Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

Sterling Heights Firm Helps build Canadian Solar

Sterling Heights-based Kuka Systems North America says it has made a successful entry into the burgeoning Canadian solar panel manufacturing sector. For its first Canadian customer, Kuka Systems is installing three partially automated, post-lamination framing lines […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Awards and Certifications From April 27

The latest awards, prizes and industry certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011

(Chrysler photo)

Chrysler Cuts Back Overtime Due To Parts Shortages

Chrysler Group LLC is cutting overtime at plants in Canada and Mexico to conserve parts from Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011

A Dow Kokam battery pack

Dow Kokam In Battery Deal With Ontario Smart Grid

Midland-based Dow Kokam, a producer of large-format advanced batteries, said Thursday it will supply eCamion Inc. with lithium-ionbatteries for stationary energy storage for a Canadian utility project.


Police: These Calls Do Not Constitute An Emergency

Police in Chatham, Ontario are releasing details of some of their calls for help — in hopes that you won’t repeat any of them. They’re hoping to show what does — and does not — […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2011


Blizzard Strands Drivers On Hwy. 402

A state of emergency was declared along the 402 highway near Sarnia, Ontario where hundreds of stranded motorists spent a cold night awaiting rescue from a blizzard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2010

Mattamy Homes Picks Whirlpool As U.S. Appliance Provider

Oakville, Ontario-based Mattamy Homes has selected Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. as the exclusive appliance provider for its communities in the United States.


Mich. Teen Takes Down 448-Pound Black Bear

A 17-year-old Battle Creek-area girl has begun her big game hunting career with a bang, bagging a 448-pound black bear from 16 yards away with a bow and arrow.


Study Says Amish Expanding Westward

The search by the booming North American population of Amish for affordable, fertile farmland has produced settlements in 28 states and Ontario — and has even led parties to scout recently for suitable properties in […]