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Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

President and CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corporation Michael Finney is trying to help bridge the talent gap in Michigan. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

2-Day Economic Summit Highlights Michigan Employment

The summit will also feature pitches by job seekers and presentations on best practices that are being used currently.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

Amway executives  Steve Van Andel (left) and Doug Devos at Amway headquarters. The west Michigan company announced record sales Tuesday for a seventh consecutive year.
Photo credit: CBS 62 Paul Pytlowany

Forging Into International Markets, Amway Hits Record Sales

China, with 1.3 billion people and the most populous nation on the planet, is also Amway’s largest market.

CBS 62–02/04/2014

Ada-based Amway (Photo: Paul Pytlowany/ CBS 62, File)

Amway Building $81M Facility In West Michigan

Amway Corp. is building an $81 million manufacturing and warehouse facility near the company’s headquarters in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Ada-based Amway (Photo: Paul Pytlowany/ CBS 62, File)

‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide’ Showcases Political, Business Leaders

“Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide” airs at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, right before “60 Minutes.”

CBS 62–05/24/2013

Ada-based Amway (Photo: Paul Pytlowany/ CBS 62, File)

Amway Employees Treated After Disinfectant Leak

The direct-sales giant says the leak happened late Wednesday during third-shift manufacturing in Kent County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide

Behind The Scenes Photos From ‘Bridging Michigan’s Workforce Divide’

The “Eye on the Future” team of CBS 62 Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain and CBS 62 Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel the state to show viewers what is taking place in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Marquette to close the talent gap in the workforce.

CBS 62–05/22/2013

Grand Rapids businessman Dick DeVos (credit: Paul Pytlowany/WWJ-TV)

Michigan’s 1 Percent: Forbes Lists Local Billionaires

So, who’s the top of the heap? In Michigan, it’s Amway co-founder Dick DeVos, who is worth an estimated $5.1 billion.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2013

Amway executives Steve Van Andel (left) and Doug Devos reported $11.3 billion in sales for parent company Alticor in 2012. 
(Photo credit: CBS 62 Paul Pytlowany)

Amway’s Globetrotting Pays Off: 2012 Sales Top $11.3 Billion

Amway – which started as “American Way” – defied the odds and grown each year. The company is owned by the two families — among the wealthiest in Michigan.

CBS Detroit–02/07/2013

A Grand Rapids company's efforts

Fulton Innovation Reveals Tablet That Both Sends and Receives Power Wirelessly at CES

Ada-based Fulton Innovation, the creator and exclusive licensor of eCoupled wireless power, is showing the first ever example of two-way wireless power at the International CES in Las Vegas this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013

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