DTE Energy spent $231 million with Michigan-based suppliers through April, compared to its $191 million target, as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative that began two years ago. This is 20 percent higher than DTE’s 2013 year-to-date target.
BuyMichLocal.com, a Michigan directory that promotes local businesses through its website, email blasts and social media, has now partnered with LocalVox.com to improve online reputations for Michigan businesses.
Meijer has expanded its program that supports Michigan small businesses to feature 55 new Michigan-made grocery products in all its stores statewide, Meijer co-chairman Doug Meijer announced Tuesday.
DTE Energy announced that it exceeded its 2012 target for spending with Michigan-based companies last year as part of its ongoing commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that Consumers Energy has doubled – to $500 million – its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect, a key initiative putting people back to work in Michigan.
More than 100 people met Monday at a summit focused on strengthening small to medium-sized Michigan-based businesses through increased sales to Jackson-based Consumers Energy.
A Ludington company, Hardman Construction Inc., has completed a key project — improving a Lake Michigan barge dock — needed for the $800 million upgrade of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant.
DTE Energy awarded contracts totaling more than $115 million in new business to Michigan companies, as part of its Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative commitment.