The high-tech control panel of a Whirlpool washer

Whirlpool To Become Majority Shareholder Of China-Based Hefei Sanyo

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) announced that it has entered into agreements to become a majority shareholder (51 percent) in Hefei Rongshida Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., a home appliances manufacturer based in Hefei, China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013


Spring Lake’s Hines Corp. Buys Oklahoma Truck Firm

Hines Corp. of Spring Lake Monday announced its acquisition of Oklahoma-based Crane Carrier Co., a manufacturer of custom-built, heavy-duty diesel, compressed-natural-gas-fueled and hybrid truck chassis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013


Marquette TV Station Bought By Texas Firm

Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. it had completed the previously announced purchase of the assets of WJMN-TV, the CBS affiliate serving the Marquette market in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2011


Fisher/Unitech Buys SolidWorks Business Unit From Pennsylvania Reseller

Troy-based Fisher/Unitech, a product lifecycle management systems provider, announced its acquisition of Roney Software for Manufacturing Inc.’s SolidWorks software business.  SolidWorks 3D computer-aided design software provides tools for product design, validation, technical communications and data […]


WWJ Newsradio Photo: Beth Fisher

Tiger Home Opener Ticket Purchase Process Underway

Detroit Tiger fans waited in line at Comerica Park this afternoon to get wrist bands, so they can buy tickets for the home opener–and other games–on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011


Fisher/Unitech Buys Ohio-Based CAD Reseller

Troy-based Fisher/Unitech, a provider of product lifecycle management products and services, Monday announced it had acquired Mentor, Ohio-based CADVenture, a SolidWorks computer aided design reseller serving Ohio, western Pennsylvania and western New York.


Wal-Mart Offering Free Shipping For Online Buys

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going for the jugular in the holiday retailing war, announcing Thursday that it will offer free shipping on nearly 60,000 online items – with no minimum purchase requirement.


Stryker To Buy Boston Scientific Unit For $1.5B

Kalamazoo-based Stryker Corp. (NYSE: SYK) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the neurovascular division of Boston Scientific in an all cash transaction for $1.5 billion, which includes $100 million of milestone payments. […]


ImageSoft Completes Purchase of Office Space in Southfield

Southfield-based ImageSoft Inc. said Friday that it had completed the purchase of the ground floor of the former Wagon Building in Southfield.  The company plans to relocate its 45-member corporate staff to the new space […]


Altair Buys New Building For LED Subsidiary

Troy-based Altair Engineering Inc. has expanded with the purchase of a new 136,000-square-foot commercial building on 8.9 acres at 164 Indusco Court in Troy. After a rehabilitation, initial plans for the building include a new […]