Ocean Tomo Selected By Alticor As Advisor For Sale Of eCoupled Patent Assets

Alticor Inc., parent company of Amway, has selected Ocean Tomo as an advisor for the sale of its eCoupled wireless power patent assets developed by Alticor subsidiary, Fulton Innovation LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013


Amway Parent Selling Wireless Power Business Unit

The parent company of Amway Corp. is looking to sell the intellectual property of its wireless power systems, which carry the eCoupled brand name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

An ArtPrize 2010 installation in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize: Top 10 Finalists Unveiled For $560K Prize

These finalists were chosen from a field of 1,517 artists from 46 countries and 41 U.S. states and territories. More than 41,000 voters contributed nearly 400,000 votes.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2012

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Michigan Matters: Businesses In Cities, Gov. Rick Snyder

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain travels to Grand Rapids for the West Michigan Policy Conference and talked to four business and government leaders in the state about issues impacting our state and the importance of cities.

CBS 62–09/27/2012


Fulton Innovation Makes Wireless Power Breakthrough

Fulton Innovation announced a new development in its award-winning Coupled wireless power technology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2012


Plans Move Ahead For $22M Japanese Garden

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park plans to start construction in mid-July on a $22 million Japanese garden on its West Michigan grounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

Former General Motors President Lloyd Reuss (L to R) his son - GM North America President Mark Reuss and Penske Corp. Chairman Roger Penske at a Wednesday, October 12, 2011 press conference where Chevrolet announced  a multi-year agreement with the Penske Corporation and INDYCAR to bring professional motorsports back to Detroit, Michigan for the first time in four years. The first Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix was held June 1-3, 2012 at the 2.1-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park road course in the Motor City. (Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet)

For DeVos, Reuss & Penske: “Like Father, Like Son”

DeVos was voted into the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) prestigious Hall of Fame in 1979 for efforts to put Amway on the map. (Jay Van Andel was inducted into the exclusive club in 1987).

CBS 62–06/06/2012


MEGA OK’s Four Brownfield Projects; MEDC Backs Amway Expansion

The Michigan Economic Growth Authority Wednesday approved work plans for four brownfield redevelopment projects expected to generate $39.4 million in new investment and create or retain 512 direct jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

Amway CEOs Steve Van Andel and Doug DeVos

Amway Charts New Course

With record breaking 2011 sales topping $10.9 billion and double digit growth in nine of its Top 10 markets across the globe and an innovative manufacturing line that will produce its Nutrilite products gearing up, Amway is on a proverbial roll.

CBS 62–03/24/2012

Business is getting done at the CES booth of Rochester Hills-based Maylong Group

CES Day Three: Familiar Names, And Some Cool Upstarts

WWJ’s third day at the International Consumer Electronics Show was the first official day of the world’s largest tech trade show. The tech on display included familiar auto names — and upstarts building the no. 1 selling computer for

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012