Thursday, July 28, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Clinton Township resident, Randazzo Heating & Cooling in governor’s spotlight on energy
Macomb Daily, 7/27/16

Former Tiger part of golf fundraiser for charity
Macomb Daily, 7/27/16

Industry Trends
Report: Michigan Business Owners See Improvement in Labor Pool
DBusiness, 7/27/16

Michigan’s labor pool stronger, small businesses say
Detroit Free Press, 7/28/16

Index suggests strong dollar is hurting Michigan’s economy
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/27/16

Michigan health insurers post near-record profits in 2015
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/27/16

Do You Really Need That Marketing Tool or Platform?
Corp!, 7/28/16

Government in Action
County officials unveil completed parking structure
C&G News, 7/26/16

Regional development news round-up for July
Metromode, 7/28/16

Supervisor delivers State of the Township address
C&G News, 7/27/16

Construction, outfitting of new fire station in Shelby Township OK’d
Source Newspapers, 7/27/16

Flooding impacts residents, library
C&G News, 7/27/16

Richmond to debut cable TV station
The Voice, 7/27/16

City provides updates on work to Clinton River, trails
C&G News, 7/26/16

Plan calls for sustainable expansion of water recreation, water-based business in Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County Weekly Top 5
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/28/16

Shelby honors individuals for making the community a better place
C&G News, 7/27/16

Guns ‘n’ Hoses returns for fourth year
C&G News, 7/27/16

Junior Optimists work to beautify city
C&G News, 7/27/16

Metro Detroit preservationists battle to protect region’s history
Metromode, 7/28/16

First-place Beavers split with Unicorns in USPBL action
Hometown Life, 7/26/16

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 7/27/16

Big Gigs: Coldplay, Drake, Gwen Stefani, Diana Ross, Hoedown, more
Detroit Free Press, 7/27/16

Students land at Selfridge Military Air Museum
C&G News, 7/26/16

Medical careers students earn honors at leadership conference
Source Newspapers, 7/27/16

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
FCA to spend $1.5 billion to retool Sterling Heights plant
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/26/16

FCA to Invest $1.5B in Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
DBusiness, 7/26/16

FCA announces Ram truck moving to Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
Macomb Daily, 7/26/16

FCA announces $1.5 billion investment in Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
Source Newspapers, 7/26/16

Video: FCA investing $1.48 billion in Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
WXYZ, 7/26/16

New Henry Ford Health Center set to open in Richmond next spring
The Voice, 7/26/16

GEOMETRIC SOLUTIONS’ WEBINAR EPISODE TO INTRODUCE THE BENEFITS OF DIMENSIONAL ENGINEERING AND VARIATION ANALYSIS
Automation Alley (press release), 7/26/16

Collectible Retailer 2nd and Charles to Open Utica Location, Offer 300K Items
DBusiness, 7/26/16

Sterling Heights Dodge contributes to life-saving Macomb County Sheriff program
Macomb Daily, 7/26/16

Industry Trends
Survey: Connected Vehicles to Account for More Than Half of Sales by 2020
DBusiness, 7/26/16

Small businesses remain optimistic about Michigan’s economy
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/26/16

Government in Action
What you need to know for Primary Election Day
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/26/16

Regional Transit Authority to meet Thursday
Metromode, 7/26/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Celebrate Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day today
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/27/16

Sterlingfest set to return to Sterling Heights Thursday
Macomb Dialy, 7/25/16

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
FCA to invest $1.49 billion in Sterling Heights plant
Detroit Free Press, 7/26/16

Fiat Chrysler to invest $1.48B at Sterling Heights
The Detroit News, 7/26/16

Fiat Chrysler investing $1.48 billion at Sterling Heights plant to support Ram pickup
MLive, 7/26/16

Mitchell Plastics announced as first tenant at Sterling Enterprise Park
Source Newspapers, 7/25/16

New baseball park a hit for downtown Utica economy, business growth
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/23/16

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/24/16

Opportunities
Business events in August: seminars, networking breakfasts, Hatch Off and more
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/26/16

2016 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition to Feature New Venue and Program
DBusiness, 7/22/16

International Industrial Design Conference to be Held in Detroit
DBusiness, 7/22/16

Michigan’s Mobile Technology Association Releases Talent Acquisition Platform
DBusiness, 7/25/16

High school business competition plans statewide event
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/26/16

Industry Trends
Keith Crain: Some industries are thriving in Southeast Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/24/16

Forecast: Michigan’s Electric Capacity Supplies to Tighten
DBusiness, 7/25/16

Proposed curriculum change is code for success
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 7/26/16

Government in Action
RTA chairman, CEO defend plan after Oakland, Macomb raise objections
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/22/16

Governor’s veto to cost Sterling Heights $450k on M-59 work
Macomb Daily, 7/22/16

$6.2 million to improve Southeast Michigan trail network
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/22/16

Armada Township board moves forward with proposed skate park
Macomb Daily, 7/23/16

Introducing our 35th commanding general
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 7/21/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Sterlingfest returns July 28-30
Macomb Daily, 7/25/16

Family fun, nostalgia to make Sterlingfest rad
C&G News, 7/22/16

The First Sterling Heights Summerfest; The Early Days of Sterlingfest
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry (blog), 7/25/16

Car shows lead up to Sunday Clinton Gratiot Cruise
Macomb Daily, 7/22/16

Art Fair, ‘Trashy Treasures’ competition return Aug. 13-14
Source Newspapers, 7/26/16

Despite rain, hot temps, Fraser residents enjoy annual Lions Carnival
Macomb Daily, 7/24/16

Residents cope with, beat the heat
Macomb Daily, 7/23/16

Food trucks feed Pokemon GO hunters in Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 7/22/16

USPBL, Jimmy John’s Field celebrate ‘Shelby Township Night’ July 30
Macomb Daily, 7/23/16

Fraser charity wins C & G Community GiveBack contest
C&G News, 7/21/16

Selfridge, Kiwanis team up to aid Operation Homefront
C&G News, 7/25/16

Gleaners food program runs until Aug. 4
C&G News, 7/22/16

Friday, July 22, 2016

Biz Clips will return on Tuesday, July 26. Have a great weekend!

Macomb Biz in the News
Axalta acquires United Paint’s automotive coatings business
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/21/16

Center Line’s Mopar Returns to its Roots With Drag Racing Sponsorship
DBusiness, 7/21/16

Play-Place for Autistic Children soon to open
Macomb Daily, 7/20/16

Program to focus on healthy living, eliminating toxins
C&G News, 7/20/16

Opportunities
Automation Alley makes investments, adds firms to 7Cs program
Metromode, 7/21/16

Industry Trends
10 lessons about scaling your business
Metromode, 7/21/16

When It Comes to Going After the ‘Big Deal’ Key Questions Remain
Corp!, 7/21/16

Mentoring the next generation requires trust, learning from mistakes
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 7/20/16

Government in Action
New county parking structure first step in downtown Mount Clemens growth
Macomb Daily, 7/21/16

County clerk urges residents to update vital records
C&G News, 7/20/16

EMS, SMART contracts renewed in Richmond
The Voice, 7/21/16

Richmond mayor responds to criticism of downtown bump out project
The Voice, 7/20/16

Sterling Heights Library director wins Librarian of the Year
Macomb Daily, 7/20/16

All lanes of 10 Mile Road back open in Center Line
Macomb Daily, 7/21/16

Utica allows ballpark fireworks for rest of season
C&G News, 7/20/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Great ways to stay cool in Macomb County this summer
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/21/16

Macomb County Weekly Top 5
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/20/16

Macomb County farmers markets offer more than just local produce
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/21/16

Fraser Lions Club Carnival opens Thursday
Macomb Daily, 7/21/16

Fraser carnival returns
C&G News, 7/19/16

Something for everyone at Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise
Macomb Daily, 7/21/16

Center Line seeks to recognize beautiful properties
C&G News, 7/19/16

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 7/20/16

Pokemon Go unleashes hoards of players all over town
C&G News, 7/20/16

DIA launches multimillion-dollar effort to acquire African-American art
Detroit Free Press, 7/21/16

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Department in the News
County boasts largest workforce since 2001
C&G News, 7/20/16

Macomb Biz in the News
AIM COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC. REOPENS AFTER DEVASTATING FIRE
Automation Alley (press release), 7/19/16

Music to your ears – Macomb County lists local music venues
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 7/19/16

10 under-the-radar Michigan breweries to visit right now 
Detroit Metro Times, 7/20/16

Industry Trends
Comerica to cut 9 percent of its workforce
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/19/16

Comerica to cut 790 jobs, close 40 branches
The Detroit News, 7/19/16

Standing desks make a difference for workers
The Detroit News, 7/19/16

Government in Action
Warren Police & Fire Open House to be held Sunday
Macomb Daily, 7/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Feed the Bay Backpack Program aims to support more Anchor Bay area students
The Voice, 7/18/16

First-place Beavers continue to set pace in USPBL play
Hometown Life, 7/19/16

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Mt. Clemens restaurant pays it forward to the homeless
Detroit Free Press, 7/18/16

Opportunities
Five levels of community partnerships
Michigan State University Extension, 7/18/16

Industry Trends
MEDC Reaches $1.2M Purchase Agreement to Create Connected Vehicle Facility at Willow Run
DBusiness, 7/18/16

One company’s experience in hiring ex-cons
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 7/18/16

Government in Action
Flooding again ravages local basements
C&G News, 7/15/16

Selfridge unit receives top honor
C&G News, 7/17/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Sterlingfest returns July 28-30 with music, food and family fun
Source Newspapers, 7/19/16

Soul Asylum to headline Sterlingfest 2016
Source Newspapers, 7/19/16

Lions gear up for Memphis Days car show
The Voice, 7/18/16

Benefit on the Bay returns for 23rd year
C&G News, 7/16/16

‘Pokémon Go’ craze catches on
C&G News, 7/15/16

Monday, July 18, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
MCM Learning finds life after auto in defense technical, training markets
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

China fertile ground for growing food companies, state says
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/15/16

Introducing our 2016 Health Care Heroes
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

Consignment boutique blooms in New Baltimore
The Voice, 7/15/16

Macomb County reels in a Cabela’s off of I-94
Detroit Free Press, 7/14/16

Cabela’s to open new Michigan location near Lake St. Clair
MLive, 7/15/16

Utica ballpark is real life field of dreams
Macomb Daily, 7/16/16

MJR Digital Cinemas announces Free Popcorn Tuesday
Macomb Daily, 7/14/16

Opportunities
Great Lakes lenders plan conference in Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

Accelerate Michigan back for 7th year; 8th year in doubt
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

Five things for businesses to know about ‘Pokémon Go’
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/16/16

Industry Trends
Mobility magnet: In the driverless car race, Michigan attracting outside firms that see it as place to be
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

New UAS or drone regulations: What does it all mean?
Michigan State University Extension, 7/14/16

Wage discontent simmers at auto suppliers
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

Firms struggle to fill jobs at entry level
Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/17/16

Job training program at state prison aims to help inmates find work upon release
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 7/15/16

Parental leave crisis looms in U.S.
The Detroit News, 7/17/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Various library programs offered in Chesterfield Township, New Baltimore
The Voice, 7/16/16

Sturgeon fishing season begins in some Michigan waters
Detroit Free Press, 7/16/16