Hazel Park

Domestic and Foreign Business Investment in Oakland County Tops $575 Million for 2019

Oakland County attracted $575 million in domestic and foreign business investment in 2019, with 41 percent coming from companies headquartered outside the United States. Investment came from companies who moved...

Hazel Park Fire Department Secures Grant Funding for New Equipment

Excerpt: The firefighters at the Hazel Park Fire Department can breathe a sigh of relief now that grant funding has been acquired to modernize their self-contained breathing apparatuses —...

Work Begins on Hazel Park’s First ‘Cargotecture’ Home

Excerpt: Those driving down East Shevlin Avenue in recent days may have spotted four industrial shipping containers stacked like Legos next to a home. What they might not have...
ABB Robotics

The Place to Be

India-based automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. considered markets ranging from Seoul, South Korea, to Stuttgart, Germany, to San Francisco to establish a new automotive headquarters overseas. But Mahindra Automotive...

Exlterra in Hazel Park Launches MAZL Ultra-light Drill Rig

Hazel Park’s Exlterra, a company that develops technologies to tackle environmental challenges, has launched MAZL, the newest model in its ultra-light drill rig family. MAZL is a compact drilling rig...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

Silverdome Development Seals Deal: 2019 is a Big Year for Big Properties

Excerpt: If anything, 2019 so far has been a big year for big sites. The most recent example: A developer has been revealed for the Pontiac Silverdome property, a 127-acre...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...

German Battery Manufacturer Plans $40 Million Facility in Hazel Park

Excerpt: A German-based battery manufacturer wants to expand its operations into Oakland County. Akasol AG, which builds lithium-ion battery systems for buses, ships, commercial, industrial and rail vehicles, plans to...
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Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....