DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Industry 4.0: Energy Supplier Releases Wireless Device to Control Machinery Remotely

Eaton’s Omnex Trusted Wireless mobile control solution allows for the remote control of heavy machinery. Photo courtesy of Eaton A power management company with major operations in Southfield has launched a line of wireless mobile control solutions for heavy machinery and field operations as well as wet kit packages for...

Bollinger Motors Relocates Headquarters

Bollinger Motors has relocated its headquarters from Ferndale to a larger facility in Oak Park. Photo courtesy of Bollinger Motors Bollinger Motors, a local electric truck company, has announced it has moved its headquarters from Ferndale as it continues to ramp up toward production.The company is moving to a larger...

Southfield Tech Platform to Create Medicines for Cancers, Diabetes and Dementia

Housey Pharma has developed a technology platform designed to create medicines for diabetes, cancers, dementia and more. Stock photo A company in Southfield has developed a technology platform designed to create medicines for undruggable targets, including diabetes, cancers, dementia, and more.The licensed drug-discovery platform technology from Housey Pharma in Southfield...

Ortonville DDA Snags USDA Grant

Excerpt: The Ortonville Downtown Development Authority has received a USDA Rural Business Development grant in collaboration with Main Street Oakland County.The money from this grant will be used to develop a Revolving Loan program to loan money to small businesses and commercial property owners in the DDA district and...

‘Detroitish’ Since 2005: T-Shirt and Apparel Company Moves to Hazel Park

Excerpt: You probably recognize their t-shirts from around town, emblazoned with hometown nods like Detroitish and I Love Detroit — two of their most popular.It’s no wonder. Ink Detroit has been designing and printing their own Detroit- and Michigan-branded apparel since 2005.Started as a hobby, Ink Detroit now has more than 60...

Southfield’s See Partners with Hollywood Entertainer on New Eyewear Line

See has partnered with Howie Mandel on an eyewear collection. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Boris L. Henson Foundation. Photo courtesy of See Southfield’s See, an eyewear company started by the Golden family, has partnered with an international entertainer on a collection of handmade Italian eyeglass frames. The...

Mix Your Own Unique Scented Candles at Birmingham’s Urban Wick Candle Bar

Excerpt: When looking for a place to open their new candle-making business, Marlene Mansour knew it had to be in a downtown setting. She and her daughter, Elise Mansour, began looking for spaces and fell in love with downtown Birmingham. They signed a lease earlier this year and began prep...

Metro Detroit Food Storage Giant Expands into Canada

Lineage Logistics has acquired Canada’s Ontario Refrigerated Services Inc. Pictured is Ontario’s head location in Ingersoll. Photo courtesy of Ontario Refrigerated Services Inc. The world’s largest provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, which is based locally, has expanded to Canada through an acquisition.Novi’s Lineage Logistics announced it has signed a definitive...

Troy Fiberglass Maker Expands with Third Acquisition in 2020

National Composites has acquired three companies this year, including Sunrise Fiberglass. Photo courtesy of National Composites A Troy-based composites manufacturer has added four production plants through a new acquisition.Collectively, National Composites serves the marine and recreation, hospitality, electric and specialty vehicles, medical, heavy equipment, agriculture, transportation, and fire and safety...

ARCH Global Precision in Bloomfield Hills Acquires Aerospace Manufacturer

ARCH Global Precision has acquired Cling’s Aerospace, which manufactures components for the aerospace and defense industries. Photo courtesy of Cling’s Aerospace ARCH Global Precision in Bloomfield Hills has expanded its aerospace machined parts offerings through the acquisition of an Arizona company.The company has purchased Cling’s Aerospace, which manufactures machined parts,...

Troy Company Partners with Ducati’s Racing Division

Altair has partnered with Ducati to offer computer-aided engineering and sponsor its racing team. // Photo courtesy of Ducati A Troy-based company has partnered with Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati and will sponsor its motorcycle racing team.Altair, a global technology company that provides solutions in product development, high-performance computing (HPC), and...

Five Oakland County Manufacturers Share $147K to Make Gear for Health Care and First Responders in COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $147,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight against the coronavirus.Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced the grants today, which come from a $1 million fund he proposed...