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Automation Alley Report Shows Strong Tech Growth In Region Post-Recession

Michigan saw the nation’s fastest rate of technology job growth from 2011 to 2012, according to a new report from Automation Alley, southeast Michigan’s technology business association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Survey Reveals Lack Of Qualified Manufacturing Workers

An Oakland County survey found it’s not a lack of jobs that’s the problem, but a lack of qualified workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

Wayne State's new tech education center in Warren.

Wayne State Breaks Ground On Advanced Technology Education Center In Warren

Wayne State University will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new Advanced Technology Education Center At noon Wednesday, July 24, at 14601 E. 12 Mile Road in Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

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Kremin Inc. Moving To Frankenmuth

Kremin Inc., a Michigan contract manufacturer, announced last week it would build a new 19,000 square foot plant and headquarters in Frankenmuth, replacing its current quarters in Saginaw.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley Invites Employers To Participate In Skills Needs Survey

In an effort to drive business growth in Southeast Michigan, Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, is inviting advanced manufacturing employers to participate in a Skills Needs Assessment Project survey, recently launched by Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

KVCC Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy Opens in January

Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s newest career academy, Mechatronics, is being renamed to better describe the training and type of employment that graduates can expect to attain. The new training program is now called the Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy. This training program will prepare students to perform the work of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical equipment that is controlled by electronic and computer driven components.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

The Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity Center in Sterling Heights.

New Defense, Tech Biz Incubator Opens In Sterling Heights

A new business incubator in Sterling Heights is ready for tech-based startups to move in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

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Dow’s Liveris, UM’s Coleman Part Of New Manufacturing Tech Push

With manufacturing as important as it is in Michigan, you’d expect the manufacturing technology effort announced by President Barack Obama in Pittsburgh, Pa. Friday to have plenty of Michigan connections. And you’d be right.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2011

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Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Features Michigan Ties

With manufacturing as important as it is in Michigan, you’d expect the manufacturing technology effort announced by President Barack Obama in Pittsburgh, Pa. Friday to have plenty of Michigan connections. And you’d be right.

06/26/2011

URC Report: High-Tech Manufacturing Alive And Well In Mich.

More than 381,000 people at 11,000 Michigan firms are working in high-tech, highly productive advanced manufacturing jobs — nearly two-thirds of the state’s manufacturing base, according to a new University Research Corridor study.

07/21/2010

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