Friday, January 29, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Client Company Spotlight: “Health Conextions”
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/23/16

Q&A with Mac-OU INC Staff: “Danielle Donakowski, Marketing & Communications Intern” 
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/23/16

Cheers: Warm up to history with Market food tour
The Detroit News, 1/28/16

Sterling Heights’ Stahls,’ Detroit Red Wings Alumni to Play Benefit Hockey Game
DBusiness, 1/28/16

Opportunities
Office Space Now Available at Mac-OU INC!
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/26/16

Accutrak Services joins Macomb-OU INCubator’s Executive-in-Residence Program
Oakland University (press release), 1/13/16

Lean Green Belt Course Offerings for Spring 2016
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/26/16

Starting Up: Mac-OU INC’s Newest Seminar
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/23/16

Capital Raise Meetups Return to Mac-OU INC
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: Jan. 2016, 1/26/16

AUTOMATION ALLEY INVESTS $165K IN MICHIGAN STARTUPS, FUNDS TRAINING PROGRAM FOR VETERANS, EXPANDS TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN Q4
Automation Alley (press release), 1/28/16

Industry Trends
Ford 2015 earnings trigger record profit sharing checks
Detroit Free Press, 1/28/16

Solutions: Tiny cabins can work in the country or city
The Detroit News, 1/28/16

Government in Action
‘This is a dream come true’: Chrzanowski appointed federal administrative law judge
C&G News, 1/29/16

Sidewalk snow removal a must in local municipalities
The Voice, 1/28/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Mount Clemens chili competition, ice show returns
C&G News, 1/28/16

Winterfest weekend on Anchor Bay set in New Baltimore
Macomb Daily, 1/28/16

A $10,000 donation to New Baltimore Historical Society ensures continued restoration of museum
The Voice, 1/28/16

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Department in the News
Looking back at 2015
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Faurecia announces big investment in Sterling Heights
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

AGS recruits local refugees to fill workforce demand
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Green Macomb – Urban Forest Partnership
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Planning & Economic Development celebrates retired director’s career
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Department Happenings
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Global Tooling Systems locates headquarters in Macomb Township
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Celebrate a decade of Pure Michigan with a year’s worth of happenings throughout metro Detroit
Metromode, 1/28/16

Opportunities
Focus on our future workforce
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Building Michigan’s talent pipeline
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

SBDC initiative to boost cybersecurity for small businesses
Winter 2016 eMacomb Newsletter, 1/26/16

Detroit Zoo Seeks Employees for Peak Season
DBusiness, 1/27/16

Industry Trends
Bigger partners, bigger risks: The cybersecurity challenges of scaling a startup
Metromode, 1/28/16

Malting barley: A very special non-specialty crop
Michigan State University Extension, 1/27/16

Government in Action
New community center proposed at strategic planning session
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/27/16

Presentation on Belle River Watershed project positive for Memphis
The Voice, 1/27/16

Selfridge airfield tops in the ANG
127th Wing (press release), 1/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Emergency preparedness seminar Feb. 1
Macomb Daily, 1/27/16

Vietnam memorial on display in Civic Center
C&G News, 1/27/16

Dates set for 2017 North American International Auto Show
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/27/16

Uncovering the Native American trails of southeast Michigan
Metromode, 1/28/16

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200 to go away under new FCA plan
Detroit Free Press, 1/27/16

Updated Fiat Chrysler plan ups 2018 financial targets
The Detroit News, 1/27/16

Opportunities
30 New Boat Models to Debut at Annual Detroit Boat Show at Cobo Center
DBusiness, 1/27/16

Detroit Zoo looking for seasonal workers
Detroit Free Press, 1/27/16

Government in Action
County agency changes its name
C&G News, 1/27/16

Veteran services department seeking millage rate proposal
C&G News, 1/27/16

Sewer rehab project uses vacant Utica site as staging area
C&G News, 1/27/16

Sterling, Clinton to allow FD truck borrowing
C&G News, 1/27/16

Too many changes to be decided in one meeting, council decides
C&G News, 1/26/16

Concerns with ‘Report a Concern’ addressed
C&G News, 1/26/16

Trustees approve appraisal of Shelby Manor
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/27/16

Air Force delays retirement of A-10 Thunderbolt planes
C&G News, 1/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Roseville library plans events for coming months
C&G News, 1/27/16

Library starts new chapter in 2016
C&G News, 1/27/16

Soul Asylum to headline Sterlingfest 2016
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/26/16

Commission to dedicate third historic landmark
C&G News, 1/26/16

MCC to host student art exhibit, Feb. 2-16
Macomb Daily, 1/27/16

BAKER COLLEGE OF CLINTON TOWNSHIP TO HOLD FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATIONS AT HIGH SCHOOLS
Automation Alley (press release), 1/26/16

Entertainment calendar
The Detroit News, 1/27/16

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Drone video gives aerial views of new Utica baseball stadium
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/26/16

FCA Launches New $63M Stamping Press at Warren Plant
DBusiness, 1/22/16

Pressing into the Future: Warren Stamping Plant Celebrates Production Start of New State-of-the-Art Press
PR Newswire (press release), 1/22/16

FCA Invests $63 Million in Warren Stamping Plant
Truck Trend Network, 1/22/16

Opportunities
Local government strategies to protect groundwater
Michigan State University Extension, 1/25/16

Industry Trends
Report: Strong Industrial Market in Metro Detroit May Prompt Construction
DBusiness, 1/25/16

Detroit auto show sees best attendance since 2003 peak
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/23/16

Attendance Up at 2016 Auto Show; Detroit Makes Mark as Global Mobility Hub
DBusiness, 1/25/16

Auto supplier Bosch introduces smart gas pedal
Detroit Free Press, 1/25/16

Michigan Is Number Two In The Nation For Aerospace Attractiveness
Michigan Business Network, 1/21/16

2015 VC deals set record; now, 2016 takes the baton
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/24/16

Government in Action
Macomb Community Services changes name
Macomb Daily, 1/25/16

Leaders Luncheon Recap
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce (blog), 1/26/16

Warren ups funds for building inspectors
Macomb Daily, 1/25/16

Township address focuses on schism between local and state government
C&G News, 1/25/16

Shelby reclaims electronics recycling program at a cost
C&G News, 1/26/16

800 residents download on-demand snow removal app
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/25/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Snow Me the Love: Winter carnival set for Feb. 6
Macomb Daily, 1/26/16

Donations sought for Utica Library book sale
Macomb Daily, 1/25/16

Clinton River Watershed Council seeks entries for annual River Day logo
Macomb Daily, 1/23/16

New Baltimore teen shows she’s proud to make Macomb her home through artwork
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 1/25/16

MCC staff, students recognize MLK Day
C&G News, 1/22/16

Warren MLK Day event centers on Martin Luther King Jr.’s message
C&G News, 1/22/16

‘The Forgotten War,’ remembered
C&G News, 1/22/16

Shelby Township Gardeners Club to host events
Macomb Daily, 1/25/16

Free lecture series on issues related to aging
Macomb Daily, 1/23/16

Anton Art Center hosts Michigan Annual XLIII
Macomb Daily, 1/25/16

Detroit art museum renames gallery for William Davidson
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/26/16

Friday, January 22, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Sterling Heights’ Key Safety Systems Invests in Wearable Device Company
DBusiness, 1/21/16

Memphis Chamber urges officials to enforce two-hour parking limit
The Voice, 1/22/16

Cohen & Co. acquires Detroit-area company
Cleveland Jewish News, 1/21/16

Opportunities
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 26TH ANNUAL WALK FOR WARMTH
Automation Alley (press release), 1/21/16

Leadership group to discuss gender gap
Macomb Daily, 1/21/16

American Society of Employers Seeks Input for Compensation Surveys
DBusiness, 1/21/16

TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to academia: The U.S. Army is hiring civilians
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 1/21/16

Government in Action
Leaders reflect on 2015, share outlook for 2016 at annual luncheon
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/21/16

City’s Administrative Plan update includes ‘significant changes’
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/21/16

SMART, DDOT eye expanded lines between Detroit, suburbs
The Detroit News, 1/21/16

Cobo looks to expand, raise funds
The Detroit News, 1/22/16

Report: Cobo Center considers another major expansion
Detroit Free Press, 1/22/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Richmond news briefs
The Voice, 1/21/16

Youth ice fishing derby coming to Lake St. Clair Metropark
Macomb Daily, 1/21/16

Pack common sense when heading onto the ice
C&G News, 1/21/16

Winter safety: USSSA offers tips in case you fall through the ice
Macomb Daily, 1/21/16

MLK Day at Macomb Community College engages 400-plus students and staff members
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog (blog), 1/22/16

Martin Luther King Jr. — a symbol of courage
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 1/21/16

Local teen’s artwork lands her a spot at the State of the State address
The Voice, 1/22/16

North American International Auto Show #NAIAS
U.S. Army wows at North American International Auto Show
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 1/21/16

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
New Kroger opens at former Kmart site
C&G News, 1/20/16

Opportunities
KEN KELZER, VICE PRESIDENT OF GM’S GLOBAL VEHICLE COMPONENTS AND SUBSYSTEMS, TO SPEAK AT MACOMB COUNTY CHAMBER’S ANNUAL MEETING JANUARY 29
Automation Alley (press release), 1/20/16

Industry Trends
GM sets global sales record of 9.8M vehicles in 2015
The Detroit News, 1/21/16

GM launches Maven car-sharing service in Ann Arbor, other cities to come
MLive, 1/21/16

GM combines ride-sharing efforts under new Maven brand
Detroit Free Press, 1/21/16

Michigan pushes connected-car test track for Willow Run
Detroit Free Press, 1/20/16

Anti-manufacturing bias ripples across economy
The Detroit News, 1/20/16

Young talent continues to flee Michigan
MLive, 1/19/16

Bigfoot houses: The new trend in metro Detroit’s compact communities
Metromode, 1/21/16

Government in Action
Sterling officials give preview of 2016 road projects
C&G News, 1/20/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Library to hold winter scavenger hunt for kids
C&G News, 1/20/16

Recreation center plans teen programs, outreach
C&G News, 1/20/16

Detroit Zoo Invites Volunteers for Frog Watch
DBusiness, 1/14/16

North American International Auto Show #NAIAS
Obama tours auto show, pledges help for Flint’s water crisis
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/20/16

Obama: ‘I could not be prouder’ of auto industry
The Detroit News, 1/21/16

Payne: Hatchback-in-disguise Mazda CX-3
The Detroit News, 1/21/16

Car Culture: Much to see on ride to driverless future
The Detroit News, 1/20/16

Detroit auto show: The hits and misses
Detroit Free Press, 1/21/16

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
STERLING HEIGHTS REGIONAL CHAMBER TO HONOR MIKE WEISS WITH THE “2015 AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR” AWARD
Automation Alley (press release), 1/19/16

Kroger to offer online shopping, store pickup at new Roseville store
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/19/16

Upscale condominium development approved
C&G News, 1/20/16

Memphis Chamber of Commerce sees participation boom for 2016
The Voice, 1/20/16

Max & Erma’s shuts down all but two Michigan locations
MLive, 1/18/16

Hospital names new chief of staff
C&G News, 1/20/16

Industry Trends
National Association of Counties: Only three Michigan counties have recovered from Great Recession
The Voice, 1/18/16

3 Trends Expected to Define Marketing in 2016
DBusiness (blog), 1/19/16

Motor On
Michigan Economic Development Corporation, 1/14/16

Government in Action
$2.4 million for emergency dispatch and police radios approved in Warren
Macomb Daily, 1/20/16

Crews to connect new main to old main on 24 Mile Road
C&G News, 1/20/16

Hall Road project planned for 2017
C&G News, 1/20/16

Agreement would allow fire departments to share resources
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 1/19/16

New vehicles replacing aging trucks in fleet
C&G News, 1/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Ready to read
C&G News, 1/19/16

Regift raffle hoping to match gifts with new owners
C&G News, 1/19/16

Bald eagles spotted around city
C&G News, 1/19/16

Fireworks, family fun planned for 2016 Richmond Winter Festival
The Voice, 1/20/16

North American International Auto Show #NAIAS
Obama to take in Detroit auto show today as industry flourishes
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/20/16

Security to be tight as Obama visits Detroit auto show
The Detroit News, 1/20/16

President Obama’s Detroit auto-show visit highlights industry’s turnaround after bailout
MLive, 1/19/16

Society: AutoGlow shines before, after Charity Preview
The Detroit News, 1/18/16

10 coolest road trip vehicles at the Detroit auto show
Detroit Free Press, 1/19/16