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NSF International headquarters in Ann Arbor. Photo by Dwight Burdette via Wikipedia.

NSF International Buys Environmental Consultant In Brazil

The Ann Arbor-based public health and safety organization NSF International announced Monday it had acquired Bioensaios Analysis and Environmental Consulting Laboratory Ltd., based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It will become known as NSF Bioensaios.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

David Shonnard, Sustainable Futures Institute director at Michigan Tech, visits a jatropha plantation near Merida, Mexico with industry representatives. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Helps Develop Sustainable Bioenergy Across the Americas

Michigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Dean of Engineering Marcello Nitz (center) of the Maua Institute of Technology in Brazil met with LTU’s Civil Engineering Chair Edmund Yuen (left) and LTU’s Dean of Engineering Nabil Grace during a recent visit to Lawrence Tech. LTU photo.

More Brazilian Students To Come To LTU For Engineering

Lawrence Technological University and the Maua Institute of Technology in San Paulo, Brazil, have signed an agreement to bring Brazilian students to LTU to study mechanical engineering for a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

A montage of scenes from Brasilia. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Michigan Opening Brazil Economic Expansion Offices

The Michigan Brazil Center and Support Office in Brasilia has announced its official opening for Michigan-based companies looking to expand into one of the world’s hottest growth markets. The state also announced the intent to open a branch office soon in São Paulo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

Grand Valley State University's Grand Rapids campus. Wikimedia Commons photo.

GVSU Sets Trade Mission To Brazil

Grand Valley State University’s Van Andel Global Trade Center is organizing a trade mission to São Paulo, Brazil, from May 12-17, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013


TriMas Corporation Announces Acquisition in Energy Business

TriMas Corp. (Nasdaq: TRS), a diversified global manufacturer, Tuesday announced that its Lamons business has expanded its global footprint and product portfolio in the rapidly growing energy market of Brazil, with the acquisition of Gasket Vedações Técnicas Ltda.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013


CIMdata Releases Brazil PLM Market Analysis Report

CIMdata Inc., the leading global PLM strategic consulting and research firm announces the release of the CIMdata 2012 Brazil PLM Market Analysis Report, the first in a new series of country-specific reports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

UM Brazil

UM Group To Visit Brazil To Forge Collaborations In Education, Research

University of Michigan scientists and scholars led by President Mary Sue Coleman will travel to Brazil later this month to strengthen research and academic collaboration with several leading universities and foundations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley Trade Mission Participants Win $188M In Biz, Export Sales

The international business services unit of Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that as a result of recent Southeast Michigan trade activities in Brazil, new business and export sales for Automation Alley’s trade mission participants now total $188 million, an increase of $22 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

HR Notices From July 11

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012