Deeds Through Xerox’s Notification Tool; Louis Schiavone Comments

A county in Michigan has deployed a Xerox-built tool in an effort to notify property owners about fraudulent deeds and liens. The deeds registry office in Oakland County, Michigan, integrated the Xerox’s Property Records Notification system with its Super Index search engine for filed public documents, Xerox said Wednesday. Louis Schiavone …

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Motorola Solutions to Update Michigan’s Communications System for First Responders; Brad Stoddard Comments

Motorola Solutions has been selected to update Michigan’s public safety communications system and expand the use of the platform to Grand Traverse County and other agencies in the state. The company will work to perform updates to Astro 25 digital radio system, alarm system, radio towers and related equipment in an effort …

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CGI, MMSA Offer SaaS ERP Tech to Michigan Localities; Daniel Keene Comments

CGI and the Michigan Municipal Services Authority are offering the CGI Advantage360 software-as-a-service enterprise resource planning technology to local government entities there as part of the state’s MiDEAL initiative. The company said Thursday the initiative enables Michigan localities to procure the technology under the state’s contract with CGI. According to CGI, the city of Grand …

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HII’s Mike Petters: Gov’t, Industry Should Adopt Long-Term Investment Mindset

Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has urged government and business leaders to consider the long-term impact of investments in infrastructure and technology, the Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday. Tom Walsh writes that Petters told his audience at a recent Detroit Economic Club event that budget constraints and …

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Spectrum Health Opens New Michigan Research Facility; Sandra Rempel Comments

Spectrum Health has opened a new facility in Michigan to support its clinical trial efforts, research programs and academic opportunities, Grand Rapids Business Journal reported Friday. Rachel Weick writes that the Spectrum Health Basic and Translational Research Laboratories is a 9,000-square-foot renovated laboratory at the Cooper’s Landing building. The company’s …

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BAE Opens Michigan Military Vehicle Campus

BAE Systems opened its Sterling Heights, Mich.-based campus Thursday for engineering, program management and prototyping projects. The company said the it constructed the $58 million campus to include an office and prototype facility and the ability to house nearly 600 program managers, engineers and support staff. Frank Pope, president of …

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